Jefferson: Insurance requirements for Port marina tenants firm, commissioners say

CHIMACUM — Mandatory liability insurance for Port of Port Townsend marina tenants is a rule that is going to stay, Port commissioners declared Wednesday night.

The reaffirmation of the rule set earlier this month came during a Port commissioners meeting at the Tri-Area Community Center in Chimacum.

Earlier this month, the commissioners voted unanimously to require marina tenants to carry $300,000 worth of insurance by July 1.

On Wednesday, Bill Dunaway, a potential Port Townsend Boat Haven tenant, said he was having trouble finding insurance for his antique boat.

He told commissioners he is leading a project to restore a World War II-era Navy captain’s gig. It is the only operational vessel of the type remaining, he believes.

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