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American Yachts
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“Boating is a unique sport, it attracts people with unique needs. Yacht insurance should reflect these needs and include broad coverages, competitive pricing and the very best claims service. American Yachts, Ltd. provides all this through a select group of yacht insurance professionals. Call for an agent near you.”
Anchor Finance
Pat Miller
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“Staffed by boaters, Anchor has been a leading boat finance source since 1985. Boater’s needs are well understood. Anchor’s reputation for low rates and fast reputable service is well understood by our prior customers as they continue to return for refinancing or new boat loans. Anchor maintains a well-organized documentation and title staff to assure proper ownership.”

Anchor Insurance
Janet Brown
Owner - Agent
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“Anchor Insurance was started in 1981 to service individuals who purchased boats in the Chesapeake and has since grown to include customers all over the country. We insure boats, including personal watercraft, from 16' on up. Navigation includes the Atlantic, Pacific, Caribbean and inland waters of the Continental USA and Canada. Our goal is personal service, giving the insured the right policy for the right price.”
Avon Dixon
Jay Dayton & Ted McDonald
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“AVON-DIXON has been the first name in marine coverage for over a quarter of a century. We have proudly supplied marinas and boat dealers with excellent, individually- designed coverage throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. Please call Jay Dayton or Ned McDonald, and let them help you manage your risks. You will get the best value for the best price. AVON-DIXON INSURANCE has a proven history of commendable service, since its establishment in 1850. For a FREE comprehensive analysis of your insurance needs, call Ned or Jay today. 800-242-8758.”

Beacon Marine Credit
Jim Desnoyers
Marine Finance Representative
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“Beacon Marine Credit continues to grow! During the past year we have expanded to larger headquarters in Old Lyme, CT and have opened Sales Offices in the Southeast. We are here to service your boat loan needs...power or sail, new or used, purchase or refinance.”

BoatU.S. Marine Insurance

“For over 35 years, the Marine Insurance Division of BoatU.S., the Boat Owners Association of the United States, has been providing insurance protection for recreational boaters nationwide. Featuring policies with broad coverage, low rates and 24/7 claims service, BoatU.S. is the best crew for protecting you. Call for a free quote or apply and bind online at”
Essex Credit
Jill Tomsuden, Vice President
Larry Harness, Area Sales Mgr.
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“Essex Credit, America’s #1 source for marine financing, is one of the largest and oldest marine finance companies in the industry. Whether you're purchasing New, Used or Refinancing your current boat, we are committed to providing you with the lowest rates, at the best terms, with unparalleled customer service.”
Henry M. Murray Insurance Agency
David Kolb
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“The Henry M. Murray Insurance Agency celebrates over 120 years serving the Annapolis area. We insure general businesses, marinas, boat dealers and pleasure yachts. Our rates are one of the most competitive in the area and our service is prompt. We are an Independent Agency, which means we deal with several insurance companies, not just one. Call us today.”
International Marine Insurance Services
Al Golden, President
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“Boat Owners should realize that you don’t have to accept insurance policies that are not replacement cost, that exclude mechanical breakdown, dealing with some clerk that doesn’t know boats and you certainly don’t have to accept policies that become ridiculously priced!”
Jack Martin & Associates
Scott C. Stusek, Director of Sales
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“Scott Stusek is Director of Sales at Jack Martin & Associates “New” Eastport location at “Yacht Haven.” Scott began his career in 1978 working at his family insurance agency in the Mid-West. His travels led him to Annapolis, Md. where many recognize him from the Yacht Brokerage Industry where Scott enjoyed an excellent rapport with his clients for almost 10 years.”
National Marine Underwriters
John Beachley, Vice-President
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“National Marine Underwriters, Inc. is a privately owned company established in 1983 to provide recreational boat owners with a comprehensive and competitively priced insurance policy. We specialize in all types of recreational boats including personal watercraft and six-passenger charters. Call our toll-free number or log onto our website for a fast, free, no obligation quote.”
Offshore Financial
Michele Barron
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“At Offshore Financial we make your boat financing simple and affordable. With Fixed and Adjustable rates, national and regional programs, a wide range of options, we have something to meet your individual needs. Interest Rates are at their all time LOW. Let us show you how two decades of experience in marine financing sets our product knowledge and customer service apart from the rest. Call our main office at 1-800-899-7766 or e-mail us at [email protected] for a rate quote and program details.”
Provident Bank
Don Campbell
Marine Financing Manager
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“Provident Bank has 100 full service branches ready to provide marine financing on boats from $25,000 up to
$1 million. Provident offers fixed rate, simple interest loans with no points, pre-payment penalties, or balloons. We also offer pre-approvals with friendly, professional expertise. Call 800-PBM-LEND, visit, or stop by your closest branch.”

Russo Marine Financial
Gerald Pitts
Business Manager
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“Special finance programs are available, such a 0% interest for two years or zero down, zero payments & zero interest for six months. Compare the available rebate VS a standard rate before deciding what’s best for you. Contact [email protected] for a comparison. Buy a boat today….it’s good for you.”
Scott Financial Services
Bill Scott
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“For 17 years Scott Financial has been offering customized financing. With 5 offices on the East Coast, Scott provides convenient comprehensive service to customers and dealers. In addition to the best lending rates, insurance quotes and in-house documentation are available. Scott was voted ‘Best of the Bay’ for Marine Financing by Chesapeake Bay Magazine readers.”
Sterling Acceptance Corp.
Karen Trostle, President
Dave Trostle, Vice President
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“For 2002, Sterling Acceptance is celebrating its 15th year of serving boaters and the marine industry. We are a full service lender offering competitive loan rates for purchases or refinancing, in-house Coast Guard Documentation & yacht insurance quotes. We are boaters ourselves so we understand the importance of your purchase.”
SunTrust Marine Lending
Don Parkhurst, Senior Vice President

“SunTrust marine lending experts have the experience that few other banks have. Our division is dedicated exclusively to marine finance. In addition to providing you with your boat loan, we can help you value your boat, find a surveyor and we can even document your boat with the U.S. Coast Guard.”
Trident Funding Corporation
Lynda Schulze Kemppainen
Region Manager
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“Our staff has extensive knowledge and experience in the boating and finance industry. You will not find more personal or professional service at any other marine finance company. Trident has a team of loan officers that will seamlessly guide you from application to closing. We take our job seriously and are asking to earn your business.”
West Marine
Ben Gilbert
West Marine Insurance Services
Manager, Marine Division
McGriff, Seibels & Williams
Insurance Agency
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“Comparison Shopping for Boat Insurance: Just as most prospective boat owners visit multiple boat dealerships to comparison shop before buying a boat, we believe in giving boat owners the opportunity to compare price and coverage before they select their boat insurance. We’ve designed a boat insurance program that provides multiple policy and price options based on the owner’s choice of policy type, physical damage coverages, liability limits and navigation areas. It’s not uncommon for us to offer the customer as many as five policies from some of the nation’s top-rated insurance carriers when they call for a quote. This makes it easy to shop for quality boat insurance."

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