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									ACE Marine Facilities Group Offers New Off-
Season Checklist for Marina & Yacht Club
Owners
Comprehensive Worksheet Addresses Six Haul Out and Storage Safety Concerns

October 27, 2011 05:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time 

PHILADELPHIA--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--With the 2011 boating season coming to an end in many parts
of the country, it’s important for marina and yacht club owners to realize that preparing marinas for the off season
can, according to Seaworthy, the Boat U.S. Marine Insurance & Damage Report,1 significantly reduce the potential
for damage during the winter months. And that holds true, whether the climate is bitterly cold or relatively mild, from
November to February.

To help marina and yacht club owners be fully prepared for the winter season, ACE Marine Facilities Group has just
released its Haul Out and Storage Safety Checklist for Marinas and Yacht Clubs. This free comprehensive
worksheet focuses on storage safety considerations that will help owners and operators get a jump on the boating
season next spring,2 by minimizing damage during the winter months.

“ACE’s Marine Facilities Group specialists offer haul out and storage preparation tips that can reduce the likelihood
of damage that may not only impact their liability, but also potentially harm their reputation,” said Kim Finlay,
Assistant Vice President, ACE Marine Facilities Group. “These tips provide guidance for protecting marine facilities
and employees, as well as stored and owned vessels. Helping our marine clients take proactive measures to review
off season preparation plans is part of our commitment to serving the marine community.” 

To download a copy of the ACE Marine Facilities Haul Out and Storage Safety Checklist for Marinas and Yacht
Clubs visit our website, which also offers valuable information on a wide range of safety and loss prevention topics
for marina and yacht club owners.

ACE Marine Facilities Group, a unit of ACE USA, is dedicated to the specialized insurance needs of marina and
yacht club owners, premier boat dealers, boat builders and yacht brokers. ACE provides insurance products and
package offerings tailored to the unique exposures faced by marine facilities.

For more information about ACE Marine Facilities Group products and services, please visit
www.acemarineinsurance.com or contact Kim Finlay at Kimberly.finlay@acegroup.com. Marine advisory services
are provided on a fee-for-services basis by INAMAR, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, a service company affiliate within the
ACE Group. Marine advisory services staff also conducts loss control activities for underwriting purposes. Risk
control and other activities conducted on behalf of the insurer are not intended as a direct benefit or service to ACE
insureds.

ACE USA is the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group, and is rated A+ (Superior)by A.M.
Best Company and AA- (Very Strong) by Standard & Poor’s. ACE USA, through itsunderwriting companies,
provides insurance products and services throughout the U.S. Additional information on ACE USA and its
products and services can be found at http://www.acegroup.com/us-en.

The ACE Group is a global leader in insurance and reinsurance serving a diverse group of clients.Headed by
ACE Limited (NYSE:ACE), a component of the S&P 500 stock index, the ACE Group conducts its business
on a worldwide basis with operating subsidiaries in more than 50 countries.Additional information can be
found at: www.acegroup.com.

1http://www.boatus.com/seaworthy/winter
2
    Ibid.

Contacts
ACE North America Communications
Carla Ferrara, 215-640-4744
carla.ferrara@acegroup.com

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