Your quick guide to spring boat checks

The majority of your boat-owning customers will soon be returning to their vessels, having laid them up for the winter. However, inclement weather and other factors, may have affected your customers’ boats during this time, so it’s important they understand how to get them ready for the spring.

Research from one of the UK’s leading boat insurers, Navigators and General (N&G) shows that there is a large increase in boat insurance claims at this time of year, with 66% more claims made than the monthly average. Importantly, a high proportion of these claims are due to weather-related damage.

Designed for brokers, this article highlights the main risks faced by your customers’ boats over the winter months and provides a checklist for what your customers should look out for when returning to their boats for spring sailing.