Folding Concepts

Announcements -
Latest News

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


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.

NERIS - foldable alu framed kayaks

ZelGear - inflatable kayaks and catarafts (catamaran rafts)

MyCanoe - origami concept open foldable canoe and dinghy

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 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.


Comfort seats

A selection of inflatable and foam based comfort seats, most of which do not require any modification to your folding kayak. If your folding kayak does not have anchor points for comfort seats that comes with side straps, you can purchase a set of 'Gunwale D-Ring straps'. The Gunwale D-ring anchoring straps simply strap around the kayak's side ladders - position them forward of the seat's position.

More details coming soon....

Accessory Features
Price excluding P&P

Delivery time

Wayland Gunwale D-ring seat anchoring straps

Sold in sets of four straps for each seat. Wrap the straps around the side frame ladders. Position the straps anywhere within the cockpit area as required to suit your ideal sitting position.



Up to 1 week

Wayland Maxi Comfort seat

This all in one Maxi seat has an inflatable backrest plus 1-2 inflatable bladders in the seat bottom. The whole seat can be zipped closed when not in use. Includes separate set of 4 Gunwale D-ring straps.

Zipped closed - back view

Zipped closed - bottom view

Up to 1 week

Neris Comfort seat

All in one inflatable seat - both backrest and bottom. Made of PVC.

Up to 1 week

Partner suppliers - Neris UK Wayland Folding Kayaks UK MyCanoe OurCanoe ZelGear
Folding Kayaks UK trading as Folding Concepts
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Page last updated 04-Nov-2018