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Chartered Insurance Institute
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Introduction to hull and yacht insurance - half day course (morning)


This course is designed to introduce delegates to the basics of marine hull and yacht insurance.


  • The types of craft that can be insured under a hull policy 
  • Differences between shipowners and charterers 
  • 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 and hull insurers, and are they the same? 
  • Review of the main London market hull and yacht clauses and comparison with the main international clauses (German, Norwegian, American) 
  • Link between hull and liability coverages (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 the course you will have:

  • Gained an understanding of both hull and yacht risks and the significant differences between them
  • Gained maximum benefit from experienced market speakers 
  • Obtained extensive introductory knowledge of hull and yacht insurance and the related terminology.

Who should attend?

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

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 3 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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