Canals, and other types of inland waterways, as well as the narrowboats which run up and down them, are a charming part of the UK’s landscape.
While you may know how to move along such waterways, when navigating your way around narrowboat insurance you may feel out of your depth, unsure of what’s covered, how much it costs and whether you need it in the first place (spoiler alert – you do).
For those who needing narrowboat insurance, here at Taylor Watkins, we can help you to find cover for both narrowboats and canal boats that navigate on the UK and European Inland Non-Tidal Waterways – excluding the following:
You can find great deals on cover for your narrowboat insurance with Taylor Watkins today.
Narrowboat insurance is a type of cover for your narrowboat. Its aim is to protect not only your craft, but also yourself and others using the waterways.
Narrowboat insurance can help to protect you by providing the following types of cover:
While these are some of the protections narrowboat can cover you for, it’s important to read through prospective policies thoroughly, understanding exactly what you’re covered for before agreeing to it.
Our partner offers fully comprehensive cover in their specialist narrowboat insurance cover, which includes £3 million Third Party Liability cover as standard.
Yes, for those wanting to use the Inland Waterway system, you will have to at the very least have Third Party Liability insurance.
While Third Party Liability insurance is the minimum amount of cover you’ll need to use your narrowboat along the Inland Waterway system, there are additional covers that may also be of interest, including personal accident cover and cover for damaged/malfunctioning parts of the craft as listed above.
There are a range of different things narrowboat insurance can cover, the extent of this cover depending on the insurance policy you end up opting for. Below is a list with just some of the features that can come with narrowboat insurance cover:
Our partner’s specialist narrowboat insurance offers an excellent level of cover, including Fully Comprehensive cover (with £3 million Third Party Liability cover as standard), Excess Waiver cover, up to 25% No Claims Bonus, Marina Benefits cover and more.
The best narrowboat insurance company will depend on the amount of cover you’re wanting, and whether the company offer this. While Third Party Liability can be a necessary cover needed, it’s not the only one worth considering.
At Taylor Watkins, we can help you to find fantastic, comprehensive cover for your narrowboat, keeping you better protected in case anything were to happen.
Here at Taylor Watkins, we’re dedicated to helping you find the right insurance to meet yours, and your craft’s, needs.
We’re here to help the sailing community find the protection they need. To help us achieve this, we’ve partnered with Topsail insurance, provider of specialist Marine Insurance products, who have been dedicated to helping cover this community for the last 25 years.
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