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#12361549 - 07/27/17 05:10 PM Boat Insurance Question
oldnitro Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/16/11
Posts: 302
Time for renewal on boat insurance.
Is agreed value policy the best way to go?
Thanks!

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#12361609 - 07/27/17 05:42 PM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
barbarian Online   content
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Registered: 04/21/10
Posts: 716
I vote yes. Guarantees you don't get screwed too bad.

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#12361626 - 07/27/17 05:55 PM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
TrailHand Offline
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Registered: 05/18/17
Posts: 124
Absolutely. Value or why bother.

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#12361685 - 07/27/17 07:17 PM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
bbassfishes Offline
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Registered: 09/30/12
Posts: 595
Loc: Granbury, TX
Agreed value is the ONLY way to go if it is an option.
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#12361910 - 07/27/17 09:49 PM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
joebass2 Online   content
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 4145
Loc: Lewisville, texas
Just remember that agreed value policies only pay out more in a complete loss. Hitting a stump, trailer damage, knocking a hole in the boat, knocking off a lower unit....... it pays the same. How many total losses have you heard of?


Edited by joebass2 (07/27/17 09:50 PM)

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#12361930 - 07/27/17 10:02 PM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: joebass2]
buda13 Offline


Registered: 07/02/04
Posts: 18235
Loc: NRH, TX
Originally Posted By: joebass2
. How many total losses have you heard of?


3 or 4
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#12362098 - 07/28/17 03:11 AM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
jafish Offline
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Registered: 10/02/09
Posts: 377
Loc: lubbock,tx
That may work well on a little older boat. I'm talking about a very nice boat but older and they don't want to pay anything when it gets killed. This older boat may have been updated with new seats,carpet and so on. If it's worth more than the book shows you may need to make an adjustment. If the insurance co. will go along with you. You may need to show them some invoices on the money you dumped into the boat.
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#12362511 - 07/28/17 10:52 AM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
texasbass1 Offline
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Registered: 02/12/05
Posts: 6051
Loc: The Colony, TX
Talk to Bob at Worldwide Marine Insurance. He will give you the straight scoop. I have Agreed value best bet for me


Edited by texasbass1 (07/28/17 10:55 AM)
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#12362588 - 07/28/17 11:35 AM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
Classic Fiberglass Offline
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Registered: 05/19/10
Posts: 894
Loc: Denton, Texas
We see about one total loss a month. Its in your best interest to pay for a agreed value policy. You don't have to agree on a value that's way above the actual value. If its a $15000 boat insure it for $20000. That will make sure all your electronics and everything are paid for. You will be paying around $60 a year more in premiums.
Always make sure you have enough coverage on your trailer. Most only insure the trailer for $1000-$1500 and that wont buy any good trailer.
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#12362831 - 07/28/17 02:30 PM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4993
Loc: somervell county
http://worldwidemarineins.com/ Great reviews on the TFF and saved me 1/2 over State Farm for better coverage.
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#12362882 - 07/28/17 03:09 PM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: Classic Fiberglass]
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Registered: 11/19/08
Posts: 4370
Loc: crowley
Originally Posted By: Classic Fiberglass
We see about one total loss a month. Its in your best interest to pay for a agreed value policy. You don't have to agree on a value that's way above the actual value. If its a $15000 boat insure it for $20000. That will make sure all your electronics and everything are paid for. You will be paying around $60 a year more in premiums.
Always make sure you have enough coverage on your trailer. Most only insure the trailer for $1000-$1500 and that wont buy any good trailer.


This is what I did..^^^^
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#12362896 - 07/28/17 03:20 PM Re: Boat Insurance Question [Re: oldnitro]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
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Loc: Plano,Texas
There is a sub forum for this.

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