Your Sinking

on January 29, 2023

But what exactly does sinking mean? Is a trawler sinking when sitting at the dock with water leaking in through the stuffing box at a rate the bilge pump can keep up with? Is it sinking if the bilge pump can no longer keep up? Is it sinking if the bilge pump fails? How about a ski boat that gets swamped by waves; is it sinking? An Insurance Perspective From an insurance perspective, a boat […]


on January 22, 2023

Boat shows play an important role in the boating industry. The boating industry relies on consumer preferences, behavior and decision-making. Boat shows provide an opportunity for the general public to understand the products and the services that the industry offers. With a bevy of shows coming up, its important to keep the focus. Upcoming Shows Miami Show 02/15/23 – 02/19/23 Miami, Florida Miami Yacht Show 02/15/23 – 02/19/23 Miami, Florida Orlando Show 03/17/23 – 03/19/23 […]

Alcohol Dangers

on January 15, 2023

Alcohol’s dangers are well documented. Most people know that alcohol affects judgment, vision, balance, and coordination, which greatly increase the likelihood of accidents. The Coast Guard says that in alcohol-related fatalities, more than half the victims capsized their boats or went overboard. A boater is even more likely to become impaired than a driver of a car. Stressors Stressors, such as exposure to noise, vibration, sun, glare, wind, and the motion of the water affect […]


on January 9, 2023

Wintering Down South It’s no surprise that when freezing temps blast an area where annual winterization isn’t the norm, damage claims are sure to follow. If your winter storm-prep plan consists of hanging a garage drop light in the engine compartment and calling it good, you may want to beef it up with some of the following tasks. Just because its not freezing all winter down here, doesn’t mean you should ignore these tips. Engines: […]


on January 2, 2023

“Your future has nothing to do with your past,”  That’s true, but only if you’re willing to accept the idea that things can get better. Ask anyone who dropped 25 pounds and finished their first 10k run. Or the person whose career, company or industry got downsized, who retrained and got a new job, and who is now happier – maybe even making more money than ever before. The truth about your future is that […]