As PaddleNSW is a state organisation affiliated to Australian Canoeing, all insurance policies are organised by them for Member Clubs, all members, coaches and instructors.


Click here for insurance coverage

Category 1 – Members

PaddleNSW provides personal accident gap insurance for participating paddlers. We provide cover for any injuries sustained in non-negligent paddling activities which are not covered by Medicare or personal health insurance. The insurance is provided via Australian Canoeing and is administered by PaddleNSW.

As part of Events, Single Event participation is covered by insurance.

If you are involved in or have assisted someone who has suffered an accident or injury, please click here to complete and submit a claim form as soon as possible.

Category 2 – Member Clubs

PaddleNSW provides Public Liability and Association Liability insurance. It is important to recognise that this insurance is available only where all participants in club organised events are members of PaddleNSW.

Click here to send an email to Australian Canoeing for the standard Certificate of Currency. If your Club requires a more detailed certificate, please forward your request


This insurance scheme is specifically designed for PaddleNSW Members to insure their personal watercraft (kayaks and canoes) and is exclusive to financial members of PaddleNSW.

The Scheme provides a comprehensive and competitive cover for your valued craft.

The general policy information document and the Product Disclosure Statement/Policy Wording are attached.

PaddleNSW Member Information Flyer 2017.18

Hull Protect Policy LR (PDS)

PaddleNSW Member Application Form 2017-18

The boat insurance scheme is only open to current financial Members of PaddleNSW Inc. You must remain a current financial Member of PaddleNSW Inc for the boat insurance policy to remain valid and in force. You will forfeit all rights and entitlements under the boat insurance policy in the event that you cease to be a current financial Member of PaddleNSW Inc.

Members wishing to take out Boat Cover

Download the Member Application/New Policy Request. Members can complete and return the form directly to Arthur J Gallagher by: –
Fax: (07) 3367 5100

Post: GPO Box 1113, Brisbane QLD 4001


Making a Claim

Download the claim form directly from our website or telephone AJG Insurance Brokers on (07) 3367 5000 and request a Marine Hull Claim Form. Complete and return the form directly to our offices by: –

  1. (07) 3367 5100
  3. GPO Box 1113 BRISBANE QLD 4001

To assist us in the processing of your claim, please include the following information/documentation:

– Quotations for repairs/ replacement

– Photographs of the damage

– Repairer’s Report