2024 Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award Winners

Assist Insurance Services announced as winners of 2024 Platinum Trusted Service Award by Feefo.

Things to Consider When Buying a Narrowboat

We would like to thank everyone who came to the Assist Insurance stand at The Crick Boat Show on the weekend.

Tips For Barbecuing Safely This Summer

With the hot weather set to continue, the barbecue season is definitely here. Everyone loves a long sunny evening, having fun with friends and cooking on an open fire, so it’s essential to barbeque safely.

Taking into account the extreme hot weather conditions we have been experiencing, grass surrounding your home will be extremely dry and the tiniest of spark can easily cause a significant fire.

FCA Pricing Practices Reviewed To Protect Boat Owners

What Pricing practices have been reviewed? What are the new rules? What do I need to look out for? These questions are answered in this article.

Boating Terminology – Engines

If you’re a narrowboat novice, you’ll often find that fellow boaters are happy to share their knowledge and experience. In addition, getting to grips with the terminology helps to increase your understanding of all things boating.

Boating Terminology – Interiors

This blog post forms the second boating glossary in our short series. Here we aim to unravel the mysteries and explain the meaning of terms used to describe elements of the interior of a narrowboat.

Boating Glossary

If you’re new to boating, there’s lots to learn, so we’ve compiled this boating glossary to help you with some of the unfamiliar terms you’ll come across.

Autumn Narrowboat Maintenance Checklist

Regular narrowboat maintenance is essential to ensure that you operate your vessel safely and, as autumn is upon us, it’s a good time to complete those seasonal maintenance tasks.

Growing Herbs On Your Narrowboat

Herbs are the perfect plants to grow on your narrowboat as they look good, smell good and taste good too! Nothing beats adding freshly-picked herbs to enhance a dish and they’re really easy to grow.

Preventing Water Ingress In Narrowboats

It is important to prevent water ingress in your narrowboat as prevention is always better than cure. It is much easier and less costly than trying to deal with the problems that it causes.