Hey! Offers specialized technology insurance for New York boaters – InsuranceNewsNet

Digital insurance startup continues to expand coverage in the US, providing recreational boaters with customized policies and technology for their specific needs

NEW YORK, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hey!®MGA digital recreational boating insurance is now available to boaters in the new York who can now benefit from policies that are tailored to the needs of modern boaters.

Built by boaters for boaters, the customers of Ahoy! get a built-in smart boat kit that works together with its own mobile app to offer advanced telemetry features that proactively help reduce risk and prevent damage or injury, and comes with an off-board phone protection policy. The mobile app offers alerts such as grounding avoidance, theft recovery assistance and micro-targeted warnings and weather forecasts, and will soon include a digital log and data collection for future trips.

“We are excited to begin offering policies on Ahoy! new York boaters who are as passionate about their boats as we are. Whether you drive a boat Atlantic Ocean, Long Island Soundor one of the amazing lakes in new Yorkwe have you and your boat covered,” said Caenan Hertz, Chief Underwriting Officer and Co-Founder of Ahoy! “Our mission is to bring peace of mind to boaters everywhere because we know it’s more than an asset, it’s a way of life. We’ve built an insurance product that knows what boaters need and want, and we’re excited to support new customers as you continue to expand into new states.”

Legacy insurance companies have failed to adapt to the unique needs of the modern boater and tend to bundle boat insurance with other insurance offerings such as home. The sole focus of Ahoy! is on this underserved segment, using technology to help protect boaters’ vessels and give them peace of mind, turning what was once seen as financial security into a proactive and secure asset. The team at Ahoy! is comprised of Navy veterans, insurance experts and experienced high-tech executives who use their expertise to create a holistic digital insurance product that is tailored to the specific needs of seafarers.

The insurance policies of Ahoy! are currently available directly and through agents to boat owners Michigan, Arizona, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indianaand new Yorkwith plans to expand into the US in the coming months.

About Ahoy!

Hey! is a technology insurance MGA that is transforming the recreational boating insurance industry from a financial hedge to a proactive asset. Built by boaters for boaters, Ahoy! combines its proactive risk reduction technology with its founders’ deep knowledge of boating and insurance to create innovative insurance policies for the 21St century. Using embedded Internet of Things (IoT) technology, as well as AI and Big Data, Ahoy! offers a proprietary risk reduction solution to proactively prevent boating accidents, thereby increasing the amount of time boaters can enjoy their vessel. In times of need, Ahoy! provides fast, modern and unobtrusive claim processing assistance and support so boaters can get back on the water in no time. Co-founded in 2021 by a team of Navy veterans, insurance experts and experienced high-tech executives, Amit Niesenbaum, Caenan Hertz, Shachar Segevand Arie Ambramovici. Hey! an insurance agency licensed to sell accident insurance products has offices in new York and Israel. For more information visit: https://www.ahoy.insure/

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