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Insurance!!!
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After 13 months, I have completed construction of my Tanenui about 100 miles from Galveston Bay, TXHappy days right? Not so much.  I fully assembled the hulls, beams, cockpit, etc and then proceeded…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex parrish Jun 5, 2019.

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Frank Orts replied to Allen Bosely's discussion Tanenui lumber cut list in plans?
"Just a follow up. I was all in including plywood, epoxy, fasteners, self built mast (aluminum), opening ports,rigging, outbard and ready to launch for about $13K US. This was in Texas from 2018 to 2020. No electronics included."
Dec 22, 2020
Frank Orts replied to Allen Bosely's discussion Tanenui lumber cut list in plans?
"You really are on your own as I recall. I bought lumber as I needed it during my build. The lumber is really a small expense compared to the plywood, epoxy and fasteners.  If you are interested you can visit my blog…"
Dec 22, 2020
Frank Orts replied to Gary Cobine's discussion looking for a project boat
"I have a Tanenui fully built and ready to launch.I am in College Station, Texas. She is for sale as is in her location. 15K US gets it. Look at buldingpyxis@blogspot.com."
May 22, 2020
Alex parrish replied to Frank Orts's discussion Insurance!!!
"I use to live and Houston and looked at pier 77 for some work. But 1M in liability insurance seems a tad outrageous"
Jun 5, 2019
Frank Orts replied to Frank Orts's discussion Insurance!!!
"Pier 77 now requires $1M liability insurance."
May 21, 2019
Chuck Valley replied to Frank Orts's discussion Insurance!!!
"http://www.pier77texas.com/ DIY boat yard in Galveston where I assembled my Tiki 38. No insurance."
May 1, 2019
Frank Orts replied to Frank Orts's discussion Insurance!!!
"Thanks, I will give them a shout"
Apr 30, 2019
andy solywoda replied to Frank Orts's discussion Insurance!!!
"Ahoy Capn Frank,      Try this agency, I don't believe they require a survey for liability: https://www.gowrie.com/Marine-Insurance/IMIS.aspx"
Apr 30, 2019
Axel replied to Frank Orts's discussion Insurance!!!
"I can't help you with insurance information but I do know of at least one government owned yard that doesn't require it on the Arkansas river in Oklahoma. Or at least they never asked me when I was there with my boat....  If you…"
Apr 30, 2019
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Insurance!!!

After 13 months, I have completed construction of my Tanenui about 100 miles from Galveston Bay, TXHappy days right? Not so much.  I fully assembled the hulls, beams, cockpit, etc and then proceeded to break her down for transport to the coast.I visited several yards on the coast and they all require liability insurance before I can enter the yard. OK, that shouldn't be too hard...WRONG!Every broker and insurance company I have contacted said not without a survey. So I found a surveyor willing…See More
Apr 29, 2019

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I am:
A home builder
What boat (s) are you building or do you own?
Tanenui
Country, City, and State?
USA, Texas
Website:
http://https://buildingpyxis.blogspot.com

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