[Public-List] Insurance and Albergs
roy.jarnagin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 07:54:34 PDT 2011
I went through the same routine with Boat US and a surveyor breaking an
appointment at the last minute. I finally went with Progressive for
liability only at about the same rate as Boat US but with no survey
Southern Serenity #72
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[mailto:public-list-bounces at lists.alberg30.org] On Behalf Of David Glotfelty
Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 9:40 AM
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Subject: [Public-List] Insurance and Albergs
Good Morning Fellow Alberg Owners,
Well I just finishing buying boat 412 (1971) from Tom S here on the list. I
went to Kentucky to see it - fell in love and convinced him to trailer it
here for sale. He and a friend did a great job getting it up here (Flag
Now I'm starting to get a little tight. The amounts I allocated, for
transport, USCG transfer, a years slip, state taxes, and bottom painting are
paid. My son and I got the bottom painted with two coats of Micron CSC and
she is looking good. I'm told I need insurance by the marina which is fine
- Boat US quotes $334 for the Chesapeake but now - Boat US wants a new
marine survey. I tried Allstate as Tom had insurance with them but they
would not insure a boat that old. Hey coming from a 52 year old - forty is
not that old!
Anyway the marine surveyor in my area wants $450 for a survey ($15 per ft)
and just broke an appointment for tomorrow morning. So I'm out a days leave
as well. I won't name names with the guilty party but when I break an
appointment with less then a days notice - well what's new there eh? Even
the cable guy does it. Anyway, US Boat has a liability only coverage but
even then wants a survey.
So any recommendations? Reasonable surveys? Good insurers? Somebody that
is all in one?
Thanks - if I'm solvent enough after all this my next check will be to join
Dave Glotfelty (and son Kevin)
owners of Shadowfax BRANDYWINE, MD
( As soon as the USCG sends back the docs & makes it official - Hull 412.
Feel free to add to the spreadsheet )
PS - Thanks for all the good paint advice too!
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