Professional Services – Page 2

  • The Yachting Journalists’ Association Awards will be held in Southampton in September Photo: YJA/Stoneways Marine

    YJA awards return for 2021


    The Yachting Journalists’ Association Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year Awards are returning in 2021, sponsored by insurance provider, Stoneways Marine.

  • Promarine Finance has seen a 30% increase in the number of canal boat finance deals

    Finance deals up 71%


    Marine finance lender, Promarine Finance, has seen a 71% increase in the number of finance deals in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.

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    Towergate researches its policies


    Towergate has launched its refreshed marine policies, after spending much of 2020 gathering insight from cover and claims data to identify what customers want from their boating insurance.

  • Captain Coombs founded N&I 100 years' ago

    Century reached for insurance company


    Navigators and General (N&G) has celebrated its 100-year anniversary.

  • The used boat market looks buoyant in 2021 Photo: Mark Bramley

    Growth strong in boat finance despite Covid


    Despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, growth at Promarine Finance was strong in 2020.

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    New boat insurance portal


    A one-stop shop for boat insurance has been launched by marine entrepreneur Bryan Davies.

  • Topsail Insurance has acquired Y Yacht Insurance and Y Yacht Assurances France

    Y Yacht is acquired


    Topsail Insurance has reached an agreement to purchase Y Yacht Insurance and Y Yacht Assurances France from owner and MD Barrie Sullivan.

  • The Haven Knox-Johnston brand has been restored following its purchase by Aston Lark Group Photo: Ark Design

    Haven Knox-Johnston brand set to return


    Boat insurance company, Haven Knox-Johnston, is set to return when it comes under the new ownership of the Aston Lark Group, following the latter’s purchase of MS Amlin’s Kent-based yacht operation.

  • Topsail Insurance is seeing an increased demand for smaller boat cover

    Instant yacht insurance from Topsail


    Topsail Insurance has introduced a quote and buy facility, allowing customers to buy their policy online.

  • Pantaenius has broadened its range of policies

    New policies from Pantaenius


    Pantaenius has released a new range of products for the UK market, developed for yachts and motorboats.

  • Pontoon Bridge is a new site for buying and selling boats

    Pontoon Bridge will do boats justice


    A new premium listing platform, Pontoon Bridge, has been launched for buyers and sellers to trade their boats.

  • A-Plan has seen a large uptake in business over the last few months

    25% increase in client contact


    A-Plan Commercial Marine Insurance has experienced a very busy 2020 with a much greater volume of enquiries from clients.

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    A rating is confirmed


    Ratings agency Standard & Poor has affirmed the UK P&I Club’s ‘A’ rating.

  • Red Flag Registrations is advising boat owners to maintain a physical copy of their Certificate of Registry Photo: Red Flag Registrations

    Brexit: Are your papers in order?


    Red Flag Registrations is urging boat owners to ensure they have a printed version of their Certificate of Registry to avoid being caught out by stricter border controls following the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December.

  • The new Fawley Waterside scheme will include a marina and dry stack facility. Photo: Marina Projects

    Planning granted for New Forest marina


    Marina Projects has designed a dry stack facility, marina berthing and marine employment proposals for the Fawley Waterside scheme.

  • YPI's new service will provide logistics to the super rich

    New department will focus on industry partnerships


    Yachting Partners International (YPI), has launched a Client Experience department, dedicated to assisting captains, crew, yacht owners and charter guests.

  • Canal boat finance has remained consistently strong this year

    Finance deals increase by a third


    Marine finance lender, Promarine Finance has seen a 30% year-on-year increase in the number of finance deals from April to the end of September 2020.

  • The Shipowners’ Club has reported its half year results Photo: Shipowners’ Club

    Shipowners’ Club pledges stability


    The Shipowners'' Club has reported its financial results for the six months ending 30 June 2020.

  • Keith Lovett approaches insurance provision from an owner's perspective

    Plain English from Stoneways Marine


    Stoneways Marine has launched a new yacht and motorboat insurance policy.

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    New skipper insurance policy


    Pantaenius has introduced a new Skipper Third Party Liability policy aimed at those who skipper rented or chartered boats.