Bilge Pump Alarms: A Comprehensive Guide

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If you are a boat owner, you know the importance of keeping your vessel afloat. One of the most crucial components of your boat’s safety system is the bilge pump. However, even the most reliable bilge pumps can fail, and that’s where a bilge pump alarm comes in. A bilge pump alarm is a device … Read more

Boat registration

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Boat registration is the process of officially documenting and recording a vessel with official maritime authorities. Boat registration is a legal requirement in most states and countries; just as you need to register your car to drive on the roads, you need to register your boat to legally operate it on the water.  It provides … Read more

Used Boat Valuations – How Much is My Boat Worth?

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Used boat valuations are a big deal in the boating industry. Whether you’re buying, selling, insuring, or investing in a used boat, knowing its fair market value is crucial.   The value of a used boat is a product of the manufacturer’s reputation and build quality, the model, length and specification when built, the vessel usage … Read more

Understanding the Hull Identification Number

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Have you ever stumbled upon a string of letters and numbers on your boat and wondered, “What on Earth is this code?” Well, that, my friend, is not just a random sequence; it’s your boat’s Hull Identification Number (HIN). Think of it as your vessel’s DNA or social security number.  The Basics of Hull Identification … Read more

Boat Insurance: Answering Your Top 10 Questions

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Whether you find boat insurance to be a comfort or a necessary evil, most of us will need or choose to insure our vessels, especially if your boat represents a significant investment for you… here are the answers to some of the most asked questions. Question Answer What is Boat Insurance? Boat insurance provides financial … Read more

Choosing a Marine Surveyor With Experience of Your Type of Vessel

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Help is at hand for choosing a marine surveyor with the qualifications and experience to make a thorough inspection of your vessel. The scope of marine surveying is enormous and most surveyors specialising in a particular type of work or vessel; dig around to find the best man (or woman) for the job! Having recently … Read more