Why Markel Specialty Tradesman?
You know the risks in your business. Thankfully, so do we.
Owning a commercial marine business is full of risks. With a custom marine tradesman business insurance policy from Markel Specialty, we can provide the peace of mind you and your business need.
- Rental facilities - manual and fishing boats, houseboats, runabouts and personal watercraft.*
- Charter (guides, bareboat, sightseeing, sportfishing) - includes sport fishing, dinner cruises, airboat charters, water taxis and sightseeing excursions.
- Bed and breakfast boats - coverage for floating bed and breakfasts that usually do not move from the dock including yachts, trawlers, sailboats, and houseboats
- Boat clubs - formal clubs, associations or timesharing groups
- Boat schools - vessels used for instructional purposes in conjunction with a formal school
- Commercial fishing boats - includes small, family-run, commercial fishing operations
- Owner/operator vessels used in a light commercial capacity including:
- Camp or youth organization
- Corporately owned, client entertainment or employee use
- Dock or shoreline construction
- Fish farm
- Real estate
- Safety or security patrol
- Transport - worker or materials
- Marina-based weed control and work boat
*Our Tradesman coverage protects your rental facility, not the renter.
The Markel Specialty difference
- Dedicated marine underwriters and marine claims specialists who provide prompt, responsive service
- Customizable coverage to suit you and your business
- Affordable rates
- Flexible payment options
- Industry leader - over 35 years of experience