Our Sailing Insurance policy options
Put simply, we offer three different policy options…
Making claims clearer
WE PAY OUT
OF OUR TRAVEL INSURANCE CLAIMS**
OF OUR POLICY HOLDERS
NEEDED TO MAKE A CLAIM**
ON AVERAGE WE PAY OUT
FOR EACH TRAVEL INSURANCE CLAIM**
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Why choose us
Sailing close to shore or further afield
At SportsCover Direct, we split our Sailing Insurance offering into two groups; one for people sailing within 12 miles of the nearest coastline, and one for those going further out to sea.
This means those who are not venturing as far out to sea do not have to pay the same level of premium of those going further. Not only is the risk of a claim greater for those sailing further away from civilisation, but also the potential costs of rescuing a stricken sailing will be higher.
Please note that if you are sailing more than 12 miles from shore, we have a restriction on the areas we can provide protection. When choosing ‘Sailing (beyond 12 mile limit) read the important note about this sport.
On all sailing insurance policies liability cover is also excluded whenever a motor is in use.
Frequently Asked Questions
Standard travel insurance policies do not always cover hazardous sports. Our Sports Travel Insurance is specifically designed to cover over 500 high risk activities such as bungee jumping, skateboarding, ski-acrobatics and many more.
Our Sports Travel Insurance policy provides up to £5,600 worth of equipment cover, this add-on not only protects your equipment but also any equipment you hire during your trip. It also covers your sailing equipment in transit to and from your destination.
Yes, our Sailing Travel Insurance can generally be taken out even if you have a medical condition. We can almost always offer cover at no extra cost, but occasionally our underwriters may apply special terms if you subsequently needed to make a claim relating to your condition.
You can purchase our Sailing Insurance online up until 74 years old, above this age, you would need to call us on 01494 484800 and we will be able to refer your quote to our underwriters. Please note, our quotes are based on your age at the start date of cover.
* 10% online discount applies to our Sports Travel Insurance and Activity TopUp policies only.
**Data relates to Sports Travel Insurance claims from Jan 2021 to Dec 2021 inclusive.
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