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#AskBoatTrader: Hurricane Insurance Q&A

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In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Boat Trader sat down with Matt Anderson, President of Global Marine Insurance Agency to answer some … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Hold Down Boat Insurance Costs and Maximize Enjoyment of Your Boat

Extreme winds left this boat high and not quite dry. Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/courtesy FEMA.

The best way to keep boat insurance rates low is to minimize the chance of making a claim. And the more trouble-free your boating experience, the more … [Read more...]

Boat Insurance: Part of the Deal

Fast boats are more expensive to insure than slower ones. Photo courtesy of Miss Geico Racing Team.

We have been told — over and over again, ad nauseum — that 15 minutes can save you up to 15 percent on car insurance. That slogan applies to Progressive … [Read more...]

Classic Boat Insurance

Most people have enough invested in their boats to want boat insurance to cover accidents and be able to recoup that investment. There are a few, just … [Read more...]

Boat Insurance for “Sitting on the Hard”

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A few weeks ago, I wrote that the mast for my current project boat was destroyed in a freak storm, by a falling tree limb, while sitting in my yard. Since … [Read more...]

Buying Boat Insurance? Get a Survey

When purchasing or researching the purchase of a pre-owned yacht it is very important to know exactly what you are buying. The best way to find out for … [Read more...]

Is Your Boat Ready for the New Boating Season?

Mike Smith

It’s the time of year when boats come out of winter storage to get ready for the new boating season. This is a great opportunity to check some components, … [Read more...]

Boat Insurance Guide

Mike Smith

  Insuring their boat is something most owners do without a second thought. Some buy on convenience, some on price, while others automatically … [Read more...]


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