Boat Insurance Glossary

Welcome to our Boat Insurance glossary, select a letter to navigate to our list of available definitions;

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Boat Insurance Definitions beginning with - 'E'


  • Ebbs are water drafts caused through the dropping of the tide.


  • An endorsement is a temporary boat insurance amendment to provide additional insurance cover for a one-off voyage or personage.


  • A vessels flag indicating its nationality.

Excess (or deductible)

  • An excess (or deductible) is the amount you are responsible to pay in the event of a boat insurance claim.

    NB: Often the higher the considered risk the higher the excess tends to be, this is to reduce the cost of your boat insurance policy.

Excess Liability

  • Excess liability is an additional insurance option which results in the insurance excess being covered/ waived in the event of a claim.


  • An exclusion refers to a condition in the boat insurance policy that is not indemnified against.


NB: These boat insurance terms are provided with best endeavours only. They are can be corrected at any time and do not supercede any definitions provided in our boat insurance policies.

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