The ABBRAGARD Insurance Program

An insurance program custom tailored to meet the needs of the marine service industry. The ABBRAGARD program offers an extensive portfolio of quality insurance products and services designed to address the wide range of exposures unique to Boat Builders, Boatyards, and Marine Service businesses. When you choose this program, you can trust you are working with insurance specialist who understands your specific coverage needs. This program provides access to customized coverage, competitive rates, a simplified application process, and exclusive discounts only available to ABBRA Members. A longtime supporter of ABBRA and the marine service industry, this program is underwritten by Great American Insurance Group’s Ocean Marine Division.

Ocean Marine Coverages

Marina Operator’s Legal Liability

  • Repair, alterations, & maintenance
  • Storage – Ashore & Afloat
  • Slip & Mooring Rental
  • Hauling and Launching
  • Fueling and other miscellaneous services

Boat Dealers’ Inventory

  • Ashore and afloat
  • Exhibitions and boat shows – tailored to your needs
  • Transit – within defined territory
  • Delivery – within defined territory

Protection & Indemnity

  • Demonstration – with your employee aboard and in control
  • Customers’ Boats – when you are operating the boat

Owned Watercraft – Scheduled

  • Hull
  • Protection & Indemnity

Additional Options

  • Equipment
  • Tools
  • Limited Pollution
Property Casualty Coverages


  • Buildings
  • Business Personal Property
  • Business Income
  • Extra Expense
  • Electronic Data Protection
  • ABBRAGARD – Property Enhancements


  • Commercial General Liability
    • Premises
    • Completed Operations
    • Product
  • Umbrella (Including Marine)
  • Additional Options Including
    • Piers, Wharves and Docks
    • Automobile
    • Builders Risk
    • Crime
Executive Protection Coverages as offered through RISCO, Inc.
  • Management Liability
    • Directors and Officers
    • Employment Practices Liability
    • Fiduciary Liability
    • Kidnap and Extortion
    • Workplace Violence
  • Network Security and Privacy Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Foreign Travel and Liability
  • Strength Experience of Starkweather & Shepley’s Marine Risk Solutions Group
  • Financial Stability and Marine Industry experience of Great American Insurance Group’s Ocean Marine Division
  • Exclusive Policy Credits Available only to ABBRA Members, including membership credits and course completion credits
  • Full-Time Claims Department dedicated to boatyards and marine service industry
  • Independent facility Surveys and Loss Control services