29/05/17 - two used very good condition kayaks available - Wayland 550XL Formoza COMBAT double seater and Feathercraft Khatsalano S single seater sea kayak
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
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
models are kayaks produced with the last few years
models are kayaks produced between 1950's to about 1980's.
Frames are in reasonable good condition with many more years of life
(with TLC). Replacement skins can be made when needed.
Recent models (Post 1970-80 onwards)
Wayland Mk II 550 SOF (Mk II Formoza 550XL Quattro
Combat) - Olive Green - £2400.00
In very good condition - only used twice - test paddle and then a 8 day charity paddle around the Falklands. Complete with Commando Pack.
Feathercraft Khatsalano S sea kayak - orange - £2500.00 - SOLD
Overall, in good condition. Has one linear abrasion just on the right hand side of the hull in front of the
cockpit. This is covered on the inside with an adhesive patch backed up with duct tape
Kayak specifications can be viewed on the Feathercraft's website - http://feathercraft.com/kayaks/khatsalano/
Notes from the seller:-
"After much soul searching I am selling my treasured Khatsalano. In our 10 years together, after I bought her direct from Feathercraft in Canada, we have had marvellous adventures together, paddling around and between the Greek Islands, including circumnavigating Symi, from Kos to Rhodes and from Anti Paros to Santorini, camping on deserted beaches and showing the yatchies what real seafarers are made of. We’ve paddled off the Algarve too. I’m sad to part with her but it’s time to be with my grand kids and have adventures with them.
She paddles like a hard shell kayak, only better. She edges and rolls but also flexes a little in bigger water, which takes much of the force out of the larger waves. It’s a great feeling.
For those used to flatter bottomed boats she might seem a bit wobbly, but only to start with: that reduction in primary stability is what allows the edging to happen, and is more than made up for by the rock steady secondary stability.
She has the capacity to carry gear for multi-day trips and is even more stable with a heavy load.
With the boat comes:
A rudder (should you wish to use it: I rarely have)
A “sea sock” which prevents water entering the rest of the boat if you decide to fall in.
A spray deck
Bow and stern air bags in protective covers
An alternative “rolling rib” which lowers the rear deck during assembly to facilitate rolls that require leaning back.
Foot rests that have been modified to give bigger surface area for your feet.
A trolley that can be fitted to the bag when travelling or can be used to move the boat.
A collection of patching materials for the hull and deck
Original Feathercraft carry bag, which has a rucksack option
Owner’s manual and assembly instructions"
(Stock photos) - photos on request
Mk I Achilli 450 Commando - Black - SOLD
In reasonable good condition. Black deck and black varnished frame,
Hypalon hull. Good as new, with very minimal signs of previous use.
Standard commando deck features - anchor pocket / holder, paddle
pockets/ holders, bow to stern deck-lines with D-rings, front and
rear deck belts with cargo nets, lifting D-rings, and rear loading
hatch. Quattro with 25cm + 2 x 6cm keel strips. Spray cover, lifting
straps, black wooden split paddle, and camouflage kayak skirts included.
This is a short single seater, suitable for those less than 5' 8
and under 80kg (IE small girth).
Mk I Achilli 450 Back
Wayland Ursus IV 700 Expedition Quattro 4 seater - Crimson Dark Red
Crimson Dark Red deck, black lightweight TPU hull. Quattro sponsons,
4 x 6cm keel strips, bow to stern safety deck lines, bow and stern
deck belts with cargo nets, bow and stern paddle pockets. Four standard
seats (not all have to be fitted / used) - EG in an extended expeditionary
role, use 2 seats with kits packed in between the paddlers. Includes
4 carry bags with plenty of free space to add other kayaking kit
such as PFD, spray cover with individual cockpit covers (IE close
off unused cockpits to keep water out etc).
dark Red Ursus IV Expedition Quattro
These are old 'vintage' model kayaks still with
their original skins. Replacement skins can still be made on request,
now or in
the future. Frames in reasonably good condition, with spares
Tyne Short Double 15 double seater
Details & photos on request
Hammer double seater
Details & photos on request