Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Insurance - who do you use ?

A little cross posting but I'd like your input?

So getting close now.. the list is done for what I need to complete before Friday....and insurance is up there.

We use craftinsure for Waterlily at the moment. Costs us about £120 per year. I have just completed the on line quotation for Percy and it is coming out at £225 with a £150 excess, down to £191 with a £300 excess.

The other company I am drawn to is Towergate..... they give options:


The Breakdown option appeals as at the moment we are paying for RCR £155 for their silver cover.

I have just printed off the towergate policy docs so some bedtime reading.

I'd be interested in who you use and why?

Thanks

Nev

4 comments:

  1. We've used Towergate since we started, because they do a good contents policy; never had to claim, but they paid out to Tom Jones when Ben Harp trashed his half built boat.

    Cheers

    Bruce

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  2. Nev, Bruce is correct. Towergate paid our claim in full. We've re-insured with them. Funny old world as we've now been insured with them for two years and still haven't taken delivery of Waiouru :-)

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  3. Looks like Towergate will be getting the business. They seem to be well regarded and the docs are quite readable. Another tick on the list. Thanks for the responses

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  4. Hi Nev
    We used Craftinsure for Caxton but moved to Towergate for Yarwood. Towergate has a good rep with boaters and fully grasped 'liveaboard' issues etc. Lesley

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