Insurance for boat rentals - Overview of important insurance when chartering a yacht


When you rent a yacht, it is also necessary to purchase an insurance policy. is an independent booking portal, and does not provide any insurance directly. Instead, we have provided here a choice of reputable providers. Please take some time to become informed about each company on its website, and then book your insurance policy directly online. Consider the following 4 types of insurances: Skipper's liability insurance, Cancellation insurance, Safety insurance, Travel health insurance (for travels outside of your country).

Skipper's liability insurance

Skipper's liability insurance is for cases in which damage is caused to a person or to property by the skipper, and the damage is higher than the insurance coverage for the yacht.

Please consult the below mentioned insurance companies for more information: 


Travel Cancellation insurance

Many insurers offer travel cancellation insurance. If you are not able to start your trip due to illness, your cancellation insurance will cover that. For detailed conditions, please get informed at the companies mentioned below.

The following companies offer such Cancellation insurance:


Deposit insurance

For damages caused by the skipper or a crew member, by standard, the whole crew is liable. This may lead to disharmony. If you wish for your trip to be and remain pleasant, it is recommended that you - as a responsible skipper - cover that risk with deposit insurance.

Some providers offer deposit insurance for single trips, others cover a complete year no matter how many trips.

Please contact the following companies for detailed information on their deposit insurance packages.


Travel insurance

If you are on your trip and get hurt, fall ill or loose your luggage, your travel insurance will cover costs either partially or fully.

For detailed information, we recommend that you contact the following travel insurance providers: 

Schomacker Versicherungen   Uniqa   Pantaenius   


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