Being ready is essential

Living in Australia, sunny skies can quickly turn to storm clouds, no matter where you are – from regional, rural and remote Australia to our metropolitan areas. It’s important to be ready for extreme weather.

To support you in protecting your boat and getting insurance ready, we are here to provide you with assistance.

Club Marine is here to help

We’re ready to help you face the challenges of this summer:

  • Our detailed Severe Weather Preparation Checklist will help in the preparation for any major weather event. You can download it here.
  • Club Marine Assist is available 24/7 to provide you with advice and assistance. It is important to note that if you are experiencing an on-water emergency or a life-threatening situation, you should call 000.


Make sure you have the right cover for your circumstances

Here are some tips to help you review your insurance and get weather-ready:

  • Ensure that your insurance is up to date and relevant to your current circumstances.
  • Review the sum for which you are insured to ensure it is correct and appropriate.
  • Check that your premiums are paid to make sure there are no interruptions to your cover.

Be ready to lodge a claim

There are a few simple things you can do before you claim to make this process easier during what can be a very stressful time:

  • While it’s easy to forget, keeping photographic evidence of your insured property and any receipts for purchases made will help with your claim.
  • Making a full inventory list isn’t necessary for your claim, but it will generally be helpful.
  • You can also prepare your boat for extreme weather using our Severe Weather Preparation Checklist.

How to lodge a claim

If your boat is damaged by cyclones, flooding or storms, we will be ready to help you. You can contact Club Marine using any of the following methods:

  • To minimise delays, you can lodge your claim online at Once you do so, a claims consultant will contact you as soon as possible.
  • Alternatively you can call Club Marine on 1300 00 CLUB (2582).

  • Know what you're covered for
  • Review your sum insured
  • Check that your payments are up to date

  • Take photos of your insured property
  • Make an inventry
  • Be prepared for extreme weather

  • Claim online for faster service
  • Call Club Marine on 1300 00 CLUB (2582).


Download a printable copy of our Severe Weather Preparation Checklist.

Any opinions expressed constitute our views at the time of issue and are subject to change. Neither Club Marine, nor its employees or directors give any warranty of accuracy or accept responsibility for any loss or liability incurred by you in respect of any error, omission or misrepresentation in this article.