Marine Assistance Program


Whether your plans include fishing with friends, sailing the open water or taking a leisurely cruise along a river, you can enjoy it all with the peace of mind knowing you have the insurance coverage you need from Aviva and Skippers’ Plan. And now, it’s our pleasure to offer you even more value through your… Read More »

Boat Insurance Deductibles and Claims


There seems to be a bit of confusion in the boating community regarding boat insurance deductibles and how they are applied if you have a claim.     How the deductible is applied is contained  in the insurance contract (i.e policy wording) and/or the declaration page of the policy.   You should be familiar with how these work… Read More »

What is your most memorable boating experience?


If you love boating then there are moments in time that mark the start of the love affair.  I consider myself fortunate to have been born into a boating family so my boating memories are from my childhood. I have a lifetime of wonderful boating experiences but a few really stand out. When I was a… Read More »

Claim Season is Officially Open


Summer finally arrived although some are still debating this fact.  For you this marks the start of the prime boating season.  For insurance companies it marks the beginning of peak claim season.  Add to that all the new boat sales and you can understand why this blog has not seen much action recently- a trend… Read More »

Buying a Boat Part 9 – First Day on the Water for Fortuitous


First things first. We finally decided on a name for our new sailboat – Fortuitous. Fortunate is how we mostly feel but there was a significant amount of of luck and opportunity that got us this far. After a month of projects , upgrades and maintenance work we were finally ready for our first sail… Read More »
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