Canoe and kayak insurance

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, multi craft, individual plus or multi craft plus 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:

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

Individual cover plus+ includes:

  • One craft up to a value of £3,000
  • With a limit of £500 for any one paddle
  • Excess of £200 for craft and £100 for a paddle

Multi craft cover includes:

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

Multi craft cover plus+ includes:

  • Four craft up to a value of £3,000 each
  • With a limit of £500 for any one paddle
  • Excess of £200 for craft and £100 for a paddle

Third party liability insurance of £5m applies for both cover levels

Purchasing craft insurance

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

Want cover buy your membership isn’t due for renewal? You can also purchase craft insurance by calling Towergate directly on 0300 0119 500

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.