Marine Trade

Bespoke insurance for commercial marine risks

No matter the size and nature of your marine business, we can help.

The Hayes Parsons marine team can provide you with specialist insurance and risk management advice for all manner of marine business. We have experience working with self-employed marine engineers, boat builders and sailing clubs through to large marinas, boatyards, ports and terminals. Our trade policies are extensive in cover, combining many risks and can be tailored to meet the requirements of particular federation terms. Contact the team to find out more.

Specialist Team

Darren Harris ACII

Marine Director | Chartered Insurance Broker

Laura Walton ACII

Account Executive | Chartered Insurance Broker

Hannah Saunders Cert CII

Account Handler

We are a long-term member of British Marine and work closely with them to offer our knowledge and expertise to their members. It is important to us to connect with networks like British Marine so that we can keep up to date with the challenges risks that the marine sector faces on a regular basis.

It starts with having the right insurance in place…

“We were with the same brokers for years. Our business suffered two devastating events which resulted in big insurance claims. Our old insurers wouldn’t then cover what we needed and our old brokers didn’t find someone who would. Darren at Hayes Parsons found us the insurance we needed to carry on trading.

Having been through it, I know that your broker can make a massive difference to your outcome if you have to make a claim. It starts with having the right insurance in place. Darren provides a personal service to the business, both guiding and challenging us about our insurance needs. It’s one less thing to worry about.”

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What Our
Clients Think

"Above and beyond expectations"

“Mark and the team at Hayes Parsons have guided our small school to several improvements in our insurance cover whilst also cutting our costs. Questions are dealt with promptly and comprehensively based on the very latest guidance and knowledge. We are in a stronger position for our relationship with Hayes Parsons and I am very pleased to be working with them.”

Catriona - Customer

“Excellent customer service, extremely knowledgable”

“Adam took the time to understand my business, its current activities and our plans for the future. He used this information to make me aware of the value of various insurance products beyond the Professional Indemnity Insurance I had originally sought and helped me understand the value to my business of each without ever pushing me to procure anything. He responded quickly to all my queries and ensured I had a full understanding of each insurance product. I highly recommend Adam's services, particularly to rapidly growing businesses.”

Eleanor Akers - Customer

“Great company Great employees”

“We have dealt with Darren at Hayes Parsons for many years and the services he has given has been second to none. Working in the very fast paced environment of marine civil engineering, with equipment and vessels being on and off hired at very short notice, Darren has never let us down in procuring cover for tricky to insure specialist marine equipment in a very time sensitive manner.”

Roger Full - Customer