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Craft Insurance

Now just two levels of cover to choose from

Becoming a member of British Canoeing gives you access to canoe, kayak and paddleboard insurance, provided by Towergate and designed with paddler needs in mind. 

We've recently worked with Towergate to simplify the insurance options available to our members.  

When you take out your British Canoeing membership, you can choose to include either individual or multi craft cover.  The insurance comprises:

  • Cover for canoes, kayaks, paddleboards, paddles, helmets 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

Individual cover includes:

  1. One craft up to a value of £1,500
  2. With a limit of £250 for any one paddle
  3. Excess of £100 for craft and £50 for a paddle

Our multi craft cover includes:

  1. Four craft up to a value of £1,500 each
  2. With a limit of £250 for any one paddle
  3. Excess of £100 for craft and £50 for a paddle

Purchasing Craft Insurance

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

Making a Claim

If you have purchased Towergate's craft insurance as part of your membership and you would like to make a claim, please contact Towergate using the following telephone number. 

Towergate claims number:   0344 892 1320

British Canoeing is an Introducer appointed representative (IAR) of Towergate Insurance. Towergate Insurance is a trading name of Towergate Underwriting Group Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England, company no. 4043759. Registered address: Towergate House, Eclipse Park, Sittingbourne Road, Maidstone, Kent. ME14 3EN.