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Spring Start-Up Checklist

May 14, 2018

We’re halfway through spring—but that doesn’t mean you should only halfway prep your boat this season. Before getting back on the water, there are some important steps you should take to ensure you boat is seaworthy and safe. Having a set checklist can be useful to make certain you’re ready to head out on the water.

IMU Attends Maine Boatbuilders Show

March 26, 2018

Earlier this month, Matt Pedersen, Underwriting Consultant for our New England Region, attended the Maine Boatbuilders Show in Portland, ME.

How to Read a Nautical Chart

March 12, 2018

As we near the end of the season, those of us in “winter weather” areas are counting down the days to spring and summer—and to getting our boats back in the water! As we patiently wait for the start of our favorite season on the water, there is still plenty to be done on dry land; like brushing up on our navigation skills.

Joel Buffa Receives 2017 CPCU Scholarship

February 13, 2018

Congratulations are in order for Joel Buffa, from IMU's Anaheim, CA office, who was recently chosen to receive one of the 2017 President's Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Scholarships offered by The Institutes.

Sara Farren's daughter wins MIAS college scholarship

February 8, 2018

As we recently posted, a few weeks ago our Seattle team attended the Marine Insurance Association of Seattle's annual dinner.  We were proud to attend the event, but particularly proud of our colleague Sara Farren's daughter Keira, who was one of the recipients of the MIAS college scholarship and was recognized during the event.

IMU Attends MIAS Annual Dinner

February 5, 2018

Our Seattle office recently attend the Marine Insurance Association of Seattle's annual dinner on January 26. Our team was pleased to join the event, held at the Hyatt Olive 8 Hotel. We were also happy for the opportunity to connect with our Intact colleagues from Vancouver. Our team got together for a team lunch before the event.


John Pierce Retires

January 31, 2018

As we said goodbye to 2017 in December, we also said goodbye and good luck to our  friend and colleague John Pierce, who retired at the end of the year after more than 40 years in insurance.

STLIA JA In a Day in St. Louis

January 22, 2018

Earlier this month,Paul Sauerand Kate McKay from our St. Louis office volunteered for the St. Louis Independed Agents (STLIA) Junior Achievement In A Day program.

A Perfect Round for California Charity

January 11, 2018

Members of our Anaheim-based  team, in conjunction with our Technology colleagues, recently attended and volunteered at Barney & Barney’s sixth annual Orange County Golf Classic!

Winterizing Your Boat

December 5, 2017

Winter is coming…so we want to make sure you’re prepared for what’s ahead. Winter weather can cause many problems to marine property if the right precautions aren’t taken. Boat ownership is a huge investment and we don’t want you to have any unpleasant surprises come spring time!