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Don't find yourself Up A Creek Without A Paddle or without Boat Insurance

Boating is a popular way to relax and explore here in the Pacific Northwest. Whether it's the Columbia, Willamette, or Tualatin River, there are plenty of waterways to explore here. The beautiful scenery and plentiful...

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In Oregon and Washington don't give up the ship, protect your boat from theft!

Thousands of boats and personal watercraft are stolen each year in the U.S. including Beaverton and Portland, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. But, even if your boat remains exactly where you left it,...

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Getting Your Boat Out of Storage and Into the Water in Oregon

Summer is almost here in Oregon, and you're ready to get out on the water. But, is your boat ready? Even if you've kept it properly stored for the winter and protected from the elements, there are still a number of...

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Choosing The Right Fire Extinguisher

Portable fire extinguishers can save lives and property when a small, contained fire breaks out in your home or business. But different types of fire extinguishers fight different types of fire - and using the wrong one...

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Power outage? Use your generator safely!

Storms or natural disasters in Portland, Beaverton, West Linn, and throughout Oregon and Washington can have the ability to knock your power out for an extended period of time. During an outage, portable generators can...

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Protect Your Boat With Insurance and Winterization

Now that summer's over and the weather is cooling down, it's time to think about pulling your boat out and putting it away until next year. But before you do, it's also time to make sure your boat is ready for the...

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Have a Great (and Safe) Memorial Day!

Ah, Memorial Day - the long weekend that serves as the unofficial kickoff to summer - is almost here. It's a time for road trips, barbecues and all kinds of outdoor activities in and around Oregon and Washington. Of...

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Top Tips for Boat Trailer Safety

There are many reasons to love the sport of boating - it can be relaxing, exciting, entertaining and even rejuvenating. But hauling a boat on a trailer and launching it at a busy Oregon launch ramp can have its...

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Finding the Perfect Boat Slip in Oregon

If you're an avid boating enthusiast and you've tired of the typically exhausting practice of hauling your boat to and from your favorite body of water, waiting in lines at launch ramps and winching it in and out every...

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Time To Get Your Boat Ready For Summer

If you love the water, few things are better than boating season. Summer just wouldn't be summer without spending those long, hot days, cooling off with a lazy dip in the water, dropping a line in hopes of catching a "...

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Winterizing Your Boat in Oregon

Whether you've got a rowboat or a big cabin cruiser, we here at Fox Insurance Agency want to make sure you have the tips you need to keep your boat protected when it's not in use. The first step in winterizing your boat...

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Who to Contact in an Emergency Situation in Portland, Oregon and elsewhere!

If the unthinkable happens, we here at Fox Insurance Agency understand that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. We know that information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites...

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What to do if something happens on, or to your boat

Being on the water in your boat can be a real joy, but it pays to know what to do if you're involved in an accident in Oregon and Washington, or if something happens to your personal watercraft (PWC) when it's on shore....

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You need more than a tarp to keep your boat covered

Whether you own a Jet Ski, a small ski boat, fishing boat, or a 26 foot cruiser, knowing that you're covered by the right boat insurance should give you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy every minute of your boating...

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Common Misunderstandings About Portland Car Insurance

When purchasing Portland Car Insurance, or auto insurance in Beaverton, Vancouver, Oregon, Washington, or anywhere else, it's important to understand the factors that affect your car insurance premium rates and...

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Purchasing, safety tips for your boat trailer in Oregon and Washington

Along with owning a boat a trailer is commonly an essential requirement. It is important that when purchasing a trailer in Oregon, Washington or elsewhere, that you stay within the trailers recommended capacity...

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Green Boating Tips for Earth Day in Oregon, Washington

With Earth Day fast approaching, we here at Fox Insurance Agency thought it would be a good time to talk about preventative measures you can take to avoid harming the environment, in addition to carrying an insurance...

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Estimating Your Boats Value in Oregon, Washington

Buying, selling or insuring a boat in Portland or Beaverton? First you'll need to know how much your boat and/or motor is worth. Here are a few popular pricing guides as references. NADA BUC Also, you can check out...

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Keep Your Boat in Top Shape Year-Round

Boat Maintenance Tips for Oregon and Washington Proper maintenance can extend the life of your boat, reduce the need for costly repairs, and help ensure the safety of your passengers in Oregon. Clean and Care for Your...

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Registering Your Boat Before You Hit the Water in Oregon

Although they are often skippered by teens and young adults, boats are not toys. Both the craft and its operator must comply with all Federal and state requirements, no matter whether you live in Oregon or Washington or...

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