Yachts tend to be beautiful, elegant vessels that can provide people with a wonderful and classy way to enjoy the water. These vessels are appealing to the eye and tend to be larger than the average runabout. With larger vessels carrying more passengers, higher risks are inherent. This means that it is especially important for yacht owners to have proper yacht insurance policies for their specific exposures. Below are the two general classifications of yacht insurance policies as well as information on ancillary coverages. Read more
Airboats are great vessels for both personal and charter use. With their unique, air-propelled design, these crafts are ideal for navigating shallow water, swamps, bayous, and even ice. Because they have a flat bottom and no machine parts beneath the surface of the water, they can skim right along surfaces with ease. To protect this unique investment, it is important to have proper airboat insurance coverage for your boat. Whether you are using an airboat for personal pleasure or for chartering, here are some things to consider when seeking airboat insurance for each usage type. Read more
Hurricanes can cause an unprecedented amount of damage to boats, harbors, shipyards, etc. Hurricane Matthew was particularly severe, and we hope that your boat did not suffer any damage.
However, if it did, it is a good idea to file a boat insurance claim as soon as possible. Meanwhile, when it is safe, here are some strategies you might be able to use to protect your boat and try to reduce the chance of any further damage from occurring. Read more
Charter boats can provide a great source of income for boat owners, captains, and crew members. They can also provide a great source of recreation for people. Chartering a fishing boat or a boat for a cruise or tour can be a great way to get out on the water and have a good time.
However, it is very important for owners to have proper charter boat insurance coverage. There are many potential financial hazards that can occur if something goes wrong or if an accident occurs during the charter. Here are some things that owners should consider when they are looking for charter boat insurance coverage for their businesses. Read more