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Boil Water & Cook Fast in the outdoors with the famous Kelly Kettle®


The Kelly Kettle boils water outdoors in just 3 - 5 minutes using just a handful of fuel such as Sticks, Pine Cones, Bark, dry Grass, etc., irrespective of weather conditions!  Add the Hobo Camping Stove accessory and turn the steel fire-base of the Kettle into a highly effective Wood fuelled CAMPING STOVE.  Also available are the Hobo Camping Stove, Camping Cups, Plates, Cook Sets, Whistles, Sporks, Water Filters, etc. The Kelly Kettle System is one of the most useful pieces of camping equipment that any outdoors person can own!

Enjoy hot water for tea, coffee, rehydrating food, bathing, cooking, etc. Works everywhere, every time!  Believed to be the fastest Camping Kettle in the world, we make boiling water & cooking, fast and easy when camping; fishing; hunting; trekking; backpacking; scouting; fun family picnics; emergency kits or simply working outdoors.

  • Kelly Kettles for Camping, Picnics, Scouts, Fishing, Trekking, Outdoor Fun or emergency kits

  • Boil Water Outdoors in 3 - 5 minutes using sticks, dry grass, bark, pine cones.....even dry animal dung!

  • The whistle lets you know when the water is boiled.

  • Add the Hobo Camping Stove accessory to easily cook meals outdoors. 

  • 3 sizes available in either Stainless Steel or Aluminum

  • Base Camp - Boils 1.6 litres. Packed Height 33cm  Width 18.5cm Suits: Groups, Family Outings, Car Camping, Fishing, Emergency Preparedness.

  • Scout - Boils 1.2 litres. Packed Height 26.5cm Width 18.5cm Suits: Scouts, Small Groups or Families, Beach, etc.

  • Trekker - Boils 0.6 litres. Packed Height 26.5cm Width 18.5cm Suits:1-2 people, Backpacking, Trekking, Kayaking, Hill Walking, etc.

  • NO Batteries, NO Gas - FREE FUEL! 

  • No open fire.  The fire is safely contained within the kettle & fire base.

  • Perfect For Emergency Preparedness, Prepper or Disaster Kits, SHTF, Bug-Out & Go Bags.

  • Lightweight, compact, durable & works in extreme weather.

  • Carbon neutral, no-trace green camping.

  • No travel restrictions (planes etc.)

  • 2 yr anti-leak warranty

Some things never change!

So the tradition of using the kettle as a method of boiling water at lunchtime, goes back to the 1890's in the West Coast of Ireland and the design has changed little since it was first introduced. Lough Conn was, and still is, famous for its free rising brown trout and fresh run Salmon from the River Moy system. During the fishing season, local angling guides keep watch for the small pillar of smoke on the lake shore which indicated that a fellow ghillie already had a 'brew' on! A hot cup of tea or soup awaits anyone who lands and the Kettle is boiled repeatedly as additional boats laden with anglers arrive. Tradition dictates that both the angling guide and his guests (usually 2 anglers to his boat) together gather dry tinder for the kettle from the lake shore. It's a ritual really! Then, the guide will quickly boil up the kettle providing fresh tea / coffee for the anglers. In return for his hospitality, the boatman/guide received lunch and perhaps a drop of whiskey from the anglers! ;-)

To this day, the Kelly family still provide a Boat Hire & Ghillie service on Lough Conn, Co. Mayo. Visiting anglers are as intrigued today as they were some 125yrs ago with the speed at which the water can be boiled.  Through word of mouth, these anglers have spread word about the kettles worldwide.

Nowadays, the Kelly Kettle is a centerpiece in most campsites and a guaranteed conversation starter. If you have seen one in action, you will understand why!

Increasingly gaining in popularity, our Kettles can be found all over the world from the USA, Canada, UK, Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Germany, Russia and as far away as Japan, South Africa, South Korea & Australia. Now considered an essential piece of camping equipment, Kelly Kettles are been used by all types of outdoor enthusiasts such as explorers, Kayakers, hill walkers, Car Campers, Scouts, Hunters, Gardeners, fun family picnics, at music festivals, or as a vital item in emergency preparedness & wilderness survival kits.

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