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For all you guys with expensive (meaning more than 12k) CP's, Daytona's, Ultras, ect, ect... With exposed motors, OT exhuast.
Do you guys have insurance on those things? If so How did you go about insuring it?

Thanks in advance.
 

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For all you guys with expensive (meaning more than 12k) CP's, Daytona's, Ultras, ect, ect... With exposed motors, OT exhuast.
Do you guys have insurance on those things? If so How did you go about insuring it?

Thanks in advance.
I have two boats with exposed motors and OT exhaust. I have an agreed value policy for each of them. One $17,000 and one $21,000. I have the policy through Progressive. The values indicate approximately what I have invested in the boats so that if ANYTHING were to happen to them I will get my money back. Progressive will insure just about anything, although I do not know if they will insure it if you tell them you are going to race it. Whatever you do make sure it is an "AGREED VALUE" policy and not an "ACV" policy. I lost my ass on my Nordic because I had an "ACV" policy ( actual cash value, means whatever it could be sold for at the time of loss). I had about 18k into it and when a bitch wiped it out on the freeway my insurance company only gave me $7100. I had to fight tooth and nail for that too. They originally only wanted to give me $4800. READ THE SMALL PRINT!!!
 

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I have two boats with exposed motors and OT exhaust. I have an agreed value policy for each of them. One $17,000 and one $21,000. I have the policy through Progressive. The values indicate approximately what I have invested in the boats so that if ANYTHING were to happen to them I will get my money back. Progressive will insure just about anything, although I do not know if they will insure it if you tell them you are going to race it. Whatever you do make sure it is an "AGREED VALUE" policy and not an "ACV" policy. I lost my ass on my Nordic because I had an "ACV" policy ( actual cash value, means whatever it could be sold for at the time of loss). I had about 18k into it and when a bitch wiped it out on the freeway my insurance company only gave me $7100. I had to fight tooth and nail for that too. They originally only wanted to give me $4800. READ THE SMALL PRINT!!!
Speed, So what kind of cost for the premium are we talking? Thanks.
 

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Another thing to keep in mind. Although it's nice to have the boat covered..........that's small potatoes if god forbid someone should get hurt. Liability would be more of a concern to me than the boat itself.

Boat value $21,000.00

Wrongful death suit (or similar) $1,000,000.00 or more.

No insurance? No money? I believe it's a misnomer that you can't squeeze blood from a turnip.
 

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I'm having a big problem too, but some of it is my fault. I have a ft jet,tunnel hull, open engine,blower,high$, high HP,o-ya and a sweet ass DUI.
So I think that I'm screwed. But I am mainly just concerned with sinking and theft. If anyone has any ideas for me please drop a reply.

Sorry to piggyback on your thread n8dawg but I'm in the same boat (well sort of):)devil
 

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I have mine through State Farm, I have it insured for $10k just in case it sinks etc.. I also have full coverage like I do on everything, but it (liability) is at a minumum. My sunkist is a jet with ot exhaust, the only thing that is hurting me is I dont have enough boating exp (according to them). Of course I have mutiple policies with them so I am sure that that helps. I have been meaning to up the $ since I have upgraded the motor just in case.

I will have full coverage on everything I own... Why??? Because a few years back my street/strip car got stolen and I lost about 4 grand, could have lost more if it wasnt for the dealer (long story similar to SPEED).

While at the BOTE two weeks ago I was asked this same question. He said he has tried everywhere but no one would insure him with OT exhaust. I dont know his record but said it was clean. The gentleman was from MD, so are there different stipulations for different states??

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We got ours through State Farm, if you can imagine, for the Advantage, blower, air entrapment, etc. BUT, no DUI's, so you might want to call them.

Our Cheetah is with BoatUS, but they don't like air entrapment hulls. Blowers seemed to be ok.
 

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been with state farm for all my insurance needs for 18 years. they wont touch a boat with OT headers according my 3 different agents i talked with.

i have a tunnel, big hp, and OT's and need insurance. if anyone has a for sure company that will cover me i'd gladly pay.

i've struck out with markel and all the others that supposedly would cover me. my driving record is great as well. no deuces.
 

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I just want it insured so if it sinks or some POS steals it, I can get back most of what I have it. So i don't want to lie about the value of the boat.
But i did call state farm, they laughed at me.. along with the other big comps. So i think with all my factors I'm shit out'a luck...

I think I'm going to hook up a cheesy "shock sensor" car alarm up to the battery, so if someone hop's in it or farts with it, the alarm will go off.
I think thats called trailer park insurance,,:)devil
 

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i just checked progressive and the online quote said that they dont insure exposed engines.. if you are in az or cali i think you might try a guy named al thompson at performance insurance, they have a web site with a 800 #, he can insure me, i just haven't done it yet..worth a try..?:D tell him dave montgomery sent you.. the website is performance insurance specalist
 

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i just checked progressive and the online quote said that they dont insure exposed engines.. if you are in az or cali i think you might try a guy named al thompson at performance insurance, they have a web site with a 800 #, he can insure me, i just haven't done it yet..worth a try..?:D tell him dave montgomery sent you.. the website is performance insurance specalist
I have my policies through Progressive and both are OT exhaust and exposed engine. I hooked up with an Agent in Apache Junction named JHI Insurance. I have each boat covered fully for ANY type of loss and 1,000,000 limit on bodily injury. My premium is $385 a year and I have had these policies for over three years. If they don't offer this type of coverage anymore then I must be grandfathered in from when they did.
 

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I have my policies through Progressive and both are OT exhaust and exposed engine. I hooked up with an Agent in Apache Junction named JHI Insurance. I have each boat covered fully for ANY type of loss and 1,000,000 limit on bodily injury. My premium is $385 a year and I have had these policies for over three years. If they don't offer this type of coverage anymore then I must be grandfathered in from when they did.
would you happen to have their #,, thanks.:D
 

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Nobody will touch me in CA, i did get one quote while i was building the motor and they said like $1200 or $1500 a year. So i stopped calling and figured I'd cross that bridge when i come 2 it, well I'm at the damn bridge.
 

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state farm =639.00 year
hji in apache az.= 871.00
allstate= 494.00
performance insurance specilities= 435.00

i have insurance on my other stuff with allstate and thats who i think i will go through for me,, good luck, just remember only answer the ? they ask dont give extra info.. they ask is it inboard or out, i answer inboard and thats it..which it is i am not lying i am answering the ?. beat them at theier own game..:)devil
 

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state farm =639.00 year
hji in apache az.= 871.00
allstate= 494.00
performance insurance specilities= 435.00

i have insurance on my other stuff with allstate and thats who i think i will go through for me,, good luck, just remember only answer the ? they ask dont give extra info.. they ask is it inboard or out, i answer inboard and thats it..which it is i am not lying i am answering the ?. beat them at theier own game..:)devil
Ditto on the questions. They asked me the power on my boat so I told them it was 385, just like the mercury marine factory. They also asked if it was a flat bottom so I said no. They did not ask about a tunnel hull, so I did not tell them.
 

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Ditto on the questions. They asked me the power on my boat so I told them it was 385, just like the mercury marine factory. They also asked if it was a flat bottom so I said no. They did not ask about a tunnel hull, so I did not tell them.
right on.. they ask if it has a blower etc, no, they cant see inside the engine 13.5to 1 etc. 1 carburetor the engine looks stock from the outside so the hp is like 330 for a 454 chevy, right,, right classic.. hey wait there better be no ins people on here reading this :)devil
 
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