About Pole Star Marine Insurance

K.C. Powell & Partners Ltd was formed and launched in March 1970, and are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
Our trade name for Marine Policies is the Pole Star Yachtsman’s Policy, by which we are also known.
Our Underwriting Arm deals with all documentation, Premium and Claims between Insurer and client. We are fully computerised and are able to maintain our documentation issue to a high standard.
Our senior staff are as follows:-
1) Brian Wallis, Managing Director, with 35 years experience in both Marine and General Insurance and joined the company in 1989 having been employed by a conglomerate of five overseas companies as Managing Director. Brian is also an R.Y.A. Yachtmaster Offshore.2) David Webb, Marine Underwriter, including Transit and Cargo, he was employed by the General Accident Life and Fire Corporation from leaving school in the London Office then at Bedford and Ipswich. He joined us in 1993.3) Glen Wallis,Glen Director, joined the company in December 2000 having been employed by major broking houses in General and Marine Insurance since 1988.4) 4. David Hunn, David has worked in the Marine Insurance market for 30 years most of this time being in the London market at Lloyds. He started work as a Lloyds Broker specialising in yacht insurance and since then has maintained an interest if not a direct involvement in the yacht market. Over the last 10 years he has been responsible for negotiating all forms of yacht claims direct with the Lloyds Syndicate involved and liaising with surveyors appointed by them and potential repairers approached by Insureds.Policies are offered from a limited number of insurers or from a single insurer. We will give you details of these insurers when we discuss your individual requirements. A list of insurers we select from is available upon request