04/11/18 - Used kayaks sale pages updated with more boats coming online soon. See both Used Kayaks pages. Some of these kayaks are also currently listed on eBay
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
and TV prop hire - military folding kayaks
Folding Kayaks UK has a collection of military folding
kayaks, including the famous NATO Klepper Aerius II's as originally used by UK's Special Forces SAS, SBS and other units such the Royal Marines Commandos etc, of which some has been made available
to hire as film props.
Folding kayaks hire are only available to
use as props for use by film, TV industries, as well as for commericals,
magazines, exhibitions, shop displays, special events and photo
shoots. They are not available for leisure hire.
All kayaks are in working order and fit for purpose - IE are still in use with
no leaks etc. Original 'period' old Kleppers, Tynes, Grantas can also be made available on request.
Contact Us for further details, together with details of your requirements (quantities, when and approx duration etc). HIre of the folding kayaks can be arranged with daily, weekly or long term rates.
A cross selection of Klepper and Wayland double and single seater folding kayaks