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We are the boat
insurance experts.

When you’re out on the water, your boat insurance should be the last thing on your mind. At Markel, we understand this better than the big insurance companies. That’s because we’re boat insurance experts. You see, we don’t generalize. We specialize. Simply put, we have the knowledge and know-how to insure your boat better than any other company. So when you’re out on the water, the only thing on your mind is, well, the water.

We are boaters. We are boat insurance specialists.

We understand the lure of the water because we’re boaters just like you. What’s more, we’ve been boat insurance specialists for more than 30 years. Needless to say, we know a thing or two about boating and, of course, boat insurance. And that means a whole lot of peace of mind for you.

Markel means more.

When you insure your boat with us, you’ll get all the extras that many other insurance carriers don’t offer. And if they do, you can expect to pay extra for them. Not at Markel. When you get your boat insurance quote, you’ll see our coverage includes such things as water-sport liability, medical payments coverage, and diminishing deductibles.

Coverage Markel American Competition
Personal Effects Coverage $1,000 Included ($500 for PWC) Optional/Extra Cost
Medical Payments $1,000 Included Optional/Extra Cost
Emergency Towing Included at $500 Optional/Extra Cost
Diminishing Deductible Included for most boats up to 65 mph – deductible decreases by 25% after each loss-free year. Optional with Agreed Value Only.

Customized boat insurance for you and you alone.

At Markel, we tailor your boat insurance to fit your individual needs. We take into consideration what kind of boat you own and what activities you enjoy with it. For example, if you own a fishing boat, we offer optional fishing equipment coverage. Or, if you enjoy water-skiing, we provide watercraft liability. So, whether you own an antique boat, power boat, ski boat, fishing boat, pontoon, or pleasure boat, we have the right boat insurance for you. And, of course, we offer it at a competitive rate. Get started with a free custom boat insurance quote now!

We provide boating insurance for motorboats 32 feet and under, as well as personal watercraft insurance. We also provide insurance for yachts and high-performance boats. If you need boat insurance for larger boats, please call one of our specialists at (800) 236-2637.