Canoe and Kayak Store is an independently owned, specialist paddle-sport store based in Gloucestershire. We also have a store in South Wales inside the Cardiff International White Water Centre, where you can Demo our boats and paddles on the course.

Our roots trace back to the year 2000 when Richard (having paddled since he was a child) was offered the chance to buy a canoe business. Loving the industry but not liking the company he decided to set up his own – opening a shop in Gloucestershire and leading to where we are today!

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    Whetman Krab Stick

    The Whetman Krab Stick is a very simple rescue tool, It could be the element that makes the difference between a successful outcome or having to abandon a rescue.

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    The Krab Stick has been designed by Steve Whetman to be a very simple rescue tool.

    It assists to contact in difficult access situations.
    It enables a reach contact to be achieved.
    ​It saves time & reduces risk as the alternative maybe to put someone in the water to make contact.
    It could be the element that makes the difference between a successful outcome or having to abandon a rescue.

    The Krab Stick simply converts a karabiner into a hook by wedging in the gate. On contact the force applied releases the Krab Stick thus closing the gate & securing the contact.
     
    Setting the Krab Stick
    To set the Krab Stick place the male end into the recess of the karabiner gate and wedge the smiling end onto the hook of the karabiner with the curved side facing out and the logo side facing inwards. Fix the cord onto the opposite bar of the karabiner and wind in the slack.
     
    Reach Methods
    There are several techniques to reach using the Krab Stick
    1. Opposing Webbing Lines

    Connect the karabiner to two opposing Python 5m webbing slings and direct it into position using
    ​tension of opposing forces - very useful for longer reaches over water and possibly have tension operators from opposing banks.

    2. Paddle
     
    Attach the karabiner to the end of a paddle to reach a small distance. Once contact is made the paddle can be pulled away from the karabiner & Python 5m webbing. The webbing is used to offer a low profile against the paddle blade so that the karabiner is flat against the blade.
     
    3. Pole or Tree Branch
    Attach the karabiner to the end of a pole using duct tape for an extended reach. The karabiner is connected to 10mm floating rope which is wound round the pole to stop it dragging in the water. Once contact is made the pole can be pulled clear as the tape will give way.
    Notice here the use of the HMS autolock which offers a secure contact result with a locked gate.
     
    Useful for DEFRA SRT teams to contact securley.

     

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    Deliveries to Northern Ireland, Highlands and Islands are not included as mainland UK for delivery purposes. We will check with our carriers prior to delivery and may contact you by email or telephone if further carriage charges are necessary. You will have the opportunity to accept or cancel the order.

    Some items, such as Royalex and composite canoes, cannot be sent with a carrier as they may get damaged in transit. In such cases, we will inform you by email or telephone immediately on receipt of your order to make alternative arrangements. This may involve carriage charges which will be agreed prior to delivery. If you collect the goods, any delivery charges will be refunded.

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    We reserve the right to change this delivery charge policy at any time and without notice.

    Our aim is that orders received by noon Monday – Friday will be shipped that day.

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    In the event that you select a business address for delivery, we shall be deemed to have delivered the order to its intended recipient by delivering it to the reception area of the business address.

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    Cancelling your order.

    In accordance with the Distance Selling Directive (2000) you may cancel your order at any time, without reason, within 7 days of delivery. You may cancel your order provided:

    • the goods remain unused and component parts are unopened;
    • you or the recipient retain and take reasonable care of the goods until returned;
    • you return packaged items to us.

    Please be aware that you will be responsible for any postage/carrier costs incurred in sending the goods back to us. We recommend that items being returned be sent via insured, trackable delivery for your protection.

    On receipt of the goods, Canoe and Kayak Store will give you a full refund of the amount paid (less the delivery charge) or a credit as required. Refunds can only be credited back to the original card that the goods were bought with.

    Canoe and Kayak Store can arrange for delivery of replacement products to you if required. This constitutes a separate contract between you and Canoe and Kayak Store. This does not affect your statutory rights.

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    In the event that your purchase is not suitable, you have the right to return it to us. The item must be unused, undamaged and with original labels and packaging. You must notify us within 14 days by post, email or telephone of your intention to do this. Please note that you are responsible for any return postage.

    Where you are requiring an exchange we may make a £4 charge to cover the costs of sending the replacement. Large items such as kayaks and paddles may incur a higher charge that will be agreed with you. Payment for this must be provided before we send out the replacement item. This charge does not apply if you collect the replacement goods from Canoe and kayak Store.

    For international orders the charge will vary depending on the current cost of delivery to that country. For an accurate price please contact us before returning the item.

    In the case of warranty returns this charge will be waived as long as the returned goods are clean and free from dirt to comply with current Health and Safety Regulations.

    DVDs and books are not returnable unless defective.

    All of the above does not affect your statutory rights.

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