Club Marine

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Club Marine is a boat insurance agency and marine magazine publisher headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.  Club Marine is a wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz Australia.,[1], which is in turn a subsidiary of Allianz SE[2].

Club Marine operates in all states of Australia and New Zealand.


Club Marine was founded on 21 July 1966, as Marine Hull and Liability Insurance.  The name was changed in December 1989 to Club Marine Insurance Company Limited.[3]

Club Marine was acquired in 1991 by Allianz Australia[4], and launched its NZ operations in 2008[5].


Club Marine insures pleasure craft[6], including runabouts, cruisers, launches, jet skis, yachts, trailer sailers, and off beach dinghies.


  • 2018 Australian Financial Review – 100 Most Innovative Companies (#80)[7]
  • 2018 Australian Insurance Industry Awards – Underwriting Agency of the Year (Finalist)[8]
  • 2018 Auscontact Association Excellence Awards – Change Innovation and Improvements Victoria (Winner); People Champion Victoria (Finalist); Best Talent Victoria (Finalist)[9]
  • 2016 Australian Banking and Finance Awards – Innovation of the Year (Winner)[10]


Club Marine Magazine was launched in 1983, and is a bi-monthly print publication, covering fishing, boating destinations, trailer boat adventures, cruising, sailing, boat safety articles, basic how-tos and coverage of boating events across Australia and New Zealand.[11]

Club Marine magazine has an AMAA-audited circulation of 90,456 in Australia (period ending June 2018).[12]

Senior management[edit]

CEOs to date
2013 - current Simon McLean[13]
2010 - 2013 Greg Fisher[14]
2005 - 2010 Mark Bradley[15]


Club Marine sponsors boating and fishing events, clubs and personalities throughout Australia and New Zealand.  Notable sponsorships include:

·       Hamilton Island Race Week[16],

·       Club Marine Insurance Barra Nationals[17],

·       Club Marine Perth International Boat Show[18],

·       Sandringham Yacht Club[19],

·       Cruising Yacht Club of Australia[20]

·       Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron[21], and

·       World champion wakeboarder Bec Gange[22]


  1. "Allianz History". Allianz Australia. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. "About Allianz". Allianz Australia. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  3. "Search Results - Organisations & Business Names". ASIC Connect. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  4. "Allianz History". Allianz Australia. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  5. "Club Marine sails into NZ market". 10 March 2008. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  6. "Club Marine Provider Details". Find An Insurer - Insurance Council of Australia. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  7. "Most Innovative Companies 2018: The Full List". Australian Financial Review. 2018-07-30. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  8. "Australian Insurance Industry Awards 2018 Finalists". Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  9. "Club Marine takes a win at the Auscontact Association Excellence Awards". Insurance Business Australia. 7 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  10. "AB+F names insurance awards winners". Insurance Business Australia. 17 October 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  11. "Club Marine - not just for boats". Media Scope. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  12. "ABC Print Average Net Paid Print Sales- Club Marine". Audited Media Association of Australia. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  13. "Club Marine appoints 'keen boatie' as CEO". 7 October 2013. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  14. "Fisher leaves Club Marine to concentrate on recovery". 5 August 2013. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  15. "Bradley leaves Club Marine". 30 November 2009. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  16. "Hamilton Island Race Week". Hamilton Island Race Week. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  17. "Club Marine Insurance Barra Nationals". Palmerston Game Fishing Club. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  18. "Club Marine Perth International Boat Show". Club Marine Perth International Boat Show. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  19. "Sponsors and Partners". Sandringham Yacht Club. 2015-05-11. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  20. "Cruising Yacht Club of Australia". Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  21. "Major Partners". Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  22. "Sponsors". Bec Gange. Retrieved 4 September 2018.

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