Rowing Clubs Express Concern Over Insurance premium Hike

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Rowing clubs are expressing concern over an apparent price hike of their annual club insurance covers with one club highlighting an increase of 17% (before the tax increase) on their Public Liability policy despite never having made a claim. One of the issues that has historically affected rowing clubs is access to liability protection that […]

Marine Engineers Insurance -Support for Start-Ups

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Cash flow is often an issue for new ventures so it should come as a welcome relief for new Marine Traders looking for insurance that low-cost options are available to them that don’t compromise on quality of cover. Marine Trades Insurance specialists Insurance Risk & Claims Management Ltd (IRCM) are offering entry level cover from […]

Buying Your RIB and Buying Your RIB Insurance (Part 2)

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In Part 2 of our guide for enthusiasts new to RIBs and RIB Insurance we look at additional property cover, your third party liability and some of the additional benefits and features to might be offered. Also included are some examples of “small print” you should look for in your RIB Insurance Policy documentation. Covering […]

Marine Traders Targeted in Health & Safety Crackdown

Marine traders appear to be under closer scrutiny by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). A recent series of client visits by IRCM has revealed that surprise inspections of operators in the Sector by HSE are becoming commonplace.  Traders who have recently experienced inspections have told IRCM that inspectors have advised them that the HSE […]

Buying Your RIB & Buying Your RIB Insurance (Part 1)

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Thinking of buying a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB)? Well assuming it’s for private and pleasure (P&P) use (commercial RIBs will be dealt with in a separate article) here’s a guide to some of the insurance issues you may encounter as well as some of the benefits you might get as part of your cover. Use an […]

Marine Trades Insurance – Medical Assessments for Commercial Divers

Marine Contractors:  New Edition  of MA1 Available The HSE has updated its guidelines concerning medical examination and assessment for commercial divers by its Approved Medical Examiners of Divers (AMEDs).  The new edition of MA1 follows a review of obesity, mental health, respiratory fitness, cardiovascular and neurological fitness, ENT, diabetes and exercise testing.  A copy of […]

Marine Trade Insurance – Electrical Regulations

The recent fines of 2 companies following the fatal electrocution of an employee has highlighted the cost of failing to comply with electrical regulations.  As well as the devastating effects of the death of the 27 year old man on his family and friends the price paid in fines and costs to the businesses found guilty […]

10% Discount on Sailing Club Insurance – FAQs

Is this a one-off discount? Absolutely not. We will continue to offer you a 10% discount at each renewal subject to the Club remaining within our normal underwriting parameters Does the discount mean I will have weaker cover? Far from it. The scope of cover is at least as good as anything you may already […]

Sailing Clubs Insurance – 10% Premium Discount for Affiliated Clubs

As a specialist Maritime and Marine Club Insurance broker, we appreciate RYA membership benchmarks an affiliated sailing club’s professionalism and expertise. Adherence to the Association’s safety management policy and system means you are operating to audited and approved standards that address some of the foremost concerns of modern insurers. Because you are an RYA affiliated club […]

Insurance for Self-Employed Marina Operators & Harbour Masters

Self-employed marina operators and harbour masters who need to source their own insurance protection can access great cover at competitive rates direct from IRCM.  The independent Marine Insurance specialists can offer a variety of options ranging from stand-alone Public & Yachtyard Liability Insurance to combined programmes covering property, vessels and hired-in plant.  IRCM will match the […]