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Old 19-06-2008, 07:53   #1
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catamaran insurance for circumnavigators

anyone out there care to share who had the best policy for insurance for going on extended cruising (caribbean, central america, south pacific, indonesia, etc) and what the relative costs were to insure say 100K worth of boat? (ours is worth much more than that, but it will help make it an apples to apples comparison). For just Caribbean coverage it's looking like about $2,000 per 100k of boat for Jackline insurance with a 5 k deductible.
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anyone out there care to share who had the best policy for insurance for going on extended cruising (caribbean, central america, south pacific, indonesia, etc) and what the relative costs were to insure say 100K worth of boat? (ours is worth much more than that, but it will help make it an apples to apples comparison). For just Caribbean coverage it's looking like about $2,000 per 100k of boat for Jackline insurance with a 5 k deductible.
Hallo Doug

we pay .75 % of the value for a Catamaran or Euro 3750,00 for a value of 500.000,00

a deductable of 10.000,00 for world cruising

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Hallo Doug

we pay .75 % of the value for a Catamaran or Euro 3750,00 for a value of 500.000,00

a deductable of 10.000,00 for world cruising

Greetings

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Hello Gideon,
could you please advise who is this insurance with / through? Is the coverage worldwide? Any restrictions on size of crew?
Thanks Roger
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Second that question here, my rate is about .6% through BoatUS for Chesapeake sailing only. Having a very large deductible for catastrophic loss sounds exactly like what we are looking for.
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Hello Gideon,
could you please advise who is this insurance with / through? Is the coverage worldwide? Any restrictions on size of crew?
Thanks Roger
The company is Unigarant in the Netherlands and a skippers ticket is needed. minimal 2 crew as far as I know.

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The other company I know of is Panteus insurance for worldwide coverage

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The dutch one (commandeur) is cheaper than Pantaenius.
But Pantaenius delivers a very good insurance package, especially when needed.
Both are not that cheap, as which Gideon mentioned!

http://www.commandeur.nu/yachtinsurances
::: Pantaenius Yacht Insurance.com


I just checked the webpage of the insurance Gideon mentioned. Dutch text only.
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