Marine Trades

The Ropner Marine Trades team are recognised for their expertise and experience. Our specialist team offer a practical and knowledgeable approach to both basic and complicated risks on a worldwide basis.

We take pride in the fact that we provide a professional service to our clients and with full disclosure, we endeavour to resolve all valid claims in a prompt and pro-active manner.

The Marine Trades product solutions are placed 100% within the Lloyd’s market in London. Risks can be considered on a worldwide basis.​

We can provide risk solutions for:

• Marina Operators
• Yacht Clubs
• Boat Buildings
• Boat Dealers / Brokers
• Boat Repairers

​Our Marina Insurance solution includes:

Buildings and Contents

Cover is provided against physical loss of damage to the shore side buildings and contents at the location. Including, but not limited to, offices, storage sheds, workshops, yacht club and chandleries

Marine Structures

Including breakwaters, fixed and floating pontoons and walkways. The option of a first loss basis can be considered for higher sums insured.

Third Party Liability

Both ashore and afloat. Cover includes general third party, marina operators, boat repairers and products cover. In addition to general third party property, slips and falls, extensions in cover can be provided for lifting and movement of vessels, legal liability whilst repairs are being carried out, products cover for parts/items fitted and/or sold via chandlery shops etc.

Business Interruption

Business profitability confirmation is required and that adequate sums insured are considered.

Travel hoists, lifting and handling equipment

Cover is provided for physical loss or damage to travel hoists, lifting and handling equipment used on site.

Vessels under Construction

Cover can be arranged on an individual or production build basis. Competitive premiums can be obtained with monthly declarations

Vessels including Workboats and Small Hire Fleets

Workboats include launches, barges, dredgers etc. Cover can be considered for hire craft used both inshore and at coastal facilities.


Cover includes money kept on premises, in transit or to and from the bank. Our Marina product can be arranged as a direct insurance or a reinsurance of a local carrier.

Contact us

For information request, please call Ropner Insurance Services on 020 7204 3600 or send us an email with your enquiry