Sailing boats in marina
News June 2, 2020

Marinas and boatyards re-open after lockdown

Marinas and boatyard will begin to re-open to boat owners who haven't been able to visit their vessels due to lockdown.

canal boats, narrowboats moored alongside each other
News May 26, 2020

How to keep your narrowboat safe from theft

Want to find out how to keep your boat well protected against the risk of theft? In this article, we outline the best ways to prevent this.

Small boat/cruiser
News May 19, 2020

Our Small Boat Insurance

When you buy your first boat, all the considerations can be daunting but we're here to help with arranging the right insurance that meets your requirements. Take a look at our small boat insurance cover.

boy riding his bike alongside canals with narrowboat moored
News May 6, 2020

Frequently asked questions on the inland waterways

Are you a new narrowboat owner with unanswered questions on the inland waterways? 

narrowboats moored in a marina canal boats
News April 29, 2020

Boating Services on the Inland Waterways

If you're a narrowboat owner, check our list of services available to you on the inland waterways.

News April 21, 2020

Learn how to handle a Narrowboat on the Inland Waterways

Top tips on how to handle a Narrowboat with access to courses to improve your knowledge. Our narrowboat insurance includes protection in the event of an accident.

General boat maintenance breakdown assistance
News April 15, 2020

General Boat Maintenance

Carrying out general boat maintenance is simple and could end up saving you a lot of money in the long run on potential call out charges. We've put together a list of useful equipment to keep on board and top tips on how to prevent a breakdown.

Coronavirus outbreak
News April 9, 2020

How narrow boaters are affected by COVID-19

Here at Collidge & Partners we wanted to provide our clients with an interpretation on how to implement the government’s guidance on COVID-19 and as a boater.

Narrowboats moored alongside each other
News March 30, 2020

Looking to trade from your vessel?

There are a few considerations that you should bear in mind before starting to sell on the canal network.

widebeam map
News March 25, 2020

Cruising on a Wide Beam on the Inland Waterways

Owning a wide beam can be tough when planning a trip as many inland waterways are not suitable for the size of these vessels.

News March 17, 2020

Five things to do before setting off on your journey

Many boaters forget the importance of carrying out the relevant checks to prepare their boat before travelling on the inland waterways.

Submerged narrowboat
News March 9, 2020

Attention all boaters – some insurers have removed “Salvage or Wreck Removal” cover!

Sinking is a major risk and can leave boat owners with a hefty bill, not only for the cost of damage to their boat, but also the costs of recovering it from the waterway.

narrowboats riverboats on canal in winter
News November 6, 2019

Prepare your narrowboat for the cold weather

With the winter season just around the corner, you should start preparing your narrowboat for cold and sub-zero temperatures. Making all required arrangements for your narrowboat ahead of the winter season will avoid costly repair bills, unsafe trips and an uncomfortable stay.

row of narrowboats on canal
News September 20, 2019

Collidge & Partners in a nutshell

For over 30 years, we have been looking after the insurance requirements of canal and rivercraft owners, delivering exceptional customer service and excellent value for money.

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Are you looking for a marine insurance cover? Call us on 01303-290872 today or request a quote online

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