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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!

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.

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.

Life jacket safety tips

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

Best online weather resources for boaters

When planning a boat trip, its important to check the weather to be prepared. Here are some helpful resources for the forecast so you don’t run into any surprises out on the water.

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.

The best boating apps

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.

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!

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 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.

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