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Fire Damage - Here's What You Need to Know

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We hope you never have to deal with this, but in case you do, here’s what you’ll need to know in the event of a fire and how your boat insurance policy can protect you from a big loss.

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Operating Personal Watercraft

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A PWC, or personal watercraft, is a great way to have fun on the water without drastically dipping into your bank account. For these reasons, personal watercraft are very popular for virtually every body of water. Because they’re so small compared to other boat types, there is a misconception that they are easy to operate. On the contrary, they can be quite tricky to manage. PWCs have high-speed capabilities and water-jet propulsion; some even offer the ability to drive while standing or kneeling in addition to sitting. This combination can lead to unpredictable conditions and accidents. Nearly a quarter of annual boating accidents happen on a PWC. It’s important to practice and get experience before speeding 60 MPH down your local waterway.

Here are a few tips to stay safe on a PWC and avoid an unwanted accident.

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5 Tips for Ice Fishing

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Fishing is a popular boating activity, especially in the spring and summer. But what about the winter? For those extremely cold states, ice fishing is a great option. Icing fishing does, however, require an extra level of caution and experience. Here are our top tips to staying safe on the ice.

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Choosing the Right Coverage Limits

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HOW MUCH BOAT INSURANCE DO I NEED?

Choosing the right amount of boat insurance depends on an array of different factors. You want to be adequately protected by your policy, insuring for the accurate value of your boat plus any personal property and equipment aboard. In the event of a claim, you want enough coverage to repair the damage, replace stolen items and  protect yourself against any liability arising from your ownership of the boat, such as for someone’s else’s injuries or damages. Finally, coverage for towing and roadside assistance is always a good protection to have in your back pocket if needed.

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How to Fix Boat's Gelcoat Scratches

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Frequent use of your boat has countless benefits, but it also requires regular maintenance upkeep and restoration. Gelcoat scratches are common and fairly easy to buff out. Deeper scratches require more attention with a wax additive and second coat. In this article we are going to focus only on surface scratches and the best practices to remove them.

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Winter Weather Driving Guide

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During a snowstorm roads get slippery, your tires lose traction, visibility drops, and the risk of an accident increases. Of the hundreds of thousands of car accidents each year, nearly 21% are a result of adverse weather conditions. The most effective way to stay safe in a snowstorm is to stay off the road, but if you can’t avoid driving there are a few strategies to stay safe.

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Prepare Your Trailer Tires for Winter

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Are you a winter boater? Do you also live in an area suspectable to harsh winters? Then you are probably familiar with how those conditions can severely impact your trailer’s tires. Here are a few precautionary steps to help avoid any accelerated wear-and-tear from harsh weather conditions.  

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The Best Boats at an Affordable Price

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If you’re thinking of buying a boat in the new year, it’s important to figure out which types and brands provide the most value for your money. Any big purchase offers both cheaper and more expensive options on the market. Our goal here is to share some affordable boats that maintain quality at various price points.

Want the best bang for your buck? Here are just some of the boats that do just that.  Not seeing yours on the list?  Drop us a line and let us know what you think should be added.

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