Welcome to the watersports section of our website. Up and Under has been supplying watersports equipment since the business opened in 1977. We have a massive amount of knowledge and experience. We are also the largest Canoe and Kayak Store in South Wales and are only 10 minutes drive from, The Cardiff International White Water Centre. (CIWW)
We cover an exciting range of watersports equipment that comes from the best suppliers and manufacturers.
For the latest ranges of kit, delve deeper into your chosen category. We also often have some great deals on end of line products. These can be found in the watersports sale section below.
For the new season of 2023 running into 2024, we are very proud to welcome the following new brands to our portfolio!
Our watersports section is broken down into 12 main areas, which are detailed below.
Body Boarding and Surfing - Body Boards, Skim Boards, Wetsuits, Rash Vests and Beach Essentials. All of the key components for a family beach holiday. Watersports Brands Stocked - Australian Board Company, Circle One, Dryrobe and Jobe.
Clothing - PFDs, Kayak Jackets, Changing Towels, Watersports Shoes, Drysuits, Rash Vest and Thermals and Trousers and Shorts to name but a few. All the best items to stay warm and comfortable whilst kayaking on the river. Watersports Brands Stocked - Adidas, Bestard, Circle One, Crewsaver, Dryrobe, Jobe, La Sportiva, Nookie, Palm, Peak PS, Sweet Protection and Yak.
Competition Kayaking - Whether your into Canoe Polo, Sprint Kayaking or Canoe Slalom, This is the place to locate your required kit. Whether it is a pair of Paddles, a Kayak or a piece of kayak outfitting, the chances are we will be able to help. Watersports Brands Stocked - Canoe Polo Zone, Combat, Exo Kayaks, Mikasa, Revenge and Streamlyte.
Inflatable Kayaking - If you looking for a small and compact inflatable kayak, to go into the garage of your motorhome. Or something for backpacking and packrafting in Scotland. This is the place to look. Watersports Brands Stocked - Aqua-Bound, Kokopelli, Seago, Streamlyte and TNP
Open Canoeing - If your looking to keep with tradition and take to the water in a Canadian Canoe, this is the area to be. An open canoe is great for family use and also then enables you to partake in canoe camping trips and bushcraft adventures. Watersports Brands Stocked - Ainsworth, Bending Branches, Eckla, Palm, Peak PS, Ruk Sport, Silverbirch Canoes, TNP, Venture Canoes, Werner and Whetman Equipment.
Outdoor Swimming - One of the new areas of watersports for Us. Whether your trying your first triathlon and looking for an open water swimsuit. Or if your a regular lake swimmer or if you are looking at cold water dipping. This is the place to find your Swimming Gloves, Skull Caps, Tow Floats and Goggles. We also sell Masks, Fins and Underwater Scooters for Snorkelling. Watersports Brands Stocked - Dryrobe, Jobe, Palm, Typhoon and Zone3
Recreational Touring - This is all about spending quality time on the water. Whether your enjoying coastal kayaking tours or whether you want to do some canal kayak routes. We have the correct selection of kayaking equipment for you. The recreational kayak selection here all offer enhanced directional stability, offer basic storage for a great day on the water. Watersports Brands Stocked - Aqua-Bound, Dagger, Islander Kayaks, Kajak Sport, Nookie, P & H Kayaks, Palm, Pyranha, Streamlyte, Tootega Kayaks and TNP
Stand Up Paddle Boarding - A fantastic watersport which is all about exploring the local waterways available. Whether you want to SUP on a lake or go paddle boarding on a canal. We have the gear to suit! We have a great range of paddle board packages, buoyancy aids (PFDs), wetsuits. We also have plenty of dry storage options such as drybags and phone cases. We even sell electric sup pumps as well as manual to keep you inflated! Watersports Brands Stocked - Jobe, Overboard, Palm, Peak PS, Tiki, Typhoon and Whetman Equipment
Sea Kayaking - This is the place for all thing salty. Whether your into coastal sea kayaking trips or you rather open water sea kayaking. We have the sea kayaking equipment you need. Whether you want an expedition sea kayak a playful option of a day touring kayak. We have it! We also stock a range of both straight shaft and cranked shaft sea kayak paddles. Whilst its not always about a new kayak purchase, we also stock a good range of sea kayak outfitting. This helps to keep your current boat in service to the highest standard. Watersports Brands Stocked - Aqua-Bound, Aquapac, Eckla, HF Equipment, Icom, Kajak Sport, North Shore, Overboard, P & H, Palm, Peak PS, Silva, Streamlyte, Valley, VE Paddles, Watershed, Werner and Whetman Equipment.
Sit On Top Kayaking - Sit on top kayaks are a great option for getting into kayaking for the first time. They are exceptionally safe and easy to use. Whether you are looking for some adventure on a family beach holiday or you are looking to explore your local canal. We will have the sit on kayak for you. They are available as a single seat option and also a tandem seat option. We have a great range of kayak paddles that are suitable for your chosen craft. Kayak Trollies to get yoru kayak to the waters edge and also a good range of kayak outfitting to keep your boat in top condition. Watersports Brands Stocked - Eckla, Islander Kayaks, Jobe, Kajak Sport, Palm, Pyranha, RTM, Ruk Sport, Scotty, TNP, Tootega, Wilderness Systems and Whetman Equipment.
Transport - It is all very well having the passion for watersports and owning a Sea Kayak or an Open Canoe. But you do need to get it to the waters edge. In this section we cover all your transport requirements. If you need to transport a kayak, we have a great offering of roof racks, roof rack pads, roof rack straps and also a number of different kayak carrying systems. - Watersports Brands Stocked - Canoe Polo Zone, Dryrobe, Eckla, FCS, Handiworld, Kajak Sport, Kanulock, Nookie, Palm, Playboater, and Thule. We also have a Transport Section in the Outdoor section of the website for the Thule Tow Ball Bike Racks and Roof Racks
White Water Kayaking - This is the area for those who like to get the adrenaline flowing. Whether your into kayak freestyle or kayak river running. We have the best range of kayaks, paddles , Spraydecks, and Safety Equipment. In the event that you whitewater kayak has been used in the most demanding situations, we also stock a good range of spare kayak outfitting. - Watersports Brands Stocked - Aquapac, Dagger, Eckla, Edelrid, HF Equipment, Jobe, Nookie, Ortlieb, Palm, Peak PS, Pyranha, Streamlyte, TNP, Typhoon, VE Paddles, Watershed, Werner, Whetman Equipment and Yak
The Nikwax Tech Wash / TX.Direct Twin Pack provides the complete care system for your technical outdoor gear. The pack contains two best-selling Nikwax products that in combination will thoroughly clean, enhance water repellency and revitalise the breathability of your kit. Both products are easy to use and PFC free.
The Grangers Performance Wash is most affective when paired with the Grangers Performance Repel. A great way to take care of your outdoor and technical clothing. Grangers Performance Wash is a gentle wash-in cleaner, free from the perfumes, optical brighteners and heavy cleaning agents found in regular laundry detergents.
Grangers Clothing Repel is a wash-in product designed to restore the water-repellent finish found on all outdoor and technical clothing. The last thing you want to worry about when you’re out exploring is the weather. Come rain or shine, you want to know that your gear will keep you protected against the elements. This is why you need Clothing Repel. Clothing Repel is a PFC-free, bluesign® approved, durable waterproofing treatment, formulated to keep your gear dry.