The Thule Hullavator Kayak Carrier rack system is a lift-assist system that brings the load platform down to your level and enables anyone to load and unload any type of kayak without assistance from anyone else. For many solo and tandem kayak paddlers one of the biggest challenges they face isn't on the water, but the loading of their boat on their vehicle's car roof rack. The Thule Hullavators Gas assist shocks provide mechanical lifting power to help raise the boat onto vehicles roof acting like your best friend. The Thule Hullavator kayak rack lift system functions without any contact to the vehicle and dramatically reduces traditional loading height by more than 3 feet, simultaneously reducing the power needed to load a kayak to the vehicle's roof rack by 50%! Superior boat protection with integrated padded support will accommodate kayaks up to 36" wide and a weight of 100 pounds. Easily fits all Thule standard, Rabid Aero, Xsporter and Yakima load bars. Transform your racks into the strongest most innovated Kayak loading machine with the Thule Hullavator and save all your energy for the water.
Thule Hullavator Kayak Carrier Key Features
Accommodates kayaks up to 36" wide with improved cradle design.
Reduces lift height required to load and unload a kayak by 40”.
Improved boat protection with oversized, integrated padded support.
Fits Thule square, Xsporter, Aero and Yakima round load bars.
More robust, user-friendly latch mechanism ensures carrier stays down when loading/unloading, and securely on roof for transport.
No need to reach top of vehicle to secure boat to carrier – boat strapping is easily done with carrier in down position.
Mount side by side with other accessories as the lift system only requires approx 25” of load bar space for mounting.