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Thule 848004 Hull-a-Port XTR - J-Style Kayak Carrier

CAD $349.95

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The Thule Hull-a-port XT 848004 is a J-style kayak carrier. The Thule Hull-a-port XTR gives you the flexibility to carry either one or two kayaks depending on how the upright arm is positioned. The 848004 Hull-a-port XTR was designed to be easy to use, universal mounting, a tool free installation, and have the ability to be locked down to the crossbars. The Hull-a-port XT works with a variety of different styles of kayaks from white water and recreational kayaks to sea and touring kayaks.

Folds flat when not in use

The Hull-a-port XT can be folded into a flat position while not in use. This allows for better access into parking garages or other low clearance areas, however you do always want to keep in mind the additional height added to your vehicle by having a roof rack.

Can be used to carry either 1 or 2 kayaks

The Thule 848004 utilizes a cam lever which allows you to set the angle of the upright arm to one of three different positions, a J-style position, a stacker position, or a flat position. In the J-style position the 848004 can carry a single kayak on a slight angle. When positioned in the stacker position the Hull-a-port XTR has the ability to carry two kayaks up on edge. One kayak will be set into the kayak carrier while the other is set onto your crossbars and tied to the Hull-a-port XTR, we recommend using additional foam pads to protect your boat. Using the 848004 as a stacker to carry two kayaks is predominantly done only for occasional use or if you are carrying white water boats. If you are commonly carrying 2 kayaks a second kayak rack is recommended as it will be much easier to load, unload, and provides better protection to for your kayak.

Tie down straps included

The Thule 848004 includes a pair of tie down straps to secure your boats onto the roof rack as well as a pair of cam buckle bow and stern tie downs to secure the kayak to the front and rear of your vehicle. If your vehicle does not have existing front and rear tie downs you can use the Thule 529 Hood Loop for the front tie down points and the Thule 530 Quick Loop for the back tie down.

Universal, no tools mounting hardware

The 848004 includes an integrated, easy to use, universal mounting system which is designed to fit square, aero style after market crossbars, as well as most factory installed crossbar systems.

Features

  • Carries one kayak when used in the J-style position or two kayaks when used in the stacker position
  • Integrated cam lever which allows you to set the kayak carrier into 3 different positions, a J-style position, a stacker position, and a flat position
  • When positioned in the J-style position the 848004 can carry a single kayak on a slight angle
  • When positioned in the stacker position the 848004 can carry two kayaks up on edge. One kayak will be set into the 848004 kayak carrier while the other is set onto your crossbars and tied to the 848004, additional foam pads are recommended to protect your boat. Using the 848004 as a stacker is good for occasional use when carrying a second boat. If you are commonly carrying 2 boats a second set of is recommended as it will be easier to load and will provide better protection for your kayak
  • Can also be folded in to a flat position when not in use. This allows for easier access to parking garages or other low clearance areas
  • Integrated StrapCatch for easy strap management when loading your kayak
  • Includes a pair of tie down straps to secure your boats onto the roof rack as well as a pair of bow and stern tie downs to secure the kayak to the front and rear of your vehicle, always refer to the instructions on how to properly secure your kayak onto your vehicle
  • If your vehicle does not have existing front and rear tie downs you can use either the Thule 529 Hood Loop for the front tie down points and the Thule 530 Quick Loop for the back tie down
  • Can be locked to your crossbars by purchasing a Thule Two Pack of Locks

Specifications

  • Supports one boat up to 75 lb or two boats with combined weight of 130 lbs or less
  • Product weight: 12.3 pounds
  • Minimum crossbar spread: 24 inches
  • Universal mounting design fits all types of load bars up to 80.5 mm wide quickly and easily
  • Product Instructions: PDF Download


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