Innovative polo kayak
& paddle design

Our kayaks and paddles are made according to the highest quality standard. Vortex kayaks is a brandname of Double Dutch, so you can rely on over 35 years of experiance. Our head office is based Netherlands where we will continue to create, design and develop our paddles and kayaks.  For the main part of our production we have a partnership with Nelo who are based in Portugal.

Vortex kayaks and paddles are made of ultra-high-quality materials. This assures a longer lifetime of our boats and paddles. 
We are dedicated to produce the best shapes and highest quality products for you!  And will continue to innovate and create new products and production methods to make even better products in the future ! 

Our products are made to last for a long time even when used under the extreme sircumstances it get to withstand in canoe polo.

More about us & Technology


Experts since 1979

Innovators, not immitators was our slogan back in the 80's and that's what we still stand for! Read more about our production methods and technology.   Pressure moulding & Seamsless infusion

Ordering & dealers

Order online or buy from one of our dealers.  We work with flat rate delivery cost.*
Paddle EU € 19  *  World € 29
Kayak EU € 125  *  World on request

Delivery & shipping rates


Quick delivery

Paddles usually can be shipped from stock within a few days. We aim to delver kayak orders within 6-12 weeks.  If you need a new boat within a very short time ( 2-4 weeks) you can request for our quick delivery service*    Ordering & quick delivery

Big orders & Tax free 

For bigger orders, clubs and national teams we offer special disocunt rates up to 20%* .  Buyers from outside the European Union can request TAX refund of 18% **
Click for more details >>  Clubs, teams, rider /  Tax Free


SYNERGY pro-carbon

New Model

  • SYNERGY K1 polo kayak
  • Fast speed
  • Easy turning
  • Comfortable seat 
  • Weight class 70 - 85 kg
Carbon Infusion technology
20% OFF deals
  • 20% OFF deals
    We have selected our most popular products for you with up to 20% discount.
    2=-10%    /  3=-15%    /   4+=-20%
    No hidden charges, No unexpected (import) duties, Well know trusted dealer network
    Great service & warranty.  Fair pricing policy. Made in Europe. 
  • 3+ boat / 10+ paddle orders on request!!

About Us

Vortex kayaks is a brand name of Double Dutch Sports a world leading company in kayak & paddle development and production since 1979. With Vortex we fully focus on ultra-high-end competition kayaks and paddles for kayak polo. Our experience in product development in combination with using the latest materials and production methods has resulted in production of the higest quality polo kayaks.  We produce 2 different material constructions.  PRO-CARBON  or CLUB-CARBON .  Also we have recently upgraded the production methods we use for our polo paddles in order to have a fully consistent quality. We guarantee that all products we produce are made according to our quality guidelines and high standards.  Double Dutch Sports produces paddles for polo ( Vortex )  slalom, sea, touring, white water, dragon, rafting ( Double Dutch )  and stand-up-paddling ( Supr paddles )



Our staff is dedicated & experienced in their work. Most of our workers love to be out on the water to paddle in their free time. They bring a lot of know-how and added value to our company. We feel fortunate to be a leading and innovating brand for that many years. We’re committed to continue what we do for so long.  Our mission is to make a positive difference by creating a successful environment to share the love of our sport.

 We are very proud of what we do in our industry. For more than 40 years we create, innovate and produce high-end polo kayaks and polo paddles for competition and leisure usage.



Go for gold, Go for fun, Go vortex kayaks