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Is This Insurance Right For Me?
Having specialised in Marine Insurance for over 175 years and now with a fresh, forward-thinking approach to boat insurance services, GJW Direct can provide you with the perfect cover for your Dinghy with instant online quotes available.
Our self-service portal allows you to manage your policy online and 0% interest finance options are available. With a vast range of cover options to suit all needs, when you insure your dinghy with us you’re in safe hands.
Benefits of our Dinghy boat cover*:
- New for old on all items
- No age limit on user or boat
- Full racing risk cover
- Transit and trailer cover
- Personal belongings & kit bag cover
- Third party liability of £5,000,000
- No excess on third party claims
- Simple on-line claims procedure
- Rapid claims settlement
- Refund of race entry fee
- Personal Accident cover
- Medical Expenses cover
- Legal Protection cover
- 30 days European (EEA) cover
(subject to exclusions and limitations)
New for old on all items
We will not reduce the amount you are claiming for your Dinghy or other insured property if we replace old materials with new.
No age limit on user or Dinghy
We do not impose extra terms or conditions because of the age of your Dinghy.
Full racing risk cover
We insure loss or damage to your Dinghy's mast, spars, sails and standing or running rigging whilst you are racing. We do not reduce your claim if we replace old materials with new and we will not reduce your claim because of the age of the materials.
Transit and trailer cover
We cover your Dinghy and trailer, (if requested) for transit by road within the cruising area specified on your Dinghy Insurance Certificate. We do not cover your liability for the trailer while attached to a towing vehicle or as a result of accident on the highway or public or private place. This ought to be covered by your motor insurance policy.
Personal belongings & kit bag cover
We cover sailing clothes and personal items normally worn or carried on your Dinghy and whilst on or around your Dinghy, including those items kept in your Dinghy kit bag up to an amount of £350.
Third party liability of £5,000,000
We cover you and any other person using your Dinghy with your permission for legal liability to another person arising out of interest in use of your Dinghy up to a maximum of £5,000,000.
No excess on third party claims
We do not apply the policy excess to any claims in respect of liability.
Refund of race entry fee
If you enter a Dinghy race and the open meeting is abandoned because of adverse weather, we will refund your entry fee if you are unable to recover it from the organisers up to an amount of £20 for five days.
Personal Accident cover
Our Dinghy Insurance covers you and any other person using your Dinghy with your permission for accidental bodily injury or death whilst using your Dinghy up to a maximum amount of £20,000 any one person and £40,000 in respect of any one event.
Medical Expenses cover
We cover you and the crew of your Dinghy for Medical Expenses incurred by you and/or them arising out of personal injuries caused by any of the perils covered under your Dinghy Insurance up to £1,000 any one occurrence.
Legal Protection cover
We cover your legal expenses up to £25,000 to pursue damages for injury or death or out of pocket expenses following damage to your Dinghy or for the defence of criminal prosecutions brought against you.
30 days European (EEA) cover
We cover your Dinghy in EEA countries and Switzerland for up to 30 days any one trip. EEA countries are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK. If you use your Dinghy in either of Italy, Spain or Greece you ought to contact us first so we may issue you with the certificate of compulsory insurance for those countries.
Simple on-line claims procedure and rapid claims settlement
Our philosophy is simple. We pay claims fast and fairly. You can complete the Dinghy claim form on our web site and submit it to us electronically. We will, unless you specifically advise otherwise, correspond by email to ensure your Dinghy claim is dealt with as quickly as possible.
Subject to the terms and conditions of the GJW Direct Dinghy Policy
0% Interest Available
GJW Direct offer interest free annual payment plans on direct debit policies over £100. With a small deposit the remaining cost can be spread over 10 interest free instalments.
Use our self-service insurance portal to manage your policy online. You can view and download your policy documents, renew and even make a claim.
If you have an insurance policy with GJW Direct, you can access exclusive offers and discounts from a range of recognised marine brands when you sign up for a MyBoat account.
Emergency Claims Helpline
Our staffed emergency claims helpline is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year so we’re always there when you need us to offer a swift response and give sound, practical advice.
See below the policy documents relevant to your Dinghy cover which are available for you to download.