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Search: Posts Made By: tdoster
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

I appologize to you, the OP and everyone else who has had constructive discourse on this thread for my actions interupting exactly what I hoped the thread would become and just as you described. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

That goes off the assumption that the person is trying to persuade or sell a product or service based upon the posts. This is also not anywhere in Sailnet terms of use or privacy policy with what...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

What I do for a living has zero bearing on the conversation. My opinions are my own and not from any company or industry I may or may not have worked in the past. I represent no one but myself and...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

Guess what. I had the same wound. I got an attorney and I got the stupid lecture. Life is not fair and the only reason we have government regulation is because we as a collective group are not...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

I found one in about 10 seconds: (Location Redacted at the request of the OP)

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Note: I have nothing to do with this attorney...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

Google "Attorney Maritime Insurance" in your area, I am sure you will find someone who specializes.

There are three facets to this. The broker, the yard and the insurance company. Chiefly, no...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

question for the OP.

Do you have a seperate line on your policy for Salvage?
Do you have a seperate line on your policy for Enviormental - fuel and oil remediation?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

** OFF TOPIC **

Let's quantify that number of ~10%. Property/casualty insurance fraud amounts to about $32 billion a year. Or ~10%. So, if I am paying $1000 a year in insurance for my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

The answer is YES. Find a good attorney who specializes in maritime AND insurance to guide you through the process and make sure everyone is being up and up on ALL sides.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

Jim, not to be desrespectful in any way, and I understand it is difficult to read 8 pages of posts, but concentrate only on all of the posts sent by the OP.

The boat was leak tested in the sling...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

It never hurts to consult with an attorney and a lot of time the initial consultation is free or low cost. It T's it up quietly and the OP is not waiting around. When it is time to get things...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

1. I believe you have failed to read the thread before spouting your mouth off on things that are not true. Feel free to PM me with the details of Mr. X and what insurance commision and the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

I understand it is just Sailnet and our opinions, but:

When you and I run into issues like this, the first thing we do is google it. That will take you to a thread. The information in the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

Horse Hockey.

Gross Negligence against whom? So far, it appears everyone is doing their job and the OP is only worried and may be expecting more from other parties involved. Your post is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

It is a painful process, but make sure when you talk to your adjuster to set expectations at the end of the call of what the process is, next steps, and what they need from you.

It sounds like the...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

What Is Subrogation ... and Why Is My Contract Waiving It? (http://www.irmi.com/expert/articles/2000/slavens12.aspx) Will explain this to you.

Why it pays to read all the laungage on every...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

The insurance company has done nothing wrong yet. What are you going to complain about? They have an adjuster assigned and the adjuster will review the claim, speak with the yard, the brokerage,...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 1 Week Ago
Replies: 149
Views: 10,901
Posted By tdoster
Re: Boat sank at the dock

1. A large percentage of claims are fraud. The insurance company is not out to get you, but to protect the premiums of the rest of us.

2. Maintenance is the single biggest cause of sinking at...
Forum: Irwin 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 2,361
Posted By tdoster
Re: 43' Irwin MKIII vs. Irwin 46' Ketch

Most of the Irwin boats in this range were designed and built for the island charter fleet with lots of motoring and hot comfortable showers and bunks in mind at anchor. The 43 MK I and 46 are...
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 11-04-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By tdoster
Re: what kind of ericson do i have?

The early Erickson 26 was the first US Built design by WIB Crealock. I owned one many years ago. I spoke to Bill about this boat back in the early 90's and he had a lot to say about it being his...
Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger 08-30-2014
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By tdoster
Re: Cement to the rescue

Makes me wonder. Did you read the article at all?


The centerboard system on this boat had recently been refit/repaired. So, preventitive maint was done. I would say this points to a...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-30-2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By tdoster
Re: Compared to a CSY 44

For inexpensive and large boats for ICW and Caribbean the Endeavors are good candidates as are the Morgan OI/Classics and both, in my opinion (read opinion) are better values than the CSY 44 if you...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 06-30-2014
Replies: 32
Views: 2,146
Posted By tdoster
Re: Cruising Permit

The same way keeping RV's and vacation homes. They are not owned by individuals, but corporations.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-30-2014
Replies: 23
Views: 4,027
Posted By tdoster
Re: Overuse of technology

People with less than adequate skills have been on the water since long before GPS. You can't fix that.

I somewhat disagree that you can overuse technology. Even the days before inexpensive...
Forum: Living Aboard 06-19-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,258
Posted By tdoster
Re: Liveaboard - Houston/Galveston

Check out Portofino. They are dockominiums, but many for lease. There was a number dumped by a single owner the past couple years, so you might find a good deal. The parking situation is good...
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