Insurance Stuff Regarding your April insurance article, when I got my BoatUS/Geico renewal, I spotted an optional coverage that they referred to as a partial depreciation waiver for FRP hulls, railings and masts. That, I thought, is weird. Why would you depreciate those things anyway? (The coverage was $50 on $1100 premium, so it wasn’t […]
A salty Kiwi named Ross Norgrove once said that the most important tool for the owner of a wooden yawl adorned with a bowsprit is a sharp ax. To some degree, his witty comment holds true for contemporary sailors contemplating a mini-bowsprit.