Vessels

Vessels

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As a marine specialist, Coast Insurance provides cover for a range of vessel types, from pleasure to commercial, and paddle craft to personal water craft.

Pleasure Craft

Coast Insurance offers a choice of either comprehensive cover, including third party legal liability and personal accident, or third party legal liability only for your client’s pleasure crafts.

Key Features (comprehensive cover)

  • Local security
  • Claims authority
  • New for old replacement if your craft is a total loss and less than one year old
  • Pollutions liability covered up to $1,000,000 in the event of accidental discharge of pollutants
  • Recovery or removal of wreck up to $1,000,000
  • Accidental damage to motor, with new for old replacement on mechanical and electrical components up to eight years of age
  • Cover for equipment and accessories including fishing equipment, diving equipment, paddle craft used in conjunction with your vessel and laptops if used for navigational purposes
  • Cover for household contents including bedding, crockery, cutlery, kitchen appliances and utensils, unfixed furniture and furnishings
  • We will pay the reasonable cost of taking action to minimise loss/removal to safety if your vessel gets into difficulties
  • If your vessel is stranded, we will pay the reasonable costs of inspecting the hull to see if it is damaged and the excess shown in the current policy schedule will not be deducted

Our comprehensive insurance has three main sections:

LOSS OF, OR DAMAGE TO, YOUR CRAFT

Includes motors, equipment and accessories, trailer and personal effects of you or any passenger.

Coverage for:

  • Accidental damage
  • Theft
  • Sinking
  • Storm damage
  • Malicious damage
  • Fire

THIRD PARTY LEGAL LIABILITY

Includes you and any person allowed by you to control your vessel.

Coverage for:

  • Pollution liability
  • Legal liability for accidental damage to other people’s property
  • Legal liability for accidental death or bodily injury to a person other than you
  • Berth holders liability

PERSONAL ACCIDENT

Includes death or bodily injury to you arising directly from the use of your vessel.

Coverage for:

  • Lump sum payout in the event of death
  • Funeral expenses
  • Weekly payments for temporary total disablement
  • Lump sum payout for permanent total disablement

Our comprehensive policy also offers the following emergency assistance:

  • Emergency delivery of fuel
  • Reasonable costs of medical evacuation and patient transport
  • Returning your vessel to your home or its usual berth, mooring or storage facility
  • Temporary accommodation (maximum five nights)
  • Transport home (economy class or equivalent)

Risk Appetite

  • Private vessels, power or sail
  • Stored in or out of the water
  • Water skiing or yacht racing options (as applicable)

Personal Water Craft

Coast Insurance is a specialist insurer of personal water craft offering comprehensive cover for loss of, or damage to, craft, third party legal liability and personal accident.

Key Features

  • Local security
  • Claims authority
  • Comprehensive cover available
  • New for old replacement if your personal water craft is a total loss and less than one year old
  • Water ingress cover without physical damage
  • Pollution liability cover up to $500,000 for accidental discharge of pollutants

Our comprehensive insurance has three main sections:

LOSS OF, OR DAMAGE TO, YOUR CRAFT

Includes motors, equipment and accessories, trailer and personal effects.

Coverage for:

  • Accidental damage
  • Theft
  • Sinking
  • Storm damage
  • Malicious damage
  • Fire

THIRD PARTY LEGAL LIABILITY

Includes you and any person allowed by you to control your craft.

Coverage for:

  • Pollution liability
  • Legal liability for accidental damage to other people’s property
  • Legal liability for accidental death or bodily injury to a person other than you

PERSONAL ACCIDENT

Includes death or bodily injury to you arising directly from using your craft.

Coverage for:

  • Lump sum payout in the event of death
  • Funeral expenses
  • Weekly payments for temporary total disablement
  • Lump sum payout for permanent total disablement

Our comprehensive policy also offers the following emergency assistance:

  • Emergency land towing
  • Search costs
  • Returning your craft to your home, or to its usual berth, mooring or storage facility

Risk Appetite

  • Privately owned and operated personal water craft (jet skis)

Paddle Craft

Coast Insurance provides comprehensive cover for paddle craft, which includes cover for loss of, or damage to, craft, third party legal liability and personal accident.

Key Features

  • Local security
  • Claims authority
  • Comprehensive cover available
  • New for old replacement if your craft is a total loss and less than three months old
  • Equipment and accessories included up to $10,000 with a limit of $1,000 per item

Our comprehensive insurance has three main sections:

LOSS OF, OR DAMAGE TO, YOUR CRAFT

Includes motors, equipment and accessories, trailer and personal effects.

Coverage for:

  • Accidental damage
  • Theft
  • Sinking
  • Storm damage
  • Malicious damage
  • Fire

THIRD PARTY LEGAL LIABILITY

Includes you and any person allowed by you to control your craft.

Coverage for:

  • Legal liability for accidental damage to other people’s property
  • Legal liability for accidental death or bodily injury to a person other than you

PERSONAL ACCIDENT

Includes death or bodily injury to you arising directly from using your craft.

Coverage for:

  • Lump sum payout in the event of death
  • Funeral expenses
  • Weekly payments for temporary total disablement
  • Lump sum payout for permanent total disablement

Risk Appetite

  • Kayaks
  • Canoes
  • Windsurfs
  • Stand Up Paddle Boards

Commercial / Charter / Hire Vessels

Coast Insurance is a specialist hull insurer offering comprehensive liability options for a range of commercial vessels.

Key Features

  • Local security
  • Claims authority
  • Recovery or removal of wreck up to $1,000,000
  • Transit cover providing the vessel is being towed on its own trailer
  • We will pay the reasonable cost of taking action to minimise loss/removal to safety if your vessel gets into difficulties
  • If agreed in writing, we will cover fishing and diving equipment

DAMAGE TO Vessel

Includes the hull, machinery, equipment and accessories, sails, masts, spars, rigging, trailer and tender.

Coverage for:

  • Accidental damage
  • Theft
  • Sinking
  • Storm damage
  • Malicious damage
  • Fire
  • Repairer negligence

THIRD PARTY LEGAL LIABILITY

Includes you and other skippers of the vessel.

Coverage for:

  • Legal liability for accidental damage to other people’s property
  • Legal liability for accidental death or bodily injury to a person other than you or your crew
  • Berth holders liability
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PASSENGER LIABILITY

Includes cover in addition to third party liability.

Coverage for:

Accidental death or bodily injury or illness to a passenger while:

    • Being carried by the commercial vessel or,
    • Entering or leaving the commercial vessel including on a jetty, pontoon or wharf operated or maintained by you
    • Death, bodily injury or illness caused by food or drink prepared and serviced by you.
    • Accidental damage to the personal effects of a passenger.

POLLUTION LIABILITY

Includes cover for your commercial vessel against pollution liability.

Coverage for:

  • Physical damage caused by accidental spillage or leakage of oil, petrol, sewerage from your vessel. disablement

Key Features

Risk Appetite

  • Charter vessels
  • Fleets of small craft for hire (power, sail or paddle craft)
  • Small work boats
  • Vessel fleets owned by yacht or rowing clubs available for use by members
  • Vessels owned by yacht or rowing clubs used for rescue or by race organisers
  • Demonstration craft and stock of water craft owned or held by marine dealerships

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