Re: New WA state insurance law??
Yeah... the problem with the story is there's not enough details on the circumstance. FWIW I've sent a note to CW to try to contact the authors and get some of that info.
Totally get the idea that any marina would ask that a customer have coverage, and quite surprised that we don't get asked routinely (except by our home marina) to prove it - we've never, to my recollection, been asked for overnight transient spots.
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)