Navigating the Legal Waters of Yacht Repair

A growing number of shipyards and marinas are asking boat owners or their agents to sign broad liability waivers that restrict the ability of the yacht’s owner’s (or their insurance company) to recover damages if something goes wrong. Unless they’re … Continue reading

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Navigating the Off-Season

Preparing a boat for winter storage is critical in cold-weather areas. Otherwise, water, ice and mold damage can produce expensive repairs that may not be covered by insurance.

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Boating After Dark

Sunset doesn’t automatically mean your boating fun is over for the day. By paying attention to your surroundings and following important safety tips, you can enjoy your time on the water well into the nighttime hours.

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Ahoy Matey, Ready To Launch?

For millions of boaters around the world, it’s time to de-winterize your watercraft and get ready for the year’s maiden voyage! Annual preparation and maintenance are a must to help ensure a safe boating season. Take this brief quiz, assess your water safety and see if you’re ready for launch:
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When You Don’t Want Boats to Float

Many boats along the mid-Atlantic coast were destroyed when Sandy’s tidal surge washed them inland. In many instances, the damage could have been avoided. Here are some observations from the New Jersey shoreline:

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