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It's Time to Winterize Your Boat

November 9, 2018

As the temperatures begin to drop, it’s time to start thinking about next steps when it comes to your boat. The time and effort spent on the process of winterization will directly affect the boat’s performance, so protecting vessels properly is crucial. Come spring time, you will want a seamless transition back into the water!

USCG's 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics Report

August 21, 2018

Last month, the United States Coast Guard released their 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics Report.  According to the report, last year saw a decrease in recreational boating accidents from 2016. The Coast Guard reported over 4,000 accidents that involved 658 deaths, 2,629 injuries and approximately $46 million dollars of damage to property.

2018 Hurricane Season

June 25, 2018

As we near the official start of summer, it’s also the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs June through November. Last year the United States and its territories saw major devastation, as hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria blew through and made landfall.

NICB Reports Boat Theft Has Declined

May 18, 2018

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

May 14, 2018

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.

 

How to Read a Nautical Chart

March 12, 2018

As we near the end of the season, those of us in “winter weather” areas are counting down the days to spring and summer—and to getting our boats back in the water! As we patiently wait for the start of our favorite season on the water, there is still plenty to be done on dry land; like brushing up on our navigation skills.

Theft Prevention

October 4, 2017

Fall is here! But that doesn't mean our boating activies need to end quite yet. To keep the fun going, we want to remind you to be proactive in avoiding theft by taking precautionary measures to ensure your vessel and the items left on it are secure. Unfortunately, theft happens—no matter the time of year or location. 

Coming Soon! Electronic Policy Delivery

September 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce that beginning later this year, all of our policies will be provided electronically by email and will no longer be sent via U.S. Mail. If you are a current policyholder or insurance agent we ask you to help us prepare for this transition by providing us with the appropriate email address for transmitting policy documents. If you have not already done so, please respond with that information to service@nmu.com. Thank you, we look forward to the opportunity to continue to service your boat and yacht needs!

Hurricane Season is Here

July 21, 2017

As we’re out on the water enjoying the summer boating weather, remember that we’re over one month into hurricane season. It’s time to start preparing for the weather ahead.

 

2017 Bay Bridge Boat Show

April 12, 2017

We will be attending the 2017 Bay Bridge Boat show April 21-23 at the Bay Bridge Marina in Stevensville, Maryland.  Stop by to say hello!  For more information, visit the show's website at: http://www.annapolisboatshows.com/bay-bridge-boat-show/