Merrimac Marine Insurance LLC

Insurance Agency in Panama City Beach
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Posted on Apr 11, 2019

It’s no secret that most boat buyers begin their search online. Whether or not your clients have a user-friendly and easily navigable website can mean the difference between a lead and a sale. Therefore, in addition to securing them with an iron-clad Boat Dealer Insurance Package, share these tip...

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Posted on Mar 29, 2019

In light of a recent ruling by the Florida Supreme Court, workers’ compensation premiums could potentially be scheduled to increase a total of 17.1 percent. The increase, enacted by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR), will a...

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Posted on Mar 22, 2019

In our last post, we discussed some of the advantages of boating during the fall season. While there may be fewer people on the waterways, there are still some safety and other considerations to keep in mind when boating during the colder months. Therefore, ensure your clients are secured with a ...

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Posted on Mar 15, 2019

Environmental risks are an unfortunate issue for marine repairers. As pollutants can adversely affect the ocean’s plant and animal life, the environment, and human health, these issues need to be managed appropriately and efficiently. In order to reduce your clients’ Ship Repair Pollution Liabili...

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Posted on Mar 8, 2019

The most lucrative year for the marine industry since 2007 is upon us, according to recent news reports. 2014 proved to be the first major onset for improvement after the recession. Fortunately, the beginning of 2015 indicates no signs of stopping either. As the recreational marine industry boom...

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Posted on Mar 1, 2019

As the weather warms up, local waterways continue to provide relief from inland temperatures. As many boaters prepare for weekend excursions this summer, your clients are likely to see an increase in business. However, maintaining the vessel is imperative to boating safety, the vessel’s lifespan,...

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Posted on Feb 21, 2019

It’s no secret that working in the marine industry comes with inherent risks, especially for those who build or repair boats and other watercraft. One of the most common safety hazards, in fact, has to do with working in a confined space. It’s vital that your clients be financially protected with...

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Posted on Feb 15, 2019

This month marks the start of hurricane season across the east coast; making marine insurers in Florida and beyond very aware of the risks and claims that are coming their way. New Jersey residents, for example, won’t soon forget the huge impact that Superstorm Sandy had on their communities; to ...

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Posted on Feb 15, 2019

In 2017, more than 70,000 individuals called for on-water assistance with a third of the calls coming from Texas, Florida and California, according to data from BoatUS. Having recreational marine programs in place that include towing or water assistance helps to prevent your clients from having a...

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Insurance Services

  • Recreational Marine Programs

    Founded in the mid-1990s, Merrimac Marine Insurance is focused on assisting agency partners successfully securing and placing recreational marine business. We are recognized as a marine insurance leader as we have continuously been committed to providing updated coverages and policy enhancements that are in sync with the modernized facilities that comprise this industry. We all also keep in step with emerging risks so that the insurance products we offer address new and evolving exposures.Merrimac offers the knowledge and talent, market access, and coverage strategy to make business happen for agents. Moreover, what distinguishes Merrimac in the insurance industry is the added value we offer to agencies and brokers to help obtain and retain accounts. This value is evident in the expertise we deliver, our knowledge of where to go to place risks, and in our ability to put together a program that fits the insured’s needs year after year.
  • Boat Dealer Insurance

    Merrimac Marine has built a reputation among the insurance agency community and boat dealers around the country as the go-to marine experts, putting together comprehensive insurance solutions supported by unparalleled talent, product knowledge, market access and the ability to make things happen. We understand the complex challenges and know what it takes to get an account written. We work with top-tier carriers with the ability to negotiate flexible underwriting terms, broad policy forms and competitive pricing.At Merrimac, we also understand that each boat dealer comes with unique risks. Our individual approach involves evaluating a dealer’s operations and exposures and developing a plan tailored to their profile and the level of coverage needed. There are no cookie-cutter coverage solutions with us. When a loss does occur, we want to ensure coverage is in place to respond.
  • Marina and Yacht Club Insurance

    Merrimac Marine is an industry leader in securing comprehensive insurance packages for marine-related facilities and yacht clubs. We offer package solutions that include coordinated marine and non-marine coverages to provide comprehensive protection for the full scope of operations that today’s marinas and yacht clubs offer. Many can be multi-use facilities, combining a wide spectrum of specialized services and amenities, such as boat rentals, restaurants, boat sales, repair, storage, shops and hotels – all of these activities taking place on the navigable waters of the United States, with its own laws and regulations.Whether your insured owns a marina that’s extensive or smaller in scale, there are many issues to consider, including Federal Maritime Laws, Coast Guard Security, OSHA, Homeland Security and environmental protection. At Merrimac, we understand marinas/yacht clubs and how to help you best protect them.
  • Boat and Yacht Builders

    The same distinctions that are the hallmarks of a valued boat and yacht builders – craftsmanship, quality and performance – should also be those of the professional you choose to help you with your client’s insurance program. Merrimac Marine specializes in providing insurance for the recreational and commercial marine industries, including for boat and yacht builders. We are dedicated to securing quality insurance products that perform when it comes to responding to the challenges this industry sector faces. With fierce foreign competition, the pressure for environmentally sound practices and tightening profit margins, having Merrimac as your partner serves your insureds well.We provide added value in everything we do, which helps our agency partners deliver a total insurance package at competitive rates.
  • Commerial Marine Insurance

    Commercial or light marine. High seas or inland waters. Merrimac Marine is there to help our agency partners provide the protection and reassurance insureds need. With one of the most comprehensive networks of insurance companies and coverages available in the marine insurance industry, Merrimac is a leading source of specialized insurance protection available.Additionally, our professional staff will work as an extension of yours, providing your producers with an unsurpassed level of knowledge in the commercial marine insurance space. From the shipyards and terminals that keep vessels working and profitable to the workboats that transport cargo or provide essential services, we can help you secure the insurance solutions you need to address their myriad of complex, volatile and constantly evolving exposures.
  • Maritime Employers Liability Insurance

    Marine insurance leader Merrimac Marine Insurance can provide you with the coverage solutions needed in the event your clients’ employees are injured or become ill on the job. It’s important to understand the scope of exposures involved and the coverages available to respond when it comes to maritime employees, which our marine insurance experts can help you navigate. If, for example, employees in the course of their duties find themselves on a vessel operated by another company, they need specialized coverage. Once a vessel has left the dock and is under its own power, state Workers’ Compensation does not cover the insured and coverage under USL&H will not be sufficient. This is where Maritime Employers Liability (MEL) insurance steps in.
  • Marine Repairers Comprehensive Protection

    In protecting marine repairers against the various exposures they encounter – from safeguarding their assets, property and employees – Merrimac Marine offers a broad spectrum of property and casualty insurance products. Whether repairs or maintenance take place dockside or on the water, we will secure the right type of coverages at competitive prices for your marine artisan customers.We work with an extensive network of top-rated insurers, both in admitted and non-admitted markets, to craft a program that meets the risk profile of the insured. We also offer loss control and risk management strategies to help minimize and prevent losses. Additionally, as our agency partner, we will support your efforts in obtaining and retaining your valuable clients with our staff’s expertise, experience and superior customer service. We know how critical is to respond to your requests in order to effectively meet your prospect and customer needs.

About us

Founded in the mid-1990s, Merrimac Marine Insurance is focused on assisting agency partners successfully securing and placing recreational marine business. We are recognized as a marine insurance leader as we have continuously been committed to providing updated coverages and policy enhancements that are in sync with the modernized facilities that comprise this industry. We all also keep in step with emerging risks so that the insurance products we offer address new and evolving exposures.

Merrimac offers the knowledge and talent, market access, and coverage strategy to make business happen for agents. Moreover, what distinguishes Merrimac in the insurance industry is the added value we offer to agencies and brokers to help obtain and retain accounts. This value is evident in the expertise we deliver, our knowledge of where to go to place risks, and in our ability to put together a program that fits the insured’s needs year after year.

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  • (800) 681-1998

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14101 Panama City Beach Parkway Ste 330
Panama City Beach, FL 32413
United States

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat:Closed
Sun:Closed