1. Introduction and history 2. Structure of a modern P&I club 3. Directors and managers discretion 4. Entry 5. The contract of membership 6. Club membership 7. Underwriting 8. Calls and club funds 9. Introduction to P&I cover 10. Risks covered 11. Warranties and club cover 12. General exceptions and limitations to club cover 13. Claims : the role of the club 14. Security : club letters of undertaking 15. The inter-club nype agreement 16. The club's right of subrogation 17. Direct action against P&I clubs 18. Notification of claims 19. The member's duty to sue and labour 20. The "pay to be paid" rule 21. Disputes and jurisdiction clauses 22. Duration of club cover 23. Termination of club membership 24. P&I club reinsurance and the international group of P&I clubs 25. Charterers' P&I cover 26. Defence cover 27. Direct liability under international convention certificates 28. Recommended clauses.