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Keep Boating Fun

“Florida is one of the rare places you can enjoy boating the entire year,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent boat insurance agency. In conjunction …

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Do I Need Boat Insurance?

While Florida does not require you to get boat insurance before you register your vessel, boat insurance is a good idea. Boat insurance offers protection from the responsibility of owning, …

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Take Advantage of Fishing this November

Looking for a cure to that election hangover? Sunshine, saltwater and fresh air is the remedy. “The fall is a less crowded time to enjoy fishing before the winter travel season gets …

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Taking a Bite Out of Lionfish

“It isn’t often when Florida officials persuade fishermen and divers to get rid of fish,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent boat insurance agency. Lionfish …

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Green Boating Tips

“Most boaters are concerned about the health of the ocean and want to learn more about how they can protect Florida waterways,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, …

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Top Causes of Boat Damage

Before heading out for an adventure on the water, make sure you have the suitable protection in place if an accident happens. In 2014, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) …

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Overlooked Tax Deductions

When filing your taxes, you want to take every opportunity possible to save money on expenses that can reduce your taxable income. “Deductions are sometimes available on health programs and …

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Fall Fishing

Labor Day is the unofficial beginning of fall, but the end of summer is no time to hang up your rod and reel. Although the temperatures are still warm, fish …

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Common Towing Errors

Summer may be coming to an end, but September to November is often the best time to go camping in Florida. Towing an RV, boat or cargo trailer may seem …

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Could Your Boating Skills Save You?

Several days into the search for two 14-year-old boys who have gone missing off the coast of Palm Beach, a national debate has sparked regarding marine safety.  The heartbreaking situation …

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