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  • How to Avoid the Five Most Common Boating Insurance Claims

    Posted in Benefits of Marine Insurance, Important Information, Safety Tips on Dec 12, 2023

    The thrill of boating is undeniably enticing, but it's not without potential pitfalls. As a boat owner, understanding the often unforeseen circumstances that can lead to insurance claims is crucial. However, it's not just about knowing what could go wrong, but also how to prevent these situations in the first place. In this article, we will be discussing the most common types of boating insurance claims and providing practical tips on how to effectively avoid them.

  • 7 Tips for End-of-Year Fishing Success

    Posted in Benefits of Marine Insurance, Important Information, Safety Tips on Oct 19, 2023

    As the year winds down and the air begins to chill, many fishing enthusiasts in Canada might be packing up their gear and preparing for the off-season. However, for those willing to brave the frosty weather, there are still plenty of opportunities to cast your line and reel in a big one.

  • 10 Essential Tasks for End-of-Season Boat Maintenance

    Posted in Benefits of Marine Insurance, Important Information, Safety Tips on Oct 05, 2023

    October has arrived, signalling the end of the summer season and prompting boat owners to start thinking about end-of-season maintenance. As the days grow shorter and cooler, it's crucial to ensure that your boat is properly prepared for the months ahead.

  • 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.