About Us

Founded in 1989 by Hillary Swiggett, Boater’s Insurance Agency, Inc. (BIA) is a family owned and operated agency that specializes in providing insurance products and services within the marine industry. We are located in the San Francisco Bay Area, and are licensed in 50 states. The business began small and has evolved into the company it is today by forging strong relationships with some of the finest and most respected marine insurance companies in the industry. They have allowed us to develop innovative and specialized products and coverage’s for our clients, a core focus of our agency’s mission since day one.
Our superior customer service and knowledge of the marine industry has been an essential part of our success and most importantly, we are strong advocates for our clients. We work diligently to insure that all customer service related questions and claims are handled promptly and professionally.

Boat Insurance for Boaters

We work very closely with many boat and yacht dealers throughout the country who refer their customers to us for their insurance needs. In addition, we are endorsed by some of the most prestigious boat manufacturers in the industry and are able to create factory specific specialty coverage’s not found elsewhere in the marketplace. BIA is also used as a primary source of insurance by a number of waterski/wakeboard associations, professional waterski/wakeboard athletes and many of the top professional bass anglers.
BIA’s reputation has been forged on both our outstanding coverage’s and our customer service. Our friendly and experienced staff works hard to meet our client’s needs, especially during the stress of a claim. Our goal is to do everything within our power to expedite your claim quickly and get you and your boat back on the water.
With a variety of insurance programs available, we can meet your coverage needs whether you own a ski/wakeboard boat, runabout, bass boat, pontoon, jon boat, center console, sportfisher, cruiser, yacht or personal watercraft.

Commercial & Specialty Insurance

When it comes to insuring your business, we have the expertise to service your insurance needs and to identify the risks that your company faces. Our knowledgeable and dedicated team is able to analyze your current coverage’s and construct a customized insurance policy with your business in mind. Many of our clients include boat builders and dealers, trailer manufacturers, and component fabricators. Our mission is to provide our customers with proactive, personalized service, while delivering valuable support and guidance.