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Thule Hull-a-Port XT 848 kayak carrier

Thule Hull-a-Port XT 848 folds flat

Thule Hull-a-Port XT 848 with a kayak

Thule Hull-a-Port XT 848 with two kayaks on a car

Thule Hull-a-Port XT 848

A top quality versatile kayak cradle that can carry 1 or 2 kayaks, fits most roofbars straight out of the box and folds flat when not in use. Looks great too!


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Thule Hull-A-Port XT 848

The new Hull-a-port XT is a versatile J Cradle design from Thule that has a trick or two up its sleeve. Due to its innovative clamping design it will fit Wingbars, Wingbar evo and Squarebars straight out of the box and can be fitted in seconds. The XT can be used in J cradle form for easy loading of a single kayak and looks great next to a roofbox or with two sets fitted back to back.

However usefully it can also be set vertically to make a kayak stacker on the reverse side and thus can transport 2 kayaks which might not otherwise fit side by side on the roof.

Once back home the Thule Hull-a-Port XT folds down flush with the loading tray so you can get your car in the garage easily! Comes with all mounting hardware needed for one kayak including 2 x straps and tie downs.

Please note the Hull-a-Port XT is not suitable for Pro-bars or Slidebars.


  • Carry up to two kayaks due to the dual position design that transforms from a J-cradle to two boat stacker position
  • Integrated StrapCatch for easy strap management when loading kayak
  • Upright folds flat when not in use
  • Fully assembled out of the box
  • Locks to load bars with Thule's One Key System Lock Cylinders (sold separately)
  • Universal mounting design fits all types of load bars up to 80 mm wide quickly and easily
  • Load straps with buckle bumpers and bow and stern tie downs included for one boat
  • Supports one boat up to 75 lb or two boats with combined weight of 130 lbs or less

Recommended Accessories

roof straps

Roof Rack Straps

Secure your kayak, sit-on-top or canoe to your roof bars for transportation without knots. 3m length (25mm width) supplied as a pair.

Price £11.95


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