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Ya mon 02-10-2015 09:03 AM

boat insurance in Caribbean
 
Does anyone know of any insurance companies, foreign or domestic, that insurers boats in the Caribbean?

djmarchand 02-10-2015 09:45 AM

Talk to a good marine insurance broker. Al Golden at IMIS Corp and Jack Martin at Jack Martin Associates are two good ones.

David

Pau Hana 02-10-2015 11:17 AM

Is the vessel a US flagged vessel, or foreign registered? Will the boat stay in the islands, or just travel there?

bcarli 02-10-2015 11:21 AM

Yes
we have our boat insured through Tunnick Insurance in St. Thomas Virgin Islands. Ask for Liz Mahoney...

Ya mon 02-10-2015 12:21 PM

it will be a foreign flagged vessel staying only in the Caribbean

Pau Hana 02-10-2015 01:03 PM

PM sent.

Bay Pelican 02-11-2015 04:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ya mon (Post 306601)
it will be a foreign flagged vessel staying only in the Caribbean

"Foreign flagged", I am interpreting that as non-US/Canadian as opposed to a US flagged boat in Antigua.

You may find US based insurance more expensive than non-US based polices. As a non-North American boat you will qualify for coverage from Pantaenius Europe (UK?). This is different from Pantaenius America.

You might also want to consider United Insurance out of Barbados - Anjo Insurance in Antigua is an agent (agents on most islands).

You may find some resistance to the Caribbean agents covering a trawler as there are so few trawlers here that the companies are cautious.

There are of course benefits in having a US based insurance company. You can make that decision.


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