Agreed Hull Value
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Best Coverage for Total Protection
Choose Agreed Value Coverage for your boat, engines and boating equipment. Offered for most all boat types, excluding Personal Watercraft (PWC).
Agreed Hull Value Coverage
You'll always know what your claims check will say with this coverage that pays to replace or repair your boat up to its agreed hull value, determined when you start your policy. Covers your boat, engines, and boating equipment.
Consequential Damage Coverage
Covers immediate damage to the insured boat resulting from fire, explosion, sinking, or collision, even when the initial cause of the loss was excluded -- such as wear and tear or deterioration.
Partial Losses for boating equipment are covered on a "new for old" basis. However, specific Items are subject to depreciation. Click for information on Losses and Depreciation.
Note: Mexican Liability Coverage requirements for trips to Mexico.
Broad Cruising Area
Whether you boat inland or coastally, we'll insure your boat anywhere you cruise in the U.S. or Canada. Plus options to add extensions to Alaska, Bahamas, Caribbean, and Mexico.
Medical Payments Coverage
In the event of on-board injury, your policy includes up to $10,000 in per person, per occurrence medical coverage.
Enjoy up to $500,000 in per occurrence liability coverage. (higher limits may be available)
For boats less than 20 years of age, with few exceptions noted on the policy, you'll receive "new for old" parts and equipment should you suffer a loss.
Our experienced team of claims professionals will dispatch assistance, utilizing our nationwide network of towers, salvors and surveyors to help policyholders through boating emergencies like fire, sinking, theft or fuel spill containment -- even roadside accidents. Your claim is handled by boating experts committed to outstanding service that gets you back on the water -- fast.
Covers you for the full cost of salvage, without a deductible, up to the insured value of your boat at the time of the loss.
In addition to your policy's standard liability coverage, this extra liability protection protects you from claims for clean-up or 3rd-party damage due to the accidental discharge of oil or fuel that can occur in a sinking, fire, collision, grounding, etc. This "green coverage" is crucial now that federal and state laws subject boaters to liability for cleanup, containment, and environmental damage.
Additional coverage for your injuries caused by a collision when a hit-and-run or uninsured boater is at fault.
Covers 50% of the cost (up to $1,000), per event, to professionally haul or protect your boat, in preparation for an NOAA Named Storm in your area. (Not applicable for PWCs).
Receive a 25% discount on your deductible each year you remain claims free, until it reaches $0! (Begins with your first renewal).
Save with boating safety courses; multi-boat households, membership in U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, or Power Squadron, good driving records, having GEICO auto insurance and more.
Available options (endorsements) for this type of policy will be offered with your your quote. Simply check those you want to create your own custom policy. Note: Options listed here may not be available for all boat types, ages or locations.
$5,000 each incident for rods ($500 limit per rod), reels, tackle, trolling motors and other fishing-specific items, plus tournament coverage with entry fee reimbursement should you miss an event due to a covered claim. Click here for additional information.
Provides liability coverage that may be required by a marina's dock contract. (Select BoatUS Yacht Endorsement to add this coverage to your quote.)
Allows for paid passengers for the purposes of fishing, sight-seeing, or day cruises. Maximum of 6 passengers onboard plus the captain while being used for charter.
Usually excluded, this endorsement provides coverage for damage resulting from ice and freezing. Ideal for boaters in cold-weather climates.
A BoatUS Exclusive - if your claim indicates a possible manufacturer's defect or warranty dispute, we'll provide a professional analysis and report from one of our marine surveyors. (Select Agreed Hull Coverage and BoatUS Yacht Endorsement to add this coverage to your quote.)
Provides a guarantee for claims-related repairs made at an approved facility for as long as you own and insure the boat through BoatUS. (Select Agreed Hull Coverage and BoatUS Yacht Endorsement to add this coverage to your quote.)
This endorsement lowers the deductible for claims relating to the dinghy and/or the dinghy's motor resulting from theft or damage to $100.
This endorsement lowers the deductible for claims relating to navigational electronics to $250.
Provides coverage to the lower unit of the insured outboard engine and outdrive due to mechanical breakdown which is usually excluded in the policy. Available with Agreed Hull Coverage only. Disappearing deductible does not apply. Click here for additional information.
In the event of a total loss, provides the newest model year replacement for boats under two years old. (Select BoatUS Yacht Endorsement to add this coverage to your quote.)
Coverage for personal items such as cell phones, tablets, stereos, sporting equipment, and clothing lost or damaged while on board or while being loaded or unloaded from the boat.
Medical payments for dogs and cats onboard. Available with Agreed Hull Value policies. (Select Agreed Hull Coverage and BoatUS Yacht Endorsement to add this coverage to your quote.)
To ensure that you or your family do not incur large out-of-pocket expense if injured onboard, our policies also include an additional $25,000 for payments not covered by any major medical policy. This coverage is in addition to the medical payments limit you select with your policy. (Select BoatUS Yacht, BoatSaver or PWC Endorsement to add this coverage with your quote.)
Get Unlimited Towing from TowBoatUS at our lowest price - as little as $3 a month for the insured boat. Pricing varies with the length and location of your boat. Click here for additional information.
When you insure your trailer, roadside assistance while trailering your boat is included.
Up to $5,000 per incident for watersports equipment including skis, tow ropes, knee boards, wakeboards, inflatable tubes and scuba equipment. PLUS increased medical payments, automatic ski and wakeboard tournament coverage with entry fee reimbursement should you miss an event due to a covered claim.
Losses and Depreciation
We will pay the reasonable cost of repairs or replacements, in accordance with quality marine repair practice, less depreciation. Depreciation shall be calculated at 10% for each year beginning with the 20th year from manufacture. In all cases, there shall remain no less than 20% residual value regardless of age. In the event of damage to plywood, plastic, fiberglass, metal, cement, or other molded material, we are obligated to pay only the reasonable cost of repairing the damaged area, in accordance with quality marine repair practice. If there is a covered loss requiring repainting of an insured boat, we will pay the cost of repainting or resurfacing the damaged area in accordance with customary marine repair practices so that the area repaired will match, as closely as practical, the original color. We have the option to make or reimburse you for repairs or replacements, or to pay you directly based on an agreed estimate of loss. Repairs and replacements will be made with like kind and quality.
In the event of damage to a dinghy with cost of repair exceeding the actual cash value of the dinghy the most we will pay is the actual cash value as determined by industry reference materials including, but not limited to, the N.A.D.A. book, the BUC Used Price Guide, and ABOS Marine Blue Book.
We will pay you the agreed hull value as defined by the policy if the boat is lost absolutely, or if the reasonable cost of repair exceeds the agreed value. We reserve the right to declare the boat a constructive total loss and pay you the agreed value if in our judgment costs of salvage and/or repair exceed such value. We are not obligated to accept or pay for the boat or any boating equipment which you abandon. If we pay you the insured value, we have the right to the insured property. If we exercise our right to acquire the insured property, you must provide all documents needed to transfer title to us. You agree to allow us to withhold an amount not to exceed 10% of the insured value until we have received these documents.
For a quote, visit our Online Application or call 800-283-2883 for personal service.
All coverage is subject to terms, conditions, limits and exclusions of the policy. Boat and PWC policies are underwritten by GEICO Marine Insurance Company with administrative offices at 5323 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22151. GEICO Marine Insurance Company carries an AM Best Rating of A+ (Superior) and is domiciled in Chevy Chase, MD. Coverage offered in all 50 states to boat owners with a U.S. address. In California, the program is provided through Boat Association Insurance Services, license #0H87086. Learn more about the relationship between BoatUS and GEICO.