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Guidelines When Storing Your Boat at A Marina

Use some guidelines to keep your boat secure while it is stored at a marina. Your efforts will prevent theft and damage, reducing the need to file an insurance claim.


Having your boat inspected by a licensed inspector can benefit you. The inspection process will determine its current status.

It will also reveal any mechanical issues or cosmetic flaws that may require you to seek repairs. Once the inspection process is complete, you can confidently store your watercraft at a marina. 

Protection From The Elements

The marina you select may offer covered and uncovered storage areas. If you are placing your boat next to a boat slip, for instance, you may need to take some measures to protect it from the elements.

A fitted cover can keep your boat clean and dry. If you store your boat indoors, it will be protected from the elements 24/7.

Surveillance Equipment

Before you rent space at a marina, find out what surveillance equipment is used to monitor the storage areas. This will protect your boat from theft and vandalism.

The marina may use remote monitoring or another strategy to keep a close eye on the status of the boats that are stored onsite.

An Itemized List

Prepare an itemized list that outlines the boat accessories that will be stored at the marina. This list will help you keep track of your possessions.

Contact AW Burchell Agency Inc.

Contact a representative of AW Burchell Agency Inc. if you have to make any changes to your existing boat insurance policy. A representative who serves the New York region will be available to assist.

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