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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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Product Videos

Some videos of NERIS kayaks, apparel and accessories (in reverse date order - latest at bottom) ....
- NERIS Valkure-1 single seater folding kayak (This model now discontinued)- video
- NERIS Alu-1 single seater folding kayak - video
- NERIS Valkure-2 double seater folding kayak - video
- NERIS Alu-2 double seater folding kayak - video
- NERIS Valkure-3 triple seater folding kayak - video
- NERIS Alu-3 triple seater folding kayak - video
- NERIS Smart-1 single seater hybrid foldable kayak (2019) - paddle down the Colorado, Grand Canyon video
- NERIS Smart-2 double seater hybrid foldable kayak - Test paddle in icy conditions - video
- NERIS Smart-2 double seater hybrid foldable kayak (2017) - Expedition off southern coast of Turkey - video
- NERIS Smart-2 double seater hybrid foldable kayak - Brief overview of the benefits of the SMART range - video
- NERIS Apparel - Drysuits - An overview of the benefits Neris drysuits - video
- NERIS SMART and Smart PRO Series - A selection of photos around the UK and abroad - video
- NERIS Smart PRO S hybrid folding kayak - An overview of some benefits and features of the Neris SMART PRO S hybrid folding kayak - video
- NERIS Expeditions in Greenland (2018) - A 10 day self supported expedition with Neris Smart PRO kayaks - video
- NERIS Expeditions in Thailand (2019) - A 10 day self supported expedition with Neris Smart PRO and Smart PRO S kayaks - video
- NERIS UK Kayak Club group paddle (2023) - a 16 min video of a group meet-up at Llangollen, Wales - May 2023. Ten Neris kayaks paddled over two aqueducts and through two tunnels. Shows SMART-2's, Smart PRO S (single & tandem), and Smart PRO XS- video


Current kayak Series
NERIS Alu Series - all aluminium frame, with all cross ribs being closed ribs. Kayaks slightly lighter compared to Valkure Series
NERIS Valkure Series - wood & alu hybrid frame plus bow to stern internal inflatable sponsons. Cockpit cross ribs are open ribs.
NERIS SMART Series - hybrid kayak / canoes. A cross between a folding kayak and an inflatable kayak. Can be rigged up to use as a canoe with bench seats. With an all aluminum frame. These models are the "next generation" up from the Alu & Valkure Series
NERIS Smart PRO Series - hybrid kayak / canoes. A more streamlined and faster version of the SMART Series. Can be rigged up to use as a canoe with bench seats. With an all aluminum frame. Models from this series is currently the biggest seller in the UK, particularly the Neris Smart PRO S


NERIS Valkure-1 single seater folding kayak (discontinued) - being totally independent with a run to the river with the packed kayak on your back, assemble by the river side and then have a play on the rapids.
Valkure Series (hybrid frame of wood & alu) single seater. Weighs 21kg and packs into a single backpack bag. A faster kayak compared to the same length Alu-1 with a longer and wider cockpit.
Technical details here

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NERIS Alu-1 single seater folding kayak - a last minute quick fishing trip with a kayak that's kept packed ready to go at any time in the boot of the car.
Alu Series (all alu frame) single seater kayak. Weighs 19kg and fits into one backpack bag. The lightest kayak.
Technical details here


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NERIS Valkure-2 double seater folding kayak - lightweight and easily transportable in two bags, start a paddling or sailing trip through a location that would have been inaccessible or difficult to access if a hard-shell kayak had been used.
Valkure Series two seater. UK's most popular selling kayak. This kayak can also be used as a single seater by simply fitting one of the seats in the central position, creating a huge amount of easily accessible internal storage space for extended camping expeditions. A 'solo paddler' version spray-deck is also available to purchase. The sail rig is optional extra. Kayak comes with a backpack and a long 'shoulder' carry bag.
Technical details here

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NERIS Alu-2 double seater folding kayak - this versatile kayak can be used as a double seater with space for a small child, or optionally as a single seater. Comes packed in a single large backpack - you can easily invite a friend to join you on your paddles.
Alu Series double seater. Packs into one backpack bag. Assembled as a normal double seater, the two seats are positioned further apart (compared to other brand kayaks), which provides an easily accessible central storage space that can be used to store kit. The standard 2 paddler spray-deck cover has an extra central cockpit hole which serves as an access hatch. This storage space can alternatively be used as an third seat positioned for a small child - optionally purchase an extra seat, or even as a solo paddler sitting position using an existing seat. Although this Alu-2 is shorter than the Valkure-2, the Alu-2 has a longer open cockpit and shorter front and rear decks.
Technical details here

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NERIS Valkure-3 triple seater folding kayak - a fun kayak designed for three adults or as a two seater with a huge centralised storage space. NOTE - always wear a PFD!
Valkure Series triple seater. Comes with a backpack and a long 'shoulder' carry bag. Complete with 3 seats and a rear cargo storage space in front of the rear paddler. Optionally purchase an extra seat to create a 4 seater (2 adults & 2 small children).
Technical details here

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NERIS Alu-3 triple seater folding kayak - sold as a triple seater with a central storage space for kit as standard, this kayak can optionally be used as an ideal family 4 seater (2 adults & 2 kids).
Alu Series triple seater. Comes with a backpack and a long 'shoulder' carry bag. The 3rd seat from the front is the optional extra seat - without this seat assembled, this space becomes the cargo space. Purchasing a separate Alu-1 or Alu-2 skin (Transformer Kit), you can use parts of this Alu-3 frame to make a smaller kayak for occasions when you prefer to use a smaller boat.
Technical details here

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NERIS Smart-1 single seater hybrid folding kayak (2019) - paddle down the mighty Colorado in the Grand Canyon, USA.

Kostyantyn Abramov, in a Neris SMART-1 was part of support escorting a group of rafters in large 8 man rafts on a 17 day whitewater rafting trip

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NERIS Smart-2 double seater hybrid folding kayak - testing under extreme conditions on the icy Dnieper River at Kiev, Ukraine - Winter 2016/17
A new hybrid concept - a partial cross between a folding kayak and an inflatable kayak. This kayak has a frame - an alu keel and wooden end posts plus cross ribs, with the skin just like the Alu / Valkure Series folding kayaks but with inflatable side-walls. The hull is the same as on the folding kayaks - no inflatable floors as commonly made on inflatable kayaks. Assembly is quick - less than 10 minutes! This hybrid paddles faster than typical inflatable kayaks, and is more stable than folding kayaks.
485cm long, 95cm wide & weighs 19 kg.
There is a single seater SMART-1 and a triple seater SMART-3. All of the boats can be set up as canoes with bench seats (fittings on request).
Technical details here

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NERIS Smart-2 double seater hybrid folding kayak - Expedition in the Aegean Sea, off the southern coast of Turkey - October-November 2017
A trio of SMART-2's with six crew paddled and camped along the south west coast of Turkey covering 200km spread over 10 days.
Technical details here

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NERIS Smart-2 double seater hybrid foldable kayak - Introduction to the SMART-2
A brief overview of some of the NERIS SMART-2 benefits. Most of the features are also available on the other SMART models
Technical details here

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NERIS Drysuit - Overview of the drysuits

A video of the sailing version "SKY" drysuit. The kayaking version "Kayak" (as in photos) is the same with the exception of the hoodie. This video is of the semi-dry model which has the comfortable neoprene collar for the neck (instead of latex), ideal for flat water conditions. The dry model with the latex neck collar for white water usage is available at the same price as the neoprene semi-dry version.

A small kiddies version "KIDS" has a different ZTip layout



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NERIS SMART and Smart PRO Series - A selection of photos of Neris SMART and Smart PRO Series hybrid folding kayaks (also called RIK - Rigid Inflatable Kayaks) around the UK and abroad. All year round expeditition grade spacious foldable kayaks that packs into a single backpack that can be easily stored in the boot of a car or be taken on the bus, train or planes.




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NERIS Smart PRO S hybrid folding kayak - An overview of some benefits and features of the Neris SMART PRO S hybrid folding kayak

The capabilites shown here is also available in the bigger Smart PRO and the smaller Smart PRO XS



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NERIS Expeditions in Greenland (2019) - A 10 day self supported expedition with Neris Smart PRO kayaks in Aug 2019

Also seen here are some NERIS Apparel - dry suits, tops & bottoms



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NERIS Expeditions in Thailand (2019) - along the Andaman coats between Phuket to Tarutao and Ko Adang. A 10 day self supported expedition with Neris Smart PRO and Smart PRO S kayaks.

The all light grey kayak is the Neris Smart PRO S

Also seen here is some Neris Apparel being worn - long sleeved rash shirts for sun protection



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NERIS UK Kayak Club group paddle - a 16 min video of a group meet-up at Llangollen, Wales - May 2023

Neris UK Club group paddle on the Llangollen Canal between Trevor Basin and Poachers Inn, beyond Chirk.,The route included two aqueducts and two tunnels. Nine Neris kayaks particpated on the whole route (10 on the 1st aqueduct).
Kayaks are:-
2 x SMART-2
3 x Smart PRO S
2 x Smart PRO S (Tandem)
3 x Smart PRO XS




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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