Tracking system alerts boat owner it was being stolen

Tracking system alerts boat owner it was being stolen

Posted on by Dan Longman

Another one for the good guys! A Charter Lakes client in Jacksonville Florida was alerted by his GPS tracking system when his boat was stolen this week. He called authorities who responded and caught the thieves red handed with the $300,000 boat and the truck they had stolen as they were headed to Miami. Call Charter Lakes today for recommendations on GPS tracking systems and about any available discounts for having one installed. They definitely work! See the video here. Continue Reading

From the Claims Desk

From the Claims Desk

Posted on by Dan Longman

The most common problem we see with physical damage claims is late reporting or repairing damage before reporting the claim. This is a serious issue because it violates policy requirements and does not allow the insurance company the opportunity to adjust your claim. When you have a claim or think that you may have a claim it is imperative that certain requirements are followed so the claims process is not jeopardized. They are spelled out in the Duties after an Accident or Loss section of the policy. In this article we review two important requirements of that clause. 1. Notify... Continue Reading

Boat Winterization Strategies

Boat Winterization Strategies

Posted on by Dan Longman

For those insureds that live in colder climates and are not taking their vessel south for the winter its time to start the decommissioning process. When it comes to storing your vessel in the winter you should ensure that your vessel is adequately decommissioned for storage throughout the offseason.  Depending on your location you may want to consider indoor, covered and secured storage versus leaving the vessel outdoors.  Proper winterization means more than cleaning out the vessel from the year’s use.  It requires some time and thought to properly get the vessel ready for the winter months.  If you choose... Continue Reading