There is nothing like cruising the Berkshire's lakes, crossing to Martha's Vineyard or enjoying Lake Winnipesaukee on your own boat. New England's waterways offer some of the best boating in the United States. Whether it's catching some sunshine, fishing, lobstering or just watching wildlife with friends and family, boating represents fun and freedom like no other activity.
To make sure you enjoy your boat or PWC for years to come, practice careful maintenance, follow safety regulations, consider a boater safety course and make sure your boat and passengers are protected with the proper boat coverage from Foy Insurance.
Many of our boat insurance experts are avid boaters themselves. Call us today to learn how a Foy boaters insurance policy can give you the peace of mind so you can enjoy your time out on the open water. Contact your local office to learn more today!
Recreational Marine Insurance Available For:
- Small Boat Insurance
- Yacht Insurance
- Mega-Yacht Insurance
- Classic Boat
- Jet Skis
- Personal Watercraft
- Charter Insurance
Useful Boating Sites
Boaters and marine professionals of all types may find the following web sites of interest:
ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council) is a not-for-profit member organization that develops and updates safety standards for boat building and repair.
Boater 101 utilizes an e-Learning website, upbeat television series and a student manual to give participants a comprehensive boating safety program that they will use throughout their lives.
BoatSafe and BoatSafeKids offer boating information and online courses, maintenance and equipment tips, and books and reviews to increase your "nautical know-how."
BUCValu provides statistically authenticated current market values for boats and motors with adjustment scales for area, condition and equipment.
Chapman School of Seamanship trains students from around the world in areas such as navigation, seamanship, boat handling in both power and sail, and the nautical information needed for licensing in pursuit of a career as captain or crew.
Float Planning from the U.S. Coast Guard provides owners of small boats to luxury yachts the ability to prepare a float plan before departing to assist rescue personnel in finding you in emergency situations.
IAMI (International Association of Marine Investigators) provides information regarding marine crime, vessel accident prevention/investigation, environmental protection, marine drug smuggling, cargo crime and boating safety issues.
Marinas Directory provides an online directory of marinas throughout the United States and abroad with services for boaters and marina owners.
MarinaLife offer boaters a complete suite of travel services, including the only centralized online reservations service. Their membership program also provides national and international discounts, as well as travel planning for groups and individuals.
NAMS (National Association of Marine Surveyors) is a non-profit organization that certifies marine surveyors and provides continuing education opportunities.
NASBLA (National Association of State Boating Law Administrators) provides information regarding approved boater education and training courses.
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) is an international non-profit authority that advocates consensus codes and standards, research, training and education to reduce fire and other hazards.
NMMA (National Marine Manufacturers Association) is dedicated to assisting more than 1,400 member companies achieve financial success in manufacturing, selling and servicing recreational boating products.
NOAA National Weather Service provides local and offshore marine forecasts and up-to-date storm information from the National Hurricane Center.
SAMS (Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors) is an international society dedicated to the advancement of the profession of marine surveying.