Seahopper from Wellington, Somerset, UK is the world's No.1 versatile foldaway boat.

Who would imagine that nestled at the foot of the Blackdown Hills in Wellington, Somerset you would find a boat yard.

Even more surprising is that this boat yard has produced over 7,000 handmade boats since 1974 to satisfied customers all over the world.

Sailor salutingSeahopper Folding Boats hand make dinghies from top grade marine ply which are very robust and stable on the water.

What's different about these dinghies is that they fold to make them extremely portable. A Seahopper Folding Boat can be carried on a roof rack, in a caravan or motor-home, launched from a river bank or beach and stored in a garage or shed without taking up much space.

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What The Press Say

"Of the 16 tenders on test the Seahopper was the clear favourite"
- Motor Boat and Yachting

"Which dinghy rowed the best? Our favourite is the Seahopper!"
- Practical Boat Owner

"The Seahopper was our choice as a versatile fun boat for holidays - should prove a good sail trainer!"
- Boat Magazine

"We like the shape of this boat. It is a real small dinghy with good sailing characteristics. Excellent shape - easy to assemble - easy to carry - good carrying bag - easy to row - very stable."
- Yacht


Yachting Monthly (August 2015)

Seahopper receives 8/10 in Yachting Monthly 'Products Tested' feature.

Yachting Monthly

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The Seahopper folding boat

- a specialised, handmade family sailing dinghy you can take on holiday packed flat on your roof rack - and assemble in minutes!

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Seahopper bulletVersatile
Can be sailed, rowed or motored.

Seahopper bulletChild's Play to Assemble
The hull is assembled in seconds by slotting and locking in 4 pieces. [ More about assembly ]

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Constructed from top grade marine ply, which has incredible strength and rigidity when assembled. [ View Specifications ]

Seahopper bulletReliable
Seahoppers have given customers many years of use, the folding system has been tested thousands of times and the material carries a 7 year manufacturer's guarantee.

Seahopper bulletSafety
In addition to it's strong construction, internal or external buoyancy is available. The specially reinforced external buoyancy fenders make it difficult to capsize.

Seahopper bulletTransportable
Apart from packing flat on a car or motorhome or yacht, the Seahopper with its built-in skeg wheel requires no launching trolley.

Seahopper bulletAffordable
Our prices compare most favourably with other folding and inflatable boats as well as rigid sailing dinghies of similar proportions. [ Click here to view our prices ]

Seahopper bulletOptions
All 3 versions are sold with or without sailing kit. (Mirror owners can use their own sails and spars on the Kondor).
Various extras are available to meet individual needs. [ Oars ]

Contact Steven on +44 (0)1392 925808 to discuss your requirements - there are nearly always special deals to be had!