Resource articles

Keep valuables safe on your boat

Boating is a fun and relaxing way to unwind. The last thing you want to worry about when on the water is losing any valuables you bring onboard. Here are some helpful tips on how you can keep your valuables as safe as possible when on the water.

Keep kids safe on your boat

Have fun and stay safe with your kids--use these boat safety tips for parents and children!

Tips to winterize your boat

Read these top 10 boat winterization tips to make sure your boat is ready to go when the weather is!

Basic tips to rigging a sailboat

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

Keep dogs safe on your boat

Boating with your lovable pet can be a positive and fun experience if the proper safety precautions are taken ahead of time and during your trip. Here are some tips on what to do before and while boating to help keep your dog as safe as possible.

Sailboat masts and rigging

Sailboat mast and rigging maintenance and tuning tips from an accredited marine surveyor. Review these tips to insure years of pleasurable sailing.

Boat towing safety tips

Trailering a boat is not as easy as it looks. Markel offers a few tips to help ensure you are staying safe on the road while towing your boat.

Choosing the right fire extinguisher

Prevent a boat fire by learning how to choose the best marine fire extinguisher for your boat--Markel Boat Insurance has all the details here!

Preparing your boat for a hurricane

Even in storage your boat is at risk during hurricane season. Follow these tips to prepare your boat to withstand hurricanes and other rough weather.

Hurricane Preparation for Boats

There is a lot to think about when preparing your boat for hurricane season. These tips will help to ensure you have everything in order before a stressful situation arises.

Programs