This is a collection of questions which users of KayaksandSkis regularly ask.
If your question is not answered here please send us a message on the contact us form.
1. How does the site work?
KayaksandSkis is a classified site for new and used kayaks, skis, racing mals, nipper boards, sea kayaks, ocean skis, paddles and more.
If you would like to buy or sell second hand, or buy or sell new paddling gear, and only paddling gear, we can help advertise it for free.
2. How is it different to Ebay or Gumtree?
KayaksandSkis is managed by paddlers for paddlers and is only interested in paddling gear.
3. How much does it cost to advertise on KayaksandSkis?
If you are a retailer however, you will be required to pay a small subscription fee to post ads on the website.
5. Which of my personal details are shown?
Your first name, suburb and postcode are shown. If the viewer is a logged in member of KayaksandSkis they can also view your phone number.
Step 1. Register an account.
Step 2. Once registered, an email will be sent to you for you to validate your account. Then login to www.kayaksandskis.com.au using your password.
Step 3. Now that you are logged in, you can click 'Start Selling' in the top left corner of the screen.
Step 4. Fill out the form, making sure to include as much detail as possible. The more photos, the better your chances are of selling. All fields are mandatory (If you don't know the weight just enter '1').
Step 5. Use the social media links to Share your ad on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and get your paddling mates to share it, to increase the speed of your sale.
7. What happens when I have sold my paddling gear?
Once you have sold your paddling gear, organise payment from the buyer and transport.
8. How can I transport my kayak interstate?
Get a quote with Richard, The Kayak Courier.
Or Roy from Velocity Watersports.
9. How do I pay for the paddling gear?
This is between you and the buyer, KayaksandSkis does not get involved here. KayaksandSkis recommends cash on delivery, PayPal or as a last resort direct debit. Always ask the seller for a receipt of payment with their signature too.
We highly recommend not using Western Union transfers as you cannot recover your money from fraudulent sellers in this way.
10. What do I do if I have forgotten my password?
Click here and scroll down to 'Forgot Your Password?' and follow the instructions sent to your email.
A Premium Ad costs $4, payable by PayPal or by Visa through Paypal. This gets your ad boosted in the following ways:
12. What are 'Additional Images'?
Additional images is a great way to show the condition and quality of your craft especially if you are in a more remote area. For $2, payable by PayPal or by Visa through Paypal, you will double your ad gallery to the maximum of 12 photos.