If you are a passionate kayaker, you must have a nice, compact and high-performance kayak carrier. The Yakima kayak carrier is such a smart, folding and heavy built kayak. The Yakima roof rack has the all modern feature with high efficiency. You can fold it down, while not in use and it allows you an easy garaging. The built-in ramp keeps your kayak on position, while you take high velocity turns and run on off roads. The grooved and padded base grabs your kayak comfortably and prevents from damage. The adjustable upright carries 1 kayak in J-cradle and 2 in a vertical position. The upright is cushioned for scratch resistance. We are providing heavy duty straps with plastic cinch for better positioning and nice tight fit. We added a bottle opener with the strap.
Whom is this product for?
The product is the most versatile product for carrying kayaks all over the world. This adjustable kayak carrier can adopt every contemporary model. If you are going with 2 kayaks the next morning, then this one can help you the most. It carries 1 with confidence and 2 with convenience. It saves your valuable time because it has the easiest setup system. The Yakima roof rack will run for years with you; so, you need not replace very soon to waste your bucks. This is easily foldable for the easy garage; if you have a limited garage entrance height.
|Product Dimensions||1 x 1 x 1inch|
|Item Model Number||8004073|
|Carrying capacity|| 110lbs|
|Crossbar status||Minimum crossbar spreads of 24 inch or more|
Yakima Roof Rack Explained
The kayak carrier is a simple, compact but effective product specially designed and crafted for your car roof. The round bar fits all the square, round, aero and elliptical cross bars. The carrier has a built-in ramp that keeps your kayak in position on crucial turnings and carvings. The Yakima roof rack has padded groove base to mount your kayak easily and safely. The adjustable upright section is stainless steel made and metal colored with an integrated cam-lever.
To carry a single kayak, you can set this upright bar in a J-cradle position and to carry 2 kayaks you must set the upright straight up and carry them vertically. The upright stainless steel bar is cushioned to save your kayak from scratching and damaging while caring through uneven or off roads. The Yakima roof rack system comes with heavy-duty straps and plastic cinch and clip at both ends. After strapping the kayaks up to the vehicle, tie the straps to stern and bow, then clip it to the bumper or any part of your vehicle you feel safe. You can fold down the upright when it’s not needed for better dynamics and garage clearance.
Why We Liked It?
- Round bars to grab cross bars tightly
- Built-in ramp for safe and secure postage
- Groove padded base for better positioning
- Adjustable upright bar
- Heavy duty straps for to tie bow and stern
- Integrated bottle opener
- Plastic cinch for tightening
What We Did Not Like?
- Over tightening can dent the boats
- Paddle boats can be carried but not easily
Common Questions and Answers
- Question : Does it really carry 2 kayaks? Answer :
It’s made to carry 2 kayaks at a time. You just need to ensure the main bar straight up and buy an extra set of straps. Other processes are the same as a single kayak.
- Question : Does it fit aero cross bars? Answer :
The crossbar adopter it comes with is universal; so it adopts all king of cross bars available in the contemporary market.
Before we produce this product, the engineers researched for years to make not only a kayak carries well but looks smart, dynamic and foldable for better garage. We make it with easy to use components, and this will take less than 10 minutes to set on your vehicle. The Yakima roof rack systems are integrated with multi-setting upright, ramp to prevent slip around, grooved and padded base and heavy-duty straps for nice tight fitting. To be more confident you can compare this to B0012SA4QY on online. The Yakima roof rack carrier is heavy built with long upright bar for comfortable tie up. It carries 2 kayaks easily. For more versions and curies, please search; Yakima bike roof rack, Yakima roof rack installation and Yakima roof rack parts.