commercial personal watercraft covered by Markel's boat rental insurance sitting on a sandy beach

Yacht Insurance

Over 32 feet


Boat Insurance

32 feet and under


High Performance Boat Insurance

Boat Insurance: Faster than 66 mph


Sailboat Insurance

Longer than 32 feet


Commercial / Rental Insurance

Markel Marine Commercial - Uniquely qualified to insure your business.

Owners of commercial marine businesses are exposed to significant risks and liabilities. Markel knows that protecting your investment and your assets is a priority for you. It’s our priority, too.

With more than 30 years of marine insurance experience, Markel has a depth of experience that is hard to find in commercial marine insurance:

  • Dedicated Marine Underwriters
  • Expert and responsive claims team
  • Coverage tailored to your needs

Broad array of commercial and boat rental insurance products.

We cover everything from passenger charters, commercial fishing boats and wildlife photographers to bridge repairers, weed-eaters and PWC and boat rental operations. Just a few of the types of usages we write:

Owner/Operator Passenger Carrying Rental Operations
Commercial Fishermen* Captained Charters Sailboats, Canoes, Kayaks
Artisans Bareboat Charters Peddle Boats, Water Bikes
Weed-Eaters Professional Anglers PWCs, Runabouts, Ski Boats
Transit and Storage Risks Boat Clubs Powerboats, Houseboats
Real Estate Tours    
Environmental Site Inspection Cleanup    

*Up to 42-feet long

Our commercial marine insurance options include:

  • Agreed value option for most boats
  • Hull Coverage to $1 million
  • Watercraft Liability
  • Watersport Liability
  • Crew Liability (charter boats only)
  • Medical Payments
  • Uninsured Boater
  • Pollution Liability

There’s more to commercial marine insurance than coverage and price. When in business, it is important to partner with someone that understands your business and your needs. What happens when you have a claim? Markel’s Claim Professionals are seasoned marine specialists. Markel works with the best marine surveyors to expedite your claim and make things as easy as possible for you. Learn more about Markel Marine’s Insurance Claim Service.

Ready to get an insurance quote? Choose the option that best suits you: