Insurance tips for fishing vessels – “Getting the Most Value When Buying Fishing Vessel Insurance”

It can be tricky to find the right protection coverage for fishing boats at the right price. How much a vessel is insured for is traditionally determined by a marine surveyor but boat owners also must protect against risk. A new guide called “Getting the Most Value When Buying Fishing Vessel Insurance” gives simple tips and outlines buying pitfalls. At least some boat owners new to the industry or new to owning boats  may not be fully aware of the responsibilities of a vessel owner  are under general maritime law and various versions of the Jones Act. Those two areas of law provide a high degree of protection not just to crew members but others who provide services to boats.  Audio report, read the rest here 19:04