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Yachtowners announce medical emergency helpline for yacht crew

23 February 2015

Yachtowners, the specialist yacht syndicate of The Shipowners’ Club, has launched an additional service for those Owners who have purchased its Enhanced PA cover, (crew Personal Accident with medical expenses cover). The availability of this dedicated helpline for crew, providing 24-hour emergency medical advice and access to treatment where necessary, is part of Yachtowners’ strategy to provide the best service in the sector as well as the most comprehensive cover.

Yachtowners continues to bring the established values of mutuality to the growing superyacht sector, including enhanced service and assistance in managing claims. Following the earlier introduction of market leading liability policy wording and PA covers, the addition of this valuable source of assistance to crew in need of medical attention in a foreign port or remote region, further promotes the aim of making life easier for both owners and crew, and is provided at no cost to them.

The Emergency Helpline will be operated by Speciality Assist Ltd*, which provides experienced medical co-ordinators ensuring appropriate advice and care 24/7. Speciality Assist’s contact details will be made available to all crew members employed by vessels benefitting from Yachtowners Enhanced PA cover. The medical cover is applicable to crew whether they are onboard or not at the time of the emergency. Speciality Assist’s service boasts multi-lingual staff with 24hr access to medical expertise  and a comprehensive network of practitioners, clinics and hospitals around the world. All costs incurred will be billed direct to Yachtowners, thus ensuring that the crew and owner are inconvenienced as little as possible.

Head of the syndicate, Nicola Kingman commented, “A prime goal in establishing Yachtowners within The Shipowners’ Club was to bring improved and relevant services to those owning, operating and crewing superyachts.  We are pleased that we have been able to launch this helpline as part of fulfilling this goal and we will continue to develop our products to meet the needs of the evolving superyacht market.”

*www.specialty-group.com/specialty-assist-limited/services

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Notes for editors

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance to small and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs and works with more than 600 broking companies globally to insure over 33,000 vessels across a range of operating sectors and geographical areas.

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The Shipowners’ P&I Club has announced the appointment of Simon Swallow as Chief Executive in succession to Charles Hume

15 January 2015

Following a Board meeting on 15th January, the Shipowners’ P&I Club has announced the appointment of Simon Swallow as Chief Executive, in succession to Charles Hume, with effect from 9th March.

Simon Swallow, Chief Executive

Chairman, Philip Orme, said: “I am delighted that the Board has appointed Simon Swallow a Chief Executive.  Simon is very well known in the market, having been with the Club for over 23 years.  As Commercial Director in recent years he has led the business development of the Club and I have no doubt that he will build on that success as Chief Executive.”

Simon Swallow said: “I am honoured to have been chosen by the Board to succeed Charles as Chief Executive, and I am very grateful for the support of all the staff, as well as the membership and broking community, as I take on the role.”

Charles Hume said: “Having worked closely with Simon for over 20 years I know very well how much he has done in developing the Club and he has been seen as the face of the Club in the market for a number of years already.  I am delighted to be handing over as Chief Executive to someone so very well qualified for the role.”

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Notes for editors

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance to small and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs and works with more than 600 broking companies globally to insure over 33,000 vessels across a range of operating sectors and geographical areas.

 

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Even ‘Small’ Vessels are Getting Bigger

18 December 2014

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual provider of P&I insurance that has throughout its 160 year history been dedicated to serving owners of small and specialist ships.  These vessels, active in a range of different operations, are at the lower end of the size spectrum and, in keeping with the trend seen across vessel design as a whole, are also getting larger in order to cope with the demands of their individual markets.

In a recent blog, the Club’s Underwriting Director, Ian Edwards has outlined more detail of the trend and explains how the Club has responded to its Members’ needs.

Some 20 years ago 12,655 of these vessels were covered by the Club and had an average size of 297GT. In the intervening period numbers have increased nearly threefold and the average size of an entered vessel has more than doubled to 672GT.  

“It is definitely the case that larger vessels are more likely to generate larger claims,” comments Edwards in his blog, “But as a result of the Club’s long and in-depth experience of insuring these specialist vessels, we also believe that larger vessels, as long as they are well run and operate a well defined regional trading pattern, represent as good a risk as some smaller vessels. We are more than happy to consider regionally trading vessels up to 20,000GT for entry with the Club.”

An analysis of the various sectors in which the Club’s vessels operate puts meat on the bones of the growth trend. Coastal tankers have increased in size by 90%; those in dry cargo trades by 50%, while offshore vessels have similarly grown by 50% and dumb barges by 269%.

The superyacht fleet is of particular interest, as it is one of the sectors which bucks the trend. Shipowners’ was the first P&I Club to offer full cover to the owners of such vessels.  Twenty years ago there were just 37 yachts entered; now the number has now grown to over 2,200 (as at 20 February 2014). In 1994 it was only the largest and widest trading yachts that required the most comprehensive P&I cover available but over time smaller yachts switched from the restricted cover provided by the commercial markets.  As a consequence, while large superyachts have grown in size (the largest entered in the Club is some 13,000GT), the average size of yachts covered by Shipowners’ has actually reduced.

Regional trade has generally been a feature of the operation of smaller vessels but there is now a tendency for vessels to be larger and to operate further afield.  This has increasingly become the case with specialist vessels and, in particular those operating in the offshore sector. “To best serve our Members with the most appropriate cover, it is vital for the Club to monitor and analyse these trends and to understand the changes that are taking place in Members’ fleets,” concludes Edwards. “Our largest offshore vessels have regularly been in excess of 10,000GT for many years, likewise the larger dredgers. We will always try to provide the cover that our Members need for the vessels they acquire if their trading fits with the overall profile of the Club’s varied sectors.”

Link to blog: http://www.shipownersclub.com/ian-edwards-meeting-our-members-changing-needs

 

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Notes for editors

The Shipowners’ Club is

a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance to small and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs and works with more than 600 broking companies globally to insure over 33,000 vessels across a range of operating sectors and geographical areas.

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Shipowners’ Club announces ‘nil’ general increase at next renewal as half yearly results strengthen the Club’s finances still further

14 October 2014

The Shipowners’ Club has released its half yearly results as at 20th August for the 2014/15 year, and reports a strong underwriting performance with a significant increase in free reserves over the same period last year.

Highlights* include

  • Earned premiums US$120.3M
  • Ultimate claims US$73.6M
  • Underwriting surplus US$4.6M
  • Investment return US$11.6M
  • Increase in free reserves US$15.3M
  • Capital and free reserves US$314.1M
  • Combined ratio 95.5%

The decision to withdraw from the Pacific North West fishing sector, taken last year, has resulted in a loss of premium income but is expected to have a positive effect on the underwriting result.   Despite this, gross earned premium is ahead of the 2013 figure at the half year stage, and underlying organic growth remains strong.

Reinsurance costs have grown in recent years but the enhanced ‘stop loss’ cover that the Club now has with Swiss Re will mitigate future claims exposure.  Despite one large casualty, claims activity in the first half has been relatively modest, with fewer high value claims and fewer claims overall.

There is a small underwriting surplus in the first six months of the policy year itself but there has also been improvement on prior years to produce a combined ratio of 95.5% at the half way stage.  The Club’s investments have resulted in a return on capital of 2.2% at the half year and an overall surplus of US$15.3 million has been added to free reserves which now total US$314.1 million.

Commenting on the results, Chief Executive Charles Hume said, “The Club remains in a strong financial position and our Board has decided that there should be no general increase applied to premiums for next year. In addition, we will absorb any increase in reinsurance costs; we will continue with our policy of not applying any adjustments for reinsurance at a later stage.  For our pooled membership, we maintain our policy of no additional or release calls.  We thank our Members and their brokers for their continued support and the trust that they place in the Club. We remain committed to them and to the smaller and specialist vessel sector.  However, we are aware that some Members have moved into trading sectors that have resulted in the operation of larger vessels. We are prepared to consider these larger units, and this also extends to regionally trading tankers and dry cargo vessels where we are prepared to consider vessels up to 20,000 GT, and in some cases larger.”

*Six-month period 21st February – 20th August 2014 (Unaudited)

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Notes for editors

Shipowners’ are a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance to small and specialist vessels since 1855. We work with more than 600 broking companies globally and insure over 33,000 vessels across a range of operating sectors and geographical areas. We are a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs.

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Board of the Shipowners’ Club Appoints New Chairman

The Shipowners’ Club marked the conclusion of Donald MacLeod’s six year tenure as Chairman with a Board meeting in his home town of Halifax, Nova Scotia, as well as a reception there for local Members and brokers. Philip Orme was appointed to succeed him as Chairman and expressed the Board’s appreciation of his successful oversight of the Club’s affairs during a particularly challenging period of its history with upheaval in the financial markets and prolonged difficulties in shipping markets.

Philip Orme, Chairman

Having been based in the UAE for many years, Philip was Managing Director of the Club’s longstanding Member Lamnalco when he was appointed to the Club Board in December 2005, the year that the Club celebrated its 150th anniversary. He is now CEO of Ocean Power International Limited, a company which owns and operates offshore vessels throughout the Middle East. A qualified accountant, he has served as Chairman of the Finance Committee since July 2008 as well as Vice-Chairman of the Club.

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Notes for Editors:

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance to small and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club currently insures over 33,000 vessels from more than 6,200 Members worldwide and is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs.  The Club has branches in London and Singapore. 

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The Shipowners’ Club Announces Strong Results Amid Competitive Market Conditions

20 June 2014

The Shipowners’ Club, which is the leading P&I insurer in the smaller and specialist vessel sector, has reported very healthy results for the twelve months ending 20th February 2014.  Entered members, vessels and tonnage all grew, resulting in an increase of 9.8% in gross premiums, a combined ratio of 98.9% and an 8.4% increase in free reserves to USD298.9 million. The results were achieved against a background of increased competition and a continuing upward trend in claims.

Highlights:

  • Earned premiums USD213.1 million
  • Incurred claims USD158.5 million
  • Underwriting surplus USD2.3 million
  • Investment return USD20.9 million
  • Increase in free reserves USD23.2 million
  • Capital and free reserves USD298.9 million
  • Combined ratio 98.9%

In his statement Shipowners’ Chairman, Donald MacLeod drew attention to the performance of the Club over the six-year period since the so-called economic crisis of 2008 and the trading difficulties that have ensued.  “The Club has successfully navigated these troublesome and difficult waters, emerging stronger than ever by adhering to the principles that it should achieve a balanced underwriting result, and that investment income should be used to bolster reserves, not subsidise rates,” he said.

Indeed, without the need for unbudgeted calls, free reserves have increased by some 142% over this six-year period to a total of USD298.9 million and the Club’s investment portfolio has risen to USD569.3 million.  The average combined ratio over the period was 90.6%.  “This performance more than justifies the consistency of purpose portrayed by the Club with prudent underwriting over the long haul,” stated MacLeod.

Chief Executive Charles Hume emphasised the continued attraction to new members of Shipowners’ renowned commitment to the best interests of owners’ in the specialist vessel sectors.  “Notwithstanding the increased competition in our market the Club has continued its strong rate of growth adding 457 Members and 1,118 vessels, representing an increase in tonnage entered of 1.7 million GT, during the 2013 policy year.  This growth brings additional stability to the Club’s risk profile but also illustrates the ongoing appeal of the traditional virtues of a mutual Club – continuity, stability and security,” he stated.

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Notes for Editors:

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance to small and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club currently insures over 33,000 vessels from more than 6,200 Members worldwide and is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs.

The Club has branches in London and Singapore.  A copy of the 2014 Annual Report can be accessed here http://www.shipownersclub.com/media/529978/ar-2014-printable.pdf

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New Insurance Cover from The Shipowners’ Club to Protect Super Yacht Owners and their Crews

London, 24 February 2014

In its latest response to specific market demand for insurance cover not formerly available, the Shipowners’ Club has launched a policy for its high net worth super yacht client base to indemnify them against Seafarers Unpaid Wages Following Abandonment (SUWFA).

Although some 80% of the world’s gross tonnage of shipping has been signed up to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC), there are still many owners and managers unsure as to the extent and applicability of some of the provisions.  Crucially, this uncertainty includes the Convention’s requirement for ‘financial security’ (in practice, compulsory insurance) to be guaranteed by the vessel owner, leaving them liable for any unpaid wages owed to the crew.

Ian Ferns

Ian Ferns, Business Development Manager, explains the Club’s reasoning in introducing the cover, “We have noted that the issue of whether unpaid wages need cover continues to divide opinion. While we agree with our fellow International Group* members that such cover is yet to be mandatory , we have been inundated with requests to provide cover. Our yacht-owningMembers are faced with the request for a guarantee of “financial security” as a contractual condition on a daily basis.  We have therefore decided to assist.”

Importantly the Shipowners’ product responds specifically to abandonment.  Once more Ferns explains, “Rather than being triggered by insolvency, which is the norm used by other products, as soon as the crew detect that their employer may be failing in its duty to meet their agreed wage payments, the Club can be called upon to act. The declaration of the employer’s insolvency may, of course follow long after the crew has been abandoned.  Their need is for immediate help.”

The SUWFA policy is the latest initiative taken by Shipowners’ to respond to the particular demands of the super yacht sector and follows the Club’s first move to distil P&I Club liability cover into a neat, jargon free policy document; that ‘all risks’, plain language yacht policy, launched in 2011, has proved a great success.

Ferns concludes, “Our abandonment insurance, reducing uncertainty at a stroke and demonstrating our commitment to total crew welfare, is the latest manifestation of the Club’s policy of adapting its services in accordance with members’ requirements.”

Further details of the SUWFA policy and cover are available from Ian Ferns – ian.ferns@shipownersclub.com or from the Shipowners’ website –    www.shipownersclub.com

*The Shipowners’ Club is a member of the International Group of P&I clubs. Its 13 members uniquely share their claims losses via a Pooling Agreement, which is backed by a joint reinsurance programme.

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Notes for Editors:

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance to smaller and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club currently insurers over 33,000 vessels from more than 6,200 Members worldwide and is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs.

The Club has offices located in Luxembourg, London, Singapore and Vancouver.

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Shipowners’ Club Once More Keeps Premium Rises to a Minimum

Despite a continued upward trend in the cost of claims and additional reinsurance costs, The Shipowners’ Club, P&I insurance provider to the smaller and specialist vessel sector, is to raise premiums by just 5% for the 2014/15 renewal.

 

31st October 2013

Announcing its half year (2013/14) financial results Shipowners, which minimised its premium rise at the last renewal to a market low of 5%, will keep next year’s increase to a similar small rise.  In the P&I Club’s Half-year Report, issued yesterday, Chief Executive Charles Hume stated, “We appreciate that any increase is unwelcome and we recognise that it is necessary to achieve a balance between ensuring the long-term financial security of the Club and recognising the financial challenges faced by many Members in the current economic climate. As Members and brokers will be aware, our track record of general increases is the most competitive in the market and we intend to keep it that way.”

Highlighted in the half-year report is the continued growth in both premium and tonnage entered in the Club.  In the first six months of the trading year earned premiums are up some 11.5% at USD 120.3 million, of which USD 5 million represents new business over the same period, when compared to the previous year.  Vessel tonnage entered stands at 24.47 million GT, an increase of 18.6%.

As indicated, though, claims are also trending upwards both in frequency and value, net of reinsurance.  There was particular volatility in the second quarter with the impact from claims within the USD 1 to 5 million band having the most effect.

Charles Hume noted that these trends were consistent with reports from the market in general. “We will be monitoring the claims position for the third quarter very closely,” he commented.

The report shows that the Club remains in a strong financial position with a surplus of USD 1.1 million for the first six months and an increase in capital and free reserves to USD 276.7 million.  The combined ratio for the period is 98.4% against 95.5% for the full 2012/13 year; excluding some small improvements in back years the pure year combined ratio is 100.6%.

Hume continued, “The 5% general increase continues to include the increased costs of reinsurance. It is inevitable that these costs will rise again and, uniquely within the International Group, the Club is absorbing them within the general increase. We intend to utilise the Club’s very strong capital position for the benefit of the membership to ensure that the likely increase in reinsurance costs is mitigated.”

“We place the utmost value on the long-term relationships that we develop with our Members whose financial interests, we believe, are ultimately best served by the stability and continuity of entry with the Club,” concluded Charles Hume.  “In turn we thank both our Members and their brokers for their long-standing support.”

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Notes for Editors:

A pdf of the Half Year Report 2013/14 is available for download at

http://www.shipownersclub.com/publications/latest-publications

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance to smaller and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club currently insurers over 33,000 vessels from more than 6,200 Members worldwide and is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs.

The Club has offices located in Luxembourg, London, Singapore and Vancouver.

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Clarity and Focus are Key to Comprehensive Liability Cover in the OSV Sector

The Shipowners’ P&I Club, experts in the provision of liability insurance for specialist vessels, is on a mission to bring clarity to policy wordings; the in-depth knowledge accrued from its particular focus on certain sectors of the global fleet assists the Club in making insurance cover easier to understand.  To this end, the Club has recently published a clear outline of its Specialist Offshore Packages along with guidelines for owners and operators entitled ‘Know Your Cover’.

Over the last thirty years Shipowners has seen significant expansion in the offshore sector; these vessels (OSVs) have become larger and more sophisticated and their activities, for instance in dynamic support and construction operations, more complex.  The Club has never lost its focus in providing appropriate cover for such support vessels in the offshore oil and gas sector.  This specialist focus delivers to owners and operators an expert and dedicated underwriting and claims service.  The recently published guidelines which offer insight into the cover provided to OSVs, is further proof of this dedication.

“While other insurance providers have deviated towards offering cover to mobile offshore drilling rigs, platforms and floating production, storage and off-loading ships, Shipowners has remained focussed on the core business that it knows so well, the offshore support vessel sector,” says Commercial Director, Simon Swallow. “In addition, we are committed to making our policies accessible and intelligible.”

The Club has issued a series of publications to help this process; two policy documents dedicated to the Basic and Enhanced Specialist Offshore Packages; a brochure designed as a guide to these Packages and a detailed description of the Packages entitled ‘Know Your Cover’ in an easy-to-follow question and answer format.

The liability packages for OSVs have been structured with clarity in mind.  In addition to the traditional P&I liabilities associated with the operation of any commercial vessels, such as collision, pollution, crew and wreck liabilities, comprehensive cover can also be provided for contractual liability and third-party liability claims arising from specialist operations.

Finally, within the guide to liability packages, the Club has addressed the often challenging subject of naming a contractor or a charterer as an additional assured.   “This aspect has worried owners and their brokers for a number of years,” comments Ian Edwards, Shipowners’ Underwriting Director. “We have applied a simple, intuitive approach which will allow the Club to provide the cover that our Members and other contracting parties require, while also satisfying their charter party conditions.  We believe this will ultimately provide owners with the peace of mind that they seek from their P&I insurer.”

The various publications can be accessed via Shipowners’ website http://www.shipownersclub.com/vessel-type/offshore

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Notes for Editors:

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance and associated covers to smaller and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club insures nearly 33,000 vessels from over 6,000 Members worldwide and is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs.

The Club has offices in Luxembourg, London, Singapore and Vancouver. 

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SHIPOWNERS’ P&I CLUB SPONSORS THAMES SAILING BARGE MATCH IN ITS 150TH YEAR

The Shipowners’ P&I Club is sponsoring the Mark Boyle Memorial Thames Sailing Barge Match which takes place on 13th July 2013 in this its 150th anniversary year.  The event is held this year in memory of Captain Mark Boyle, who revived the event in 1995 and organised it each year until his untimely death last year aged 55.

London, 8th July, 2013

Photograph should be credited to “Thames Match Archive”.

The Match was the brainchild of Henry Dodd a wealthy London businessman from humble origins who built his business on waste transportation by sailing-barge from London to refuse works along the river supplying ash for the brick-making industry. He was a good friend of Charles Dickens, who used him as the model for Mr Boffin, the refuse magnate of the novel, Our Mutual Friend.

Dodd noticed the intense rivalry between his sailing-barge skippers and decided to harness this competitiveness to make his business more efficient by organising annual races. The first Match in 1863 ran from Erith to Canvey Island and back with a cash prize to the winner, under the flag of the Prince of Wales Yacht Club. The title, it should be noted, derived not from any early royal patronage but from the Prince of Wales pub in Erith.

In 1864 Dodd opened the race up to all-comers and after several years he passed the Thames Sailing Barge Match organisation to a committee of barge owners. Over time, the contestants started to build Spritsail sailing barges specifically designed for speed to win the race. This attracted massive interest and spectator numbers grew to tens of thousands.

At his death in 1881, Dodd bequeathed part of his considerable legacy to the race and this maintained it for the next 100 years. The race continued with some breaks into the 20th century and maintained its highly competitive edge.  In the 1963 Centenary race, for example, the two main rivals (F T Everard and Sons Ltd and the London & the Rochester Trading Co) invested heavily in their fastest barges to ensure victory for vessels that had long since become museum pieces. The winning speed of F T Everard’s Veronica was faster than that of all but six previous America’s Cups. No mean feat.

The Match lapsed for 32 years but since the 1995 revival by Capt Mark Boyle, it has been held each year and grown in popularity. This year’s race is the 83rd and marks the 150th anniversary of the event, making it the second oldest sailing race in the world after the America’s Cup, which started in 1851.

All 16 contestants are historic craft; although not competing this year Cabby is the last wooden Thames barge to be built, in 1928 (another historic connection with Shipowners, which insured her from 1930 until recently).  These evocative vessels are survivors of a fleet once 5,000 strong; Dawn was featured in the recent TV series with Griff Rees-Jones; Cambria was built by Everard in 1906 and has been completely restored recently and is now showing remarkable speed in the races and Mirosa is one of the oldest sailing barges still in commission. The average age of the competing barges this year is 105 years.

The Match will be attended by those well-known in the world of sailing and representatives of the firms and families with historic ties to the race including Michael Everard, the Match Chairman; Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, who will be presenting the prizes; and Paul Goldsmith and Jilly Hemmings (nee Goldsmith), Match Patrons and grandchildren of E J Goldsmith whose company owned the largest ever fleet of Thames Sailing Barges.

The Shipowners’ Club, has supported the Thames Sailing Barge Match for many years. This year it will again be a joint sponsor of the race and the Shipowners’ Club Cup is first prize in the Champion Staysail Class.

The Club’s connection with this sailing match goes back a long way. Shipowners was established in 1855, the same epoch as the Match. It also shares a long-standing connection with F T Everard & Sons Ltd, one of the key players and supporters of the race, who insured their fleet with the Club from 1880.

Rob Cook (Syndicate Manager) and Mark Greenland (Underwriter) will be attending on behalf of the Shipowners’ Club, joining the guests of honour and other sponsors aboard the Motor Yacht Lady Hamilton.

The race, which takes place on Saturday 13th July, starts at Mucking, Essex between 8.30 and 9.00 am and follows an eastward course towards the South East Leigh Buoy in the Thames Estuary, where it turns back up the Thames to pass by vantage points at Gravesend Promenade, Greenhithe Riverside Walk, Erith Promenade and Pier and on the north bank, Grays Promenade (via Wharf Road) and the Royal Hotel Purfleet between midday and 4.30 pm.

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Notes for Editors:

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual marine liability insurer, providing Protection & Indemnity insurance and associated covers to smaller and specialist vessels since 1855. The Club insures nearly 33,000 vessels from over 6,000 Members worldwide and is a member of the International Group of P&I Clubs.

The Club has offices in Luxembourg, London, Singapore and Vancouver.

Photo Note:

A high resolution digital image is attached.  Further images are available from the ISIS Communications Press Room at www.isiscomms.com or on request from info@isiscomms.com

All photographs should be credited to “Thames Match Archive”.


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