Leicester, United Kingdom (PressExposure) November 06, 2009 -- It has recently been disclosed by the Essex Police Marine Unit that in the last three months alone, 26 incidents of boat crime have been reported. This highlights just how important it is for boat owners to purchase insurance.
With the majority of these incidents related to the theft of boat engines, the Police Marine Unit have sent out a warning to boat owners in the area, expressing that they should take all necessary measures to protect their vessels against thieves.
Owning a boat requires a large amount of commitment, time and money, therefore it is important that boat owners take adequate measures to protect their pride and joy. Unfortunately, many people are confused by the variety of insurance policies available.
Insure My Boat, an online insurance company aim to make the process much simpler, enabling boat owners to find and purchase their perfect policy at just a click of a mouse.
Their policies vary from simple liability cover to comprehensive cover and are suitable for protecting against accidental damage, loss and theft on the water, in a harbour or whilst in storage. They can be tailored to meet a range of requirements and owners can specify the type of vessel that they own, whether motorboat, dinghy, sailboat, yacht or any other variety.
Many insurance brokers insist on taking contact details and calling back to discuss policies, making it very difficult for comparison. However, this is where Insure My Boat differs; they remove the stress from searching for boat insurance. By answering a few simple questions customers can access and compare a selection of policies, to ensure that they choose one that matches their needs the closest.
There are some boat owners that will prefer to speak to a member of the team, Insure My Boat have taken this into consideration and all of their insurance policies are available over the phone using their recall service.
Once they have chosen their perfect insurance policy, customer can log in to a dedicated section of their website to retrieve and review their chosen cover at any time.
'Many boat owners find that searching for boat insurance is much harder than for any other vehicle; here at Insure My Boat we endeavour to make the process much simpler ensuring that everyone has access to necessary cover at the most competitive prices.' David Quick, MD
With crimes against boats seemingly on the rise, Insure My Boat are urging boat owners to consider purchasing insurance before they too become a victim.