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Chartered Insurance Institute
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Introduction to yacht insurance - one day course


This course is designed to introduce delegates who are new to the basics of yacht insurance.


  • The types of craft that can be insured
  • The main differences between hull risks and yacht risks
  • What are the key points that underwriters will be considering in relation to each type of risk?
  • Where are the main yacht insurers?
  • Review of the main London market yacht clauses and comparison with the main international clauses (German, Norwegian, American)
  • Link between hull and liability coverage (Protection and Indemnity insurance)
  • Overview of the legal regimes that impact on the shipping business
  • Builders' risks insurance
  • Types of claim that commonly arise
  • Loss prevention.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will have:

  • Gained an understanding of yacht risks
  • Gained maximum benefit from experienced market speakers
  • Obtained extensive introductory knowledge of yacht insurance and the related terminology.

Who should attend?

Anyone who is new to yacht insurance. No experience is necessary although some general knowledge of marine insurance would be helpful.

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 6 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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Scheduled regional dates for this course have now sold out, please keep checking the website for updates to availability. Dates are added subject to demand and can also be run in-house for corporate clients.