Safety & Prevention
Onboard Communications Get More Effective
New technology that combines the functions of a VHF radio, DSC emergency signaling, MOB tracking, and an AIS system.
5 Spring Claims To Avoid
Our GEICO | BoatUS Marine Insurance claim files highlight the most common springtime problems. Here's how to avoid being one of our statistics.
New Law Requires Skippers To Use Engine Cutoff Device
Federal safety rule, which goes into effect April 1, 2021, applies to boats less than 26 feet operating at plane or above displacement speed.
Analyzing Onboard Fire Claims
Onboard fires happen more than you'd think. Here's what digging into the GEICO | BoatUS Marine Insurance claim files teaches us about preventing them.
Do I Really Need To Winterize?
If you look at the most recent GEICO | BoatUS Marine Insurance winterizing claims analysis over the last 10 years, the answer is a resounding 'yes'.
The Critical World Of Backing Plates
Avoid serious boat damage and personal injuries by ensuring your hardware is properly installed. Here's how.