27/05/17 May Bank Holiday weekend discounts! Order by evening 29/05/17 to get 5% off.
16/05/17 - Next show day - Beale Park Boat Show 2-4th June 2017. Some boats on display - NERIS Alu-1 and 3, NERIS Valkure-1 and 2. Details
16/04/17 Congratulations to the crews who completed in the gruelling Devizes to Westminster 125 mile non-stop canoe race held over the Easter weekend. Of 13 folding kayaks that entered in the Folding Boat Class, Neris Valkure-2 kayaks came 4th, 5th & 10th with one retirement.
28/02/17 - Product Videos page added. See videos on each of the NERIS kayak models in action here
09/02/16 - New hybrid 1-2 seater kayak / canoe
coming soon - Neris SMART. A cross between a folding kayak and
inflatable kayak. From bag to water in 10 minutes!
22/01/17 - new colour now available to the folding
kayak deck colour range
- Black! Yes, uber sexy black, looking just like a military kayak! A
few all black Neris Alu-2 folding kayaks have already been supplied
to Canadian armed forces
08/01/17 - to better serve the two main types
of water crafts - folding kayaks and inflatables (kayaks and catarafts),
split NERIS-ZelGear into two separate UK websites, with all inflatable
boats being transferred and represented under the ZelGear brand.
No matter which country you are based in, do contact
us with your queries. Prices are linked to the Euro - we will provide quotes
in your preferred currency if not based in the UK.
When you would like to order, write to us and
we will provide up to date quotes. We will also send you an invoice with relevant
payment details etc.
Or if you need advice etc, we are more than happy to help
Looking to replacing the skin for your Pouch RZ85 or
Russian made kayaks? Speak to us about a replacement skin for your German
made Pouch RZ85-3 or Russian Saliut
/ Taimjen kayaks.
Looking for something? If you are looking for something
that is not listed on our website please give us a call or email
NERIS products are all made in Europe, using European / USA made materials
and high grade German PVC welding machines.
5 year warranty on all NERIS products
It is your responsibility to ensure that you have a valid license
/ permission from the relevant authorities to
use water craft on UK's waterways, rivers, lakes, etc. Not all inland
water is open to paddlers, some access points are privately owned
or is bounded by
land which is private, so do check beforehand. Membership of a
canoe union / club is very beneficial.
Of The Paddle'
forum is a very friendly and useful site to obtain up to date information
of all kinds regarding canoeing inland waters, both in the UK and
seater frameless Catarafts ("Cats")
SportCat-2 R2 Cataraft
(Called BeaveR-2 in USA)
R2 kneeling seat cataraft
and thigh straps.
Seated on the main tube
and knee straps, footrest.
Seated facing directly forward on kneeling seat
Separate inflatable sections
(Including 2 kneeling seats)
minutes using supplied manual pump
15 minutes using supplied manual pump
Main tubes - 0.35bar, cross tubes 0.22bar
HP valves - Scoprega (Italy)
tubes - 0.35bar, cross tubes 0.22bar
HP valves - Scoprega (Italy)
Automatic air bleed valves on all inflatable
air bleed valves on all inflatable sections, except
for kneeling seats
(Germany) PVC 850 g / m2
850 g / m2
x 55 x 25cm
x 50 x 23cm
High pressure 2 litre manual pump,
Paddles, PFD's, helmets
High pressure 2 litre manual pump, repair kit
Paddles, PFD's, helmets
suitable as a river touring raft with storage space for
camping kit (or with extra passengers seated on the floor),
and use on flat water and on rivers Grades 1-3. With
with this Cat, Grades 4-5 can be tackled.
Paddlers are seated on top of the main tubes with both
legs in the raft.
The cataraft design makes river touring much easier than
the heavyweight rafts which has a fair bit of drag. Another
advantage over rafts of similiar size is the total carrying
weight is so much lighter and has a more compact backpack.
and very nimble. Kneeling seats allows for advanced
paddle strokes and provides ability to raise the bow
needed. Paddlers will be able to reach out further with
far more than any other type raft.
Main tubes are flat-topped.
The kneeling style may require rests at intervals.
EG stretch legs if unaccustomed to kneeling for long
With sufficient experience on this craft, river grades
4-5 can be mastered.
The deck width by the knees is rather narrow, so if you are
XXL and very tall, please discuss available options. Existing
kneeling seat is comfortable for paddlers up to 250lbs /
113kg and 6'6" / 2m,
NOTE - the straps on the kneeling seats / saddles
and foot rests has been changed - photos on this site are
of the previous design / version. New design is
more comfortable and safer
Large sized photos
is a speeded up demonstration of unpacking and inflation
of the SportCat-2 (Called Zelgear's BeaveR-2 in USA). Full
process with the included hand pump takes approximately 15 minutes.
sped up the film clip x30 to make it more fun to watch. Zelgear
is the brand name in USA. The TourCat-2 has larger side tubes
and an extra cross tube, with no foot rests - approx extra
TourCat-2 - Migei River
2 adults, with 1 adult as passenger
Outing at the Sports Club Sochi 360
Shahe River, Sochi, Russia
Beaver Slide, Canada
2 Adults with one adult passenger
an ongoing basis, NERIS
innovates and improves all products. IE product descriptions (text /
photos) on this site is subject to change without prior