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Tall Ship Sailing Travel Insurance

Tall Ship Sailing is a type of Sailing that is done with large vessels with multiple masts that are traditionally rigged. There are many different types of Tall Ships, ranging from Barques and Brigs to Brigantines and Schooners. We can cover you as a Passenger or Crew member, both inside or outside of territorial waters. if you're 65 years or younger with no…

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Tall Ship Sailing is a type of Sailing that is done with large vessels with multiple masts that are traditionally rigged. There are many different types of Tall Ships, ranging from Barques and Brigs to Brigantines and Schooners.

We can cover you as a Passenger or Crew member, both inside or outside of territorial waters. if you're 65 years or younger with no pre-existing medical conditions, please use calculator above to generate a quote - otherwise, call us for a quote.

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

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

JS Travel Insurance can now provide cover for your Gadgets, such as Mobile Phones, Tablets and Computer Game Consoles. You will be able to select this cover on the quote page of our website.

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

Example Premiums

On a JS Policy, the Premium will vary if you're sailing inside or ouside territorial waters. Here's some examples of cover for a person up to the age of 55 years, with no medical conditions, sailing in European Waters:

       Example Quote for 7 days crewing inside territorial waters in Europe start at £7.63

       Example Quote for 7 days crewing outside territorial waters in Europe start at £28.61

What are Tall Ships?

Tall Ships are large Sailing Vessels that were already in use several centuries ago, they were, in fact, the types of ships that were used during the Age of Discovery. A traditional Tall Ship features multiple masts with square and gaff rigs, as well as topsails.

The term Tall Ship is said to have been coined by mariner and author Joseph Conrad in his books. Famous writer Henry David Thoreau also mentioned tall ships in his very first book. A Tall Ship, in effect, refers to a sailing vessel that is quite high and rather impressive to look at.

Nowadays, Tall Ships are no longer in use as popular means of transportation, they have been replaced by lighter, modern, motorised types of ships and boats. Now, they almost solely serve as recreational vessels.

Tall Ship Sailing is a popular activity on many holidays in seaside destinations. Many resort towns are home to companies organizing cruises on Tall Ships, cruises that may or may not last more than one day.

From afternoon excursions to overnight, week long and even multi month trips, Tall Ship Sailing can be done no matter the duration and type of your holiday. Those trips are organised by trained and experienced professionals, it is impossible to go on an independent Tall Ship Sailing trips, unless, of course, you own your own Tall Ship.

Cover for Jubilee Sailing Trust Trips

We also cover crew members participating in Jubilee Sailing Trust expeditions, including sailing on their famous Ships: Lord Nelson and Tenacious. We can cover most pre-existing medical conditions too. Please call us on 0800 047 5065 for a quote.      

Important Information

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

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

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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.