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Thule Glide and Set Kayak Carrier

    Thule Glide and Set Kayak Carrier

    This complete Thule 1-kayak carrier combines the Hydro Glide and Set-To-Go Saddles in one package. See details

    • $199.95

    Item # 737629

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    This complete Thule 1-kayak carrier combines the Hydro Glide and Set-To-Go Saddles in one package.

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    This complete Thule 1-kayak carrier combines the Hydro Glide and Set-To-Go Saddles in one package.

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    This complete Thule 1-kayak carrier combines the Hydro Glide and Set-To-Go Saddles in one package.

    • Smooth loading is achieved with low-friction, felt-lined Hydro Glide saddles
    • Maximum kayak support and hull conformance is provided by large, adjustable Set-To-Go saddles
    • Carrier transfers easily from vehicle to vehicle with universal hardware
    • Fits round, square and most factory bars
    • Sold as a complete carrier for one boat
    • Includes 1 pair of ratcheting tie downs and 2 straps with buckle protectors

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    Please note: Thule products cannot be shipped to Canadian addresses.

    Made in USA.

    Item 737629

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    Thule Glide and Set Kayak Carrier is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from works as promised Thule rep recommended as best way to load heavier kayaks by yourself. Worked Just as he said. Stand behind vehicle, set on back and slide forward to load. Very sturdy and rock solid when tied down.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great piece of equipment I like the slide and glide, especially since I have a tandem kayak. It makes one-person loading possible. It's a little tough since my car is a sedan and I've got to protect the trunk as I set up for loading.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as promised easy to install, kayak was stable for 3 hour highway drive
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Rear clamps spread apart while driving I purchased this to hold my 18.25 foot kayak on a BMW X1 with factory cross rails. I needed a carrier that would allow me to slide the kayak from the rear, rather than lift it onto the rack. The glide pads worked exactly as described and it was very easy to slide the kayak from the rear. The installation was quick and easy. While the clamps seemed to adequately grip the cross-rails, after driving a short distance, the rear clamps spread apart from the weight of my kayak and the kayak was virtually touching the cross-rail. I made the clamps tighter, but the same result on the ride home. This was probably due to the inexact fit of the clamp on the factory cross-rail. I returned this product. I would recommend this, but only for use on the Thule cross-rails.
    Date published: 2014-03-21
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Over all good product Kayak is very stable in this "saddle" while driving. My only issue is due to the way I have to load it on my truck because the racks are higher than me and/or my strength level.: I slide it up the back of my truck so it goes on the front rack first. There, I have to over-slide until the rear of the kayak is in front of the rear rack, then I move it back so it's placed over the rear (and front)racks. So the difficulty here is that the saddle width is set to the size of front of kayak, (it's adjustable) so it's a bit tricky on the over sliding part because the kayak width is bigger towards the middle. It's doable but sometimes seems to widen the saddle a bit, so I need to keep tightening it. Other than this I would give it a 5. Sometimes I think a foam roller type padding might work better, but overall, I love the stability on longer trips.
    Date published: 2014-03-22

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