National Marine Underwriters

NICB Reports Boat Theft Has Declined

The National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) 2017 watercraft theft report shows a 5 percent decrease in activity. This resumes the downward trend that was broken by 2016’s slight increase. 4,864 watercrafts were reported stolen in 2017, while most thefts occurred in May, June, July, August and September.

Read the full report here, and check out our article on theft prevention tips.

Spring Start-Up Checklist

We’re halfway through spring—but that doesn’t mean you should only halfway prep your boat this season. Before getting back on the water, there are some important steps you should take to ensure you boat is seaworthy and safe. Having a set checklist can be useful to make certain you’re ready to head out on the water.

 

Accidents happen to even the most careful yacht and boat owners, which is why proper boat and yacht insurance coverage is essential.

National Marine Underwriters (NMU) can help provide protection specifically designed for your unique boat and yacht insurance needs.

Our goal is to make insuring your boat as easy as possible—so you and your family can spend your free time on the water, not worrying about insurance paperwork.