02/03/17 - Product Videos page added. See here
05/02/17 - Wayland Mk II Formoza
550 SOF military kayak, and the single seater version Mk I Achilli 500XL now included.
04/02/17 - 2 seater ZelGear added These nimble crafts do provide better excitement than whitewater
rafts and pack rafts! See Catarafts
- Our demo MyCanoe 2.5 open canoe is currently undergoing
try-outs, reviews etc in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. If you are
the area, and wish
to see / try-out the canoe, do contact us ASAP, before this boat
comes back to Reading, Berkshire.
27/08/16 - The MyCanoe
2.5 open canoe is eligible be used in the annual
Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race, in the Folding
Boat Class! Paddle as a C2, otherwise as a C1 or C2 in the
4 day race. Do speak to us ASAP about trying out the MyCanoe
2.5 to see if
UK dealer for the following brands:-
are a specialist team that previously was an exclusive folding
kayak brand dealer in the UK with several years experience.
We now have added a multi-brand on line store to better serve
a growing UK market with a wider range of foldable small craft
- from "Klepper" type of kayaks, to lightweight canoes
plus related accessories.
Neris - foldable alu framed kayaks
ZelGear - inflatable kayaks and catarafts (catamaran rafts)
MyCanoe - origami concept open foldable canoe
WaveDesign - carbon paddles including Greenlands
Wayland Folding Kayaks - traditional foldable wood framed kayaks
Can we paddle anywhere?
In the UK, you need a license to paddle in most of
the waterways, rivers, lakes, etc.
BCU membership (Canoe
Wales, Scotland Canoe Association and the Canoe Association
of Northern Ireland) includes a license to paddle
on 5000km of Britain's waterways and canals.
Not all inland water is open to canoeists, some are
privately owned or is bounded by land which is private,
so do check beforehand. See Useful
to Folding Concepts
dealer in collapsible kayaks, canoes, dinghies and catarafts
Foldable kayaks, canoes, dinghies, and catarafts plus a wide
range of related accessories all designed for compact storage
and ease of commuting to and from water .....
on-line store dedicated
to the versatile world of small foldable watercrafts.
An exciting range of folding touring expedition boats
the world around you from the water, without the worries
of storage space and transportation issues usually associated
with rigid plastic or fibre glass / carbon / kevlar boats,
or heavy rafts.
Here you will find on this online store, a selected and tested
range of folding and inflatable kayaks from a few big name
brands - Klepper, Neris, Wayland, ZelGear plus
a few more! Also there is a growing range of
from many reputable brands and small specialist manufacturers to help complement
foldable boats. All these brands have over 12 years of manufacturing experience,
Klepper being well known worldwide having started way back in the 1920's!
Also you will find quality checked used folding kayaks, spares
for that vintage collectable kayak that you may have, and
organise a replacement
skin for your valued
old kayak. If you are after a particular kayak model that you once had
many years ago as a kid, we'll try help you to get one - yes we do rebuilds
Composite split Euro paddles suitable for long
distance touring made by TNP and WaveDesign. Also
wooden kayak, canoe and carbon Greenland paddles
Accessories - dry bags, sail rigs, marine compasses, kayak
carts, comfort seats -
all items designed or specifically selected for folding kayaks and canoes.
Books and maps - get the best out of your investment by exploring places
that you have not been to - waterways, lakes and the coast!
This site is still very much in 'work in progress', with many
more categories and detailed pages to be added. Do feel
free to contact
us now for any details that you require or need something that's not currently
To order or to enquire about anything besides books and maps, email us
with your boating requirements and we will discuss the various options
available (and show you if possible) that best suits
needs. Once your wish list has been finalised, we will send
you an invoice with payment details (Pay via PayPal or direct bank
deposit), alternatively we will set up a quick payment page for you.
Wayland Amazon II 550XL
wood framed folding kayak
- bag to water in 10-20 minutes*
Wayland Mk II Formoza 550 COMBAT
Includes comprehensive package of expeditionary accessories
Explore Outside the Box
Box in folding, A Dingy in unfolding!
Same concept and construction as the origami MyCanoe
Complete with row locks and oars
More info here
* Times are for one
person assembling, with 2 persons, it will be quicker
Explore Outside the Box
Box in folding, A Canoe in unfolding!
is the world’s first open canoe that
uses the origami folding
is now available here in the UK for the first time
From this ...
to this in 10 minutes*
NOTE - we (FC) are currently
working on a vastly improved
and streamlined "2.6" version
which caters for both casual
'sit and switch' AND for the
serious kneeling solo types of
paddlers. This new version will be better suited for the UK market, unlike the previous 2.5 version.
More info here