Liability for Marine Accidents

Navigating the waters of Canada is a beloved pastime for many pleasure craft owners. However, with this enjoyment comes the responsibility of understanding and adhering to legal liability requirements. Recent legislative changes have made it crucial for boat owners to stay informed and adequately insured. Here’s a look at the significant updates and why having […]

Safe Boating Awareness Week – May 18 -24 2024

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Safe Boating Awareness Week, taking place from May 18th to 24th, 2024, is a crucial time for Canadians to prioritize boating safety. With over 16 million Canadians engaging in boating activities, it is essential to educate both new and experienced boaters on safe practices. Gallagher Skippers’ Plan a proud member and supporter of the Canadian […]

Spring Boat Launch: Essential Tips for Canadian Boaters

As the winter frost begins to thaw and the days grow longer, Canadian boaters eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring. It’s that time of the year when we can finally dust off our boats and prepare them for the upcoming season on the water. However, before you set sail, it’s crucial to ensure your vessel […]

Sail Canada Member Benefits

Contenu disponible en français If you are a member of a yacht club and that club is a member of Sail Canada did you know you are entitled to receive the Sail Canada endorsements at no additional cost? The exclusive Sail Canada endorsements provide much more than that including: Regatta Expense Endorsement:  We will reimburse […]

Proposed Changes to Pleasure Craft Licensing in Canada: Have Your Say!

Introduction: Ahoy, boating enthusiasts! We have some interesting news to share with you. The Canadian government has proposed changes to the Pleasure Craft Licensing regulations, and it’s time for all boat owners to voice their opinions. (This is your boat registration/boat license). In this blog post, we’ll provide you with a summary of the proposed […]

Considering buying a boat or boat insurance, don’t forget a survey!

Boat ownership comes with a lot of responsibility, and one of the most important things to consider is insurance. Gallagher Skippers’ Plan understands the importance of having proper insurance coverage for your vessel. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you understand boat insurance and the process of obtaining a marine survey. Boat […]

Toronto Spring Cottage Life Show

  The 28th Spring Cottage Life Show at the Toronto International Center in Mississauga on March 23-26, 2023 and Gallagher Skippers’ Plan will be in attendance once again!   The Cottage Life Show promises to get you ready for your cottage – whether you’re shopping for a new boat, boat insurance, dock, powersports, paddle sports, accessories, […]

Ottawa Boat & Outdoors Show February 23-26, 2023

The Ottawa Boat & Outdoors Show is back at the EY Centre for the year’s edition on February 23-26, 2023 and Gallagher Skippers’ Plan will be in attendance this year!   The Ottawa Boat & Outdoors Show promises to get you ready for the outdoors – whether you’re shopping for a new boat, boat insurance, fishing […]

Toronto International Boat Show – January 20-29, 2023

The Toronto International Boat Show – North America’s largest indoor boat show – returns to the Enercare Centre following two years of virtual shows. Opening January 20 and running until January 29, 2023, featuring more than 550 exhibitors offering every product to get-out-on-the-water; an impressive display of new boats with engines and trailers, educational seminars, and […]

A message from Boating Ontario Association to boaters

“Hey boating lovers! We totally love your desire to social distance on the water or at your water-access- cottage! Boating is a fantastic way to get outdoors, destress and escape from the worries of everyday life. But the thing is, your marinas and boat storage facilities aren’t quite ready for you yet. We’re getting ready […]