The first day of boating season is always an exciting time after enduring another long winter, but in your rush to the water don’t overlook safety measures and protecting yourself with boating insurance. The key to safe boating is education and experience, and that is why since 2009, Canadian boaters, of all ages, must be licensed to operate a power pleasure craft. Not only is operational safety critical, but you also need financial security provided by boating insurance in the event of an accident, property damage or injury.
Whether you tour the lake in a small runabout, race around in a motorboat or prefer the quiet power of a sailboat, boat insurance brings added security to fun on the water. Personal watercraft, with brand names such as Jet Ski or Sea-Doo are very popular too and should definitely be covered by a marine insurance policy. Read more