Commercial & Fishing Boat Insurance

Your first port of call for commercial marine insurance

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Enhanced levels of cover as standard*

Our Commercial & Fishing Boat policies provide a wealth of benefits as standard.

Cover for Hull, including machinery & equipment
Legal liabilities to Third Parties for up to £5,000,000 any one accident
Passengers liability up to £5,000,000 any one accident
Personal property and valuables on board
Crew Welfare, Personal Accident and Medical cover
Protected No Claims Bonus
Underwater Machinery Damage cover
Loss or damage whilst in transit by road
No excess will apply when the vessel is moored in a marina berth
Legal expenses cover with a 24 hour helpline
Cover for vessels being navigated single handed
Repair or replacement up to the agreed sum insured
Loss of earnings cover following a claim
Machinery breakdown or damage cover

*applies to most policies, subject to terms and conditions.

Optional Extensions

We provide enhanced benefits and offer optional extensions.

Professional charter and commercial use cover

Crew and Employers liability cover for unpaid and paid crew

Protection and Indemnity cover

Catch cover following total loss of vessel caused by fire

Hired equipment cover

Fishing gear cover

*applies to most policies, subject to terms and conditions.

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Why choose Islands?

Our locally-based team is dedicated to providing specialist, personal service, to give you peace of mind with insurance cover for the things that matter.

Established and Experienced

An experienced market-leading team, delivering specialist advice and expertise for over 40 years.

Communication that works for you

Pop into our office, speak to us on the phone, send an email, or browse through our website.

Flexible policies, offering quality protection

We have bespoke Channel Island products designed and rated with this in mind that can be individually tailored for your needs.

Investing in our Community

We are proud to support the local community through several sponsorships and partnerships. Helping to protect our rich heritage and take care of our beautiful islands.

Local Claims Team

Friendly, experienced local claims team giving guidance and help when it matters most.

Multi-policy discount

Available if you have more than one policy with us.

Expert Insurance for Your Needs

Experience the tailored care and expertise of Hepburns. We’re more than brokers; we’re your personal insurance confidants for life’s complexities.

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Have a question about our insurance policies?
We may have the answer already. See answers to our most frequently asked questions below.

Can I pay by Direct Debit?

We do have Direct Debit facilities. To find out if you are able to pay for your policy by Direct Debit please call one of our Brokers on 01534 835383 (JSY) or 01481 710731 (GSY) or 01481 824100 (ALD), 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday.

Do you do Excess insurance?

We do not have any insurers available to us covering Excess insurance at this time

What are your opening hours?

Jersey & Guernsey – 9:00 till 17:00 Monday to Friday.

Alderney – 8:30 till 16:30 Monday to Friday

Articles & guides

Before you cast off, make sure you’ve completed the Boat Owners Checklist.

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Request a callback

Due to recent events, we are currently experiencing a very high volume of calls in the claims department. For more information, please visit our Storm Support Hub.

Need help? Get in touch!

Our friendly team is ready to help with any questions or support you need. You can contact us at any of our local offices:

Alderney Office
Open: Monday - Friday 08:30-16:30 T: (01481) 824 100
Guernsey Office
Open: Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00 T: (01481) 710 731
Jersey Office
Open: Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00 T: (01534) 835 383

Our expert advisors are here during office hours to chat about what you need and find the best solutions for you. If it's outside these hours, just leave us a message. We'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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To provide you with a tailored travel policy, please select your island below to be taken to the appropriate quote form.

Guernsey / Alderney