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Boat Insurance

Do you need canoe or kayak insurance? We have arranged an exclusive boat insurance policy on behalf of members which provides good cover at competitive prices. It can be taken out when joining or renewing your membership – making it very easy to buy.

British Canoeing has arranged an insurance policy with Towergate specifically for members. 

There are a 6 levels of cover depending on the number and value of the boats to be insured.  Cover includes canoes, kayaks and paddles, helmets, spray-decks and buoyancy aids. 

Levels of Cover

Policy Cover Price
Explorer Any canoe or kayak with a value of up to £750 and £275 for any one paddle. £27.50
Explorer Plus Up to 3 canoes or kayaks with a limit of £750 per craft and £275 for any one paddle. £45.00
Elite For specialist canoes or kayaks covering one craft with a value of up to £1500 and £275 for any one paddle. £60.00
Elite Plus Up to 3 canoes or kayaks each with a value not exceeding £1500 and £275 for any one paddle. £85.00
Extreme Any canoe or kayak up to a value of £3000 and £450 for any one paddle. £110.00
Extreme Plus Up to 3 canoes or kayaks each with a value not exceeding £3000 and £450 for any one paddle. £180.00

Included as standard in your policy:

  • Cover for canoe, kayak, paddle, helmet and buoyancy aids
  • Cover for accidental loss or damage
  • Up to 30 days in Europe at any one time
  • Cover for all canoeing activities, including competitions

To add boat insurance to your membership, simply tick the appropriate cover on the payment form and add the premium to your membership fee.

Purchasing Boat Insurance

The insurance policy runs for the same period as your membership, meaning it is simple to purchase at the point of joining or renewing.

You are able to purchase insurance at any point during your membership year. However, the expiry date of your insurance will be your membership expiry date.

To purchase the insurance, please select from the options available online, or tick the appropriate cover on your renewal form, adding the premium to your membership fee. 

To purchase call 0300 0119 500 or email membership@britishcanoeing.org.uk

Alternatively please join or renew online.


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