Leicester, United Kingdom (PressExposure) September 09, 2009 -- For years boats have been used as a quick and efficient method of transport, even today around 2 million boats can be found in the waters in and around the UK.
However, the use of these boats has changed somewhat and now the majority are used as homes, hobbies and for relaxing holidays rather than for trade purposes.
As the use of boats have changed so have the materials that are used to build them. To enjoy the luxury of owning and learning to sail a boat can take a reasonable length of time and cost a significant amount of money.
Just like any other vehicle it is important to insure boats against damage or loss whilst travelling or in storage. With so many insurers claiming to provide competitive insurance policies it can become difficult to know which to choose.
Often when looking for a quote, vehicle owners are asked to input large amounts of information including telephone numbers, addresses and vehicle details; then they are required to wait until a member of staff contacts them with a quote.
Unfortunately, it can all become slightly confusing, particularly when they have applied for quotes from numerous different insurers.
Insure My Boat take the stress out of searching for boat insurance by offering a real-time quotation service, meaning that owners can input their details and receive an instant quote, which matches their specifications.
Their insurance policies span a wide variety of boats, from dinghies and yachts to canal and motor boats. They provide both full comprehensive and basic premiums to suit the needs of the individual and their budget.
In addition to their real-time search facility, Insure My Boat also offer an insurance comparison service. Following four simple steps, boat owners can contrast the vast options available to find a fully competitive quote, which will safeguard them against any accidental damage or loss.
"Our innovative website takes the stress out of searching for boat insurance, by following four easy steps you can have access to a wide selection of quotes tailored to your exact requirements."
So whether used as a home away from home, for holiday's or as an adventurous hobby, owners take great pride in their boats. Insure My Boat understands the time and money that is put into sailing and offer a variety of premiums to ensure that nothing stands in the way of sailors and the water.