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Re: Professional Liability Insurance for delivery or hiring crews
dawg, at the risk of promoting risky behavior...One might consider forming a limited liability company (LLC) and having the company contract for the delivery. I think that would allow their employee to be shielded from individual suits other than gross negligence.
Form corporation, hire freelance skippers, keep a percent...money to be made here? Move over Avon lady?
That's been tried several times. The only one I heard of who made it work was Patrick Ellam back in the 70s when the bareboat companies were getting their boats from FL.
Actually, I take that back. I think there's an outfit in the UK doing that; they may have gone under after losing a couple of boats. And I think there's a guy working for R&C in SA doing it. I understand they don't pay well enough to get really experienced people, but they may be a place to start.
Last edited by Andrew Burton; 03-11-2013 at 02:49 PM.