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Marine Trader Insurance

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Enhanced levels of cover as standard*

Our Marine Trader policies provide a wealth of benefits as standard.

All Risks Cover / Institute Fishing Vessel Clauses
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.

In House Claims Team

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

Multi-policy discount

Available if you have more than one policy with us.

Existing Customers

Renewing your policy

We will contact you prior to your renewal date with all the details of your policy cover for the coming year.

Payment options

Payment can be made by monthly direct debit or an upfront annual payment.

Making changes to your policy

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You can cancel your policy at any time by contacting us.


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.

What are your opening hours?

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

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

Do you do Excess insurance?

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

Articles & guides

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Guernsey / Alderney