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Boat Insurer Tips – Canal Lock Safety
One of the most challenging and dangerous aspects of inland waterway navigation is working canal locks. As a responsible inland waterway boat insurance provider we therefore thought it prudent to list a few simple rules to ensure that navigating canal locks need not be problematic.
Speedboat Safety Tips
The attraction of all speedboats/ powerboats is their speed and agility. Inevitably as an insurance provider, this combination can also lead itself to a higher potential of risks. It is for this reason we thought it useful to provide some advice to help reduce the risk of an accident whilst still enjoying your speedboat to the full.
Boat Insurance Tips – Trailer Safety
Use of a trailer can ensure you avoid paying expensive mooring fees however you also need to ensure you are aware of some basic safety precautions and also make sure both it and your boat are kept secure to ensure they're not attractive to thieves. Here is a goodwill advise article from the boat insurance experts.
Boat Owner Money Saving Tips
This short article looks at a few ways the average UK boat owner can save money whilst still get uninhibited the full enjoyment out of their vessel. Cheaper fuel, mooring considerations, boat hire, reducing drag are all options available to the majority of boats.
Mercia’s Compliance with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards
In November 2015 Mercia Marine gained it's latest official certification of Payment Card Industry security compliance. That means you can buy boat insurance from us with confidence of knowing your details are held with upmost security.
Do I Need To Buy Boat Insurance?
A short discourse regarding whether you need to buy boat insurance as usually in the UK there is no legal mandate to do so. This article answers the question 'do you really need it'? Either for the private boater seeking relaxation and stress free living or the company owner seeking to protect their livelihood, a quality boat insurance policy guarantees you protection and peace of mind. This article highlights the benefits and explains why you need boat insurance.