March
2017
How many Yaks' can you fit into the Hallertau 70N BIGGEST POCKETS IN TOWN Adrian from Paddle4Life shows us what’s so great about the Hallertau 70N Buoyancy Aid - including 'how many Yaks’ you can fit in one.. its impressive, watch!   ...more
March
2017
YAK WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS TO THE TEAM Paul Callus appointed as Yak European & Middle East Sales Manager Yak is proud to announce the new appointment of Paul Callus as European & Middle East Sales Manager effective from the 6th... ..more
October
2016
#WheresYakAt & #WheresYakAtDoubleUp WINNERS ANNOUNCED Yak is delighted to announce the winners of its #WheresYakAt and #WheresYakAtDoubleUp photo competition, which was launched in May 2016 with the chance to win £500 and £1000 worth of Yak adventure... ..more
September
2016
YAK ADVENTURE EQUIPMENT IS BACK AT PADDLEEXPO 2016! FIND US ON STAND L-34 Yak Adventure Equipment is delighted to be back at PADDLEexpo and this year’s show sees the exciting launch of the pioneering High Back 60N buoyancy aid. The High Back 60N features unique buoyancy... ..more
September
2016
THE FUTURE OF YAK IS NOW - UPGRADE YOURSELF The future of paddling kit is here! Hundreds witnessed its unveiling by Yak at PADDLEexpo 2014. Drawn in by the colours and innovative technology paddlers of all disciplines will be gearing up with... ..more
September
2016
NEW YAK WHITEWATER RANGE - BUOYANCY AIDS CAGS AND MORE Hallertau, Rakau, Galena, Riwaka, Tomahawk, Galaxy, Junga, Vanguard, Chinook & Target are some of the names that you will be hearing in your local paddling retailer this winter.Yak, the perfect... ..more
September
2016
THE YAK SWEDISH ADVENTURE EXPLORING BENGTSFORS AREA A member of our design department went on a 6 day canoe expedition exploring a circuit of lakes in the Bengtsfors area. They averaged about 8 miles a day, camped for five nights and spent the last... ..more
September
2016
YAK ADVENTURE EQUIPMENT HIGH BACK 60N HAS ARRIVED Yak Adventure Equipment is delighted to announce the launch of the long awaited Yak High Back 60N buoyancy aid.  Following feedback from Yak’s retailers & distributors at PADDLEexpo 2015, the Y... ..more
August
2016
YAK ADVENTURE EQUIPMENT ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL WATER SAFETY & CLOTHING PARTNER FOR TRISUP EVENTS Yak Adventure Equipment and TriSUP Events are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership. The partnership sees the TriSUP Event Safety Crew fully kitted out with essential Yak protective clo... ..more
August
2016
YAK IS BACK- COME AND SEE US AT PADDLEEXPO 2015 Following the successful launch of our new complete whitewater, touring and recreational ranges, showcased at PADDLEexpo 2014, Yak is back to exhibit our ever popular range and more. Yak brand man... ..more
August
2016
YAK PHOTOSHOOT BLOOPER REEL - WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE TEAM LEAVE THE OFFICE... It’s the highlight of the calendar and something that generates a lot of excitement and banter within the Yak team. If you haven’t guessed already, it’s photoshoot day! So after a day’s ‘hard work... ..more
May
2016
#WHERESYAKAT IS BACK AND THIS TIME YOU DECIDE THE WINNER Yak Adventure Equipment is delighted to announce that following the success of last year’s #WheresYakAt competition, the mischievous Yaks are back and this time you decide the winner.  Herds and he... ..more
May
2016
EXCITING YAK OFFERS TO BE HAD AT THE 2016 SOUTH WEST CANOE SHOW On the 14th May, Yak will be joining AS Watersports in Exeter for the 2016 South West Canoe Show. Visitors to this year’s show will have access to exciting offers* throughout the event including.... ..more
October
2015
YAK JUNIOR WHITEWATER RANGE - FOR THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE! Yak proudly offers an extensive Junior Whitewater Range, as the clocks go back and the colder days draw in you'll want to do as much as you can to keep warm whilst out on your next adventure. The Y... ..more
July
2015
#WHERESYAKAT - WINNERS ANNOUNCED Back in May herds of Squishy Yaks descended upon selected Yak retail outlets across the world!  The aim of the game was to grab a Yak, then take a snap of it in the most obscure and daring places a... ..more
May
2015
YAK SPONSOR OCEAN REUNION ROWING TEAM Ocean Reunion will row 3,000 nautical miles across the world’s second largest ocean, heading west from the Canary Islands to Antigua.  The team, which reunites four old school friends, are competin... ..more
May
2015
#WHERESYAKAT - IT'S ATTACK OF THE YAK COMPETITION TIME... Herds and herds of Squishy Yaks are descending upon selected Yak retail outlets across the world as we speak and we want to see what they are up to! Whether it’s paddling on the river, ripping the... ..more
May
2015
STAY ON THAT YAK NOT FLAT ON YOUR BACK! When visiting this year’s South West Canoe Show don’t miss the opportunity to head to the Yak Adventure Equipment stand and take part on the Yak Rodeo competition! For only £1 per person, which wi... ..more
March
2015
YAK GEAR AND WHAT THE EXPERTS HAD TO SAY! We are delighted to receive such great feedback on our products, here are some from our favourite magazines! Yak Xipe Buoyancy Aid - 'Attention to detail a winner!' - Jason Walker, New Zealand Fis... ..more
February
2015
XIPE TOURING BUOYANCY AID All Yak buoyancy aids are specifically designed for paddling – without compromise. Our design team has studied all the movements you do, the shapes and sizes you are, and the features you want and... ..more
February
2015
APOLLO TOURING CAG The Apollo is our cag for touring addicts. If you’re not comfortable unless you have a paddle in your hand, the Apollo is just the calibre to fit snugly into your clothing armoury. We’ve tailored i... ..more
February
2015
GLACIER TOURING CAG For serious touring in all conditions, the Glacier places your every comfort first, letting you focus on your paddling not on your clothing. We’ve combined our Active Flex technology with TX15K 3 l... ..more
February
2015
GREENBURG TOURING BUOYANCY AID Your definitive touring companion, no matter how far or wide you paddle. The 70N Greenburg is front-zipped for ease of entry and equipped with every essential for lengthy days out on the water. Our... ..more
February
2015
KALLISTA BUOYANCY AID All Yak buoyancy aids are specifically designed for paddling – without compromise. Our design team hasstudied all the movements you do, the shapes and sizes you are, and the features you want and n... ..more
February
2015
TOM BOWKER IS APPOINTED AS EUROPEAN SALES MANAGER Yak is delighted to announce the new appointment of Tom Bowker as European Sales Manager.  Tom has devoted his career to the marine industry and has a particularly strong sales and customer service... ..more
January
2015
AS WATERSPORTS - YAK RAKAU BUOYANCY AID REVIEW Leading UK retailer AS Watersports recently sent out AS Ambassador Gary Peverill paddling with the new Yak Rakau buoyancy aid, testing it in kayaks, canoes and on the water during white water safet... ..more
December
2014
YAK TEAMS UP WITH BLUE AND WHITE GMBH Yak are delighted to announce that from 1st January 2015 Blue and White GmbH, the leading European distributor for paddle sports equipment, will be distributing the Yak brand in the German speaking... ..more
December
2014
YAK LAUNCH NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH CH MARINE Yak are excited to announce a new partnership with CH Marine, leading suppliers of Marine Safety Equipment in Ireland. CH Marine will be stocking the entire Yak range covering Whitewater, Touring a... ..more
December
2014
PETE FORD BECOMES YAK UK AREA SALES MANAGER Yak are delighted to announce Pete Ford as UK Area Sales Manager. Pete will be responsible for the sales and customer services for both the Crewsaver and Yak brands covering the South West, Midland... ..more
November
2014
YAK ADVENTURE EQUIPMENT TAKES ON AUSTRALIA October 25th marked the official launch of Yak Adventure Equipment into the Australian market. The launch took place during the Australian Canoeing Awards 2014 at the Sydney Olympic park. Guests in... ..more
November
2014
RAKAU 70N BUOYANCY AID Whether you are on the river or out in the surf the Rakau 70N is the absolute top choice for anyone looking for a vest style buoyancy aid. Our Fusion Fitdesign provides the wearer with the most pio... ..more
October
2014
POTS RODEO AND THE TEIFI TOUR PROVIDE A GREAT WEEKEND Kayakers are spoilt for choice on the 25th – 26th of October. Yak is sponsoring 2 major paddling events, the annual Pots Rodeo and the notorious Teifi Tour. With lots of exciting kit up for grabs f... ..more
October
2014
MAVRIC CAG WINS GEAR OF THE YEAR 2013 The Yak team are delighted to announce that the Mavric Cag has won Canoe & Kayak UK Gear Of The Year 2013. “The Mavric dry top is the fagship cag of the new YAK whitewater range and was designe... ..more
October
2014
GALENA 70N BUOYANCY AID The Galena 70N is a minimalistic whitewater buoyancy aid for those who carry only the essential accessories. 4D Cast technology hugs the body while a breathable spacer mesh fabric provides the maxi... ..more
October
2014
TOMAHAWK WHITEWATER CAG A high spec cag, we’ve tailored this one for whitewater aficionados. If you want your kit to work as hard as you do, while leaving you cool, calm and collected, you’ll want the waterproof, windproo... ..more
October
2014
VANGUARD DRYSUIT When you go out in a drysuit you want the best protection from the elements combined with the comfort and freedom of movement you’d expect from a wetsuit and cag combo.  The Vanguard has it all inc... ..more
October
2014
HALLERTAU 70N BUOYANCY AID The ultimate buoyancy aid for your whitewater adventure. Innovative and primed for performance, we’ve developed the Hallertau to cater for your every need when out in the big stuff. Our revolutiona... ..more
October
2014
RIWAKA CAG Yak cags do everything you need them to – and look the business while they’re at it. We’ve taken fabrics which are massively waterproof, windproof and highly breathable, and used our Yak magic to s... ..more
May
2014
YAK IS CATCH OF THE DAY FOR NEW ZEALAND FISHING WORLD MAGAZINE Fishermen have long been bragging about the size of their catch but in the latest edition of New Zealand Fishing World, it's our Yak Adventure jackets that have caught the eye!Along with a full pag... ..more
November
2013
AROUND BRITAIN FOR BRITAIN RAISE £6408 FOR CHARITY! Around Britain for Britain (AB4B) project is completed, raising over £6408 for charity!  AB4B were simply two men with one aim, to paddle around the entire UK (2400 miles) to raise awareness and fu... ..more
May
2013
WHAT'S NEW FROM YAK VIDEO AT WHITEWATER THE CANOE CENTRE A rapid fire run down from Yak's main marketing man Pete Ford of the Yak winter range courtesy of Whitewater The Canoe Centre.   ..more
February
2013
NEW NEO PADDLE MITT DESIGN Following extensive paddler feedback Yak have completely updated their Neo Paddle Mitts.  Using the latest neoprene technology, the mitt borrows many of its design features from their popular Open... ..more
May
2012
WHAT'S PRINTED INSIDE YOUR BUOYANCY AID What's printed inside your buoyancy aid, the Yak team explain all.  Courtesy of Whitewater The Canoe Centre.         ..more