Make sure you have enough boat insurance

Do you have enough boat insurance coverage if you got into a boating accident? Find out how to tell if you and your boat are protected here!

Boat repair orders 101

What you need to know about boat repairs and boating insurance. How can repair orders effect your boating insurance? Learn more here.

How boat usage can affect your insurance rates

Where and when you use your boat can affect boat insurance rates. Read what you should consider telling your insurance company to keep your premiums low.

Tips when buying a new boat

Thinking about buying a new boat? Read Markel Marine Insurance buying tips. Find out about boat loans, down payments, marine surveys & more!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Keep dogs safe on your boat

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