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05/12/18 - 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


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

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


Exclusive UK dealer for the following brands:-

We 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.

Gram Paddles - wood and carbon Greenland paddles

NERIS - foldable alu framed kayaks

WaveDesign - carbon paddles including Greenlands

Wayland Folding Kayaks - traditional foldable wood framed kayaks

ZelGear - inflatable kayaks and catarafts (catamaran rafts)


We also specialise in Klepper spares and rebuilds as well as other brands

 




Can we paddle anywhere?
In the UK, you need a license to paddle in most of the waterways, rivers, lakes, etc.
BCU membership (Canoe England, 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 Websites page.

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Folding Kayaks (Used)- Pre 1970 models / rebuilt kayaks
(Post 1970's models / 100% original kayaks are listed here)

We have a limited selection of used folding kayaks in varying conditions. Detailed photos available on request. Spare parts and accessories for most of the recent kayaks are still easily obtainable. Accessories for older model kayaks can be custom made on request and spares can be sourced.

Unless stated, the kayaks listed here are 'vintage' model kayaks with their original skins or replacement skins. Where there is just the frame available, then a replacement skin is made on request, according to your specifications. Most frames are in reasonably good condition, with spares for common models still obtainable.

We do have stock on hand of spares and frame pieces for the British Tyne SD17 (Sports Double 17ft 2in). Spares for Kleppers are sourced on request if not stocked on hand. See 'Spare Parts' section on this site

We do offer a referral service where we will advertise your kayak here on a commission basis. We check and take detailed photos of your boat and store them in a secure facility. We promote your boat on various media and space permitting, at some outdoor shows. On request from interested buyers, we demo them. Contact us for details.

Some kayaks are listed on eBay and may not be shown here.

NB - Klepper Master dinghies have been moved to the Used Dinghies page




Kayaks shortly to be listed - awaiting detailed photos and valuation
Below are kayaks that we have on hand, some of which are being sold on behalf of sellers

Tyne Short Double 15 double seater
- Ref 001SB
Complete with frame and skin
Details & photos on request

Hammer double seater - Ref 002SB
Exact model to be determined - possibly SeaWolf?
Complete with frame and skin
Details & photos on request

Klepper T67 slalom single seater- Ref 003SB
Frame with no skin. Replacement skin will be made to order
Details & photos on request

Klepper Aerius I 450 single seater- Ref 005SW
Frame with no skin. Replacement skin will be made to order
Details & photos on request

Granta AirLine double seater- Ref 007SW
Complete with frame and skin. Skin is in good condition, some frame parts needs work
Details & photos on request

Nautiraid double seater- Ref 011AS
Complete with frame and skin. Skin may needs repairing
Details & photos on request

Granta Sprite single seater- Ref 016SB
Complete with frame and skin.
Details & photos on request

Tyne Sports Double 17
Few frames available

Klepper Aerius II 520
Few frames available. Replacement skins can be custom made to your specifications



Used kayaks for sale - pre 1970 models
(Post 1970's models are listed here)
Klepper Aerius II 520 'Custom' double seater - Ref 017SB - SOLD
Klepper Aerius II 520 double seater - Ref 006SW
Klepper T7 double seater - Ref 010AS
Klepper T9/59 single seater - Ref 004CG



Klepper Aerius II 520 double seater- Ref 006SW
Complete with frame and skin.

Current condition (Any issues can be repaired / rectified by ourselves if required):-
Notes on frame - Broken tongue - #3 position on keel board. Plywood panel broken off on side ladder right side # 6 rib position. All rubber pole seats needs replacing. Front back rest needs repairing - back board broken off the cross bar
Notes on skin - Upper deck canvas in good condition. Hull very powdered. Keel strips needs re gluing.
Steering system - complete with rudder and pedals.
Spray deck cover - None included, can be supplied
Kayak carry bags - None. New bags needs to be ordered

Price - POR







Klepper T7 double seater- Ref 010AS
Very similiar to the successor model Klepper T8, being marginally shorter. Complete with frame and skin. Skin could be resealed otherwise best to get new replacement skin.

Current condition (Any issues can be repaired / rectified by ourselves if required):-
Notes on frame - Good condition. Needs all rubber pole seats to be replaced
Notes on skin - Original skin may be re-sealed - not guaranteed. Advisable to have a new replacement skin made to order
Steering system - None included, can be supplied
Spray deck cover - None included, can be supplied
Kayak carry bags - None. New bags needs to be made

Price - dependent on requested replacement skin. BASIC (plain deck and no keel strips) = £1250.00

Notes. Photo below is of the successor model T8 with a new BASIC replacement skin

 
   



Klepper T9/59 single seater- Ref 004CG
Frame with no skin. Replacement skin will be made to order. This model preceded the Klepper Aerius I 450 and is very similar to that kayak except the Aerius has sponsons. It is possible to have the replacement skin made in the same way as the Aerius I so that the rebuilt boat becomes a slimmer and stable "Aerius I". (Aerius beam is 0.72m. the T9 is 0.68m, with both being of the same length at 4.5m)

Current condition (Any issues can be repaired / rectified by ourselves if required):-
Notes on frame - Good condition. Missing 3 cross ribs - easily can be replaced
Notes on skin - No original skin. Replacement skin made to order / on request
Steering system - None included, can be supplied
Spray deck cover - None included, can be supplied
Kayak carry bags - None. New bags needs to be made

Price - dependent on requested replacement skin. BASIC (plain deck with no keel strips) = £1100.00

Photo of this red Klepper T9 replacement skin is to show what a T9 model looks like - replacement skin will be made to order in the deck colour and with any deck features that you require - EG add Bow-to-stern deck lines and hull keel strips









Klepper Aerius II 520 'Custom' double seater- Ref 017SB - SOLD
NOTE - this kayak skin was custom made - if you like this boat, we can get and identical one made for you.

Very good condition frame with a custom specification replacement skin with extra deck feaures. Ideally set up for camping expeditions providing easy access to under deck storage spaces.

Olive Green deck and black hypalon hull. The skin is a recent specially custom made replacement skin which includes several features including large front and rear loading hatches (hidden under the spider cargo nets). The loading hatches each have two flaps using both wide strips of velcro and zippers providing a waterproof and secure set-up. Rudder system is included.

Current condition (Any issues can be repaired / rectified by ourselves if required):-
Notes on frame - good condition, no issues
Notes on skin - fairly new, only been used a few times on the Thames. No hull marks
Steering system - complete with new steering cable (steel cable)
Spray deck cover - None included - choose which spray deck to purchase
Kayak carry bags - Plain black cordura bags made by Wayland. Proper robust canvas 'Klepper' bags can be purchased
Other - Paddles not included

Price - £1250.00

Klepper Aerius II 520 with olive green replacement skin

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