01292 571 019

Open as usual for online and phone orders

Our Ayrshire showroom and shop is currently closed for refurbishment. We're still fully open for online orders (or phone orders on 01292 571 019) while work is underway!

Karitek for sea kayaks by Nigel Dennis SKUK and Rockpool
Karitek's Easy Load Roof Rack - transforms loading kayaks and canoes onto cars and vans
Karitek for the revolutionary Flat Earth sea kayak sails
Karitek - all the kayaking gear to get you here!

Karitek heads west!

Karitek is heading west, to new premises at Ardrishaig in Argyll in Scottish Canal's new Maritime Hub. Located on the shores of Loch Fyne at the entrance to the Crinan Canal - Scotland’s most beautiful shortcut - the move is part of our plan to serve the broader water sports market, while continuing to provide the very best customer service in all things kayaking.

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About Kari-Tek

Kari-Tek is a family-run business with over 20 years experience of kayaking and a lifetime of loving all things 'outdoorsy'.

Karitek Ltd is headed up by Ann Shand and her son Stuart Hefron - who both love helping folks to get out there and enjoy the outdoor life. The company specialises in providing sea kayaks, paddles, kayaking kit and innovative solutions for canoe and kayak handling.

With knowledge and advice stemming from experiences on the water over the years, Ann and Stuart are committed to providing customers with the high level of friendly service that they would wish to receive themselves.

Through an online shop and Argyll showroom at Ardrishaig, Karitek supply a wide range of kayaks and kayaking gear, including:

  • Sole Scotland Dealer for Sea Kayaking UK kayaks by Nigel Dennis
  • Sole Scotland Dealer for Rockpool sea kayaks
  • P&H polyethylene sea kayaks
  • Reed Chillcheater clothing
  • Páramo outdoor clothing
  • Sole UK Pro Dealer for Kajak Sport accessories
  • Werner Paddles
  • Celtic Paddles

Karitek Ltd are the longest established distributors for:

  • The Easy Load Roof Rack for all makes and models of vehicles
  • Revolutionary Kari-Tek Skeg Systems
  • High quality kayak cradles
  • Expedition rated canoe and kayak trolleys
  • Canoe and kayak storage racks

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Visit our shop

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Visit our showroom: Pier Square, Ardrishaig, near Lochgilphead, Argyll PA30 8DZ

Opening times: 10am to 3.30pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Other times by arrangement

Directions : coming from Lochgilphead on the A83, as you pass through Ardrishaig, turn off left at Pier Square, car park available. Look out for the mini-Kelpies by the car park! We're beside the Scottish Canals office just off Pier Square. Zoom in on map for details.  

Postcode for Sat Nav is PA30 8DZ.

Phone: 01292  571  019

Email: sales@karitek.co.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/karitek.co.uk