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Jackline 8 44.44%
TL Dallas 4 22.22%
Lloyds 1 5.56%
Jack Martin 2 11.11%
Pantanius 1 5.56%
My Insurance company is not listed but I will post info on it and why I chose it 2 11.11%
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Old 25-02-2008, 19:13   #1
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For those that require offshore insurance for cruising what company did you decide to go with? Please post information below that describes why you chose the company that you did, how the service is, what company you may have switched from, etc. etc. Also, if you have had a claim,how did that go getting reimbursed?

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Old 26-02-2008, 12:32   #2
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Superb claims service from Jackline/IMIS...took care of everything without a whimper of protest!

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Old 26-02-2008, 16:04   #3
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I went with T L Dallas (Besso, Ltd broker) on price for the last two years here in the Caribbean, but had been with IMIS (Jackline) before, and would go with them again. Good company.
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I have TL Dallas through IMIS. Coverage for the Atlantic and the Pacific.
Chesapeake Bay, ICW Hampton Roads To Key West, The Gulf Coast, The Bahamas

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Old 01-04-2008, 21:01   #5
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FWIW - Jack Martin is an insurance agency (they represent many different underwriters), not an "underwriting" company.
IMIS - Int'l Marine Ins Svcs
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Old 01-04-2008, 21:15   #6
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Jackline - because they don't require us to find a third person for offshore passages.
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Old 02-04-2008, 04:53   #7
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Jackline - their customer service and claims service are outstanding. They may not be as cheap as some policies, but we feel that we get what we paid for and more.
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I am having a devil of a time getting any insurance for an older boat. Very frustrating and one of the least customer service oriented businesses I have ever experienced.
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I had Jackline because they seemed to value offshore experience and they were willing to work with specific needs. Seems like they know what they are insuring. Did not have any claims, but they were very very helpful in getting things arranged.

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