At William Taylor Insurance, our experienced brokers are renowned for taking the time to check that your insurance policies contain all the protection you need, with no surprises in the small print.


With many years’ experience insuring boats and pleasurecraft, we speak your language when it comes to marine vessels.

Plain Sailing

We work with specialist providers to tailor a package which will protect your boat, equipment and liabilities.


What’s more, we’re always at the end of the phone if you need to make a claim, helping to get your boat back in the water as soon as possible.

Meet the team

Managing Director

Bill Taylor

Bill established William Taylor Insurance in 1968 after coming from a life assurance background.

Although semi-retired, Bill is still very active in the day-to-day running of the company and maintains a portfolio of clients.

General Manager

Ian Hensby

Ian has over 30 years’ experience in the industry. After starting out as an adviser for life insurance with Prudential Assurance, Ian moved to William Taylor Insurance and specialised in commercial insurance. Ian is responsible for an exclusive client portfolio covering many areas of commercial insurance.

Schemes Manager

Paige Jones

Paige has been with William Taylor Insurance for two years and has six years' experience in the insurance industry. Paige specialises in marine and boat insurance, as well as handling administration.

Account Handler

Lee Jackson

Lee has recently joined William Taylor Insurance and brings with him eight years' of insurance experience. Lee specialises in marine and boat insurance, along with motor fleet and general commercial insurance for our commercial insurance clients.


Excellent service all year round.

Foster Motors, Worchestershire

Helpful, friendly staff.

Mr Jones, Aveley

As far as my business insurance is concerned I know I am in good hands. After 20 years Taylors have never let me down.

R Wards, County Durham

Nothing is too much trouble. My business is important to them – a great bunch.

Mr Lincoln, Barking

All I need to know is on the web site, backed up by nice people.

P Edwards, Dorsett

Always a very professional and quick service.

Mr Carter, Wickford

Prompt, pleasant people to deal with.

Mr Brazil, Reading

Great service for 15 years, always available and helpful. Long may it continue.

Hadland Care Group

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