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  • The Basics of Boating Etiquette: What to Know Before You Set Sail

    Posted in Important Information, Safety Tips on May 02, 2023

    As summer approaches and temperatures begin to rise, more and more people are heading out onto the open water for a much-needed escape. Whether you're an experienced sailor or just getting your sea legs, boating etiquette is essential for everyone who takes to the waves. Not only does it ensure that you have a fun time on the boat, but it also ensures that other captains, passengers, and marine life stay safe while out in the open waters. In this blog post, we'll go over all of the basics of boating etiquette — from basic courtesy rules to environmental considerations — so no matter where you plan to set sail this season, you know what steps to take before putting a foot on deck!

  • Understanding Marine Insurance and Its Benefits for Boaters

    Posted in Benefits of Marine Insurance, MD Advantage, Safety Tips on Mar 30, 2023

    If you're a boat owner, then you know that there are a lot of things to consider when it comes to keeping your vessel in good condition. But one of the most important aspects of boat ownership is making sure you have the right insurance policy in place. Many boaters only think about insurance once something goes wrong, but having coverage can save you a lot of money and hassle in the long run. In this blog post, we'll take a look at watercraft insurance and discuss some of its key benefits for boaters. So read on to learn more about why having an appropriate policy should be high up on your list of priorities.

  • Making Waves This Spring: How To Prepare Your Boat For The Season

    Posted in Important Information, Safety Tips on Mar 01, 2023

    After a long and dreary winter, it's time to shake off the cold weather blues and head for the water. Now that spring is here; many boat owners are preparing their boats for a new season of cruising and sailing. Whether you want to get out onto the lake or take your boat offshore on longer trips, getting your boat ready for action is an important first step.

  • How To Stay Safe On The Water This Fall Season

    Posted in Benefits of Marine Insurance, Important Information, Safety Tips on Oct 03, 2022

    Just because summer is winding down doesn't mean you have to put your watercraft away. In fact, fall can be a great time to get out on the water and enjoy the crisp air and beautiful colours.

  • The Best Places to Visit This Summer In Ontario for Boating

    Posted in Benefits of Marine Insurance, Important Information, Safety Tips on Jul 12, 2022

    Summer is the time to get outdoors and explore all that Ontario has to offer. And what could be more fun than spending a day out on the water? This province is home to some of the best boating destinations in the country, from serene and peaceful lakes to exciting and action-packed rivers. So whether you are looking for a quiet spot to relax, or an adventure that will keep you entertained all day long, Ontario has something for everyone. In this article, we will talk about some of the best places to visit this summer for a boating adventure. So pack your sunscreen and your sense of adventure.

  • Helpful Tips to Protect Your Boat From Theft

    Posted in Benefits of Marine Insurance, Important Information, Safety Tips on Jun 22, 2022

    Summertime is the best time of year to be on the water, but even when you're not out there enjoying your boat, you need to make sure it's protected. Boat theft is a real issue, and it can happen to anyone. That's why we've put together this list of tips for preventing your boat from being stolen.

  • How to Get Your Boat Ready for Boating Season

    Posted in Boating Accessories, Important Information, Safety Tips on May 18, 2022

    It's finally that time of year again; the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the boats are hitting the water. Are you ready for boating season? If not, don't worry! We have put together a list of things you need to do to get your boat ready for a fun and safe season on the water.

  • 5 Tips for Safe Late Season Boating in Ontario

    Posted in Safety Tips on Jan 14, 2021

    Fact is that in Ontario, winters mean it’s the end of another season for boaters. When the temperatures drop, that’s usually when boats are put into storage.

  • Stranded On Dry Land

    Posted in Safety Tips on Sep 14, 2020

    Proper winter storage will save you time in the spring! The numbers on the thermometer are slowly but surely climbing, a sure sign summer is on the way! Like most boaters, you’ve probably spent the winter dreaming about the day your boat would make its first appearance from the spot it has been hibernating in all winter long.