Friday, September 10, 2010

New Discounts for the Boat Operator Certification!

BELLEVUE, WA, SEPTEMBER 4, 2010: The USPS Boat Insurance Program and Travelers Insurance are excited to announce additional discounts exclusively for USPS members. USPS Boat Insurance/Travelers customers who complete the various levels of the Boat Operator Certification (BOC) Program will now qualify for the following insurance premium discounts:

• Inland Navigator – 2.5%
• Coastal Navigator – 2.5%
• Advanced Coastal Navigator – 5%
• Offshore Navigator – 5%

These discounts are in addition to the 23% credit available for completion of USPS Safety Courses and annual Vessel Safety Check, bringing the total available credit to 38%. The BOC program certifies USPS members in recreational boating proficiency at a level that meets or exceeds the requirements of UN Resolution 40, International Certificate for the Operation of Pleasure Craft. Travelers and the USPS Boat Insurance are happy to recognize and reward the exceptional knowledge and experience of USPS members that obtain these certifications.

For additional information on the USPS Boat Insurance Program, and to advise of BOC course completion, please visit or call 1-800-763-USPS (8777).