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camping safety tips

How To Prepare for a Camping Trip!

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors. Camping trips are a fun way to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Camping is a time to forget about the gripes of the day to day, so make sure that you are prepared for inconveniences along the way. With a bit of prep, those minor... Read More
boating at night

Safety Tips for Boating At Night

If you own a boat, spending time on the water is just another summertime activity.  Sometimes, you might think about taking your boat out when it’s already dark, or even spending a night out on the water. While these may be fun, it’s important to take extra precaution if you plan on being out after dark. As you enjoy the... Read More
boat insurance

Things That Can Affect Your Boat Insurance

If you own a boat, then you’ll need a separate boat insurance policy. Unfortunately, your homeowners insurance policy will not help cover your boat or any incidents you get into on a watercraft. On some rare occasions, homeowners insurance may have minimal coverage for small boats. But this coverage will not be enough if you own a boat and plan... Read More
summer water safety

Best Summer Water Safety Tips 2018

Pool days are a summer staple. Laying out by the water is a pleasure we only get indulge in during the warm months. But even though swimming season can be short, it’s important to stay vigilant and safe. Drowning and other injuries are common and devastating. Fortunately, there are steps you can take in order to improve safety around water.... Read More
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Insurance Tips for Your Summer Toys

Summer – a season of fun. Boats, RVs, off-road vehicles, and trampolines can all be a lot of fun. However, they can also be quite dangerous. Accidents occur all the time, and if they do, you’ll want to be protected, Insurance can help protect you if something goes wrong while you’re enjoying a day playing with your summer toys.  ... Read More
boating insurance accidents

Top 6 Boating Accidents + How to Prevent Them

Racing around the lake, tubing, rope swings, and jumping off rocks are all fun summer activities. While boating may be popular, it does have some insurance liabilities and can sometimes be dangerous. By knowing the common accidents that can happen with boats, you can take measures to help prevent them. Don’t let an accident ruin your summer fun. These are... Read More

A Guide to Boat Insurance Coverage

Boats are cars on water...okay, maybe they are a little bit more fun. Driving a boat is exciting and relaxing - wind in your hair. Planning to take your boat out soon? Perhaps during Memorial Day Weekend? Aside from the usual things you need to do before boating season to prepare your boat, be sure you have boat insurance. The same way you... Read More

I’m Renting a Boat…Now What?

I’m renting a boat…now what? We get a lot of people that call and ask about rental car insurance coverage before they take a trip. They wonder if they need it and what their own MA car insurance covers without it. When it comes to boats, most people that rent a boat do not also own one, so they don’t... Read More

The Best of Spring Insurance Blogs

This April the blog has talked a lot about April Fools, pranks and crazy claims, but we haven’t forgotten about the most exciting part of April: Spring! Nicer weather and some spring showers make for some predictable insurance issues. Flooding and flood insurance tends to be on people’s minds a little more this time of year. There is also the... Read More