Marine Insurance

Marine insurance protects you and your business from marine risks, covering water-going vessels, cargoes and related liabilities.

At Wayne Grayson & Associates, we provide Boat Insurance, also called, Personal Pleasure Craft Insurance, which covers you and your personal marine craft (including yachts, launches, jet-boats and jet-skis) against loss or damage, and for liabilities, you incur while using that craft, as well as Commercial Marine Insurance, covering commercial vessels and their cargo, as well as the risks associated with exporting primary products and importing agriculture-related goods, raw materials for manufacturing, manufactured goods and consumer items.

From the moment you first make contact, we are dedicated to finding the right policy for you. Our team puts in the time to get to know you and your situation. We build our relationships on trust, so you have peace of mind knowing your needs are prioritised.

The best insurance decision is an informed insurance decision, and when it comes to security, wellbeing and passions, it’s vital to make the right decision.

Get in touch today and our personal insurance experts will help you obtain the right marine insurance policy for you or your business.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does boat insurance cover?

    Boat insurance or marine insurance can protect you from a range of marine risks.  From personal marine craft such as yachts and jet-skis to Commercial Marine Insurance which can cover commercial vessels and any cargo they are transporting. It can cover you against loss or damage you might incur while using the insured craft or vessel, as well as any liabilities.

  • How much is trailer boat insurance?

    Insurance costs will depend on your policy and specific needs, have a chat with our team to discuss your options today.

  • How much does boat insurance cost in NZ?

    At Wayne Grayson & Associates we have a range of options, and our personal insurance experts are here to help you obtain a marine insurance policy that suits your specific requirements. The costs will vary depending on your policy, get in touch with our team for a chat about your needs and to learn more.

  • What is marine cargo insurance?

    Whether you need to relocate your boat or shipping goods around the world – cargo and transit insurance is an important consideration, and we can help you find the best cover for your requirements.

    When moving your personal boat from one location to another, transit insurance will give you peace of mind and ensure your vessel is covered should anything go wrong.

    With our Commercial Marine Insurance, we can help you find the right cover for your commercial vessels and cargo or goods that are being shipped.

  • What is marine insurance?

    Marine insurance is essential as it protects you and your business from marine risks, which covers water-going vessels, cargoes, and related liabilities. As your broker, we can give you options to suit your needs and can advise you on the best insurance options tailored to your requirements.

  • What happens when I need to claim?

    We aim to make it simple for you to make a claim on your policy. You can phone or email us. Our team will be able to tell you what is required in order to arrange a speedy settlement of your claim. We can also advise you of your rights under the particular policy that you are claiming against.

  • Boat Insurance

  • Ship Repairers Liability

  • Cargo and Transit

  • Freight Forwarders

  • Sea Trials and Demo

Boat Insurance

Pleasure craft insurance

Every boat is different and each comes with its own unique issues that require insurance. Wayne Grayson & Associates specialise in boat insurance for all pleasure craft, from trailered pleasure craft through to large marina-berthed launches. We will provide insurance options that are tailored to your individual requirements to ensure that you have a solid long-term solution in place.

Ship Repairers Liability

Ship repairers liability insurance

Every business that operates in the marine service industry will face specific insurance issues that require bespoke solutions and a combination of policies to ensure that you and your business are fully protected.

Wayne Grayson Marine will tailor insurance solutions for your business and employees to provide you the most comprehensive cover available in the market.

Cargo and Transit

Cargo and transit insurance

Whether you are moving locally or require cover for shipping your goods around the world, Wayne Grayson can provide you with insurance options that offer you the protection that is required for your specific scenario.

Freight Forwarders

Freight forwarders insurance

Whether you are a small local carrier or a carrier that is transiting goods internationally, there are various liability risks that you face. At Wayne Grayson, we will ensure that you have the right protection in place that correctly reflects your operation, whether you provide services by sea, air, road, or rail.


Sea Trials and Demo

Sea trials and demos insurance

When work on vessels is completed you will often need to demonstrate or conduct trials on the vessels. We can provide cover that will protect you from issues that could arise during this process. We can tailor a solution for you, to ensure that vessels are covered through to completion and sale.

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What our directors say

I’ve been in the insurance business for a long time and I still love sharing my knowledge of the industry with my clients. It’s satisfying to know that should anything happen, they don’t need to worry. I can provide that peace of mind for them.

Craig Batty

What our directors say

Wayne Grayson & Associates is a promise to our clients. We value the informed decision and we promise to keep our clients informed at all times so they can always make the right decision when it comes to protecting their business, family and lifestyles.

Kane Butler