Boat insurance survey

A detailed survey helps your insurer assess the risk and might lead to a lower premium. But don't expect them to pay up for things that are missed.


Boats vary so much in condition that the valuation will be generally down to you. So is it important to get it right? And what are the consequences of over-estimating?

pantaenius buoy

There's a point at which a bookmaker decides to accept a bet - he determines what the odds are against something happening. An insurer does roughly the same.

gsf labrador

Getting off an oil rig in an emergency can be a tricky business. Watch Humber RNLI practice evacuating the walking and stretchered wounded from GSF Labrador.

sunseeker portofino 482

Sunseeker yachts is an international boat design and building company based in Poole, England. Sunseekers are renowned for their luxury and their use in James Bond films.

dunbar rnli documentary

In some of the worst seas Dunbar RNLI have ever seen, a couple's 24-foot yacht nearly capsized before a lifeboat arrived for a very tricky rescue


RADAR stands for Radio Detection And Ranging and is mainly used as a ‘ship finder’ to avoid collisions in poor visibility.


From the invention of Autohelm® tiller pilot almost 30 years ago to SmartPilot™ gyro enhanced Advance Steering Technology today, Raymarine autopilots lead the way in autopilot technology.

Raymarine Preseason Check

Get ready for the boating season with our hints & tips on getting to know your on board equipment


Chart plotters give a visual chart display, and when linked to a GPS will show your position. They can also be used to create waypoints and can be part of…