Unfortunately accidents happen. If disaster does strike or you are the victim of theft, you can count on Markel to help get you back on the water as soon as possible.
Our marine insurance claim experts have specialized training and experience with all types of watercraft so your marine insurance claim will be handled with efficiency, speed and fairness. More importantly, they're boaters just like you so they know that you want to be back on the water cruising, fishing, sailing or just having fun.
We are committed to investigating, evaluating and resolving marine insurance claims in a timely manner, and typically handle most claims within 14 business days. We even send out checks for claim settlements the same day as the both parties (Markel and the claimant) agree to the same terms .
And, in the event legitimate questions arise due to interpretation of policy language, we believe marine insurance claim disputes should be weighed in favor of our policyholders.
You can help streamline the claims and settlement process, and avoid delays by providing the following information with your claims submission:
You can report your marine insurance claim by calling our office, contacting your agent or by completing the online marine insurance claim form.
Marine Insurance Claims Toll Free: 1-800-236-3113
*Insurance, coverage, and discounts are subject to availability and qualifications and may not be available in all states. Coverage descriptions listed are intended to be brief and do not replace actual policy language. For questions or a complete definition of coverages and discounts available to you, please call a Markel Insurance Specialist at 1-800-236-2862.
Specialized coverage designed specifically for boats 32 feet or less and personal watercrafts (PWCs).Boat insurance
For over 30 years, Markel has been the yacht insurance leader by providing coverages that fit your boat and your lifestyle.Yacht insurance
Markel has covered more go-fast boats (speeds 65 to 120 mph) than any other marine insurance company on the water.High performance insurance
Coverage designed to protect your marine business, whether it be a boat school, rental operation, or a charter boat.Marine business insurance
Protection for your sailboats, houseboats, trawlers, sport fishing boats and more!Find coverage by boat type