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Thule Hullavator Pro 898 kayak carrier

Load assisted kayak carrier - Thule Hullavator Pro 898

The Thule Hullavator Pro 898 carriers up to one kayak

Gas assisted struts on the Thule Hullavator Pro 898

The Hullavator Pro 898 lowers down to waist height for easy loading

Thule Hullavator Pro 898

The Thule Hullavator Pro 898 takes the strain out of loading and unloading your kayak thanks to its gas-assist struts that carries up to 18kg of your kayaks weight and extending arms that lower down to waist height.


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Thule Hullavator Pro 898


No longer do you have to struggle loading your kayak on to your roof rack or wait for someone to help you thanks to the Thule Hullavator Pro 898 load-assist kayak carrier.


The Thule Hullavator Pro 898 features gas assist struts that lift and lower up to 18kg of your kayaks weight so it feels light as a feather when loading/unloading. The double extending arms lower down the side of your vehicle to waist height for an easy and comfortable carrying position, no longer do you have to struggle trying to reach your kayak on your tip toes!


The Hullavator has 8 padded contact points that protect your kayak from damage when in transport while the QuickDraw bow and stern tie downs ensure that it stays nice and secure.


Have a look at our recommended accessories page to see the Thule Multipurpose Carrier 855 for transporting your kayak paddles on your roof rack too.


Note: The Thule Hullavator Pro 898 requires the Thule ProBar roof bar - For a limited time only Brighton Canoes are offering a pair of Thule ProBars for the same price as Thule WingBars at only £80.10! (Usually £130) when purchased with the Thule Hullavator Pro 898.



  • Gas assist struts help lift and lower up to 18kg of your kayaks weight, allowing you to load/unload on your own.
  • The carriers arms extend down the side f your vehicle to waist height for easier loading
  • 8 points of padded support that protect your kayak from damage during transport
  • Made with quality aluminium, double-coated steel construction that resists corrosion for a long lasting product life.
  • Carries 1 kayak.
  • QuickDraw bow and stern tie-downs included
  • Suitable for use with kayaks measuring up to 80cm wide and weighing up to 35kg.
  • Designed for use with the Thule ProBar load racks only (to ensure enough clearance from your car during loading/unloading).



Load capacity Water Crafts

1 kayak

Rubber cover for strap buckle


Length of strap (cm)


Fits WingBar


Fits SlideBar


Fits AeroBar


Fits ProBar




One Key System compatible




Factory rack mounting hardware included


Carrying type


Fulfils City Crash norm


Recommended Accessories


Thule Lockable Strap 841

Thule Lockable Strap 841

Lockable strap to secure your kayak to your carrier and to prevent theft.

Price £76.00

Thule Multipurpose Carrier 855

Thule Multipurpose Carrier 855

Roof carrier for loading kayak paddles, oars and masts on your roof rack

Price £83.25 (RRP £92.50 - Saving £9.25)

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

Delivery Information

Delivery of Clothing, Equipment, Accessories, Paddles & Inflatable Boats/Boards:

We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Northern Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks & Canoes:

We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Northern Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.

Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks or Canoes that exceed 4.5m (450cm) is temporarily unavailable - Due to length restrictions with our shipping agents.

For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.

Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide:

We also offer a collect from store service. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores.

For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect


If you need any further information or advice about the Thule Hullavator Pro 898, please contact us and we'll be glad to help.