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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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:
Karitek Ltd are the longest established distributors for:
Visit our shop
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