Marine insurance includes insurance against any and all kinds of loss of or damage to:
(a) Vessels, craft, aircraft, cars, automobiles and vehicles of every kind (excluding aircraft and automobiles operating under their own power or while in storage not incidental to transportation), as well as all goods, freights, cargoes, merchandise, effects, disbursements, profits, money, bullion, securities, choses in action, evidences of debt, valuable papers, bottomry and respondentia interests and all other kinds of property, and interests therein, in respect to, appertaining to or in connection with any and all risks or
perils of navigation, transit, or transportation, including war risks, on or under any seas or other waters, on land or in the air, or while being assembled, packed, crated, baled, compressed or similarly prepared for shipment or while awaiting the same, or during any delays, storage, transshipment, or reshipment incident thereto including marine builder’s risks, and all personal property floater risks.
(b) Person or to property in connection with or appertaining to a marine, inland marine, transit or transportation insurance including liability for loss of or damage arising out of or in connection with the construction, repair, maintenance or use of the subject matter of such insurance (but not including life insurance or surety bonds); but except as herein specified, shall not mean insurances against loss by reason of bodily injury to the person. Inland marine insurance shall be deemed to include hull insurance on water pleasure craft not
used for commercial purposes of a size and type to be determined by the commissioner.
(c) Precious stones, jewels, jewelry, gold, silver and other precious metals, whether used in business or trade or otherwise and whether the same be in course of transportation or otherwise.