Hurricane Irma and your vessel

Currently, Hurricane Irma is on a path that may include vessels mooring in Florida. If you are mooring a boat in the region that may be impacted please take all necessary steps to mitigate possible damage to your property.

Your policy may include Hurricane haul-out or similarly named coverage that applies a level of reimbursement from expenses that you may incur to protect your property from an impending named storm. Please review your policy limitations or contact us for further information.

To keep up on the storm or to get further information on hurricane preparedness, please check the following resources:

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

www.hurricanecity.com

www.hwn.org

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare

http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes 

http://www.uscg.mil/d7/airstaBorinquen/docs/HurricanePage/Boat%20Preparation%202008(9).pdf

http://www.globalmarineinsurance.com

Yacht Insurance Coverage Issues

Unfortunately, if you don’t review your yacht insurance carefully, you could end up with coverage issues.

When you’re a recreational boater, you expect your yacht insurance will be enough to make repairs or replace your marine investment if the worst happens.

Here are some typical yacht insurance coverage issues that our insurance specialists can help you understand:

Salvage costs – In recent years we’ve had superstorms and