Thule 897XT Hullavator Kayak Carrier



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Save your back and arms for paddling. This carrier does the heavy lifting for you. The cradles lower to about waist height, so no overhead reaching is required. Gas struts take up to 18kg of the load as you swing the boat onto the bars.

  • Made of aluminum and double-coated steel for corrosion resistance.
  • Double extending arms lower the kayak up to 101cm.
  • Gas struts lift and lower up to 18kg of the kayak’s weight.
  • 8 points of padded support protect your boat.
  • Lower pads have pockets for strap or tie line ends.
  • Carries 1 kayak. Up to 2 Hullavators will fit on a vehicle.
  • Includes all straps for transporting 1 kayak (bow, stern, and 2 tie-down straps).
  • Adjustable cradles fit kayaks up to 91cm wide and 34kg.
  • Fits Thule® square, Rapid bars and round bars only. Not compatible with Thule Aeroblade load bars.

Tech specs

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Type Kayak carrier
Requires roof rack Yes
Fits crossbars Thule
Material Aluminum + steel
Number of boats 1
Includes tie-down straps Yes
Made in USA