Suisscourtage Group’s ONLYYACHT, ONLYYARD and ONLYJET insurance provide bespoke solutions for superyachts, shipyards and luxury aircraft
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – (March 6, 2017) The Suisscourtage Group, a subsidiary of Monaco-based Pastor Group, has announced the opening of its first U.S. office for its exclusive ONLY insurance brands, consisting of ONLYYACHT, ONLYYARD and ONLYJET insurance. The new office is located at 777 Southeast 20th Street, Suite 210 in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s yachting business district.
Headquartered in Monaco with offices in key global yachting, aviation and wealth hubs, the group has been operating as an independent insurance broker for more than 25 years. Currently operating offices in Antibes, London, Luxembourg, Monaco, Rotterdam, Viareggio and now Fort Lauderdale, the company advises and assists high-net-worth private clients on all insurance needs offering made to measure solutions for yachts, private aircraft and other luxury assets.
“Since our opening, we already are seeing a need being filled in this market,” said Vincent Huens de Brouwer, executive director of ONLYYACHT US. “As an independent Lloyd’s broker, we have direct access to the world’s largest insurance market which gives us the opportunity to place and renew our client’s policies at constantly improving terms and rates. This direct access is also the guarantee of high confidentiality appreciated by our clients.”
For the past decade, ONLYYACHT has earned a reputation as the industry leader in providing superyacht and crew insurance protection, including superyacht loss or damage, liability protection, crew and guest welfare and claim services. The company currently insures 370 yachts including some of the largest superyachts in the world, more than 3,000 active crew members, and protects more than $6 billion of assets.
ONLYYARD covers shipyards and owners against risk of physical damage to superyachts under construction. ONLYJET insures private aircraft for damage to hull, liability to third parties and injury to crew and passengers.
The Pastor Group
The Pastor Group spans construction, real estate, the restaurant industry and most notably insurance through Suisscourtage Assurances, an independent insurance broker servicing international clientele since 1988. The foundations of The Pastor Group can be traced back to when the Pastor family arrived in the Monegasque Principality in 1880 from Italy. Comprised of fifteen property businesses and other various companies, the group employs approximately 600 people and owns a multitude of luxury apartments and commercial premises in the Principality of Monaco. Jean-Victor and Patrice Pastor, the sons of Victor J.B. Pastor, continue the family tradition, both in Monaco and abroad.
For more information please visit www.onlyyacht.com