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Boat Insurance

Becoming a member of British Canoeing gives you access to competitively priced canoe and kayak insurance, designed with paddler needs in mind. Read on to learn more. 

We have arranged an exclusive boat insurance policy with Towergate 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. The insurance comprises:

  • 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

Six Levels of Cover

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. £45.00
Elite For specialist canoes or kayaks covering one craft with a value of up to £2500 and £200 for any one paddle. £60.00
Elite Plus Up to 3 canoes or kayaks each with a value not exceeding £2500 and £200 for any one paddle. £85.00
Extreme Any canoe or kayak up to a value of £5000 and £350 for any one paddle. £110.00
Extreme Plus Up to 3 canoes or kayaks each with a value not exceeding £5000 and £350 for any one paddle. £180.00

Purchasing Boat Insurance

The insurance runs with your membership. So, simply add it when joining or renewing on our online membership system.

Purchase insurance at any point during your membership year. However, the expiry date of your insurance will be your membership expiry date.

You can also purchase boat insurance by calling 0300 0119 500 or emailing the membership team by clicking here.

Making a Claim

If you have purchased the boat insurance and you would like to make a claim, please contact Towergate using the following telephone number. 

Towergate claims number:   0344 892 1320