Clipper Round the World Race Starts August 30, 2015

“This is one of the biggest challenges of the natural world and an endurance test like no other. With no previous sailing experience necessary, it’s a record breaking 40,000 nautical mile race around the world on a 70-foot ocean racing yacht. All that is asked of participants is a good level of fitness, an age… Read More »

Port Credit Boat Show September 18-20

The 25th Port Credit In-Water Boat Show returns to Port Credit Harbour Marina in Mississauga, Ontario September 18 to 20. The Port Credit Boat Show is known in the industry as the ‘late season boat show to attend’.  This year’s over 100 new and used power and sailboats will be on display. There will also… Read More »

Welcome News for Boaters from Transport Canada

As of July 11th 2015, anyone can apply for a new pleasure craft license on-line or transfer an existing license if you purchase that boat.  This new service  is available for the general public and for boat dealers though one website. Please go to The licensing process was outdated and in need of an overhaul so… Read More »
Safe Boating Awareness Week | Skippers' Plan Boat Insurance

Safe Boating Awareness Week

May 16 – 22 is North American Safe Boating Awareness Week   This awareness campaign reminds us all to boat safely and responsibly now that we are at the beginning of boating season. This Victoria Day weekend remember the water is still very cold in most areas.  Be sure you have sufficient PFD’s on board and… Read More »

Surveys waived for boats under $30K and 30ft

Starting April 15, Skippers’ Plan clients with boats under 30 feet in length that have a  market value of under $30,000 no longer require a marine survey.   This is an initiative we requested from AVIVA Elite Insurance Company.   All that is required are photos that show the condition of the boat above and below the waterline.… Read More »
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