Re: Washing Machine and 50 htz
Hi Penny & Barry,
I didn’t try PANTAENIUS after in 2017 their USA office offered me USD17K or so which I was ready to accept. Then PANTAENIUS USA sent me to PANTAENIUS UK bcoz the boat is owned by a LONDON company and Dutch registered meaning an additional USD2 or 3K in VAT – so now close to USD20K. Bill ROUSE sent me to another Insurance company and they offered USD8K (but the boat had to be during cyclone season in NEW ZEALAND) and again, happy to save USD10K, I was ready to accept when my friends in NEW CALEDONIA introduced me to my current agent who insured AMELIT for USD5K with LLOYDS in LONDON and no cyclone clause at all.
Apparently these premium disparities still exists as last year I met in the SP some other AMEL owners paying these sky-high USD15K plus premiums. I can eat a lot of sushi for the difference in premium 😊. I am sure PANTAENIUS is still willing to write policies at these premiums while making their conditions IMPOSSIBLE to comply with so they can get out of a claim if they want to.
The writing on the wall is that in 2017/2018, while the premiums & conditions were all over the board for the same boat, these proposal were readily available from several insurance companies; now that seems to be no longer the case.
Best Regards Teun
SV AMELIT A54 #128
In storage on the hard in COOMERA (near BRISBANE) QLD AUSTRALIA
May 12, 2020 15:03:04
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From: main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> On Behalf Of Barry Connor via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 14:23
Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Washing Machine and 50 htz
My Aussie friends in St Martin are very grateful for your research and the good result you got.
Have read a just posted good article on Noonsite about getting insurance, seems to be a hot topic now that so many boats are stuck in areas they don't want to be in.
I am lucky that my wife is British and our boat is still UK registered, our insurance with Pantaenius UK is excellent though a bit pricey. I am sure your research will benefit many Amel owners.
Barry and Penny
"SV Lady Penelope II"
Amel 54 #17
Sainte Anne anchorage Martinique
On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 4:45:06 PM EDT, Danny and Yvonne SIMMS <simms@...> wrote:
Hi Teun, there certainly seems to be a widespread reluctance to insure off shore yachts. Who is the company that gave you your cover and the broker that arranged it.
SM 299 Ocean Pearl