Yacht & Motorboat Insurance

Yacht & Motorboat Insurance

Your boat may be your largest purchase besides your home. But it’s so much more than just an asset. At La Playa, we share your passion for getting afloat and understand the time cost and inconvenience that insurance paperwork and claims can present.

That’s why we take the time so your time is spared. As Private Client specialists, we can guide you through the decision-making process, providing personalised risk advice and protecting your precious downtime. 

We provide a human face to make sense of marine insurance – real people who work with you at your pace, providing as much (or as little) detail as you wish.

 

Marine Insurance Checklist

  • Property: hull, machinery, war risks, tenders, personal effects and agreed value settlement
  • People: insured and guest personal accident cover, crew medical and accident needs, legal expenses 
  • Liabilities: third party, general or UK flagged crew liability, water-skiing and water toys
  • Activities: planning passages out of cruising area, chartering

"It is as hard to describe the fascination of the sea as to explain the beauty of a woman, for, to each man, either it is self-evident, or no argument can help him see it."  Claud Worth (1926Yacht Cruising, 3rd ed.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portfolio Policies Red Car Gold Jet 2

“Every time I call, I get first rate, super-fast responses and the patience to go through all of my concerns and questions.”

Private Client

 

Ready to work with us?

You can call us to talk more about your insurance on +44 (0)1223 200650 or +44 (0)20 3865 0149

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About La Playa Private Client

Specialist & Independent

La Playa's Personal Risk Concierge service means advice you can trust - from an expert who understands you:

  • Specialist, global policies for affluent lifestyles
  • Independent, specialist advice
  • Boutique–style, luxury service
  • “Can do” culture
  • Worldwide capability with offices in London & New York

Independent and specialist
As an independent broker, we can advise on the best policies available - and on risk management measures including valuations, security, fire prevention and property marking - preserving the value of your property and giving you complete peace of mind. We have access to excellent terms with market-leading high net worth insurers.

In-house Wealth Management
We see insurance as integral to your financial planning - and our in-house financial advice team provides Wealth Management, Pensions and Financial Planning; a joined up approach with a team of advisers working for your best financial interests - all under one roof.

What does “Boutique Service” actually mean?
La Playa’s Personal Risk Concierge means:

1. A dedicated adviser so you can speak to the same person each time

2. Careful listening to really understand your needs and priorities

3. As much help as you need with completing forms to provide risk information

4. A discreet and complimentary appraisal* of your property to assess the risks and ensure you have the right cover where you need it

5. An independent market review market - so you don’t have to shop around comparing policies, cover limits, risks covered and smallprint exclusions

6. Careful monitoring of the insurers’ financial strength, claims and customer service

7. An independent recommendation of the best policy for you - and, importantly, why

8. Specialist policy wordings from underwriters who have demonstrated excellence and deep understanding of your risk exposures. We have analysed a wide range of policy wordings and have selected only the best for our panel. Our advisers have a deep working knowledge of these policies 

9. An intelligently designed portfolio of protection across multiple asset classes and territories

10. Advice on how best to manage your risks - to keep you safe but also to keep insurance costs down

11. Expert guidance on valuations, security and risk management, and connecting you with specialist advisers and suppliers

12. Direct phone, mobile and email access to your adviser for questions and advice. We aim to respond to emails within 60 minutes

13. Policy documents emailed to you - no logins and passwords to remember

14. An advocate beside you if you make a claim - thinking laterally to mitigate the impact, making useful connections to get you back up and running; driving through to a swift and fair financial settlement

Oh, and...

  • No call centres
  • No ‘hold’ music
  • No hidden fees

*subject to availability with our insurer panel

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Mike Taylor-West ACII

DIRECTOR GLOBAL MARKETS
PRIVATE CLIENT, MARINE & AVIATION

Direct Dial: +44 (0) 203 290 1774

Mobile: +44 (0) 7500 109737

Email: mike.taylorwest@laplayainsurance.com

Twitter: @MTWLaPlaya