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Insurance value

Discussion in 'Canoe Sailing' started by JClearwater, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. JClearwater

    JClearwater Wooden Canoe Maniac

    What is a complete Old Town sail rig worth for insurance purposes? Leeboards, rudder, mast, spars, sail and hardware. Also a pair of leathered oars and oar locks. Assuming it's ready to use. Ballpark dollar figure? Not including the canoe - I can figure that part.

    Thanks,
    Jim C.
     
  2. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

    Old Town doesn't sell these any more so the exact replacement value is not clear. The price list at http://skywoodscanoes.com/canoes/price list.htm#Sail Rig shows "Sail Rig Custom designed $1200-$2500" and http://www.shawandtenney.com/ lists a pair of oars with sewn on leathers for about $350 plus $229 for polished oarlocks. I would guess that about $3000 could get you a reasonable new replacement but you could probably find all of this used for about $500 on eBay if you are not in a hurry. Please reply here if you get some better numbers or suggestions.

    Benson
     
  3. Andre Cloutier

    Andre Cloutier Firestarter. Wicked Firestarter.

    value

    Whats the value of an ultra rare, slightly abused one off Chestnut sailing canoe?:confused:
     

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    JClearwater

    JClearwater Wooden Canoe Maniac

    Thank you

    Thank you Benson.

    Jim
     
  5. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

    The unique "1904 Old Town" discussed in the thread at http://forums.wcha.org/showthread.php?t=3695 is currently at $305 on eBay so you may be able to get a bit more since yours has a sailing rig. I thought that you offered a similar canoe in the thread at http://forums.wcha.org/showthread.php?t=3680 for $7500.

    Benson
     
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2008

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