Yacht insurance cover in the Whitsundays all year round!
Yes you can! After Cyclone Debbie hit Far North Queensland in 2017 the insurance requirements for pleasure crafts have changed.
Is your vessel covered if it stays at Coral Sea Marina Resort? Learn more with our Frequently Asked Questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Pantaenius offer Named Tropical Storm cover in Far North Queensland?
Yes, if your vessel is secured in a marina berth with additional ropes as can appropriately be used, Pantaenius can offer cover for your vessel during a Named Tropical Storm.
Can Pantaenius clients stay in FNQ all year round?
Yes, Pantaenius can cover vessels in FNQ throughout the year.
Can Pantaenius offer cover for vessels permanently kept on a swing mooring in North Queensland?
No. Pantaenius is unable to offer cover for vessels kept permanently on swing moorings North of Gladstone.
How much extra does it cost to leave my vessel in a marina in Queensland during Cyclone season?
If you are cruising Queensland waters and require Named Storm cover, you can expect to pay an approximate 10% more premium/p.a.
What is the excess with Pantaenius if my vessel is damaged by a Named Tropical Storm?
For any claim for loss or damage caused by a Named Tropical Storm while the vessel is secured in a marina berth, the excess is 25% of the total cost of the claim, or the excess noted in the policy, whichever is greater.
Does Pantaenius require a survey report to insure my vessel?
If your vessel is well maintained and in a seaworthy condition, Pantaenius can offer cover. For boats older than 6 years we will require a recent satisfactory out of water survey report of your vessel.
Does Pantaenius comprehensive cover meet Marina requirements?
Yes it does.
Leave your boat in the capable hands of the Coral Sea Marina Resort. The Pantaenius Named Tropical Storm Cover is affordable and provides you with the peace of mind in case of a Cyclone/Named Tropical Storm.
Please be sure to carefully read your policy documents to determine if the cover provided is right for you. The Pantaenius Named Tropical Storms Clause is an integral part of the Pantaenius hull insurance contract and takes precedence over the Yacht Hull Clauses.
If you would like to discuss the insurance requirements for your vessel please call our office on 02 9936 1670