Hooray… summer is here!! There’s a new mood sweeping across the country - as long lazy days promise hours of carefree fun and outdoor lovers can breathe again!

Of course, there’s change and it’s good! The sporting calendars have evolved, and competitions are happening fast and furious… some new and others making up for lost time! New digitised scoring systems are rocking some boating tournaments, proving efficient, saving time, and keeping everyone safe – the way of the future!

And Club Marine is always ahead of the game! We’re constantly on the lookout for the latest in products and trends… and we’re intentional about meeting your unique short-term needs. Whatever your leisure-time pleasure – we have your back, so you can relax and enjoy.

Contact us for a comparative quote or further information on all Short-term insurance solutions!

Wishing our Club Marine family safe travels
over the holidays and a fabulous Festive Season.
God’s Blessings, Peace, Good Health and Joy for 2022!

Stand a chance to win one of three 15 Litre CMI Cooler Boxes
which stay cool for up to 4 days!

To enter, all you need to do is LIKE and SHARE either of our Facebook or Instagram pages.

Winners to be announced on our Facebook and Instagram pages
on Friday, 21st January 2022.


As your family, employees and companies face a myriad of rising security challenges daily - from active shootings to hostage situations, terror attacks, violent assaults, kidnaps for ransom, mysterious disappearance, extortion, and others - you’re not alone

We’ve engaged a specialist crisis response consultancy firm, offering essential prevention advice to minimise the chances of an incident occurring. Should something happen, their services are immediately available, providing the experience and expertise for a quick
and safe resolution.

Key Services Include:

  • 24/7 access to trained consultants for immediate response - on how to handle the situation
  • Where necessary, response consultants to deploy to the appropriate location - for negotiation strategies, media-handling, law enforcement agency etc
  • Financial and pastoral care for the victim/family, medical and psychological care, childcare, temporary security and more
  • Bespoke crisis mitigation services - country risk assessments, security risk audit reviews, crisis management plans and training

For more information on this new cover call our consultants on 0861 819 219

If you’ve experienced loss through account hacking, bullying or stalking in cyber incident/s - we understand the trauma, anger, frustration and helplessness you feel - and we can help you

Club Marine has insurance available to protect your digital footprint and for
Cyber incidents like these:

  • Theft of funds: loss reimbursement - bank accounts, cards, investigation costs,
    legal fees etc
  • Identity theft costs: reporting and monitoring, notarising affidavits, re-issuing identity documents, lost wages and more
  • Data restoration/malware decontamination: costs to restore data and software
  • Cyberbullying/stalking: costs for content removal, lost wages, reputation protection
  • Including R5000 cover for:
    • Trauma Benefit: treatment by a licensed professional
    • Additional School Costs: alternate schooling, recommended by a licensed physician/psychologist
  • Cyber extortion: reimbursement of ransom payments
  • Network security liability: third-party claims (including IoT devices)
  • Privacy & data breach liability: third-party claims
  • Privacy & data breach by third party: Reimbursement - legal defence costs
  • And more...

Need to know more? Contact us for more information.

New Un-Specified Equipment Extension

Have you heard about our “FORGOT COVER”?

If you’ve recently replaced, upgraded or invested in the latest watersports gear – get it covered easily, without having to call your broker or specifying each item. (Remember to add those Christmas gifts too).

Our new Private & Pleasure watercraft policy offers from R10 000 up to R50 000 cover for non-permanently fixed items including: fishing rods and reels, fishing equipment, Satellite phones, hand-held radios, fishfinders, GPS units, waterskis, wakeboards, tubes, nautical clothing, wetsuits, lifejackets and more. T&C’s apply.

It offers wider cover by including cover for theft without evidence of forcible and violent entry/exit to the premises.

Avoid disappointment and frustration at claim stage - when certain equipment has not been placed on cover or itemised accordingly.

Need to know more? Contact us for more information.

Freight Forwarders, Carriers and Warehouseman’s Liability

Designed for the Freight Forwarders / Clearing Agents / Logistics Companies.
Provides “Sleep Easy” Cover should they be found legally / contractually liable for:

  • Loss or Damage to customers goods / property in their care, custody and control
  • Includes Cover while in Warehouse (if applicable)
  • Errors and Omissions - ie. Goods are sent to incorrect country, whereby the waybill
    was incorrectly completed

Holidays are round the corner and before you get too busy – look over your policy and make sure it includes recent purchases and valuable gifts and remove items no longer in your possession

  • Motors and Trailers: Have your car serviced, replace worn tyres - a tyre fix aerosol kit from hardware stores will give you up to 50kms - should you have a flat! Wheel bearings must be greased and your spare tyres in good running condition
  • Licenses: Check your car and drivers’ licenses are all up to date
  • Alarms: Test your car, home, and business alarms
  • Boat owners: Cast an eye over your specified list of equipment and retail values. Consider taking cover for unspecified equipment – (see the article above)
  • Crossing SA’s borders: You’ll need a Border letter for both vehicles and boats. Check wheel bearings, spare wheels and tyre changing kits and pack your COC/COF certificates
  • Travel Insurance: Is quick and easy, placed through TIC and Santam and has covers for COVID situations which may arise while abroad

Whatever you need from domestic to business, travel, cargo and more - take a look:

For all types of Emergencies:

Emergency calls are free and can be made even if you don’t have airtime.
Simply dial 112 from your cell phone (in South Africa) – an automated menu will direct you:

1. Police 2. Ambulance 3. Fire 4. NSRI Boaters

You can also dial the NSRI direct on 087 094 9774 (24hours) or for added safety and emergency assistance, download the SafeTRX App for NSRI and Maritime rescue (24hours).

At the push of a button on your cellphone and they get a “ping” which gives them this info…and more:

  • Where you are on the water
  • Your contact number (and an alternate contact number)
  • Who the vessel is registered to
  • Next of kin

Remember to notify someone on land before you go on the water – especially offshore and don’t drink – particularly if you’re in control of a vessel.


OET – Sodwana

November 1st – 5th 2021

Congratulations to Team C-Cruiser - winners of this popular Bill and Gamefish competition! Charl Osmers, Stef Cloete and Tiaan Barnard caught four Marlin over the four days to score 815 points. Team Mad Marly took 2nd place with 527 points and Team U Go Girl was third with 417.50 points.

Team Certainty won Club Marine’s sponsored lucky draw prizes – a cooler box and voucher. Club Marine’s Johannesburg team – Lelani, Erin and San Michelle attended the prizegiving on the Friday night.

2021 BILLFISH 15000

November 7th – 12th 2021

After four intense days of fishing at Sodwana, Team Snowy Owl finally snatched victory in the nail-biting finish of this closely contested event – as a mere point or two separated top positions on the leader board, right to the last day. Fishing furiously, many of the anglers (around 300) caught and released an amazing number of fish – causing a seesaw of emotions, as hopes were raised and dashed.

Congratulations to Skipper Riaan Odendaal, Rick Rovelli (boat owner) and their crew, who clinched the title with five Marlin - a Blue, a Black, an exciting double hook-up of two Striped Marlin and another Stripey – to land the winning 1470 points. Team Pulsator took second spot with 1115 points and Team Aphrodite placed third with 905 points.

Club Marine is proud to have been a sponsor in this event for 10 consecutive years!
Our Johannesburg team – Lelani, Erin and San Michelle – was there to support the anglers with last-minute cover, tips and information and to hand over lucky draw prizes.

Umlanga Skiboat Club Junior Summer Fishing Derby

November 6th 2021

Beyond excited, 63 enthusiastic USBC junior anglers leapt up at the crack of dawn to head off into a calm Durban Bay for a great day’s game and bottom fishing. 24 Skippers made sure they had every fishable opportunity and there were several surprises among the varied and quality fish caught - including Rainbow Runners and Mussel Crackers.

No fish were brought to the scales, but all were measured, photographed, and released. An app converter would later convert the measurements to weights.

Club Marine sponsored prizes and Caryne, Megan and Janine attended the prize giving later that afternoon. Congrats to the winners and all who took part.


Champ of the Harbour

Boys 3-10 years Dylan van der Westhuizen (6) - Shad

Champs of the bay

Boys 3-10 years Jamie Boyd (6) – Bonny
Boys 11-16 years Justin Coombes (14) - Mussel Cracker
Girls 3-10 years Makayla Shepard (10) - Soldier
Girls 11-16 years Megan Doman (11) - Mussel Cracker

Racetech Jozini Tigerfish Competition

October 21st – 23rd 2021

Jetski anglers were delighted to take part in their first-ever Tiger fishing competition - held at Jozini Dam recently. 27 Enthusiastic competitors rose to the challenge - avoiding snapping jaws, submitting valid photos and measurements and all while keeping an eye on hippos and crocs!

Organiser Chez Thackwray from Racetech says the atmosphere was festive and the weather was great. Jason Wise’s winning fish measured 64cms. He fished doubles with Brad Douglas.

Nelius van der Vyfer took second spot with a 63cm fish and in 3rd place Allister Franz at 55cm. Amy Clark, the only lady angler caught a 36cm fish.

Several anglers won Club Marine vouchers.

Tigerfish Bonanza – Pongola Poort Dam

September 24th – 25th 2021

Tigerfishing is trending and many more anglers are rising to the challenge of catching these ferocious predators! An enthusiastic crowd recently descended on Pongolapoort Dam for this popular Bonanza run by Sodwana Hengel Klub.

Around 350 anglers gave it their all in steamy hot weather, but fish were scarce due to spawning and many didn’t catch a thing all weekend. Kudos to Kobus Meyer whose 710mm fish took top spot overall, Jonathon de Vos was second with a fish of 640 mm and Johan van Heerden in third place with a measurement of 600mm!

Club Marine sponsored prizes for the first time and Leslie Bilgnaut won the cooler box.

Club Marine congratulates Louis Polomé on his immediate appointment as Secretary General of The International Waterski & Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) – the world governing body for towed watersports which has over 90 affiliated Federations worldwide

Louis has been involved with the South African Water Ski Federation since 1984 - as a national (and international) waterski judge/homologator, technical chair and then President for many years. He was the Chief Judge at the 1999 World Waterski Championships in Milan and has been the Federation’s representative at the National Olympic Committee since 2008.


Dorado Species Day
Durban Skiboat Club (in support of NSRI)
December 16th 2021
Weather permitting or 17th

"Hi, I’m truly speechless with regards to how quick and painless this was. Thank you so much for your excellent service. I have been a customer for some time now and will continue to be one for life."

"Once again, thank you for your very prompt and efficient service. Have a super day."


"Well Received thanks!!! FAST and EFFICIENT service as usual."


Club Marine will be open throughout the festive season operating
on skeleton staff between Christmas and New Year.

The office is closing at 1pm on the 24th of December and the 31st December.
Closed on all public holidays.

Save these numbers for Emergency Assistance:

Club Marine Call or WhatsApp: 082 568 9344 / 079 180 4279
SIS Household & Commercial Assist: 086 074 7247
Watercraft Assist: +27 10 211 5790


Contact us for more information about any of your short-term requirements:

Quotations: quote@clubmarinesa.com
Claims: claims@clubmarinesa.com
General: info@clubmarinesa.com

After Hours / WhatsApp: 082 568 9344
Boat Assist (Local): 0861 258 222
Boat Assist (Outside RSA): +27 11 285 5790
SIS - Car & Home Assist: 0860 747 247

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