SportsCover Direct widens insurance offering - Private Healthcare UK
SportsCover Direct widens insurance offering - Private Healthcare UK -
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It also now insures people travelling to take part in soap box racing and canoe polo competitions. There are very few activities that it will not cover, but it will not insure people involved in cage fighting, snow kiting or speed flying, ...
Sports, leisure and travel insurance specialists SportsCover Direct have been offering cover for cartie racers via their SportsGuard product for some time now, following an enquiry made by the Scottish Cartie Association during the run up to the very first Cairngorm Soapbox Extreme in 2009. Although all events are normally required to have third party and employer liabilty cover, this explicitly excludes the competitors themselves who all sign disclaimers and take part at their own risk.
If you take part in soapbox racing and would like to find out more about what cover is available for you as an individual, go to their web site and have a look. And - if you go via the link on this page and subsequently decide to take out a policy, the SCA will get a tiny bit of commission too.
For more information on event and competitor insurance, see here.