Global Marine Insurance Agency is dedicated to providing insurance coverage to the boating community focusing on yacht insuranceboat insurance, and marine business insurance. We began offering boat insurance in 1989. We are now one of the leading marine insurance agencies in North America. Headquartered in Traverse City Michigan, Global Marine represents most of the major insurance carriers offering boat, yacht, personal watercraft, and commercial marine insurance.

Our owners and employees are boating enthusiasts. We love boating and we love serving the boating community. We are proud of the outstanding reputation we have earned within our industry. Our specialists work hard to help customers find boat insurance policies appropriate for their vessels and how they use them. Our goal is to provide each policy owner with superior customer service long after the policy is issued.

We are licensed in all 50 states and utilize surplus carriers that enable us to write vessels outside of the United States. Our specialists work very closely with our insurance companies that offer programs specifically designed for boats.

Global Marine is proud to support the marine industry. We are members of and/or supporters of:

  • National Marine Bankers Association (NMBA)
  • Michigan Boating Industry Association (MBIA)
  • Ft. Lauderdale Mariners Club
  • Inland Seas Education Association
  • Lake Erie Marine Trades Association (LEMTA)
  • The Independent Insurance Agents Association
  • National Association of Vessel Documentation
  • Boating Writers International (BWI)
  • Mid-Atlantic Mariners Club in Baltimore, MD


Marina owners and boat dealers face a great deal of exposure to potential losses. From the liability of maintaining a marina to potential property damage to a boat dealer’s inventory, the need for comprehensive commercial marine insurance coverage is evident. The policies we provide contain coverages ranging from harbor insurance to sudden and accidental pollution, and more.

Contact one of our marine insurance experts today at 800-748-0224 to get the coverage you need.

Customized Coverage

At Global Marine, our insurance experts can help craft a custom commercial marine insurance policy to meet the needs of your business. Learn more about how we can help with insurance coverage in the following areas:

Comprehensive Coverage

Our years of experience in developing policies tailored for members of the marine industry has led us to create custom marina and boat dealer insurance packages.

These specialized packages may include the following coverages:

  • Dealership & Yacht Dealer Inventory
  • Commercial Property
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Piers, Wharves and Docks
  • Marina Operators Legal Liability
  • Protection and Indemnity
  • Ship Repairers Legal Liability
  • Tools/Equipment
  • Commercial Auto
  • Workers Compensation
  • Marine Employers Liability (MEL)
  • Jones Act
  • Bumbershoot Coverage
  • Sudden and Accidental Pollution
  • Title Errors & Omissions / Truth in Lending E&O

Each of our marina and boat dealer clients is treated on an individual basis to ensure you get all the coverage you need at the best possible price. To get the best dealer and harbor insurance coverage for your marine business, contact us today at 800-748-0224.