January 9, 2015, at the London Boat Show, saw The Yacht Concierge, in partnership with Ventura and AFL Insurance Brokers, announce the launch of a global first in the leisure marine sector – a specialist historic Riva yacht insurance policy. This has been designed to protect owners’ beloved Italian masterpieces.
Designed by The Yacht Concierge team in collaboration with specialist insurance brokers AFL and global insurer AIG, this bespoke insurance comes with exclusive policy features designed to exceed the expectations of Riva owners.
Key benefits for Riva owners include:
Riva document care providing insurance towards the cost of rebuilding vessel documentation following loss.
Liability cover for guardiannage / caretaking staff for when your Riva is kept in storage or maintenance facilities.
Enhanced gloss finishing and painting cover to ensure repair meets the standards of excellence expected for these classics.
Cover to meet the increased costs of sourcing vintage parts or recreating historically accurate equivalents.
Continuity discounts to reward long standing clients.
Plus all of the standard features and benefits of the AIG Private Client Group yacht policy wording.
The Yacht Concierge CEO, Michael Newton-Woof commented: “For the first time, classic and historic Riva owners will be able to insure their treasured boats being safe in the knowledge that they have the correct Riva-specific insurance cover, no matter where they are in the world.
At The Yacht Concierge, we are extremely passionate about first class customer service and are confident that this bespoke product can protect these treasured Italian masterpieces, in a way that exceeds expectations and provides our members with an easier life.”
Launching a global first in the marine industry at the London Boat Show this year is the icing on the cake for our company. We look forward to meeting historic Riva owners on our Ventura and The Yacht Concierge stand, and answering any questions potential customers may have.”
Javier Llamas, Director at AFL Insurance Brokers commented, “AFL understands the significance of these exceptional assets and the importance of ensuring they have the correct protection in place. In designing this innovative coverage for Riva owners we have delivered an outstanding product which fully responds to their insurance needs. AFL’s specialist marine insurance division is committed to providing modern day cover like this for high net worth individuals.”
Ben Lind, Senior Yacht Underwriter at AIG Private Client Group commented, “We are delighted to be working with such an iconic brand as Riva and to be involved with these classic boats. Our global reach allows us to support owners wherever they might sail and with our bespoke Riva insurance product, owners’ have the protection and peace of mind so that they can enjoy the serenity of the water and the beauty of these timeless classics.”