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Karl Scott - Business Unit Director, Boat and Specialist Insurance Products

About Karl

Karl Scott, boat insurance articles authorKarl is a respected leader with 9 years’ varied experience in niche personal and commercial lines insurance, including boat, pleasure craft, military, private car and cycle, with proficiency in leadership, sales and account management.

He works across a number of areas including distribution, marketing, operations, product development and relationship management with a keen focus on customer outcome and service delivery.

Karl’s current role is Business Unit Director for the Lifestyle division in Towergate, based in Cheltenham. Towergate is the UK’s leading independent insurance broking platform and forms part of the Ardonagh Group, an international network of over 100 offices and 6,000 people which incorporates leading brands in both Lloyd’s of London and global markets.

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Articles by Karl

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Creative Storage Ideas for Narrowboats

There are many perks to owning a narrowboat, gorgeous sceneries, friendly communities and the freedom to take your home across the country – but downsizing from a house to...

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Summer Canal

The best canal-side pubs to visit in the UK

Come summer or winter, you can’t beat a spot of lunch at the pub or an early evening drink – and even better if you can moor right outside. We’ve put together a list of the...

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Buying And Owning A Yacht

Yacht owners' gadget guide

Everyone loves a good gadget. We teamed up with and asked their forum members what they thought was essential to have whilst out on the water.

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Yacht Insurance Buyers Guide

Yacht insurance buyer's guide

Yachts come in all shapes and sizes and everyone's boating lifestyle is different. So how do you know if your insurance is right for your craft, your mooring arrangements...

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Top Tips for Taking Your Dog Out Boating

Dogs are part of the family and are happiest when they’re by your side, so what happens if you want to head down to your boat at the marina for the day? Or you’re planning...

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Top Harbour Walks

One of the joys of owning a boat is being able to travel around to different places and explore new towns and countryside. We've put together some of our favourite harbour...

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Lancaster Canal

Top 10 Scenic UK Waterways

Few experiences can match up to boating on one of the UK’s waterways so we’ve put together a top ten list of our favourite canals and rivers so you can enjoy some of the best...

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Buying And Owning A Yacht

Tips for Staying Safe on Your Boat

The number of people who have purchased moorings have increased due to a large demand of people taking to the water instead of land. Read some top safety tips for making the...

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Lundy Island Puffins

The UK's Top 10 Coastal Wildlife Hotspots

There are an exciting variety of creatures great and small dotted around our coastlines and visible from some choice UK sailing spots. We've compiled the top 10 wildlife watching...

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Motorboat vs Rib

The Difference Between Motorboat and RIB Insurance

This guide will look at the difference between motorboat and RIB insurance and the things you need to know to ensure you get the right insurance for your craft.

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Super Yacht Infographic

How Much Does a Super Yacht REALLY Cost?

Have you ever bought a lottery ticket and dared to dream of owning a super yacht? Our infographic gives you the low down on the most expensive yachts, who buys them and how...

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Canoe And Kayak Essentials

Top Ten Things to Take Kayaking

Not sure what to take kayaking? Whether you're paddling down the canal or white water kayaking, we've got a list of the best items to take.

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Sit Down vs. Stand-up Jet Skis

As part of our jet ski insurance video series we discuss the difference between sit down and stand up jet-skis and the issues surrounding insuring each type. Check out the...

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RIB or SIB - which boat is better for you?

The rigid inflatable boat (RIB) is an incredibly popular choice of power boat due to its versatility, speed and ability to cope with challenging conditions. However, many...

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RIB Buyer's Guide

This buyer's guide provides useful tips on buying a rigid inflatable boat (RIB), and how to make sure you buy the best boat for you.

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Power Boat Buyer’s Guide

If you are looking to buy a power boat, a bit of background knowledge is essential, especially if it is the first time you have bought a boat. Doing your homework will help...

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The First Time Owner's Guide to Buying a Narrowboat

If you're buying a narrowboat for the first time, then you may be unsure of what to look out for. Fortunately, our guide has all of the information you need to make a successful...

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Narrowboat Insurance Explained

Narrowboat Insurance Explained

We provide specialist cover for the narrow boats and barges which travel up and down our inland water ways. This article explains the different types of craft we can cover...

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Motor Cruiser Owner’s Guide

Our motor cruiser owner’s guide will help you get to know your new motor cruiser. Read guidance on training, preparing your boat, advanced driving techniques, preparing for...

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Living in London: Cost of Living on a Narrowboat versus in a Flat

As the cost of living in London continues to increase, many people are considering alternative living arrangements, including narrowboats. This is a huge lifestyle change...

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Jet Ski Insurance Guide

Small but mighty, jet skis can reach incredible speeds in open water thanks to their jet propelled engines. When you’re skimming across the water, hopping over waves and otherwise...

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