insurance is a perennial topic here at SA, and we finally have one of
the top companies that provide it advertising here at SA. Mariners General
Insurance provides a ton of racing insurance, they know the sport and
aren’t out to rip you off. Your Ed is in the process of putting together
a 2009 Transpac effort and for sure we’ll be talking to these guys.
You might want to do the same. Here’s a bit of info for you.

Mariners General
Insurance Group
is proud to introduce our new Racing Sailboat Facility.
This program is designed for racing sailboats from 30′ to 80′ in length
and with hull values of $100,000.00 to $2,000,000.

*Some of the important coverage highlights:

  • Inshore and Offshore Regattas / Races
    (Transpac, Tahiti, Key West, Bermuda, Mediterranean, & Caribbean
  • Coverage While Trailering
  • Jones Act Crew Liability Coverage
  • One Design, Production and Custom One-offs
  • Rig coverage available

Founded in 1959, and now with five local offices serving boaters worldwide,
Mariners General Insurance Group has boats insured in every ocean of
the world. Wherever you are on your boat, one of our representatives
can be reached by phone or e-mail seven days a week.

Real world offshore sailing experience allows Mariners staff members
to identify and anticipate potential exposures boaters may face. From
sailing in a local one design regatta to racing in the Med or an offshore
event, you can depend on Mariners General Insurance Group to provide
comprehensive coverage you need at a very competitive price.