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Set sail with a reliable travel insurance policy from Holiday Extras with cover for 100+ sports included free-of-charge included in your insurance policy with prices starting from *!

Booking your sailing travel insurance

If you are a keen water sports holidaymaker, you should take every chance to dive in throughout your travels. Finding the best sailing travel insurance means you can do so with an insurance safety net should anything go wrong. Every travel insurance policy we sell already includes cover for over 100 sports and water sports. If you like to sail then depending on what type of sailboat and whereabouts you'll be sailing, we'll ensure you set sail with great levels of cover.

Types of sailing

With so many types of sailing to be tried, it's important to know which ones we cover. If you were planning to jump onboard a keelboat then, we wouldn't be able to cover you. But there are plenty others for you to try included for free as standard in your policy:

  • Catamaran sailing
  • Sailing (inshore)
  • Yachting (inshore)

If you're still unsure if we can cover your chosen sport, water sport or activity, don't hesitate to call us. It's free to call and we might be able to add cover for your activity to your policy for a small premium.

If you decide to take up Speed sailing, you will have to take out Extra Additional Cover Pack 3 with prices starting from *

Sailing Boat

Cover levels provided for sailing activities

Whether you choose to book a single trip policy or an annual multi-trip policy, you're covered to travel throughout the UK, Europe and worldwide with our comprehensive holiday insurance. With every policy, you'll have cover for cancellation and medical costs, personal possessions cover and 24/7 emergency assistance.

    Top tips:

  • Up to £5,000 per person for cancellation fees
  • Up to £10 million towards medical cover
  • Up to £2,000 baggage cover
  • 24/7 Emergency assistance. †

What am I not covered for?

Please bear in mind that for the above water sports activities, we do not provide personal liability cover. This means we won't cover you for any accidents caused by you, that you are legally liable for. So for example, if you cause bodily injury to any other person or cause damage to a property that you do not own, rent or have hired.

How do I book?

call experts

Booking your policy with Holiday Extras is always straightforward. You can book your sailing travel insurance policy today by calling our UK-based contact centre to discuss adding the extras sports cover to your policy with a member of our friendly insurance team on 0800 316 0104 and quoting WY992.

† If you need to seek medical attention whilst abroad, please ensure that you contact the 24-hour emergency assistance service for help and advice. Full details can be found on page 4 of the policy wording.


Holiday Extras Cover Ltd and Holiday Extras Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Holiday Extras Cover Ltd 05058680 and Holiday Extras Ltd 01693250 are registered in England and Wales. Registered address: Ashford Road, Newingreen, Kent CT21 4JF.

Holiday Extras is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities plc which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered address: 2nd Floor, 1 Tower View, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4UY. Company number 03220410.