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Thule 896 DockGlide

Watersports Kayak Carrier

The Thule 896 DockGlide is made up of a set of four adjustable supports with the two rear felt lined pads allowing your kayak to slide into the carrier

£132.00 (RRP £165.00 - Saving £33.00)

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Thule 896 DockGlide - Kayak Carrier


The Thule 896 DockGlide is a set of four self adjusting supports with the two rear felt lined pads allowing your kayak to slide into the carrier. The front two pads are flexible rubber pads that fit the hull snugly and keep the kayak firmly in place. This carrier transports your kayak with the hull facing downwards.


The 896 DockGlide watersport carrier is designed to fit to T Track bars (Aero, Wing and Slide Bars). It can also be fitted to standard square bars with the Thule 8897 Square Bar Adapter available seperately.


Also included is a pair of 4m Thule roof rack straps with protective rubber sleeves to go over the metal buckles to avoid damage to your kayak.


These are recommended for transporting longer kayaks such as touring and sea kayaks.


  • Easily load and unload the kayak with the pivoting felt-lined rear saddles that help glide and center a kayak onto the vehicle
  • Two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever conforms to limitless range of hull shapes
  • Protects the hull with large, flexible, cushioned pads
  • Easily secure the kayak using the center load straps with car-protective buckle bumpers
  • Including T-track attachment
  • Accommodates kayaks up to 90 cm wide and 35 kg
  • Optional Thule 8897 Square Bar Adapter required to fit to square roof bars.




We offer a delivery service for the Thule 896 DockGlide - Kayak Carrier to home and work addresses throughout England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland & Ireland.

Equipment, clothing and accessories are normally supplied using an overnight delivery service using a nationwide courier. Canoes & Kayaks are sent on a 3 day delivery service. Delivery times are estimates based on years of experience and we do not offer a guaranteed timed delivery service.

Online orders can be tracked online using the courier’s website – tracking details will be provided. We make every effort to deliver goods within the estimated time scales.

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Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Thule 896 DockGlide - Kayak Carrier online from our website and collect from our store in Newhaven, East Sussex or from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with this.

Our other stores are:

  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven, BN9 0DH
  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole, BH16 5BW
  • Cornwall Canoes - St Columb Road, TR9 6PZ
  • Kayaks & Paddles - Plymouth, PL21 9RL
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington, WA1 4RX
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich, NR5 0JU
  • Southampton Canoes - Totton, SO40 3SA

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.


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