Jackline Insurance Program for Cruisers


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The Jackline Insurance Program by Gowrie Group is a comprehensive insurance program designed to protect yachts and their owners cruising throughout the world. Like the important safety gear for which it is named, The Jackline Insurance Program provides sailors with the insurance coverage needed to roam freely and cruise the globe. The program is underwritten by Markel American Insurance Company, managed by IMIS and Gowrie Group, and endorsed by the Seven Seas Cruising Association. Each policy is underwritten by experienced experts who understand the cruising lifestyle.

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The Jackline Program includes key coverages cruisers need:

  • World-wide navigation
  • Living aboard
  • Approval for a crew of only two
  • Personal property coverage (world-wide, aboard and ashore)
  • Agreed value
  • Mechanical breakdown
  • Ice and freezing damage
  • Pollution liability
  • Reef damage liability
  • Loss of use coverage
  • Professional crew liability
  • No hurricane plan required
  • Marinas included as additional insureds
  • Approval for older yachts
  • Dingy/tender coverage

Special coverages can be added for additional premium:

  • Personal liability ashore
  • Cuba navigation
  • Higher liability limits
  • Lower tender deductible
  • Crew medical & health

We offer a variety of ways to request a quote for the Jackline (Offshore) Insurance Program:

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