Claims Team

The true test of your insurance broker is how well they respond in the event of a claim notification and the ensuing negotiations. The Sturge Claims Team is one of the largest and most experienced in the yacht insurance industry and handles up to 800 individual claims per year. These claims can occur for many reasons and from a variety of incidents, some of the main ones being:

  • Physical damage to the yacht
  • Mechanical breakdown
  • Electrical failure
  • Fire onboard
  • Grounding
  • Water ingress
  • Dis-masting
  • Lightning strike
  • Loss or damage to tenders/toys.
  • Loss or damage to contents/personal effects
  • Damage caused to third party property
  • Crew illness/injury/fatality
The Sturge Claims Team are regularly involved in these type of incidents and, due to the size of our client portfolio and our lengthy history, we have successfully handled many of the most high profile yachting incidents and losses on behalf of our clients.

Based on our excellent insurer relationships and combined with the knowledge, experience and ability of our team, we are extremely confident that the Sturge approach to securing the best possible results for our clients, including the facilitation of speedy settlement, is unrivalled in the superyacht insurance sector.