More About Flare Disposal Across Canada

Free Flare Disposal Events Scheduled Across Canada Last week Skippers’ Plan posted the Flare disposal sites in the Atlantic Provinces and now courtesy of Boating Business Magazine  we can provide an update with every flare disposal site across Canada. Any flares you have that show a manufacture date of 2012 or earlier are expired. As soon as… Read More »

Flare Disposal in Atlantic Canada

Flare Disposal The Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons(CPS) in partnership with Transport Canada Marine Safety and C-I-L Orion Dealers have a project on education and awareness of safety equipment, the care and maintenance of that equipment and how to safely and effectively use and dispose of flares. Disposing of expired flares has been an ongoing… Read More »

Skippers’ Plan Getting Better Once Again

New for 2016 we are pleased to announce enhancements to the Watercraft Policies we place with AVIVA Elite Insurance:   Liability coverage available up to $2 million for an additional $10. The claims-free discount is now applicable to PWC’s The standard deductible for all PWC’s is now $500 reduced from the previous $750. But the GOOD news doesn’t… Read More »
Drones and Boat Insurance | Skippers' Plan

Rise of the Drones

There was a new product on exhibit at the Toronto Boat Show this year that has nothing to do with boats. They go by many different names including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), drones, and quadcopters. Quadcopters in an assortment of sizes made their debut this year and judging from the brisk sales they are a hit with… Read More »

Diesel Engine Theory & Maintenance – Redux

Last year I blogged about marine diesel engine training I took in the GTA. It’s not cheap but this course and it paid for itself  in just one season and you get a great reference manual for your boat library.  The people I recommended last year really enjoyed the training provided so I’m spreading the good… Read More »
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