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The versatile double Aerius II 545 series kayaks are the
biggest sellers in Europe. These kayaks are also designed
to be used as
a single seater too - the solo seat position is well balanced
to paddle solo. These kayaks are roomy, with plently
to serious multi-day
expeditions. You can even opt for a 3rd seat for a small
saving simple clip lock system
These world famous range of Klepper
folding kayaks all use the unique,
simple to use
'Slide and Snap' clip lock assembly, which requires no tools at all. From the
carry bags to the water, on average, takes just 15 minutes!
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designed and engineered in Bavaria, Germany
For over 100 years KLEPPER folding kayaks have been meticulously handcrafted.
Not only KLEPPER kayak owners know: this kayak is something special!
A KLEPPER kayak is a combination of German ingenious design and craftsmanship
and selected materials yielding a product of the highest quality
Each KLEPPER folding kayak is, to some extent, unique and tailored to your needs.
The original KLEPPER folding kayak is marked by a serial number on the boomerang
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100 Year Tradition – Quality – Innovation
|KLEPPER folding kayaks since 1907
Johann KLEPPER’s dream: a kayak to go
In 1907 Johann KLEPPER, master tailor in Rosenheim, Germany,
acquired the license from Alfred Heurich - the creator
of the folding kayak idea - to exclusively produce
the folding kayak named “Dolphin”. Johann KLEPPER achieved his dream
a kayak to go. But he also realized that the “Dolphin” was far
from being a user-friendly
What began in an attic, evolved into a company of considerable size. When he
started in 1907, he could probably hardly imagine that, 22 years later, he
would be producing
90 folding kayaks a day and would have almost 2500 employees.
The folding kayak became the symbol of freedom and mobility, fostered by the
beginning of the 20th century movement of hiking and outdoor activities. The
was also the catalyst of a new popular sport that appealed to the customer‘s
need for freedom, adventure and thrills that drew more and more people under
KLEPPER also eventually produced tents, outdoor clothing and gear and offered
a full range
of expedition equipment.
In addition to being well-known for expeditions to remote lakes and rivers,
KLEPPER folding kayaks were also very successful on the sporting scene. During
Olympic Games KLEPPER folding kayaks won six gold, six silver and six bronze
medals! In 1937,
at the Paris World Exposition, KLEPPER folding kayaks won the “Grand
the highest award for engineering. KLEPPER has, in essence, always been "leading
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