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CRACKERFAM
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INSURANCE?

Postby CRACKERFAM » Fri May 18, 2018 9:35 am

Have been with Markel for the last 5 years but sold that boat for a bigger one. Looking at another Diamondback but Markel has now declined to cover the new boat since it's got a hybrid cage, even though the boat is currently insured by them. :banghead: I know not everyone is paying cash for these new boats, most of which no longer have a full cage, and a finance company is going to require them to have insurance. Any suggestions? Located in North Central FL if that helps.

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Re: INSURANCE?

Postby SuprchgedPalmBeach » Fri May 18, 2018 9:50 am

Try Gieco in West Palm Beach-Steven Sprague 561-616-5944 - i didnt have any trouble getting coverage for $40K, but they did require a lot of pictures and documentation.
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CRACKERFAM
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Re: INSURANCE?

Postby CRACKERFAM » Fri May 18, 2018 10:13 am

A friend just recommended them, they wouldn't insure an airboat when we bought the other one but they did his with a hybrid cage. Thanks!!

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Re: INSURANCE?

Postby eagleonefoxtwenty » Fri May 18, 2018 10:23 am

I went geico through boat us. My last boat was a pancake and they covered it. This was in January.

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Re: INSURANCE?

Postby SeamansInsGroup » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:34 am

Geico is non-renewing their airboat book of business... so I have been told.

My agency can help. Feel free to email me: Matt@SeamansInsurance.com

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Re: INSURANCE?

Postby PistolPete » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:19 pm

Markel wants the engine covered this is what I had to do to get ins. Zip tied some wire so engine was not exposed. Take some pictures send them in to them They insured boat. zip ties are the key if you know what I mean. First picture was when they denied coverage next ones were after changes and they insured boat.
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Re: INSURANCE?

Postby Capt steve » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:40 pm

Perfect! Nice job.
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I made enough money to buy Miami,
But I pi$$ed it away so fast


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