Insurance company in BC, Canada - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  

Quick Menu
Boat Reviews  
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Marine Electronics
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here

Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-26-2011
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 89
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Petar is on a distinguished road
Insurance company in BC, Canada

Hi, what sort of boat insurance companies are you guys using in BC? I've been with Premier Marine for last 6 years although I did not have any claims and hope to keep it like that. I did hear though that they are not very good one when it comes to claims and payout. Any suggestions?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Old 01-26-2011
Bilgewater's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Campbell River, British Columbia
Posts: 514
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
Bilgewater is on a distinguished road
I know this isn't much help but at least it gives you a couple of more companies to consider. I use Beacon Underwriters through a broker and I have never had a claim so not really sure how they are in that regard. I have heard Dolphin Insurance mentioned quite often but unsure about them.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Impulse III
Truant Pilothouse
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Old 01-26-2011
rikhall's Avatar
old guy :)
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Fredericton, NB, Canada
Posts: 1,050
Thanks: 13
Thanked 14 Times in 12 Posts
Rep Power: 8
rikhall will become famous soon enough
If you are involved with the Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, I know that Cowan's is one of their sponsors and that they give a percentage discount for CPS' classes that you have passed. This is from the CPS website:
by Cowan Insurance Brokers *

Boat Insurance:
Members save from 15% to 40%
Associates save up to 5%
Includes Identity Theft protection.
CPS Group Home & Auto Insurance

I use them, but have never had a claim with them.

I do not work for Cowan, nor am in any way associated with them, other than being a customer.

Irwin Citation 34

Last edited by rikhall; 01-26-2011 at 07:39 AM. Reason: typo
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Old 01-26-2011
Faster's Avatar
Just another Moderator
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 15,915
Thanks: 98
Thanked 278 Times in 268 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about
We've been with Premier most of the last 2 decades. We've also used Beacon. Premier's premiums are considerably better, however we've not made a claim and you never know til then, do you?

I did drop Premier one year when we bought our latest boat - in November. The survey had a number of recommendations including sealing leaking ports, and Premier insisted that all of them be done within 30 days - not exactly the season for that kind of work around here. We went to Beacon but the premiums were nearly $200 more. Premier took us on again once the recommendations were dealt with in the spring.

Of course, should a major claim be required that $200 may look cheap.....

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)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook

Quick Reply

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
what's a good insurance company? LookingForCruiser General Discussion (sailing related) 6 05-07-2009 11:29 AM
Cruising Insurance - Is there one company for diverse areas? marinegirl405 Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 6 03-31-2009 07:21 PM
Reminder to those on the hard -- call your insurance company Bene505 General Discussion (sailing related) 0 12-13-2008 04:39 PM
Victor David deported to Canada after prison term for chronic wife ... - NewsReader News Feeds 0 09-28-2006 04:15 PM
Canada: Derek Hatfield?s Open 60 sailboat, Spirit of Canada ... - BYM News (press release) NewsReader News Feeds 0 09-21-2006 06:15 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:57 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) LLC 2000-2012

The store is owned and operated by a company independent of the forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.