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How to decode a boat hull identification number (HIN)

How to decode a boat hull identification number (HIN)

BlogFebruary 18, 2019Boat InsuranceWhat is a boat hull identification number (HIN)?The Hull Identification Number (HIN), also known as the boat serial number, is a unique 12-digit number that must be affixed to the hull of pleasure craft that are constructed,...

5 insurance tips for renting out your cottage

5 insurance tips for renting out your cottage

Blog September 22, 2017 Boat Insurance | Cottaging 5 Insurance Tips for Renting out your Cottage Are you thinking about renting out your cottage? Renting out your cottage is a great way to make some extra cash to be put towards expenses such as mortgage, property...

Boat Insurance Ontario – Is it legally required?

Boat Insurance Ontario – Is it legally required?

Blog March 29, 2017 Boat Insurance Boat Insurance Ontario – Is it legally required? 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...

Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Blog February 13, 2016 Boat Regulations 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...

9 Things to Know About Boat Insurance in Ontario

9 Things to Know About Boat Insurance in Ontario

Blog February 3, 2016 Boat Insurance 9 Things to Know About Boat Insurance in Ontario People love their boats and they are great fun but they can pose significant risks for their owners. Here are 9 important things to know about boat and PWC insurance in Ontario. Boat...

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