Call Us Today For A Free Quote | 800.342.4444
Voyager Insurance Services Serving You For 58 Years
 

boats in storageHaving boat insurance is a must when you are using your vehicle out on the water. However, you also need to maintain coverage when it comes to storage times as well. Most boat owners realize the process of obtaining and maintaining their boat is a lot of work.  Storage times are no different. If you have boat insurance for periods of storage, it can often help you when there are instances of theft, vandalism or damage from storms. However, it is also a good idea to take steps to minimize those risks. There are several ways you can do just that.

Protecting Your Boat

If the season is winding down and you are thinking about how you may store your boat over the colder months, you generally have several options available to help you. First, you have to decide on whether you will pull it out of the water for dry storage or maintain it at the dock. If the water freezes, it is generally a good idea to remove it and store it indoors. Even if you have to keep it outdoors, being out of the water protects the structure from risks.

What else do you need to do to keep your boat safe and protected? Most often, it is a good idea to invest in self-storage units. This puts the boat out of the risk of most types of damage and protects it from risks such as theft or vandalism. It also keeps it in a better, ready-to-go state for the next time you plan to head out onto the water.

Here are a few more tips to help you minimize boat insurance claims for storage periods:

  • Get the boat in good shape and very clean before you store it. This helps to ensure there is no damage over the storage period.

  • Don’t forget that damage that is considered normal wear and tear or resulting from a lack of maintenance isn’t covered by your insurance. Get these repairs made sooner.

  • Read through your owner’s manual. Many boats need to be supported on jacks to keep them off the ground. Learn the proper storage for the make and model you own.

Of course if there is an incident during storage your boat insurance could help to cover it, depending on the type of risk.

Ensure the protection of you vessel. Call Voyager Insurance Services at (800) 342-4444 for more information on Dallas boat insurance.
Share |


No Comments


Post a Comment
Name
Required
E-Mail
Required (Not Displayed)
Comment
Required


All comments are moderated and stripped of HTML.
Submission Validation
Required
CAPTCHA
Change the CAPTCHA codeSpeak the CAPTCHA code
 
Enter the Validation Code from above.
NOTICE: This blog and website are made available by the publisher for educational and informational purposes only. It is not be used as a substitute for competent insurance, legal, or tax advice from a licensed professional in your state. By using this blog site you understand that there is no broker client relationship between you and the blog and website publisher.
Blog Archive


View Mobile Version
Instant Quote
Referrals
We love referrals! And thank you even more for your continued business.
Customer Service
Self policy service any time of the day, directly from our website.
Join Our Newsletter
Stay in touch with the latest events, news and offers we have.
From Our Blog From Our Customers


Read More Read More
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+
Stay In Touch With Us Helpful Site Links Contact Us
Sign up now to receive news and updates 7011 Main Street
Frisco, TX 75034

Ph: 972.712.8000
Ph: 800.342.4444
Fx: 972.712.4400

service@voyagerinsurance.net
We have the expertise to find you the right coverage at the right price 
Powered by Insurance Website Builder