About Us

Markel has specialized in marine and commercial marine insurance for over 30 years by providing a level of expertise that is unsurpassed in the industry. As marine insurance experts, we understand boats of all sizes and have insurance programs to address each customer’s unique needs. Our team of dedicated marine underwriters and claims specialists will work with you to help get you back to where you want to be – on the water.  

Markel Specialty, one of Markel Corporation’s five insurance divisions, underwrites innovative property and casualty solutions for both standard and hard-to-place risks. Success in specialty insurance is about knowing your markets. With 70+ years of experience in our niche markets, our product focus is on commercial programs and personal lines offering admitted and excess and surplus lines solutions. Distribution channels include retail agents, agents specializing in particular product lines, program administrators/MGAs/MGUs, and direct to consumer.

At Markel Specialty, it is our people that make the difference. We are dedicated to delivering customer service in extraordinary and memorable ways that sets Markel apart from our competitors. Our existing products are constantly reviewed and refined to make certain they are meeting the distinct needs of the marketplace. Other competitive advantages are the risk management expertise we share with agents and policyholders in the industry niches in which we compete as well as our financial strength. Independent rating agencies provide detailed reviews of operating results, capital and risk ratios, reserves and other financial results for Markel. Click here for details.