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Canoe & Kayak Racks

Accesories to make loading and transporting your boat both easier and safer.

Racks and carriers have been designed to not only to make transporting your kayak or canoe easier but also protect it. When strapping down a boat onto your roofrack flat on its hull you run the rist of damaging its structure and shape. By using specially designed Cradles, Uprights or padding you can prolong the life of your water craft. The use of racks and cradels mean that you can secure multipul boats safley onto your roof and make loading and unloading simple.

Canoe and Kayak Upright Bars

Padded Kayak Uprights

Basic padded uprights that can carry multiple boats.

  • Padded protecion.
  • Ability to transport multiple boats.
  • 40cms in height.
  • Secure strap loop at the top.

Eckla Foldable HD-Vertical Support 40cm (T-Slot)

Folding kayak upright support to carry multiple kayaks.

  • 40cm length
  • Foldable
  • Square Roof Bars Option
  • T-Slotted Roof Bars Option

Thule Folding Uprights 520-1

Basic kayak uprights that allows you to carry multiple kayaks.

  • Foldable to lay flat
  • Secure two kayaks side by side
  • Straps Included
  • Fits Square Bar & Wing Bar

Kayak Cradle and Carriers

kajak sport j-carrier kayak carrier


A Padded J-Cradle whith the option to be fitted to Square Bar or Wing Bar roof rack systems. The secure fit allows you to transport your kayak on its side maximising the space on your roof rack to add a second kayak or bike rack. Strap securing points on the top and bottom of the rack provides sturdy connection to hold your kayak in place.

  • Secure bracket fixing
  • Built in paddle holder
  • Available option to fit Thule Square/Oval bars
  • Available option to fit Thule Wing Bar

Thule Hull-A-Port XT 848  kayak carrier

Versatile, foldable kayak J Bar that can also be coupled as an upright bar to carry upto two kayaks. Compatible with both squarebar and wingbar roof rack systems.

  • Dual position design that transforms from a J-cradle to an upright position to transport upto twokayaks
  • Cradle folds flat when not in use
  • Integrated StrapCatch for easy strap management when loading kayak
  • Fully assembled out of the box

Thule Hull-A-Port Aero 849  kayak carrier

Easily foldable kayak J cradle that has been designed to be extremly aerodynamic and quiet while traveling without a kayak. Compatible with both squarebar and wingbar roof rack systems.

  • Aerodynamic design
  • Protects your boat during transport
  • Fold down design
  • Integrated StrapCatch to hold cam straps when loading
  • Theft resistant locks included
  • 34 KG Max Load

Thule DockGlide 896 Kayak & SUP Carrier

Kayak carrier with felt lined pads to allow you to slide your kayak into position.

  • Pivoting felt-lined rear saddles that help glide and centre your kayak onto the vehicle
  • Transports kayaks up to 90 cm wide and 35 kg
  • Protects the hull with large, flexible, cushioned pads

Thule DockGrip 895 Kayak Carrier

Kayak carrier with adjustable saddles that conform to your kayak's hull shape.

  • The design allows a variety of hull shapes as well as SUPs with two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever
  • Transports kayaks and SUPs up to 90 cm wide and weighing up to 40 kg
  • Protects the hull with large, flexible, cushioned pads

Thule k-guard kayak carrier

Secure and protective fit for a range of kayaks with u-shaped kayak carrier includes lockable transport straps.

  • U-shaped kayak carrier
  • Lockable securing straps included
  • Tilting action for ease loading and unloading

Kayak lift assist accessories

Thule Hullavator Pro 898

Load assist cradle style kayak carrier which lifts 18kgs of the boats weight when loading onto your car roof. Designed to fold down flat when not in use to imporve aerodynamics.

  • Gas-assist struts to lift and lower 18 kg of the kayak's weight
  • Load/unload and strap your kayak at waist height
  • 8 touch points of padded support to protect your kayak
  • Each carrier carries 1 kayak

RUK Load Assister

A slide bar style load assister designed to help one person load a boat onto their roof without taking the whole weight of the craft.

  • Side loading slide bar design
  • Reducesthe amount of weight you have to lift
  • Clamps to a standard SquarBar style roofrack
  • Bar extends out up to 650mm

Canoe Carrier

Thule Portage 819 Canoe Carrier

Canoe carrier that prevents side to side movement during transport.

  • Cushioned padding prevents damage and helps to keep your boat secure
  • Transports canoes weighing up to 40 kg
  • Easily adjustable to fit each size canoe that you may need to transport