Accidents happen, and whether there is damage to third party property, the environment around you or injury to a crew member, guest or anyone else, your legal liability and responsibilities need to be handled with care and professionalism.

For over 125 years, The Shipowners Club has looked after the marine liability needs of the small ship owner. As the first major international P&I Club to specialise in superyachts, it has a wealth of experience in the yachting industry, insuring many of the world’s largest yachts.

Using a specially written yacht wording with indemnity limits up to US$1 billion, a yacht owner’s legal liability is taken care of with the greatest assurance. The yacht’s liability comes in many forms and, within the standard wording, may extend to

Liability to Third parties after a collision or injury.
Certain Contractual indemnities
Employment liabilities to crew members on board or during their duties.
Legal liability to your guests and charterers.
Fines for accidental breaches or pollution, smuggling or immigration laws.
Inquires and criminal proceedings costs.
The required repatriation of Crew under the Maritime labour Convention 2006
Pollution and environmental liabilities.
Quarantine costs.
Stowaways refugees and life salvage costs
Watersports Liability
Wreck Removal Cover

With the reassurance that comes from The Shipowners Club’s mutual understanding and extensive pool of worldwide expert correspondence, you are never far from someone whose local legal knowledge can help in any situation. Using this network enables the experienced London based claims team to co-ordinate any claim, anywhere.