October 28, 2013
At HUB International Marine Insurance Brokers, we share your passion for life on the water. Now, we want to capture it and share it with thousands of your best friends in our first MARINE SNAP SHOTS PHOTO CONTEST.The contest is simple: Your crew of marine insurance specialists at HUB International Marine is looking for your best pictures – of your boat, your friend’s boat or other boats.“We are proud to launch our first Marine Snap Shots Photo...
October 28, 2013
The BC Marine Trades Association recently sent out a notice to its dealer and broker members about PST collection requirements on boats sold and delivered outside BC. There has been correspondence between the Provincial Government and KPMG, BCMTA and Thorsteinssons LLP Tax Lawyers (retained by BCYBA) to determine when dealers and brokers are obligated to collect PST. According to Thorsteinssons, the definition of “sale” in the PST Tax Act is...
October 15, 2013
The Pacific Yacht Industry Forum is a 4 day event taking place in Vancouver next spring. The event is made up of a 2-day conference and 3-day yacht show for the pacific superyacht industries.
Produced by Quaynote Communications and Canadian Yachting magazine as their lead media partner, the Pacific Yacht Industry Forum aims to attract visitors from around the world and spark networking, business development, discussion and debate.
October 07, 2013
Founded in Windsor, Ontario in 1938, the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron is a volunteer organization devoted to providing safe boating education. This year the organization celebrates 75 years with special anniversary flags travelling across Canada. On September 24th, a flag travelled through Sechelt and Madeira Park to the Earl’s Cove ferry terminal to be handed over to Vancouver Island North district Commander Peter Bolton. The flag then...
October 01, 2013
As winter approaches, boat owners must not only take into consideration the effects freezing damage will have on their boats, but also whether or not their insurance will cover the costs.
Drew Robertson at Skippers’ Plan Insurance, The CG&B Group Inc. was asked about freezing and ice damage, especially for DIY boat owners. He states that every insurance company views the matter differently.
Damages to an engine block due to freezing are not...
September 20, 2013
Come visit your HUB International MARINE Insurance Team at the 7th annual Boat Show at the Creek running all through this weekend!
We are proud to once again be participating in Western Canada's largest floating boat show. This year, we are also celebrating a significant milestone with Mosquito Creek Marina's 50th anniversary.
There will be hundreds of amazing boats on the water for viewing, free boating seminars, sea trials and...