About Haven Knox-Johnston

Haven Knox-Johnston has specialised in boat insurance since 1986. Chris Knox-Johnston, brother of legendary round-the-world yachtsman Sir Robin, was instrumental in the development of the business, within the MS Amlin Group. All policies are backed by the financial strength and security of MS Amlin Syndicate 2001, one of the largest syndicates in Lloyd’s.

Run by boating enthusiasts for boating enthusiasts, Haven Knox-Johnston has grown to become one of the UK’s leading providers in boat insurance.  We provide a full underwriting and claims service as well as a wealth of knowledge and experience for this specialised branch of personal lines insurance.

The aim of Haven Knox-Johnston has always been to provide the highest levels of service and competitive pricing to boat owners whatever their choice of vessel.

An aim that is endorsed by the words of Managing Director John Macaulay:
“We strive to be the very best at what we do to maintain our long standing reputation as a trusted authority in boat insurance. With the commitment of our people we aim to continually provide unprecedented levels of service to keep our policyholders safe on the water.”

John Macaulay, Managing Director

Specialists in boat insurance

Haven Knox-Johnston specialises in the insurance of all types of vessel whether sailing, motor boats, inland or commercial. We provide a policy that is tailored to your needs whether you require all risks cover or third party only.

We can insure yachts, sailing boats, catamarans, dinghies, cruisers, speedboats and RIBs based in the UK or abroad, whilst narrow boats or canal craft can be insured in the UK, Irish or European inland waterways system.

Commercial craft require their own specific types of cover and whether you’re operating a fishing boat, charter yacht or anything in between when based in the UK we can provide insurance that will protect every aspect of your business.

Boat insurance made easy

Getting a quote from us couldn’t be easier:
Simply click here for an instant quote and buy immediate cover online
Call us on 01732 223650 for cover without the need to fill in any forms.

A copy of the relevant insurance wording will accompany all quotations issued.