If you want to keep your canoe or kayak safe and sound up on your roof racks without a scratch, you'll want the Bowdown. This is our safest and most secure rooftop kayak mount for your roof rack system. Load and unload your boat easily with the integrated ramp system, and fold it out of the way when it's not in use
SteelCore™ construction uses a steel tube frame for superior strength
Top-of-the-line Hullguard™ padding keeps your boat looking brand new
Integrated ramp system makes it painless to load your boat
Folds down when it’s not in use for better aerodynamics and easier access to your garage
The rooftop kayak mount oversized knobs for easier twiddling with wet hands
Locks to crossbar with SKS locking system (lock cores sold separately)
Includes heavy-duty straps and bow/stern tie-downs
Integrated bottle opener
Fits car rack systems with round, square and most factory crossbars out of the box. Not suitable for square bars with a depth exceeding 38mm.
Folding J-cradle style kayak carrier supports boat on its side, where it's most rigid.
- Carries one boat on its side, on the top of the vehicle
- Folds down flat when not in use
- Padded with hull guard pads to prevent boat damage
- Locks to crossbar using SKS locking system (lock cores sold separately)
- Heavy duty straps included
WEIGHT: 6.9 kg (15.2 lbs)
DIMENSIONS: 14 cm (5-½") wide front to back. 50.8 cm (20") at its widest. 53.3 cm (21") tall from top of crossbar (about 12.7cm (5") when folded) Bottom pad is 25.4 cm (10") x 8.9 cm (3-½").
CAPACITY: 1 kayak
FITS: Whispbar, square and factory crossbars. Not suitable for square bars with a depth exceeding 38mm.