An oil painting of men labouring in boats on a rough sea.

Maritime insurance roots since 1826.

Boat Insurance you can trust.

Groves John and Westrup Limited have specialised in Marine Insurance for over 175 years. In fact we can trace our roots back to 1826, our experience means when you insure your boat with us you’re in safe hands.

Insure Direct for great service & competitive premiums.

When you deal with us you are dealing direct with your Insurer. You have direct access to specialists and what’s more we offer one of the most Comprehensive Boat Insurance policies available at a very competitive premium, plus a fast and efficient service and greater peace of mind.


Whatever your boat we’ve got it covered.

GJW Direct is now the UK’s largest Direct Boat Insurer. We insure all types of boats - Yachts, Sailing Boats, Motor Cruisers, Inland Waterway Craft, Narrowboats, Barges, Houseboats, Speedboats, Rigid Inflatable Boats, Boats in Build / Refit, Waterski Boats, Jet Skis, Personal Watercraft, Fishing Boats and Commercial Boats.

Boat Insurance with a firm financial anchor.

You can trust our expertise and strength. GJW Direct is a member of one of the world’s largest insurance groups, assuring you of excellent financial security and leaving you free to enjoy your boating with nothing to worry about but the weather.

The UK's Largest Direct Boat Insurer


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Underwriting exclusively for: Watkins Sydicate, Syndicate 457 at Lloyds.

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