texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Mud hole 82, JBaer, Brent3B, Latetothegame, BDK3
114986 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 101,273
hopalong 95,396
Pilothawk 80,763
John175☮ 78,832
Bigbob_FTW 72,377
JDavis7873 67,402
Derek 🐝 66,256
Mark Perry 62,446
Forum Statistics
Forums61
Topics1,144,166
Posts15,634,431
Members139,986
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Totaled boat #13899935 02/24/21 03:15 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 61
BPbassp Offline OP
Outdoorsman
OP Offline
Outdoorsman
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 61
How do you guys think this incident will be handled?

A good friend of mine took his boat to a very reputable boat shop to have a lower unit replaced. Owner struck an object and tore up the unit and insurance approved a claim. The dealer replaced the LU and one of the mechanics took it out on the water for a test run. The owner arrived at the dealership and was told his boat was being tested and would be back shortly. He then noticed an employee get a call and he sounded like it had hit the fan somewhere . The employee was seen loading a bunch of straps and lines into his truck and he took off in a hurry. The owner became suspicious that something had happened to his boat so he drove to the ramp only to discover his boat upside down being towed towards the ramp. The boat sustained extensive damage and will probably end up being a total loss. This boat is one of those really, really ,fast ones. Owner recently traded in his optimax 250 2 stroke and replaced it with a new 300 4 stroke

Do you think the dealer is obligated to replace the customers boat?
Anyone with any experience with this kind of situation?
Or will the owner have to rely on his own insurance?

Moritz Chevrolet - 9101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX - Monte Coon (817) 696-2003
Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899937 02/24/21 03:17 AM
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 12,091
S
SteezMacQueen Online Happy
TFF Guru
Online Happy
TFF Guru
S
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 12,091
It will likely take both parties to cover the total replacement.


Eat. Sleep. Fish.
Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899943 02/24/21 03:21 AM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,536
C
coachallentca Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
C
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,536
owner should have insurance


Cowboy Church bass club
Tournament Director
Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899955 02/24/21 03:32 AM
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 9,757
G
grout-scout Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
G
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 9,757
So it’s a really, really fast one, guess it’s a Ranger? peep

Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899958 02/24/21 03:35 AM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 5,502
S
SC-001 Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
S
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 5,502
eeks

Re: Totaled boat [Re: coachallentca] #13899962 02/24/21 03:37 AM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 5,502
S
SC-001 Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
S
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 5,502
Originally Posted by coachallentca
owner should have insurance

Depends on insurance company, it they know someone other than owner was driving may not be covered. This may be a lawyer up situation.

Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899963 02/24/21 03:37 AM
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 2,914
P
PowerLizard Online Content
Extreme Angler
Online Content
Extreme Angler
P
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 2,914
The boat shop’s insurance should cover the loss.
The boat owner should get a check.

Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899964 02/24/21 03:38 AM
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 215
M
mhall1986 Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
M
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 215
I want to see the video. This day and age, someone had bound to have caught it on their phone.

Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899968 02/24/21 03:42 AM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 5,502
S
SC-001 Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
S
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 5,502
grin

Re: Totaled boat [Re: SC-001] #13899976 02/24/21 03:54 AM
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 3,101
J
JackMason Online Happy
TFF Team Angler
Online Happy
TFF Team Angler
J
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 3,101
Originally Posted by SC-001
grin


Holy chit!!!!

Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899977 02/24/21 03:56 AM
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 823
D
Duke 22 Online Content
Pro Angler
Online Content
Pro Angler
D
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 823
Should be akin to garage keepers liability. The shops insurance should cover it. confused 3

Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899986 02/24/21 04:14 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 8,582
BigDozer66 Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 8,582
whip


2016 Ranger RT188 Charcoal Metallic Dual Console
2017 Yamaha 115 VMAX SHO (VF115LA) SS Prop
Minn Kota Ultrex i-Pilot Link 45" 80 lb.
Humminbird Helix 10 Mega SI BalZout Console
Humminbird Helix 10 Mega SI BBT Bow Mount
Trick Step

[Linked Image]
Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13899989 02/24/21 04:17 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 3,791
M
mudd Offline
TFF Team Angler
Offline
TFF Team Angler
M
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 3,791
We would cover it out of pocket or insurance at work. But I really wanna know what kind of boat this is more then anything


93 Ranger 482vs
95 Bullet 20cc


Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13900114 02/24/21 12:21 PM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 6,839
3
361V Offline
TFF Celebrity
Offline
TFF Celebrity
3
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 6,839
Not an insurance expert but sounds like another claim on his insurance to me. While it’s an odd story for sure this is the reason we pay for and carry insurance in the 1st place. It is for the “unexpected”. If the insurance company wants to recoup/share/defer expenses(and they will) they can go after the dealer and his insurance company.

Re: Totaled boat [Re: BPbassp] #13900119 02/24/21 12:27 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 21
O
old bob Offline
Outdoorsman
Offline
Outdoorsman
O
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 21
The shops insurance is primary and the owners insurance is secondary. If the shops insurance does not step up then the owner needs to file a claim with his company. They will then take care of the insured and subrograte the shops company to recover the amount that they pay out and the owners deductible.
rd

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3