Staying cool in the pool

Questions to consider as part of your swimming pool risk management plan.

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 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.

Is your aquatics staff ready for the summer?

Simple skills verification, plus an in-service training program will help you increase opportunities for staff to practice their skills.

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.

Drowning may not look like you think

The visible images many people associate with drowning do not have much in common with what real drowning looks like.

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.

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.

Guide to managing your aquatic risks

Understand the major areas that aquatic managers must address including, principal causes of drowning, staff certification and training, rescue equipment and emergency procedures, and more.

Buying a boat in the off season

Markel gives great tips on selecting and buying a boat--whether it's new or used, large or small--find the right boat for you!