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Best Canal Walks This Winter

Best Canal Walks This Winter

There’s no question that a walk by the water helps you feel refreshed and revitalized – with the added bonus of helping you burn off those mince pies! In the winter, our country’s waterways have that…

Hosting Christmas Day on your Narrowboat: A Survival Guide

Hosting Christmas Day on your Narrowboat: A Survival Guide

Narrowboating is, without a doubt, one of the most idyllic lifestyles in Britain. So where better to spend the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ than on the waterways?Now the popular boating period is…

Boating Photography: Our Top Tips

Boating Photography: Our Top Tips

There are not many settings that lend themselves more perfectly to photography than the waterfront. Whether it’s the vast oceans, calm bays, lazy rivers or busy harbours there’s always an exquisite…

The Best Boating Apps

The Best Boating Apps

Tablets and smartphones have become increasingly popular in all walks of life, so it’s perhaps inevitable that boaters would find a use for them on board their boats. That’s why we’ve done our…

Introducing: Insure4Boats’ History of the Waterways

Introducing: Insure4Boats’ History of the Waterways

As we all know, the UK’s waterways are steeped in a rich history that spans over 300 years – in fact, we were the first country ever to have a nationwide canal network! With so much heritage between…

The 5 Best Sailing Watches

The 5 Best Sailing Watches

Whether you’re out sailing on the water, or just checking the time until dinner, no boat owner’s wardrobe is truly complete without a stylish sailing watch. What’s more, the list of features sailing…

The Most Extravagant Yachts in the World

The Most Extravagant Yachts in the World

Over the past decade, it has become normal for the world’s wealthiest individuals to drop millions, even billions, on lavish super yachts. Business tycoons and football club owners alike are spending…

The Scariest Sea Stories

The Scariest Sea Stories

Spooky stories from the seven seas have been around longer than anyone can remember. To get into the spirit of Halloween, we’ve decided to count down the scariest sea stories that have haunted the…

Insure4Boat’s Storm Preparation Guide

Insure4Boat’s Storm Preparation Guide

Recently, parts of the UK and Ireland were hit by freak weather conditions. Unfortunately, it was an unpleasant reminder that the possibility of a storm causing damage to…