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 - 'J'


  • No mention of Hollywood hokum here! These are the fittings either side of the mast that house a gaff or boom.

Jet water boat

  • An insured boat that is driven by an engine that creates it propulsion through use of a powerful water pump.


  • A jib is just simply the front-most sail.


  • A judgement is the ultimate court decision determining fault or liability. A subsequent court order is usually then issued instructing one party to recompense another party a certain amount of money.


All boat insurance terms are given provided with good intent only. All are subject to correction or amendment at any time. They are also secondary to any definitions provided in our boat insurance policy documentation.

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