Originally Posted by zboss
I also have Jackline and when I compare their coverages vs. everyone else, its much more comprehensive and at 1/2 the cost of a boat us policy (that doesn't cover everything the jackline policiy covers).
That is interesting. We have just got new insurance. It is the third time we have shopped for insurance over the past 11yrs. Every single
time the IMIS Jackline policy was the worse policy we were offered. The terms are terrible and the cost the highest of all.
I guess it very much relates to individual circumstances, because others really like the Jackline policy. For us, it isn't even in the ballpark of being considerable for our needs.
BoatUS has always refused to insure me through 3 boats over 28yrs. I have never been given a reason - only that my boat "does not meet their requirements" (a 26' weekend sailed on a lake, a 40' coastal sailed in CT and a 40' catamaran
This time we have gone with Pantenieus. Not the least expensive, but the best mix of terms, conditions and price
for us and our cruising grounds.
Commandeur was the best insurance we ever had. The best price
, the best terms and they paid fully and quickly on the one claim we had (lightning strike). Unfortunately, they exited the marine
business this year - thus our shopping