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Sea Kayaking Travel Insurance

Sea Kayaking is a type of Kayaking that is done in coastal areas or in open water. It is done with a Sea Kayak, which is a sturdy type of Kayak that features a covered deck, higher travel speeds, more comfort and the capacity to carry cargo. Sea Kayaking is done in many places around the world as a recreational activity lasting from a couple of hours to a full day or…

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Sea Kayaking is a type of Kayaking that is done in coastal areas or in open water. It is done with a Sea Kayak, which is a sturdy type of Kayak that features a covered deck, higher travel speeds, more comfort and the capacity to carry cargo.

Sea Kayaking is done in many places around the world as a recreational activity lasting from a couple of hours to a full day or overnights, but is also a means of transportation during expedition that may last weeks or even months.

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To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or 01273 773 017 info@jsinsurance.co.uk

We provide cover for Residents of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and British Forces Posted Overseas.

Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500

Common Injuries whilst Sea Kayaking

Injuries can occur when going on a Sea Kayaking excursion, so it is important to purchase travel insurance before leaving the country if you want to go on a Sea Kayaking trip. As the upper body is exposed, it is this area that is most commonly injured. The sport often takes place on rocky water or rapids, therefore it is possible for injury to occur as a result of a collision at force with a blunt object.

Some of the more Common Injuries that can be sustained from participation in the sport include:

  • Abrasions
  • Cuts
  • Lacerations
  • Bruises
  • Contusions
  • Concussion
  • Repetitive strain disorder
  • Muscle and ligament sprain and strain
  • Drowning

Because it can be easy to sustain an injury whilst going Sea Kayaking, a knowledge of first aid is an important and useful skill to have.

Having a basic knowledge can help prevent any injuries incurred whilst out on the water becoming more serious and can tide a person over until it is possible to get back to shore and have the situation treated by medical professionals if need be.

Important Information

You must ensure that you are adequately supervised, that appropriate safety equipment (such as protective headwear, life jackets etc.) are worn at all times and you do not participate in Sea Kayaking for more than 90 days in any one Period of Insurance.

This activity does not provide Accidental Death & Disability Benefit or Personal Liability cover.

This Travel Insurance is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority.


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