Canoe, eFoil, Rowing Boat, SUP & Windsurfer

We offer a vast array of Small Craft insurance ranging from Canoe and Kayak insurance, to Windsurfer and SUP insurance and and can cover multiple vessels in just one policy. 


Is This Insurance Right For Me?

Having specialised in Marine Insurance for over 195 years and now with a fresh, forward-thinking approach to Small Craft insurance services, GJW Direct can provide you with SUP, Canoe, Rowing Boat, eFoil and Kayak insurance, with instant online quotes available.

Our self-service portal allows you to manage your policy online. With a vast range of cover options to suit all needs, when you're looking to insure your vessels, you’re in safe hands with us.

Our Small Craft insurance policy offers comprehensive cover for your vessels, whether they're powered by wind, a paddle or a small motor.

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Colourful kayaks lined up together on the side of the water, with boats moored in background
Young boy on stand up paddle board paddling on lake with greenery in background


Benefits of our Small Craft Cover*:

  • Fully comprehensive cover
  • Rapid claims settlement
  • Inland and coastal waters of the UK and Europe (EEA) up to 30 days
  • Multiple Small Crafts can be covered in one policy
  • No age limit on user or craft
  • Transit and trailer cover
  • £5 million third party liability cover

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Nick Philcox

"Very reasonably priced insurance for my small inflatable. Unfortunately my boat suffered an accident however my claim was dealt with promptly and professionally by Jeremy at GJW. Really impressed with the service and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for boat insurance."

John Cusack

"Great service at a very reasonable price. Have already recommended GJW to a few mates who have taken out insurance with them."

Trevor Ross-Gower

"I have had several contacts with GJW over recent years. I have always found their response to enquiries efficient, polite and helpful. You also get to talk to someone quite quickly and you get an informed response. A pleasure to deal with."

Colin Simpson

"First class service delivered in a courteous manner. I will stay with them."

Policy Documents

See below the policy documents relevant to your Small Craft cover which are available for you to download.  

Kayak insurance

We cover kayaks and sea kayaks with cover options up to 30 days on inland and coastal waters in the UK and Europe.

Canoe insurance

Benefit from transit and trailer cover when transporting your canoe between launch sites within your agreed cruising area.

Small Boat insurance

Have a small vessel that doesn’t quite fit into our Yacht, RIB, Dinghy or Motor Cruiser policies? Our small craft policy covers a range of motor and paddle powered vessels.

Rowing boat insurance

Whether you’re rowing on a picturesque lake, down your local river, or on the open seas we’ve got you covered for accidents on all navigable waters in the UK.

SUP & paddleboard insurance

Our small vessel policy is great for SUP, paddleboard and ISUP enthusiasts whether you’re in the UK or grabbing your board for European waters.

Windsurfing insurance

Our comprehensive windsurf insurance policy covers you and any third-party using your windsurfing set-up with your permission.