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Dolphin Marine Insurance
Suite 201, 4853 Hastings St., Burnaby , BC V5C 2L1 , Canada
Tel:+1 604 261 9200 Fax:+1 604 484 2311
Dolphin Insurance has highly trained marine Insurance specialists offering coverage to all types of vessels on a global basis utilizing the best Underwriters. Since 1993, we have offered our clients the finest wordings available with very competitive premiums and in-house claims support.
We have an excellent reputation in the yachting industry for providing superior service to our clients, while maintaining the highest levels of honesty and integrity.
Apply online for a quick insurance quote on your next planned adventure. Tweet @DolphinIns.

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Travel Health Insurance

Expatriate Healthcare
International Travel Insurance. Expatriate Healthcare’s, International Travel Insurance TravelCare policy covers all nationalities living overseas or travelling extensively all over the world.

Health Is International
Tel:Toll free at 888-750-1070 or in the US 858-750-9080
Contact: Arno Chrispeels. Arno has worked with many international sailors and cruisers as they embark on the adventure of a life time, helping them find international health insurance as they cruise around the globe. As an independent broker and sailor himself, he understands the unique challenges that global cruisers face and can assist them in finding the best policy that fits their needs.

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Reports

Useful comment about repatriation insurance - posted on the Seven Seas Cruising Association Facebook page, 20 January, 2016:

As a retired physician who cruises full-time...6 years in the Caribbean followed by a Pacific crossing, I tend to get involved in other cruiser's medical problems. Even in the Caribbean medical care, at the higher levels, is very spotty. Ok for minor stuff but not for major problems like heart attacks. I have organised 3 medical evacuations back to the US, 2 for problems that were potentially life-threatening. I think that the most important insurance to carry is repatriation insurance...We have Divers Alert Network repatriation insurance that not only covers us for scuba dive accidents but repatriation or transportation to a first world hospital for non-scuba problems. One friend with cardiac problems was flow by Lear Jet from Bonaire to Miami and arrived in Miami within 15hours of my initial contact with DAN. Fortunately my friend had Medicare to cover the very expensive cardiac care that would not have been available in 95% of the Caribbean. Our DAN insurance, you do not have to be a diver to purchase, cost us less than $200/year...the Lear Jet cost $28,000, no deducatible!

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Success In Finding Insurance Policy

7 Things to Know About the Fine Print on Your Boat’s Insurance Policy
Published June 2017.
While it’s a subject not often discussed, knowing what’s in your boat’s insurance policy could mean the difference between having to pay significant costs out of pocket for a claim or coming away from the claims experience in good shape. A useful article by http://www.bwsailing.com.
A beginner's guide to boat insurance
Advice from the UKs Royal Yachting Association (RYA)
Powerboat and Sailboat Insurance Comparison
Whilst planning for a blue water voyage, sailor Kevin Curran started researching marine insurance and now compiles an annual review of the most popular boat insurance providers. Many are geared towards blue water cruisers. Whilst there is a slight bias towards US providers, Kevin's intention is to represent the international cruising community.
Ten ways to save money on boat insurance
Useful article by Ocean Navigator, September 2013.
What Marine Insurance Companies don't want you to know
Posted September 2015.
Some interesting research here and useful links.
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