Discover some of the year’s best transport and storage solutions from Küat Racks, Myka Canoe Loaders, Sparehand Paddlesports, Suspenz, Sylvan Sport and Trailex. From kayaks to canoes to paddleboards, your boat will be safe and secure with these options. Here’s Paddling Magazine’s eleven favorite transport and storage solutions for 2020.
Best Transport and Storage Solutions
Class 4 Kayak Rack by Küat Racks
Introducing the Class 4 Kayak Rack from Küat. It locks, it folds, and above all, it stacks up easily for miles and miles of securely hauling your boat to the water. The Class 4 Kayak Rack holds up to 80-pound boats, features co-molded rubber for superior boat protection and Locking Flip mounts for quick install and uninstall. Available in gray and orange or black on black.
Class 2 Kayak Racks from Küat Racks
The Class 2 kayak rack from Küat. Fixed J shape securely holds up to 80-pound boats and features co-molded rubber for superior boat protection. Includes rubber protected cam buckles and bow and stern lines and a No Worries Warranty.
My Canoe Buddy from Myka Canoe Loaders
This simple and easy to used, patented adaptive aid, gives a single person canoe loading capacity. It mounts to your to your existing trailer hitch, and fits vehicles with our without a roof rack. Two sizes available to fit either sedan or SUV. The My Canoe Buddy is easy fast and safe.
Demo Rack from Sparehand
Original innovation by Sparehand. Finally a Demo Rack for kayaks and canoes. Sparehand Demo Racks elevate boats enough to clear the drive system and allow for easy paddler on/off. Its curved features and safety straps help center and stabilize larger boats. With 410-pound capacity, this portable rack improves experience by allowing customers to test boats in-store. Store tested; paddler approved.
EZ-FOLD SUP Portable Stands from Suspenz
Get your SUP up and off the ground at home and on the go. This simple solution protects and supports boards at home and on the move. Lightweight and compact, it folds flat for easy use during travel. Convenient when loading and unloading your vehicle. Non-rust, powder-coated aluminum frames. Protective foam padding. Pair weighs four pounds. Dimensions: Board Opening: 6”, footprint:18”x12”, folds:18”x18”.
Big Yak Bunker Bars for Super Duty Mag-Lite Cart from Suspenz
BigYak Bunker Bars provides the wheel clearance so-called tunnel-hull fishing kayaks require by converting the Super Duty Mag-Lite Cart. BigYak bunker bars are angled and taller to lift. Engineered to greatly enhance stability and designed for durability. Kickstand stabilizer for easy loading. Weight capacity is 300 pounds.
Big Catch Work Station from Suspenz
One of the only stands in the industry wide and strong enough to support today’s bigger boats. Perfect working height at 30 inches tall. Its 33-inch wide platform is designed for fishing kayaks. Heavy-duty construction provides solid and stable base for rigging or displaying. Weight capacity: 300 pounds. Strong over-sized 6061-T6 aluminum frame construction. Folds flat to move them with ease. Seven pounds per stand (two included).
Double-Up SUP Beach Cart from Suspenz
Transport one or two boards across sand with ease. These inflatable and low-pressure beach wheels seem to float over the sand. It’s easy to load and go with a single hand, and no more stacking boards needed. Lightweight and easy to move, it’s made with high strength, no-rust aluminum. Simple assembly, no tools needed. Boards rest on foam padding. Twelve-inch diameter wheels and seven-inch-wide tread. Tie-down straps and hand pump included.
Boat Trailer/ SylvanSport Easy Ultimate Boat from SylvanSport
Kayaks, canoes, SUPs and gear—the SylvanSport Easy is the ultimate adventure gear trailer. The Easy is made from premium components and a steel frame that is lightweight, super strong and powder-coated for durability. Waterproof wiring allows the Easy to backed into the water like a boat trailer and the included 78-inch Thule crossbars are compatible with boat, bike and gear accessories.
SUT-220-S Express Assembly from Trailex
This trailer is based on the oldest, lightest, most unique boat trailer/dolly in this extensive line. Its unique light spring suspension eliminates road bumps and shock to your small boat, canoe or kayak. Comes with 12-inch wheels and tires standard. For boats up to 17 feet in length and 220 pounds maximum weight. Shipping weight is 175 pounds (ships oversized ground in two boxes). Dimensions assembled: 15’2″ x 53″.
SUT-450-M6 from Trailex
The SUT-450-M6 is designed to carry up to six kayaks or SUP boards. Trailer has adjustable cross bars that are covered in vinyl and 24 tie-down points. Overall length is 18 feet and three inches, and has a carrying capacity of 450 pounds. Ideal for a family with four or more kayaks or paddleboards. This trailer ships in kit form.