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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
Details of materials currently used in the manufacture of NERIS
Alu and Valkure Series kayaks
The stringer set is made of an anodized duralumin tube D16T
(DIN 2024), manufactured by “ALCOA” – a
leader in aluminum alloys. This robust type of alloy grade
is typically used in aircraft.
The keel bar is made of a profiled oval tube, 20 x 35mm. This
tube ensures enhanced stiffness against vertical bending.
due to the high profile of the tube (35mm), this ensures that
there is sufficient gap between the kayak skin and the cross
and other key frame members - to avoid potential damage to
the skin when hitting underwater objects.
The washboard coaming is specially manufactured with a unique
profile designed by NERIS. This design is based on sailing
mast tracks and is used to grip the PVC deck securely to
the washboard. The washboard is easy to install, and also
provides structural strength and rigidity to the kayak
NERIS uses two different types of cross ribs:-
- Alu Series kayak cross ribs are made
of duralumin tube D16T, diameter 18mm, with stainless
steel stringer supports.
- Valkure Series kayak cross ribs are made
of 11 layer laminated moisture proof birch plywood
typically used in the yacht-building industry. The cross
ribs are treated with
a special impregnation 1st coat, and then is coated with
three layers of marine varnish made by Tikkurila (Sweden).
The aesthetic look and natural warmth of wood are the key
features of NERIS kayaks.
Since the spring of 2008, all NERIS kayaks are fitted with
inflatable seats "Airseat".
These seats have been highly regarded by our clients. The
seats feature straps on the underside for reliable and secure
attachment to the keel bar of the kayak, and also has
side straps with provision for back rest
tilt adjustments. Additionally,
seats double up as buoyancy 'tanks' ensuring unsinkability
of the kayak.
are made of abrasive resistant PVC fabric and the twist valves
on the ends of the inflation tubes are made by Halkey-
The kayak skin is made of two different grades of PVC fabric
- a density of 1050gsm for the hull, and 620gsm for the
These high-quality marine grade PVC fabrics are
The hull has profiled protector
strips fitted along all of the chines that are formed
by the stringers and keel bars. This serves to protect
skin itself when bumping or scraping against underwater
The deck and hulls are available in various colors,
with the hull being available in black or cream, and
the deck in red, orange, yellow, blue, light blue, olive
green and grey as standard. Other
deck and hull colours are available on special request.
used in the
manufacture of the kayak skins are all resistant to moisture,
fungi and other aggressive factors.