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Go canoeing
in a
Wayland folding kayak !

70% of the earth's surface is covered by water. You just need to select a folding kayak and go paddling!


12/02/19 - Website maintenance
Please bear with us whilst the website is ungoing maintenace, updates, clean up etc. Do email us with any enquiries you may have using the email address as shown in the banner above

01/01/19 - Prices updates
Please note that the prices as shown on this website is out of date. We will be updating this site as soon as possible. Current prices can be provided on request

Kayak prices
Kayak prices are shown on the 'Kayaks and Canoes' page. Check with us for the up-to-date prices - all based on current exchange rates.

Prices include VAT, excludes shipping

Factory Price Promise

We will always match the Factory Price

Listed prices are "linked" to the factory's RRP which is set in Euros. From time to time there will be price differences due to the changing Euro / Sterling exchange rates - we will quote you using the current exchange rate. IE listed prices are approximates

All orders can be placed with ourselves - we will advise the best configuration kayak to meet your needs and create the best customised kayak and accessories for you at the best price.

Should you have been quoted a price that is less than ours, do let us know. We only sell kayaks that are freshly made to order, never old stock, unless marked as "Used"

If you are provided with a more competitive quote from any supplier, we'll do our best to beat the price even if that item is on offer (old stock is strictly excepted).

All you need to do is provide us with evidence of the price, including delivery and we'll do the rest. As long-term exclusive agents for Wayland in the UK, our in-house knowledge and experience of their range and other brands is second-to-none.
No matter which country you are based in, do contact us with your queries. Prices are set in UK Sterling - we will provide quotes in your preferred currency.

When you want 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.

Wayland factory upgrade
Due to the Wayland major factory upgrades in 2014/15, there have been many production changes / improvements / additions to the current Wayland range, so some of the photos may show the earlier variants. Photos on the 'Recent Deliveries' page shows the latest variants as of that time (Check the photo descriptions - it may have been a custom made request).

Descriptions and inclusive accessories as stated on this site are subject to change without prior notice. See footnotes

Can I 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 licence 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 Web sites page.

In other countries, do check with your national kayak organisations and waterway / off-shore agencies etc.

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Welcome to Folding Kayaks UK
(Dedicated Wayland UK brand website - managed by folding kayak specialists Folding Concepts)

Robust local and sea touring, expedition and military grade skin on frame foldable Wayland kayaks in use worldwide. Easy to assemble, store and transport. Packs in carry bags / backpacks and assembles in 10-20 minutes.

Designed especially for folding kayaks!

Versatile Eckla 'FOLDY' folding kayak cart, complete with 2 straps, spring loaded wheel pins, and pack bag.
Storage on the kayak

Flat packed - small enough to be stored inside or on top of the rear deck of the kayak
Carry the packed kayak bags

Opened out fully into a stack truck to carry the packed kayak bags. Can easily carry the 2 double seater bags plus 3rd rib bag or one large single seater bag

Carry the assembled kayak

Folded as a flat topped cart to carry the assembled kayak
Designed especially for folding kayaks - listed in Other Accessories

Looking to upgrading your old Klepper? Speak to us about a replacement skin for your Klepper - T6, T8, T12, Blauwal 4, Aerius I & II... Most if not all of the discontinued Klepper models can be done! See 'Replacement Skins' page for details.

Petition: Make English and Welsh waterways a public right of way
This should be of interest to you all. Please consider signing the petition as an interested individual.

Currently if you'd like to enjoy English and Welsh waterways you're likely to be accused of trespassing because the bed and banks of rivers and canals are privately owned, unlike Scotland and the rest of the world.
  We need at least 10,000 signatures to make the government respond to this petition

Devizes to Westminster International Canoe Race
Easter weekend 2019

Results of the Folding Kayak Class over the previous years are listed in the DW page link below. The 2018 Race was cancelled

Next race - Easter 2020

A marathon of 125 miles (201km) - the longest non-stop canoe race in the world.
There is a class / trophy for folding kayaks
within the Seniors non-stop race. Or do the race or casual paddle over four days.

Information and tidbits about the DW Folding Boat class - see here
Please note that the official DW site is at

Contact us ASAP if you are looking for a special folding kayak or need a replacement kayak skin for the next DW.

Special deals!

The Wayland military kayaks with the inclusive Commando Pack is excellent value - this includes everything! Paddles, spray deck, waist skirts, pannier bags, surf washboards - the works! Optional extra items can be added - Central Net Platform and Cargo Bag, Backpack with integrated Loading Tray (Hooks onto rear deck)

Wayland Mk II 550 SOF Military / Expedition grade kayak that includes loads of stuff. Nothing else comes close to this massive commando / expedition package deal !

NB - all the accessories in the Commando Pack range is removable - simply attach to configure your kayak for the particular trip!

Trio of single seater Mk I Achilli 500XL kayaks

Left - Camo Mk I Achilli 500XL COMBAT, centre - Olive Green Mk I Achilli 500XL COMMANDO, right - Black Mk I Achilli 500XL COMBAT

Mk I Achilli 500XL COMBAT's (left & right) - fitted with removable high surf washboards

Mk I Achilli 500XL COMBAT'S (left & right) - fitted in full gear with high washboards and panniers
The panniers on this particular COMMANDO (centre) is an custom optional addition

A very popular double seater kayak and colour choice -
Amazon II 550XL Expedition

Black Mk II Zoska 520 COMMANDO double seater kayak

Nato Khaki (Grey) Mk I Achilli 500XL COMMANDO single seater kayak, next to a Duck Yellow Harpoon I 500XL SEMI-EXPEDITION single seater kayak. NOTE Nato Khaki (Grey) is no longer available as standard on military kayaks (DIKLON fabric is not military grade) - colour is still available on civilian variant kayaks

Please note that Wayland PL (factory) is constantly innovating and improving all products. EG product descriptions on this site is subject to change without prior notice. In the event of a major un-announced description change or change / omission of inclusive accessories by the factory, you will not receive products in a lesser total value to what was originally ordered

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