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Kayaks for easy transport on a Honda CRV without a roof rack?

Hi all,

I'd like to get at least one tandem kayak that I could throw on the roof of a Honda CRV easily, ideally without a roof rack, that kids could use easily. Two tandems is probably too much for a roof. Thanks.

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@maritmac Thanks for reaching out!

Unfortunately, we have very few tandem kayaks currently available, and the ones we do have are higher end sea kayaks or fishing kayaks. In terms of what might work best for your family, a kayak like the Pelican Argo 136XP Tandem Kayak would be a good choice as it is lightweight and stable. Another option could be the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 135T Tandem Sit-On-Top kayak. The Tarpon is a wide, stable, and fun kayak, however it is quite heavy at almost 90 pounds. We will check in with our buying team and see if we have any of these kayaks on order and if so, when they will be available.

In order to get a kayak on the roof of your car without a roof rack, take a look at the Riverside Car Top Universal Kayak Carrier and watch the video included. 

Another option that is currently available for purchase and would avoid the need for transporting a kayak on the roof of your car would be the STAR Paragon Inflatable Tandem Kayak or the Aquaglide Columbia 130 Tandem Inflatable Kayak

Hopefully this helps!

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