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Insurance tips for renting out your cottage

Cottages are fun but they can be expensive to maintain. Renting out your cottage is a great way to make some extra cash to be put towards those expenses. Here are some tips to assist you before renting out your cottage and handing over the keys. Check your current...

Is boat insurance mandatory in Ontario?

Ontario does not have a law that requires you to carry insurance on your boat or PWC. This is why you don't get a liability (pink) slip with your boat insurance policy as you do with your auto insurance. Even though boat insurance is not required, you may still be...

9 things to know about boat insurance in Ontario

Did you know that Ontario does not have a law requiring you to carry insurance on your boat or jetski? Here are 9 things you should know about boat insurance. Boat insurance is not mandatory in OntarioOntario does not have a law that requires you to carry insurance on...
Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Pleasure Craft Operator Card

As of September 15, 2009 all boaters are required to have the Pleasure Craft Operator Card in order to operate a powered watercraft. There is no grandfather clause or age exemption – this law applies to all boaters. Powered watercraft includes watercraft...

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Marine Surveyors in Ontario

Marine Surveyors in Ontario

Is the insurance company asking for a marine survey by a qualified marine surveyor? Check out our handy list of marine surveyors in Ontario. Lloyds Register America Inc. Burlington Barry Shepherd 905-631-9420 Murray's Marine Surveying & Consulting Grand Bend...

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Boating Shows in Canada

Boating Shows in Canada

There is nothing like a boat show in the Spring to get you excited for the boating summer ahead. Here is a list of Spring boating shows in Canada. Boat Shows in January Toronto International Boat Show - Ontario www.torontoboatshow.com Boat Shows in February Calgary...

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Boat and Watercraft Classifications

Boat and Watercraft Classifications

New to boating? Find out the meaning of those boat and watercraft classifications. RUNABOUTS These are smaller boats capable of being trailered, hauled or launched using automobiles of suitable power. Utility - length 14' to 18', power outboard 10HP to 90HP The...

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Boat Insurance – Saving Money can Cost You

Boat Insurance – Saving Money can Cost You

Before you purchase a boat insurance policy, it is important to know the difference between Agreed Value and Actual Cash Value (ACV). Consumers are faced with a multitude of choices when shopping for boat insurance. However, the decision usually comes down to...

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