Insurance Program for ABYC Members
Monday, October 24, 2016
Posted by: Shannon Seipp
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI, October 4, 2016 – The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has begun working with Starkweather & Shepley and Great American Insurance Group to provide members a comprehensive Marine Artisan and Allied Marine Industry Insurance Program.
Starkweather and Shepley is an established 137 year old firm, with 10 offices employing over 200 employees. The firm has a long history in Marine Insurance with proven successes in Specialty and Marine Program Business.
Great American Insurance Group’s flagship company, Great American Insurance Company, has received an “A” (Excellent) or higher rating from the A.M. Best Company for over 100 years (most recent rating evaluation of “A+” (Superior) as of May 12, 2016). Great American’s Ocean Marine Division is singularly focused on the marine industry, providing unparalleled service and depth of experience in this industry.
Member benefits will include a convenient online application process for Marine Artisans, 24/7 Agent Access and Claim Advocacy. Additionally, ABYC members in good standing will receive premium discounts and the opportunity to receive additional credits for ABYC Certifications and course completions.
“We are excited about these new member benefits and services. S&S is an established and reputable firm we trust will prove to be of value to members.” stated John Adey, President, ABYC
“We also share ABYC’s enthusiasm for this opportunity. Given the ongoing challenges to the Recreational Marine Industry we look forward to supporting ABYC and assisting members drive their bottom line and provide valued and meaningful insurance services, choices, options, and alternatives.” Added Lawrence E. Keefe, Executive Vice President, Starkweather & Shepley.
To learn more and get started visit www.abycinc.org/insurance