25/03/18 - Special Spring 2018 offer on GRAM split Greenland paddles Free shipping to mainland UK addresses! Offer ends 3rd April 2018. See details of offer on Home page
02/12/17 - Urgent sale - Klepper Aerius I 490 replacement skin (new). Details here
19/11/17 - new 'kid on the block' - Neris SMART Series of kayaks. Unique hybrids that can either be paddled as a canoe with bench seats or as a kayak with inflatable floor seats. A cross between a folding kayak and an inflatable kayak. Starting with SMART-2 here
17/11/17 - new range of Greenland paddles added - Gram Kajak paddles. In 2-3 piece in both wood and carbon versions. Appearing on the 'New Paddles' page here
16/05/17 - Next show day - Beale Park Boat Show 2nd - 4th June 2017. On display will be boats from Neris, Wayland and ZelGear, plus other brands, replacement skins and accessories. Details
02/03/17 - Product Videos page added. Videos of some of the listed folding kayaks ... see here
05/02/17 - Wayland Mk II Formoza
550 SOF military kayak, and the single seater version Mk I Achilli 500XL now included to the range
04/02/17 - 2 seater ZelGear added These nimble crafts do provide better excitement than whitewater
rafts and pack rafts! See Catarafts
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
are packed into respective carry bags / packpacks, with the
frame pieces being shrink or bubble wrapped. The pack bag/s are
packed into shrink wrapped
cardboard boxes. The boxes are large and heavy - weighing between 18
- 30 kg each.
You may opt
to arrange collection of your order from us - based in Reading,
Berks. We would love to assemble your
boat with you.
Rest of the World
Shipping will mostly be direct from the Wayland factory in Poland via the most
economical means - prices on request.
For large parcels, we use UPS as first choice but may use another courier.
Small parcels may go via myHermes. Approx costs are as follows:-
Short single seater (450cm) = £40.00
Long single seater (500cm) = £55.00
Short double seater (520cm) = £60.00
Medium double seater (550cm) = £65.00
Multi-seater (570cm) =
Replacement skin = £30.00
Smaller individual items not sent with boat/skin - EG spraycovers, sea
socks, etc = £10.00
We reserve the right to change these prices at any time.
They are intended as an average guide as to what you can
expect to pay - on order placement,
we will quote your the relevant P&P. Depending on various circumstances & locality,
sometimes we can do a personal delivery instead of using courier. If we do,
we will be more than happy to help you with your first-time assembly.
At ordering time, we will
let you know of the approx current delivery times.
Nearer to the time of dispatch, we will contact you to arrange a date and an
estimated time of arrival. We are unable to guarantee delivery dates but you
can be assured we will make every effort to get your order to you as soon as
practical. All items are checked for damage or defects before dispatch.
Small Items EG - Spray deck, spare parts, books,
Small items are sent using either myHermes or Royal Mail.
Large Items EG - kayak, replacement hull, sail rigs, etc
For larger bulky items we use UPS as first choice. This is usually 2 working
days service from dispatch although this is not guaranteed.
In order to minimise possible damage en-route, we reserve the right to withhold
dispatch in the event of abnormal bad weather, postal strikes etc. We will
liaise with you should this occur.
On arrival please inspect package/s for any signs of damage. Do let us know
of any faults that you may find ASAP. It will be very helpfull if clear photos
are included with your feedback 'report'. This will help speed up the problem
resolution with the factory.
Should the kayak be badly damaged, faulty etc, we cannot be held responsible
for “collateral damage” should we not be able to deliver a replacement
kayak in time for some important kayaking event.
For details of the 30 day Return Policy - see Terms