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Buy your Canoe Insurance from Towergate here!

Do you need canoe or kayak insurance? We have partnered with one of the UK's leading boat insurance providers, Towergate Insurance, to arrange exclusive canoe and kayak insurance policies.

Towergate are sponsoring Go Canoe!, a new programme to be broadcast across the Sky Sports network. British Canoeing has arranged canoe and kayak insurance with Towergate to celebrate the launch of this exciting new programme. 

There are six flexible levels of cover to choose from, depending on the number and value of the canoes or kayaks to be insured. Cover is valid for 12 months. 

Towergate's policies can cover: canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, paddles, helmets, spray-decks and buoyancy aids. Cover includes all types of water (including white water), accidental damage and racing. 

Click here to purchase your insurance

Levels of Cover available

Policy Cover Price
Explorer Any canoe or kayak with a value of up to £1000 and £100 for any one paddle. £27.50
Explorer Plus Up to 3 canoes or kayaks with a value of £1000 per craft and £100 for any one paddle. £45
Elite For specialist canoes or kayaks covering one craft with a value of up to £2500 and £200 for any one paddle. £60
Elite Plus Up to 3 canoes or kayaks each with a value not exceeding £2500 and £200 for any one paddle. £85
Extreme Any canoe or kayak up to a value of £5000 and £350 for any one paddle. £110
Extreme Plus Up to 3 canoes or kayaks each with a value not exceeding £5000 and £350 for any one paddle. £180

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

For full details of the cover included, the policy document can be found below in the Useful Downloads section. 

Purchasing Boat Insurance

To purchase the insurance, please click here.  

  1. Select Towergate Insurance from the list and click Next 
  2. Select from the 6 insurance products available  
  3. Enter your personal details 
  4. Make your payment
  5. We'll send you a Payment receipt

This is an online offer only. 

Please note that this is boat insurance only and does not include membership or a waterways licence.  

A waterways licence will be needed to canoe on most canal and river navigation's in England. 

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Have you thought about British Canoeing Membership?

There are lots of great reasons to become a member, whatever your discipline or involvement, and with adult membership costs less than a £1 a week, it's a great time to join us! 

Membership includes:

Waterways Licence - your access to over 4,500km of waterways covering Canal and River Trust, Environment Agency, Broads Authority and many others. Click here to see which river and canal navigation's we cover and start your next adventure! Plus you will be helping to maintain and improve the waterways and facilities.  

Insurance - cover up to £10 million in case you are held responsible for an accident - peace of mind when needed most. 

Part of the Community - you’ll be joining 34,000 other canoeists enjoying the waterways.

Plus much more! 

Follow the link to see all the benefits of membership and to join

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