Allen Insurance and Financial insurance specialists Gene McKeever and Rick Bagnall presented workshops at the 38th annual American Sail Training Association conference Nov. 15-17.

The conference took place aboard the world-famous and newly renovated ocean liner Queen Mary, docked in Long Beach, Calif.

Bagnall, a specialist in marine health insurance, presented the ASTA Health coverage for 2011 and the impact of reform to domestic health insurance; Allen Insurance is ASTA’s endorsed insurance agency and has created a unique and cost-saving program cost ASTA members.

McKeever, a marine insurance specialist, offered his expertise on the best ways to use insurance to protect resources on land and at sea. He presented to both tall ship operators and port event organizers.


Allen Insurance and Financial was a conference sponsor.

Allen Insurance and Financial is home to one of the nation’s most respected marine insurance teams, serving clients all over the U.S. and sailors around the world. The company is the endorsed insurance agency of three organizations: ASTA, US SAILING, the national governing body of Olympic sailing and the Maine Congress of Lakes Association.