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Running Aground

Running aground can happen to the most experienced of boaters, so anyone heading out on the water should be prepared (not just with boat insurance, but knowledge of what to do). Even if you are car...

Boating Accidents – Common Causes

One thing we become familiar with in the boat insurance industry is statistics. There are known factors that increase your risk of a boating accident (and consequently needing to make a boat insura...

Favorite Island Yachting Destinations

Ready to plan next year’s yachting itinerary? The United States boasts countless islands for yachting. There are numerous islands to add to your bucket list, but you might want to put these five...

How to Properly Moor Your Boat

Boaters often choose to moor their boat long-term as a more economical alternative to docking, but there are risks to consider (especially if you want to avoid a boat insurance claim). We focus a l...

Yacht Slip – Rent or Buy?

Should you rent or buy a yacht slip? As with any real estate investment, deciding whether to rent or buy a yacht slip is going to depend on the location and local market. Here are some reasons you ...

Boating Destinations – Off the Grid

When you crave time away - really away - from work and the demands of life, our yacht insurance specialists are happy to share how they unplug from the daily grind. The best thing about boating is ...

Boat Shopping Tips

Shopping for a boat is exciting and scary all at the same time, particularly if you’re new to the boating community. As boating enthusiasts, we understand your dilemma. Here are some tips to help...

5 Quick Boat Maintenance Tips

One way to avoid mishaps and misadventures (that we as boat insurance specialists hear about all too often) is to take preventative measures. With this in mind, here are five quick fixes we hope al...

Boating Technology

Technology is making more than a few waves in the boating industry. The ideas and innovations are astoundingly futuristic. Boaters of a certain age will remember arcades and the hours spent enjoyin...

Safe Harbor Volunteers

Comprehensive boat insurance helps our customers through rough times and unexpected challenges, but our team at Global Marine Insurance is aware that not everyone has support to weather life’s storm...