Marine Charter & Guide Insurance

The Markel Marine Tradesman insurance program has been designed from the ground up to offer a broad spectrum of coverage features for a wide variety of marine business use. Owners of charter and guide boats are exposed to significant risks and liabilities. Markel knows that protecting their investment and assets is a priority; it's our priority too.

You can get Markel products through GMA!

Target Risks:

  • Sport fishing
  • Guides
  • Dinner cruises
  • Water taxis
  • Sightseeing excursions

Features & Options:

  • NEW business interuption coverage
  • NEW preferred charter package (includes tournament fee reimbursement, referral liability, emergency expense reimbursement, limited commercial fishing)
  • Hull Coverage with lower marine deductibles, protect and recover, windstorm extra expense, and automatic tender (charter)
  • Emergency towing and assistance
  • Primary fishing equipment at RC
  • Personal property
  • Liability, including wreck removal
  • Crew liability
  • Premises or slip liability
  • Pollution
  • Shoreside liability extension


  pdf Tradesman - Charter/Guide Application (88 KB)


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