Our Services


About Us

Tiderace South-West is brought to you by Seaborne – we cover the South-West of the UK, including the whole of Devon, Cornwall, Dorset and Somerset.

The operation is run by Paul Rutherford, a highly experienced sea paddler based in the beautiful South Hams area of Devon who is never happier than when playing in a tidal race or rock hopping along the coast.


Your Tiderace Sea kayak will be ready to paddle 'out of the box' on delivery day.

We can supply and fit bespoke hip pads, knee pads and seat padding which all improve your connectivity, control and paddling efficiency.

We also offer full plate footrests, fitted deck compass, deck mounted tow system, tow cleat and bullseye fairlead, electric pump, keel strip, throw tow system, built in drink system, deck protection film and are able to assist with any other custom fitting you may require.

Greenland-style Paddles

We commission and supply the most beautiful custom built Greenland Paddles, handmade in South Devon by local paddler and craftsman, Ian Stockman.

These can be made to your exact specification and body size in a variety of timbers with a choice of finishes and can even be colour matched to your beautiful new boat!

To those unfamiliar with Greenland paddles they provide a different and rewarding paddling experience – the only way to find out is to try some. Demo paddles are available for you to try.