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Call us at (239) 596-6226 for a quote on your boat or jet ski insurance!

Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs and Ft Myers have some of the most beautiful beaches and waters for boating in the world.  From the flats off Cape Romano in Marco Island to the backwaters of Rockery Bay in Naples, to Lovers Key in Bonita Springs to the Caloosahatchee River in Ft. Myers we certainly live in a boater’s paradise. Whether you are a cruiser, pleasure boater, fisherman, water skier, tuber, wake boarder, or sail boat enthusiast you have made a substantial investment in your watercraft and it is important that you have the proper insurance to protect that investment.

Watercraft insurance is generally broken down to “boat insurance” which are watercraft that are 26 feet in length and smaller and “yacht insurance” which are vessels 27 feet and longer and "personal water craft insurance" which are small light weight crafts which are designed to be either sat-on or stood-on with motorcycle-like handlebars that are usually jet propelled.   
 
Boat insurance
 
A comprehensive boat insurance policy is similar in coverages to an auto insurance policy. There is coverage for physical damage to the vessel, coverage for theft, liability coverage for damage or injuries you cause to someone else, medical payments coverage that pays for injuries to you and your passengers, uninsured boaters coverage which will pay for injuries to you or your passengers that are caused by an uninsured boater and towing and assistance coverage. There are some coverages in the boat insurance policy that are somewhat unique including personal effects and coverage for fishing equipment. Typical exclusions may include wear and tear, gradual deterioration, marring, denting, scratching, animal damage, manufacturer's defects and defects in design.
 
For the Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs and Ft. Myers area the companies that we represent that will insure your boat are Nationwide Insurance, Allied (a Nationwide subsidiary) Progressive Insurance and Safeco. Additional coverage can also be purchased for trailers and other accessories. Please contact us about the type of coverage that would best suit your needs.
 
Yacht Insurance
 
Generally speaking yacht coverage is broader and more specialized because larger boats travel further and have more unique exposures. Hull insurance covers direct physical damage to the vessel. It will typically include an “agreed amount” of coverage which is the value that will be paid in the event of a total loss. Replacement Cost for a partial loss, with the exception of sails, canvas, batteries, outboards and sometimes outdrives, which are depreciated is sometimes available. Because maritime law is unique, you will also need liability coverages that are designed for those exposures. Other standard coverages include medical payments, personal effects, uninsured boater’s liability, towing and assistance, and coverage for fishing equipment. Typical exclusions on a yacht policy generally include wear and tear, gradual deterioration, marine life, marring, denting, scratching, animal damage, osmosis, blistering, electrolysis, manufacturer's defects, defects in design, and ice and freezing.                   
      
For the Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs and Ft. Myers area the companies that we represent that will insure your yacht are Markel and Brigadoon. Call us today for a free quote!
 
Personal Watercraft
    
A personal water craft (PWC) is a recreational watercraft that the rider sits or stands on, rather than inside of, as in a boat. Models have an inboard engine driving a pump jet that creates thrust for propulsion and steering. They are often referred by the brand names Jet Ski, WaveRunner, or Sea-Doo.
      
Home and auto insurance policies may provide limited coverage for personal watercraft. Check your policy for coverage limits. You may want to consider purchasing a personal watercraft policy to protect you and your water vehicle in the event of an accident.
  
The personal watercraft policy covers:
 
  • bodily injury
  • property damage
  • guest passenger liability
  • medical payments
  • theft
Liability limits start at $15,000 and can be increased to $300,000. Typical policies include deductibles of $250 for property damage, $500 for theft and $1,000 for medical payments.
 
Remember, since every boat is unique please make sure you check with us to see if you need any additional coverages or would be eligible for additional discounts.


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Olson & DiNunzio Insurance Agency, Inc.
2536 Northbrooke Plaza Dr.
Naples, FL 34119

 Telephone: (239) 596-6226
 Fax: (239) 596-1620
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These are some of the companies we proudly represent:

  • Allied/Nationwide Insurance
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Hartford/AARP Auto
  • Safeco
  • Tower Hill
  • Federated National
  • Bankers Insurance Group
  • Universal Property & Casualty
  • Heritage
  • Citizens
  • AIMGA
  • St. Johns
  • Homeowners Choice
  • Olympus
  • United Property & Casualty
  • American Integrity

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© Olson & DiNunzio Insurance Agency, Inc., 2008
2536 Northbrooke Plaza Drive; Naples, FL 34119
Doing Business in the State of Florida

P: 239-596-6226; F: 239-596-1620; E: info@olsondinunzio.com 

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