Pantaenius UK announces exclusive berth holders scheme in partnership with boatfolk

Published on: 07 March 2024

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Leading marine insurance provider teams up with boatfolk to offer exclusive benefits for their  berth holders.

Pantaenius UK, a leading name in leisure marine insurance, is delighted to announce an exciting collaboration with boatfolk, as the trusted insurance partner for their bespoke berth holders scheme. Established  across 11 premier marinas nestled in breathtaking locations across the UK, this accounts for some 4,000+ berths in total.

boatfolk, well known for creating exceptional waterfront experiences, caters to the diverse needs of boating enthusiasts, whether based in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland. From its specialist boat repairs and maintenance business, through to boatcare, its in-house boat sales division and boatpoint, boatfolk are on a mission to create great places that make it easy for anyone to have fun in, on or by the water. Each of the 11 marinas serves as more than a mere spot to dock; it’s a vibrant community that welcomes seasoned boaters and those eager to dip their toes into the maritime lifestyle. 

The strategic collaboration between Pantaenius UK and boatfolk goes far beyond simply commercial interests. Grounded in shared values, this partnership aims to drive meaningful change, raise awareness and encourage innovation. Both companies are committed to environmental stewardship and advocating sustainability; working together in order to secure a better future for generations to come. This partnership ensures that actions today create a positive legacy for tomorrow and further information about how they will be putting their combined national platform to use will be shared soon.

Committed to excellent service, boatfolk make sure that its community receives full support and attention. Annual berth holders are entitled to a comprehensive range of benefits, now incorporating leisure marine insurance with Pantaenius UK, making the boating experience both straightforward, enjoyable and convenient.

Annual Berth Holders with boatfolk gain benefits that include:

  • Up to 300 free visitor nights per year with a nationwide cruising passport.
  • A 10% discount on lifting, repair and maintenance services with boatcare. 
  • Preferential fuel rates available at marinas nationwide.
  • Invitations to exclusive berth holder parties and access to a jam-packed events calendar.
  • Competitive rates for leisure marine insurance through Pantaenius UK, its trusted partner, including exclusive benefits.
  • Money-back guarantee on annual berthing fees if the boat is sold through the nationwide boat brokerage, boatpoint.
  • A range of local discounts and rewards tailored to each marina
  • Membership to Rewards by boatfolk bars, offering access to rewards and invites to exclusive events at unique waterside restaurants at boatfolk marinas. 

“At boatfolk, we are dedicated to creating great places for everyone who loves being in, on or by the water,” said Dominic Zammit, Director at boatfolk. “Our marinas are not just berths; they are gateways to new adventures. As part of our commitment to making it even easier to spend more time on the water, our partnership with Pantaenius UK means everyone in our community can now benefit from the range of marine insurance options and excellent service they provide to boaters.”

Pantaenius UK is keen to ensure a smooth transition for current boatfolk berth holders when their marine insurance renewal is due. With no policy fees, interest-free direct debit payments and enhanced policy benefits, the switch makes perfect sense. For any berth holders who have specific queries, there is a dedicated email address: [email protected]

Simon Hedley, Head of Commercial Partnerships at Pantaenius UK commented “We are thrilled to have been awarded this scheme and will be committed to engaging with the boatfolk community. We want to illustrate how approachable we are as a family-owned business with values that align to that of this marina group.”

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