Your boat may be your largest purchase besides your home. But it’s so much more than just an asset. At La Playa, we share your passion for getting afloat and understand the time cost and inconvenience that insurance paperwork and claims can present.
That’s why we take the time so your time is spared. As Private Client specialists, we can guide you through the decision-making process, providing personalised risk advice and protecting your precious downtime.
We provide a human face to make sense of marine insurance – real people who work with you at your pace, providing as much (or as little) detail as you wish.
Marine Insurance Checklist
"It is as hard to describe the fascination of the sea as to explain the beauty of a woman, for, to each man, either it is self-evident, or no argument can help him see it." Claud Worth (1926 Yacht Cruising, 3rd ed.)
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“All I can say is that I am taken aback with the speed and efficiency of both La Playa and AIG. The last thing one needs after an unfortunate incident is a "hassle" and aggravation with the insurance aspect. A VERY BIG THANK YOU”
“[La Playa] did a brilliant negotiation on our behalf.”
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“The few claims that I have had to make have been dealt with in a very prompt and professional manner - thank you!”
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Careful listening to really understand your needs and priorities
As much help as you need with completing forms to provide risk information
A discreet and complimentary appraisal* to assess the risks and ensure you have the right coverage where you need it
An independent market review - so you don’t have to shop around comparing policies, cover limits, risks covered and smallprint exclusions
Careful monitoring of the carriers’ financial strength, claims and customer service
An independent recommendation of the best policy for you - and why
Specialist policy wordings from underwriters who have demonstrated excellence and deep understanding of your risk exposures. We have analyzed a wide range of policy wordings and have selected only the best for our panel. Our advisers have a deep working knowledge of these policies
*subject to insurer availability
An intelligently designed portfolio of protection across multiple asset classes, liabilities and territories
Advice on how best to manage your risks - to keep you safe but also to keep insurance costs down
A dedicated adviser so you can speak to the same person each time.
Expert guidance on valuations, security and risk management, and connecting you with specialist advisers and suppliers
Direct phone and email access to your adviser for questions and advice.
Policy documents emailed to you - no logins and passwords to remember
An advocate beside you if you make a claim - thinking laterally to mitigate the impact, making useful connections to get you back up and running, and driving through a swift financial settlement
As an independent broker, we can advise on the best policies available - and on risk management measures including valuations, security, fire prevention and property marking - preserving the value of your property and giving you complete peace of mind. We have access to excellent terms with high net worth insurers including Chubb, Hiscox and Covea.