Boat Insurance from Noble Marine

Online Narrowboat & Canal Boat Insurance

Residents of the UK can obtain a narrowboat insurance quotation online and immediate cover is available in just 3 steps:
    1) Enter your details below and press the "Submit" button.
    2) You will be asked to confirm that your details are correct before your application is processed.
    3) Enter your credit card details into our secure server.
Once payment has been accepted, you will receive a confirmation email and a certificate will be made available to print.

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Policy wordings are available in English only.
Please note that Noble Marine are only able to provide Narrowboat Insurance for boats owned by UK Residents. Unfortunately there are also a small number of excluded risks and the list below details some of the more common exclusions.
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Calculate Premium
Value of Hull & Equipment £
Value of Personal Effects £
Total to Insure £
No Claims Bonus Entitlement    %
Year the boat was built   
Do you wish to join our Legal Fees Insurance Scheme?
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Premium inc IPT 12%:
  Insurance is requested for 12 months from:   
Personal Details
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E-Mail Address:

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Telephone (daytime):

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Boating Experience
Boat Details
Manufacturer & Model



Date of Purchase

Purchase Price
Hull Material

Engine Details

Last Survey Date

Boat Name
Is the vessel used for private pleasure purposes only?
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Please provide full details.
Mooring Details
Mooring when in commission
Mooring Type
Laid up location

Cruising Range
Please state the cruising range you require.
Previous Claims
How many accidents or losses have occurred during the past 5 years in connection with any vessel you have owned or used?
Total amount of accidents or losses during the past 5 years in connection with any vessel you have owned or used: £

Give details of all accidents and losses settled under your policy during the past 5 years.
N.B. No Narrowboat insurance is in force until your credit card payment has been accepted by Noble Insurance Services Ltd.

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Pleasurecraft Insurance Product Information
what is covered What is Covered
  • Loss or damage to the market value or the sum assured stated on the Policy Schedule whichever is the lesser amount caused by accidental means including fire, theft, vandalism & malicious acts
  • In the event of Actual or Constructive Total Loss where Vessel lost or damaged within 3 years of manufacturer completion, we will pay for a new Vessel of same make, model and specification or if not in production, a new Vessel of similar model and specification up to 120% of Schedule value and for outboard motors we will pay the market value immediately prior to the loss
  • In the event of partial loss or damage to the Vessel, cost of repair limited to values shown on the Schedule and to outboard motors repair costs not to exceed market value of motor immediately prior to loss or damage
  • Vessel is used for private and pleasure purposes
  • Bodily injury or death whilst the Vessel is being used for private, pleasure purposes to the Insured or any Person on-board the vessel with the Insureds permission including embarkation and disembarkation subject to values contained in Indemnity Schedule
  • Cost of medical, surgical, ambulance, hospital or other professional medical services up to £5000 or equivalent currency any one occurrence to you or any Person on-board the vessel with the Insureds permission whilst on board including embarkation and disembarkation
  • Inspection costs of the Vessel bottom following grounding even if no damage found without application of Excess
  • Loss or damage to Vessel's lines/ warps, anchor and anchor chain
  • Third Party Liability up to £5,000,000
  • Vessels with an overall length of 9 metres or over is limited to transits conducted by a professional haulier not exceeding 16.1 km (10 miles)
Optional cover you may have chosen
  • Marine Legal Protection up to £150,000 per incident in pursuit of uninsured losses or personal injury and fatal accident claims.
  • Protected no claims bonus if applicable
what is not covered What is Not Covered
  • Theft or unauthorised removal of the Vessel by any Permitted User X Latent Defect however damage caused by Iatently defective part is recoverable
  • Fault or error in design
  • Unseaworthiness of Vessel
  • Damage arising from wear, tear, gradual deterioration, inherent vice, frost, mould, fungi, marine life, electrical or mechanical breakdown
  • Wilful act by you or any Permitted User
  • Operation by Permitted User under influence of alcohol or drugs other than drugs taken for medical condition
  • Scratching, denting and bruising whilst in transit by road, rail, air or ferry
  • Unrepaired damage, failed repair, alteration, modification or maintenance work to Vessel
  • Loss or damage to Vessel's mooring
  • Loss or damage through or consequence of ordinary action of wind, waves or natural decay
  • Vessels in excess of 17 knots under mechanical power; loss or damage whilst vessel is participating in racing, speed testing or other competitive activity
  • Fire or explosion on Vessel or tenders with inboard machinery unless engine room / space is fitted with automatic and maintained firefighting system or equipment
  • Where maximum design speed in excess of 17 knots claims excluded for craft less than 5 metres being swamped, stranded, sunk or breaking adrift whilst moored afloat and no responsible and able bodied adult on board
  • Loss of diving equipment, water-skis or fishing gear, unless as a result of Total Loss of the Vessel or theft following violent or forcible entry into a locked compartment aboard the Vessel
  • In the event of Personal Accident and Medical Expenses any pre-existing illness or injury, pregnancy, death or disablement arising after 12 months from accident, any person aged over 75 years at time of accident, any person under an employment contract with you, suicide or attempted suicide
  • Accidents to or illness of your workmen or employees
  • Third Party Liability for loss or damage caused during land, road, rail or ferry transit
  • Accidents caused by water-skiers, wakeboards, tubes, biscuits whilst being towed unless water skiing liability extension is in force and no more than 2 persons towed
  • Diving activities, water sport activities such as aquaplaning or kiting including whilst preparing to being towed
  • Punitive, exemplary damages, fines or penalties imposed by law