ALEXANDRIA, Va. October 21, 2010 - Boats stored over the winter can be easy targets for thieves. Many boat owners don't find out they have been a victim of theft until long after, often when spring preparations are being made. To help boaters, anglers and sailors deal with this consistent problem, the folks at BoatUS Marine Insurance have these tips for storing your boat this winter.
The top three most common items stolen from boats over the winter are:
The name of the game in preventing theft is deterrence - anything to make your boat or equipment less attractive to thieves is the goal. Here are some general tips:
For more information on preventing a boat theft, review the BoatUS blog: "Love Your Boat? So Does Someone Else!" . For more information on boat insurance, call the BoatUS Marine Insurance Department at 800-283-2883. Or, to get a free quote online, go to www.BoatUS.com/insurance.
About BoatUS:BoatUS - Boat Owners Association of The United States - is the nation's leading advocate for recreational boaters providing over half a million members with government representation, programs and money saving services. For membership information visit www.BoatUS.com or call 800-395-2628.
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