Information required for boat approval

You will need to provide Boatsetter with the following information in order to get your boat listed and approved:

  • Boat make and model
  • Boat year and length
  • Minimum of 4 boat pictures
  • Hull identification number (HIN)

If your boat is less than 10 years old and under 45ft in length, Boatsetter may automatically approve your boat.

GEICO BoatUS requirements
All boats must meet the following requirements in order to be approved by GEICO BoatUS:

  • Vessels cannot exceed 50 mph or have more than two outboard engines
  • Vessels cannot be modified in any way that is not endorsed or approved by the manufacturer
  • Vessels must have current insurance, registration, and any federally required licensing or other documentation

If you are being insured by the GEICO BoatUS Peer-to-Peer insurance policy you will also need to include the name of your recreational insurance policy provider. GEICO BoatUS may require additional documentation if your boat falls into any of the following categories:

  • Boats exceeding $250,000 in value
  • Boats exceeding 45 feet in length
  • Boats with a top speed greater than 50 MPH or multiple outboard engines
  • Boats with hull material of carbon fiber, wood, or ferro cement
  • Boats with a carbon fiber / kevlar mast

Commercial boat requirements

Boat owners using their own commercial policy are certifying that the boat/company meets all USCG standards and regulations as well as state minimum insurance requirements. Owners using their own commercial policy may need to submit a copy of the insurance declaration page for verification.