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Prices

Hybrids - Overview page
Standard - Overview page
Package Deals - PD page

Accessory prices are listed on respective pages

Announcements

01/010/17 - Neris SMART-2 & 3 now have sail rig fittings attached as standard. Compatible with the Neris GENAKER A-frame sail rig

13/08/17 - demo Neris SMART-2
available for tryouts (South of England)

08/08/17 Introduction of the Neris SMART range of hybrid canoe/kayaks - web pages added

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 folding kayak models in action here

09/02/16 - New hybrid 1-2 seater kayak / canoe coming soon - Neris SMART-2. A cross between a folding kayak and a fast 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





Enquiries

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.

Ordering
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 with your queries.



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.

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NERIS
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


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

UK's 'Song 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 Europe




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NERIS Valkure-2
Double seater folding kayak
Detailed Specifications



Kayak
"NERIS Valkure-2" - a double seater kayak based on the classic German design. This craft has been proven on several low grade white water expeditions as well as being fast in marathon races. Suitable to explore the open waterways (lowland rivers, lakes, reservoirs and seas). It is perfect for a paddle for the day, and up to long journeys.

Features
The kayak has a standard sized cockpit, and comes with comfortable one piece inflatable seats with tall backrests. The "NERIS Valkure-2" has wood cross ribs and duralumin longitudinal frame pieces with brackets made of stainless steel, which significantly improves the kayak's reliability, strength and endurance. This kayak can be used as a stable single seater, with the seat centrally positioned.

Design

The "NERIS Valkure-2" has a hybrid frame of a simple and reliable design. The boat is easy to assemble, has no short-lived plastic/rubber fasteners in the framework. The frame is made of high quality D16T grade anodized duralumin tubing. The cross ribs are made of high quality marine birch plywood, and is covered with a special coating produced by the Finnish company Tikkurila, which protects the wood against UV radiation, mildew and fungi. The skin is made entirely of durable PVC which does not absorb water, so after a paddle, simply wipe with a dry cloth and the kayak is ready to be packed.
The cross ribs in the cockpit area are of the open design, which means you can sit anywhere within the cockpit.

Crew
Number of seats - two adults, or optionally solo paddler. The standard spray cover has 2 cockpit holes, and comes complete with 2 skirts and 2 cockpit covers. There is a solo paddler variant spray cover available as optional extra - cockpit hole is positioned centrally.



Construction
Longitudinal frame pieces - anodized duralumin tube 16h1mm D16T
Cross ribs - Marine birch plywood coated with special marine varnish
Brackets - Stainless steel 0.8 mm
Kayak skin - PVC with material density of 1050 g / m2 (hull) and 620 g / m2 (deck)
Hull - profiled rubber protector strips glued along chines formed by keel bars and stringers
Removable fasteners - stainless steel nuts/bolts
Seats - PVC with a density of 600 g / m2 with inflation tubes and twist valves
Packaging - Cordura. Backpack (50 x 90 x 23cm), carry bag (150 x 24 x 24cm)




Specifications 

Length of 5.50 m

Width - 0.88 m

Weight - 31 kg

Number of seats - two adults, or one adult in solo paddler role

Load capacity - 300 kg

Assembly time - about 25 minutes.

Materials

Hull - Mehler PLASTEL 5-ply PVC TE90 (900 g / m2)

Deck - Mehler PLASTEL 5-ply PVC TE62 (620 g / m2)

Packaging - Cordura 100

Stringers - anodized pipe brand D16T (DIN 2024)

Keel bar / Keelson - profiled aluminum oval tube
s

Cross ribs - Finnish marine grade plywood

Product Videos:-
Video 1

UK based client reviews / feedback
See Product Reviews page
 








NERIS in action around the world



Neris Valkure-2 - Lake Lagoda, northwest Russia





Neris Valkure-2 as a single seater












River Medway, Kent, England



White Nile, Uganda





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