A recent survey indicated that first-time boat buyers are lacking this year despite an overall uptick in sales. The recreational boating industry has proven to have overcome the 2008 recession with a steady increase [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: Recreational Marine Insurance

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As a skilled agent, you know that your clients around the world experience all types of weather year-round. From hurricanes to hail to lightning storms, there is no shortage of potential weather pitfalls. However, [...]

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The significant damages left by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have sparked a special session by the 27th International Boat Builders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) in Tampa. Insurance experts and industry professionals, including those with [...]

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