Who Are We?

We are Topsail Insurance, Brighton-based marine insurance specialists who have insured the UK and the worldwide sailing community with yacht, craft, ship and dinghy travel insurance for nearly 20 years. We are proudly the preferred insurance providers for the prestigious Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) and have an active involvement with the Blue Water Section of The Cruising Association.

Topsail is an insurance agency that specialises in cruising areas worldwide and we insure boats in the UK, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Pacific Regions, South East Asia, Australasia, Antarctic and the North West Passage.

Robert Stevens and Chris McGowan own the company and are backed by a team made up of dedicated employees who are highly knowledgeable in the field of boat insurance and travel insurance and are equipped with top quality customer service experience to understand the needs of our clients.

Click here for details of our yacht, motorboat, sailing dinghies, small craft, inland boat and narrowboat insurance products.

Alternatively click here for a no obligation quote for our Yachtsman’s Travel Insurance or Tall Ships Travel Insurance which are backed by Lloyd’s of London underwriters.

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    Tuesday, 21 October 2014

    The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the toughest sporting challenges around, dominated by men for the entirety of its 41 year long history. Only four female teams have entered into the race, none of which have been able to receive the training or funding needed to make them serious contenders and beat the boys. However, 2012 saw the inception of Team SCA, an all-female crew who will have the boys worried as they stand a serious chance of winning the Volvo Ocean Race for the first time in history.

    Team SCA (www.teamsca.com) is the creation of the Swedish Hygiene and Forest Products Company, who have selected 14 outstanding female athletes from a prospective 400 applicants to create an elite team, comprised of woman from the USA, Great Britain, Australia, Switzerland and The Netherlands. Contrary to the previous ruling of only 11 crew members allowed to enter the race, organisers are allowing an extra three crew members to take part in the nine month race which crosses over five oceans. This is a concession that the girls have accepted, however they have clearly stated that they do not want or expect to be treated any differently from their fellow competitors. It could prove to be hugely beneficial for the team to have three extra female brains powering them through!

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Email: enquiries@topsailinsurance.com

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East Sussex BN2 5WB

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