SailNet Community - View Single Post - Is insurance required to enter Bahamas?
View Single Post
post #25 of Old 03-09-2013
Junior member, rest old
msmith10's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Columbus Ohio
Posts: 497
Thanks: 3
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Re: Is insurance required to enter Bahamas?

Originally Posted by Frogwatch View Post
If your boat is paid for and not worth much,, the only reason to have insurance is to protect any significant assetts you may have. If you have no such assetts, then you are "judgement proof" and I'd forego insurance. Basically, poor people have no need for insurance.
An excellent example of taking personal responsibility.
Health insurance is one thing-- there are people who truly can't afford to buy health insurance, and living isn't really an optional activity. But sailing is optional, and you should be willing to pay the price of admission, which in my thinking, includes coverage to protect others against your mistakes.

Mark Smith
1977 C&C 30 Mk 1 hailing from Port Clinton, Ohio

Last edited by msmith10; 03-09-2013 at 08:47 PM.
msmith10 is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome