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What to look for in a life jacket

Selecting the right life jacket for you and your loved ones is an important first step in enjoying your boat. Follow these tips to pick the best life jackets.

There's an app for that!

There are hundreds of mobile apps for boaters, but which ones are the most useful? Markel boat insurance explores a few useful boating apps to help you as you plan your summer fun.

Life jacket safety tips

Get peace of mind by learning these life jacket safety tips. Then it's time to enjoy the water!

Tips for tying your boat to the dock

Tying your boat to the dock is important so that it is secure enough not to get damaged by knocking up against the dock due to conditions such as wind, waves and tide. Markel Marine explores some helpful tips on the lines to use and how to tie them.

Tres Martin High Performance Boat School Training

High performance boats are more elaborate than ever. Read as Tres Martin explains why its important to attend high performance boat school training.

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!

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.

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.

What to do in the event of a boating accident

Do you know what to do in the event of a boating accident? Find helpful information here! Protect yourself and your boat.

Choosing the right marine surveyor

Read why you should consider hiring a marine surveyor to inspect your new boat before purchasing. Get tips for finding a marine surveyor.

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