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Boat insurance coverage options

With over 30 years of experience specializing in boat insurance, Markel knows what you need. Markel offers specialized boat protection covering such things as water-sport liability, medical payments and diminishing deductibles. 

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Protection for your boat

Helps cover the cost to repair or replace your boat in the event of an accident, fire, theft, or vandalism.

Protect your boat

Protection for you

Helps protect you if you become legally liable for someone else’s injuries or property damage due to a boating accident.

Protect yourself on the water

Fishing equipment coverage

Rods, reels, lures. We'll protect your boat and fishing gear like you protect your secret fishing hole.

Protect your fishing equipment

Personal watercraft coverage

Your PWC is not a boat, and shouldn't be insured like one. Markel designs our PWC policies specifically for PWCs.

Protect your PWC

Additional coverage options

Trailers, boat lifts, emergency towing - we cover every detail with Markel boat insurance.

Boat trailers, towing and more!


Save up to 35%! Learn how you can save with our boat insurance discounts and diminishing deductible program.

Boat insurance discounts

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Mon.–Fri., 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. CST
Sat., 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CST


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Questions? Call 1-800-236-2453

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"As a grandparent, the safety of your grandkids is always a priority. Markel insurance gives me peace of mind on the water so that I can enjoy the summer boating season with my grandkids."

Tom R.
Markel boat insurance customer
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"Markel was there for us when the lower unit on our boat motor was damaged. The Claims and Customer Service teams worked with us to process our claim seamlessly. Thank you, Markel!"

Eric & Amanda O.
Markel boat insurance customers
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