Boat navigation 101

There are many tools to help you navigate your boat so that you can safely reach your destination. Markel offers some tips on the different boat navigation tools available to help you on your way.

The importance of e-bike insurance

Learn why electric bike (e-bike) insurance is a good investment and how Markel insurance can help you!

Key points to remember when driving

As part of your defensive driving program, keep the following key points in mind at all times. By knowing and using the information presented here, you can help prevent accidents from happening.

Basic tips to rigging a sailboat

Preparing for your first sail? It is recommended you take a class to learn about rigging your sailboat. Until then, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when rigging your sailboat.

Essential bicycle tools

Make sure you have all the essentials in your bicycle tool kit - take a look at our list of bike tools and other necessities for a smooth ride!

Suddenly in command

If there was a sudden emergency and you were left to command the boat back to shore, would you know what to do? Markel helps explore what to do if you are suddenly in command of a boat.

How to properly clean your bike chain

Markel teaches you how to clean your bike chain properly and why cleaning your bike chain will ensure top performance of your bicycle.

Helping avoid common hazards when bicycling

Cycling is a fun, recreational sport, but it can also be dangerous if the proper precautions aren’t taken while on the road.

Tips for docking your boat

There are many factors to take into account when docking your boat. Do you know where to start? Here are some helpful tips on what to keep in mind when docking your boat.

Pre-drive inspection

As part of your defensive driving program, conduct the following inspection before you leave on your trip.

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