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Pleasure Craft

The Marsh VesselGuard Pleasure Craft programme has been designed to look after the insurance needs of boats and their owners.

It provides the following key benefits:


  • Sudden accidental physical loss or damage to property insured under the policy
  • Agreed insured value that includes, where applicable, spars, sails, machinery, tender, outboards, trailer, equipment and other accessories that would normally be sold with the craft
  • Navigation limits up to 200/75 nautical miles for marina berthed / trailer-craft from the North and South Island of New Zealand including transportation and storage on land

Major automatic extensions

  • Legal liability arising from the ownership or use of the craft - $5,000,000
  • Emergency towing costs following a breakdown - up to $2,000 per year
  • Personal effects, your own or guests, whilst aboard your craft and not otherwise insured
  • Crew and passenger rescue costs - up to $10,000
  • Reimbursement of temporary accommodation costs and return costs, up to $1,000, following a craft accident
  • Medical expenses, up to $5,000, incurred as a result of an accident to any person while in, boarding or leaving your craft
  • Lump sum payment of $10,000 in total for the accidental death of the insured as a result of bodily injury whilst aboard the vessel

Optional covers which may be available:

(Conditions and extra premiums apply)

  • Full racing cover for yachts
  • Hire or charter extension
  • Bluewater offshore facility can be arranged by specific request