August 08, 2013
In addition to providing the best insurance coverage, value and service, your HUB International MARINE Insurance Team is also committed to ensuring that you have access to immediate assistance when you need it for incidents on the water.Our valued partner, C-Tow, is offering all HUB International MARINE clients a 50% discount on annual membership. C-Tow provides marine assistance to boaters on the BC coast and Lake Ontario. C-Tow Member...
July 26, 2013
The next Vancouver International Boat Show will now be held from January 22 to 26, 2014.
The decision to move the Boat Show came about after show organizers and exhibitors met to address concerns about the increased costs and hindrance to attendance numbers associated with holding the event on Family Day long weekend. The final dates were chosen as the best available option for cost savings and the least overlap with other major shows.
July 24, 2013
A couple of recent reported boating accidents involving children serve as somber reminders for boaters everywhere to be safe when on the water.
On June 30th, a five-year-old boy was killed at Lake Powell in Utah after falling from the bow of a moving boat when it hit a wave. He was struck by the propeller and died instantly. In the following week, a six-year-old boy in Ontario was sitting on the bow of a boat with his feet in the water when...
July 23, 2013
The annual Easter Seals Charity Regatta hosted earlier this month was again declared to be a success. Overall, 32 boats participated in the sailboat race, helping to raise $165,000 for the Vancouver Easter Seals House. The Vancouver Easter Seals House provides temporary housing for families of sick children requiring medical care from the Vancouver Children's Hospital. This event was produced by the BC Lions Society for Children with...
July 23, 2013
Skyline Marina, an Ontario-based yacht dealer in business since 1959, has officially joined the Pride Marine Group, a dealership with a number of locations in Ontario. Cameron Wardley, Owner and President of Skyline Marina since its beginning, released a letter thanking customers just prior to the completion of the sale on July 17th. You can see his announcement here.
With the addition of Skyline Marina, Pride Marine Group now has 7 showrooms...
June 28, 2013
Specialty legal expense insurer DAS Canada has just launched a unique contest that will provide five individuals legal representation to pursue their day in court. According to DAS Canada, the average cost of one hour of a lawyer's time can be $360, leaving justice unaffordable for a number of Canadians.
With individuals and small businesses running into unexpected legal situations every day, the "DAS Day in Court" promises to give...