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Wakeboarding Travel Insurance

Wakeboarding is an increasingly popular extreme water sport. It involves a person riding a short, wide board on the waters surface while being pulled behind a motorboat. As he or she is pulled forward, a Wakeboarder performs stunts and tricks in the air. Wake Boarding can be considered to be a combination of Water Skiing, Snowboarding, Surfing and Acrobatics. We can…

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Wakeboarding is an increasingly popular extreme water sport. It involves a person riding a short, wide board on the waters surface while being pulled behind a motorboat. As he or she is pulled forward, a Wakeboarder performs stunts and tricks in the air. Wake Boarding can be considered to be a combination of Water Skiing, Snowboarding, Surfing and Acrobatics.

We can also provide cover for Kneeboarding. This type of Wakeboarding is becoming more and more popular, if you are going to be taking part in this, please contact us for a quote.

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.

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 Wakeboarding

Wakeboarding is an extreme sport so it does carry a high risk factor. Injuries range from minor to major and include:

Wakeboarding can be good fun but to avoid injury you must keep focus and balance at all times.

If you are Wakeboarding for the first time then make sure you train at an established centre with a certified instructor. All safety checks must be carried out and equipment must be monitored regularly. If you are not a strong swimmer then it is advised that you wear a life jacket while Wake Boarding.

If you do receive an injury while Wakeboarding, it is important to rest for a couple of days so as not to aggravate the injury.

Use ice packs during this time to reduce pain and swelling. After this time, you can use heat packs to begin stimulating blood flow to the injured area. Heat will also help muscles relax and ease your pain.

Using a compressive support bandage and elevating the damaged area will also aid your recovery. Also try to avoid alcohol as this increases swelling and bleeding.

As with most injuries, the sooner you begin treatment, the greater chance you have of a swift recovery and lessen the chances of long term damage.

Important Information

You must ensure that you do not participate in Wakeboarding 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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