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Accessory prices are listed on respective Accessory pages

Announcements

01/10/23 - BORIKA FASTen range updated with more accessories - see here

23/02/23 - Lightweight variant kayak models
Lighter versions of the existing models now available to order on special request. Uses lighter materials all round. Ideal where weight is more important than "excess" toughness. Good for overland backpacking and air travel. Speak to us for details
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08/02/23 - Dry bag Package Deals
Discounted sets of dry bag pieces for your kayak available. See here


13/04/20 - Key differences between the kayak Series
Summary explaining the main differences between all four Neris Series here


22/03/20 - Borika FASTen range
We supplyi Borika's FASTen range of mounts and accessory holders for small crafts - see article on the Home page in the right hand column. Temporary list here





Kayak Series names

To avoid any possible confusion about kayak models when looking at photos etc - all Neris hybrid folding kayaks (EG Smart / Smart PRO) have a Series logo on the front side deck and all Neris folding kayaks (Alu / Valkure) have a Series logo on the rear deck.
EG - you will only see "NERIS SMART PRO" on all three Smart PRO models

Inquiries
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. If there is already a NERIS dealer in your country, we will re-direct your query to them

Ordering
When you would like to order, contact 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 with your queries.


Looking to replacing the skin for your Pouch RZ85 or old Russian made kayaks?
Speak to us about a replacement skin for your German made Pouch RZ85-3 or old 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 us.


NERIS
NERIS products are all made in Europe, using European / USA made materials and high grade German welding machines.

3-5 year warranty on all NERIS products (domestic usage)


Important Notice
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 / rivers are privately owned or is bounded by land which is private, so do check beforehand. Membership of a canoe union / club is very beneficial.



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Welcome to NERIS Folding Kayaks UK

Folding "Klepper" type kayaks / canoes
that comes packed in a backpack bag or two


"Go canoeing in a foldable framed kayak!"
(Our kayaks / canoes are NOT 100% inflatable boats)

Also PACK RAFTS too!

Apologies - website best veiewed on a PC
E-commerce functionality has been removed - brand new website is being developed
Most products are made to order - lead time of 2-6 weeks depending on season

Feel free to reach out to us directly for any questions or to place orders. We're more than happy to assist you through WhatsApp (easiest to share detailed photos), Email, Facebook or Instagram in selecting the perfect boat that suits your requirements.

BLACK FRIDAY DEALS EXTENDED TO 14/12/23!
CONTACT US DIRECTLY FOR QUOTES!
See Kayak Prices


2024 Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race

Thinking of entering in this prestige 125 mile non-stop DW race in the Folding Boat Class next Easter weekend 2024?

Look no further - the improved 2023 version Neris Valkure-2 is the best and the most competitive folding kayak there is. With upgraded aluminum and improved fittings, and tougher TPU inflatable seats

This particular model folding kayak has won the last 3 DW races incuding smashing the course record of 21:53:50 in the Folding Boat Class earlier this year (April 2023), by 32 minutes
plus many other top finishes

This is the perfect moment to reach out to us to discuss your specific requirements, place an order for a customized DW folding kayak tailored to your needs,
and kickstart your training journey over this winter!


NERIS Valkure-2 LIGHT Edition folding kayak
All black Neris Valkure-2 folding kayak
with Matt black powder coated Alu frame
Other deck colours are available
Packs into a backpack and a shoulder bag


Neris SMART PRO all black hybrid folding tandem kayak
All black Neris SMART PRO double seater hybrid folding kayak with spray deck
Packs into a single backpack

Central cockpit in spray deck of this kayak model is a loading hatch - can optionally be used to seat a small child with a purchase of an additional seat

With an optional extra solo paddler spray deck,
this kayak can easily be used as a single seater

Optional extra wooden canoe bench seats also available to use boat as a canoe with single bladed paddles

Easily assembles in half or a third of the time compared to traditional folding kayaks



NEW - NERIS Smart MINI
Hybrid folding kayak / Rigid inflatable kayak

Latest addition to the NERIS Smart Series
A short and more compact single seater
Durable PVC and lighter TPU variants available


NERIS Smart MINI hybrid folding kayak
Neris Smart MINI in STD & EXP set-ups

Stats:-
External length and width 3.2m x 0.78m
Inside width 38-39cm
Weight of the kayak with seat only - 7.95kg (TPU), 10kg (PVC)
Approx backpack size - 85 x 40 x 20cm
(with room to pack other kit)

Total packed weight of EXP Backpack - 11.5kg (TPU), 14kg (PVC)
(EXP version - with spray deck, waist skirt, cockpit cover, foot pump, repair kit)


Multi-role hybrid folding kayak / canoe
Neris SMART / Smart PRO Series


Hybrid folding kayak models - a cross between a folding kayak and partially an inflatable kayak. Basically a folding kayak with oversized sponsons
Hull is the same as in our folding kayaks, side walls is similar to some inflatable kayaks!
Far fewer frame parts compared to traditional folding kayaks

Use as a kayak with normal floor seats and double bladed paddles,
or optionally extra, as a canoe with bench seats and single bladed paddles

Very easy and quick to assemble
From backpack to water in average 8-10 minutes!



SMART-2 and Smart PRO can also be used as a single seater kayak with a seat attached in the central position

SMART-1, Smart PRO S & SMART-3 can be used with an optional extra seat

SMART-2, SMART-3, Smart PRO and Smart PRO S includes fittings
for the GENAKER "A" Frame sail rig

Preview video of SMART-2 (produced Winter 2016)
More details on the SMART Series here


Folding kayaks
NERIS ALU and Valkure Series

The traditional folding kayak range comprises of two main Series:-
ALU Series folding kayaks - all aluminum frame
Valkure Series folding kayaks - wood & Alu hybrid frame plus bow to stern internal sponsons


Neris ALU and VALKURE Series folding kayaks
Neris Valkure-1 production has now been discontinued. Spare parts still availabe

Videos on each of the Neris model folding kayaks in action - view on this page


NEW - 'Peremoga' colour scheme
(Blue and Yellow)
Available with all NERIS Smart / Smart PRO Series kayaks & dry bags

'Peremoga' themed kayaks are all discounted!

Help us help them - show your support for Ukraine
All NERIS products are proudly made in Ukraine!

NERIS Smart-2 hybrid folding kayak NERIS Smart-2 hybrid folding kayak
Model kayak shown is a Smart-2 with optional extra 60l conical dry bags. Ukrainian Trident image on the front deck is also available at small cost

'Peremoga' is Ukrainian for 'Victory'!


NEW - NERIS Packraft Series
Compact LotaFun Basic, Standard, Expedition & WW version packrafts
Longer BigFun Basic, Standard, Expedition & WW version packrafts

"Heavy duty" (PVC) and compact lightweight (TPU) versions
Read the story here

Neris BigFun and LotaFun model pack rafts
BigFun and LotaFun packraft models
Available - made to order only



Guitar Dry Bags

Take your treasured classical guitar with you on your canoe or motorcycle trips
Sized to fit Dreadnoughts and smaller

Waterproof drybags for guitars
Made of tough PVC (same tough grade as used on our kayak decks)
D-rings on the back to secure to your canoe
Side carry handle
Removable or fixed padded shoulder straps
Choice of different colours
Lighter / softer TPU version available
Listed here


NERIS Apparel
Extend your paddling season safely with quality made gear in our All Seasons kayaks

A wide range - dry suits to thermals and more. Speak to us directly about any particular apparel that you might be looking for if not currently listed

Members of the 2019 Neris Expeditions team wearing Neris apparel
Members of the 2019 Neris Expeditions team wearing Neris apparel


Would you like to see some photos of customer's own kayaks / packrafts?

Photo competition
Latest photo competition recently uploaded (08/09/23) See here


Quick link to videos here

Quick link to Reviews here




Free Neris UK Club membership for current Neris boat owners who have purchased boats from NERIS UK

This Club is not connected with our Facebook 'Neris UK Owners Group' site, nor do you need to be on Facebook to join

All sorts of member benefits, discounts, rewards, advise tips & tricks, group paddles, weekend camp meets, etc. Be kept in the loop with regular newsletters


Military themed dry bags
Neris TACTICAL



Neris Smart PRO Series

Neris SMART PRO XS
hybrid folding kayak

The shortest single seater
hybrid folding kayak in the PRO Series
Packs into a single backpack

Neris SMART PRO XS hybrid single seater folding kayak
Smaller by 10% compared to the
SMART PRO S
Length - 4.3m
Same internal width
Std PVC total weight - 14.5kg
LIGHT TPU - even lighter!

Neris Smart PRO Series

Neris SMART PRO S
hybrid folding kayak

A dual role (single/tandem) scaled down version of the flagship Neris Smart PRO.


Neris SMART PRO S single / tandem seater hybrid folding kayak
Measuring at 4.77m long and 0.81cm wide with the same internal width and storage space as the SMART-1 but with smaller diameter side 'sponsons'. Total packed weight - 21kg

SMART PRO S LIGHT - now available on special order. Made with lighter materials with emphasis on weight over toughness - packed weight 12kg!



Are SMART's / SMART PRO'S
100% inflatable kayaks?
No, they are not!

The SMART's are hybrid folding kayaks with oversized "external" sponsons whilst still having a skeletal frame. Some folding kayaks have sponsons which are actually internal and hence are not readily visible. This article explains a bit more about the structural differences between the different folding kayak types and the disadvantages of 100% inflatable kayaks

NERIS Packraft Series

"BigFun" packraft
2.63m x 0.96m
From £410.00

NERIS BigFun pack raft


"LotaFun" compact packraft
2.14m x 0.93m
From 370.00

Neris JustFun STD pack raft

More details and photos here

BORIKA FASTen universal mounts and accessories
now available to order





The Neris SMART PRO series kayaks now come standard with a BORIKA low profile mini base mount fitted to the rear deck. Additional base mounts for the PRO or any other NERIS kayak model are available to purchase. A new "Borika FASTen" specific web page on this site will be coming soon, listing a wide range of very useful mounts, holders and accessories. If you require details now, do ask!

A mini range is listed here

Neris SMART Series

Neris SMART-2
hybrid folding kayak / canoe

Neris SMART-2 hybrid folding canoe
Neris SMART-2 hybrid folding kayak

Top - set up as a canoe
Bottom - set up as a kayak
Packs into a single backpack
Details

Folding kayaks

Long shoulder bag and backpack bag for double and triple seater ALU & Valkure folding kayaks

Alu-1, Alu-2 and all SMARTS have one large backpack


The most versatile craft ever - from backpack to water in 15-25 minutes
(SMART Series - average 8 min)

Store packed kayak bag/s in a cupboard at home, or in the boot of the car, motor home or caravan. Also easily travel to your starting location by train or coach, and paddle to another location and return home via a different train / coach.

Simply assemble without tools by the waterside and then off you paddle!


Advantages
One of the main beneficial features that the Neris kayaks have, that differs to most other branded touring folding kayaks, is that NERIS boats have long open cockpits with shorter front / rear decks. This design allows for easy access to stowed kit, with most of the storage being within the open cockpit space.

For example - The open cockpit storage space in double / triple seater kayaks is a space in front of the rear paddler. On single seater kayaks, the main cockpit storage space is behind the paddler's seat.

Spray deck covers are available with loading hatches to access the cockpit storage spaces.

The central storage space can be utilized as an extra seating position for a small child or dog. No modifications needed for extra seats

The Neris Valkure-2 folding kayak is an exception - this model has the traditional kayak of long decks and no storage space between the two seats

   



Genaker sail rig mounted on a Smart PRO S
Downwind Genaker A-frame flexi-mast sail rig
Smart PRO S
Neris upwind PROFIL sail rig - Alu-2
Upwind Profil sail rig with outriggers
Neris Valkure-2





On an ongoing basis, NERIS innovates and improves all products. IE product descriptions (text / photos) on this site is subject to change without prior notice.

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