We are Scotland's independent, specialist sea kayak shop owned by sea kayakers, for sea kayakers. We have a huge range of sea kayaks for sale from Valley, NorthShore, P&H, Venture, Perception, Tahe Marine and Epic surfskis. 
We also run great sea kayak trips and courses.

Our brands include Valley sea kayaks, North Shore sea kayaks, P&H sea kayaks, Epic Surf skis and Kokatat & PeakUK sea kayaking equipment. 

Oban is Scotland’s premier sea kayaking centre, located only 2 hours from Glasgow airport and you can paddle from our shop around the islands of the Inner Hebrides, or by ferry to the Outer Hebrides.

We run sea kayaking trips and holidays around the Scottish Islands of Mull, Iona, Colonsay, Jura, Islay, Gigha and Lismore using both double and single kayaks. For the rough water sea kayakers, the Falls of Lora are a 5 minute drive and the tide races Grey Dogs and Gulf of Corryvreckan are also possible as day trips.
By Cathy Wagstaff 24 Mar, 2017
In March, the shop is only open 2 days a week  Friday and Saturday 10am - 5pm
From 1st April we are open 5 days a week, Thursday to Monday and closed only on Tue and Wed.

Monday: 10am to 5pm
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 11am to 5pm
Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday: 10 am to 5pm
Sunday: 11am to 4pm

As always we are available on email and our online shop is open 7 days a week.
By Cathy Wagstaff 18 Mar, 2017
A huge thanks to everyone who came to try our boats or offer support on the shore.
The demo day was a big success with about 40 people trying out over 20 different sea kayaks and surf skis.
Many thanks to Mike Sunderland  Simon McElroy for their help organising, loading and taking picture, and Geoff Pardoe for the use of the Killington Lake Sailing Club facilities.
The weather was perfect with just enough wind to make testing realistic, no rain and some sun.


Epic V6, Epic V5 (14ft plastic fast sit on top)

Northshore Atlantic & Atlantic LV composite and plastic & Ocean 17 & 17.6 composite.
P&H Cetus LV & MV , Scorpio MV, LV & the new HV
Valley Sirona 15.10 & 16.1 in both composite & plastic
Valley Etain 17.1 & 17.5 in composite & 17.5 in plastic

By Cathy Wagstaff 11 Mar, 2017
Sunday 12th March 2017 from 10am to 2pm
By Cathy Wagstaff 25 Feb, 2017
Delivery received Fri 10th March 2017! 

"The north west of Scotland is quite simply the best place to paddle a sea kayak in the world." - Gordon Brown.

On the north west coast of Scotland and around Skye there are islands galore, hidden beaches, tide races, great places to enjoy the local seafood and amazing people to meet. All of this set within a fantastic, variable culture of Norse and Gaelic influence that go to make this an area you will return to time and again. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath, the names of the headlands at either end of the area contained within these pages, even have their own section in the weather forecast.

Fifty great voyages are described in a way that is both inspirational and informative. Details of launching and landing sites, tides and potential hazards are provided and the coast is described in exquisite detail. This means that it can also be used as a kayaker's 'pilot' for any journey they might wish to undertake in this area. It follows the successful format of other Pesda Press sea kayaking guides, presenting the information in a user-friendly fashion and making good use of maps and colour photographs.

Doug Cooper has wored at Scotland's National Outdoor Training Centre, Glenmore Lodge, as a Level 5 Coach in Sea and White Water. When not out on the water, Doug can be found in the mountains at work as a Mountain and Ski Instructor or at play in search of new crags or fresh powder tracks. He has sea kayaked extensively around the world and has always got a new destination and adventure planned. Doug is the author of several other books published by Pesda Press.

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