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DeckHand

Premium Rooftop Kayak Saddles

SKU: #8004083

Regular price
$129.00
Sale price
$129.00
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per 
Regular price
$179.99

Impressively simple and easy to load, the DeckHand's felt-padded saddles conform to your kayak's hull for a super-secure, full-contact carry that's easy on your boat. Sold in pairs, it partners awesomely with the new HandRoll rollers or another pair of saddles for a custom set-up. Tool free installation makes it a breeze to attach, SKS Lock Core capability lets you lock your DeckHand to your roof rack for added security, and the universal mount fits just about any roof rack.

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DeckHand

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  • Includes one set of mounts– combine with HandRoll or an additional DeckHand to complete the set
  • Felt-padding provides easy loading and excellent boat protection
  • Oversized cradle protects the boat and conforms to a variety of hull shapes
  • Universal mounting hardware fits most roof racks
  • Easy tool-free installation lets you quickly mount, load and go
  • Locks to roof rack with SKS Lock Cores (sold separately)
  • Heavy-Duty Straps and Bow and Stern Tie-Downs included (HoodAnchor, sold separately, is required for vehicles with no attatchment points for Bow and Stern Tie-Downs)

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      Customer Reviews

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      chri pluchon
      Yakima customer service sucks

      I had the worst experience with Yakima customer service. I bought two racks. They broke on the hwy and I contacted Yakima to help me replace the damage. My 2k paddle board got damage they didn’t help me or show any care. Just want to make sure you know before you buy that Yakima do not care about their customers. Do no buy from Yakima there is plenty of customers out there that care about their customers.

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      Mike
      Plastic deforms over time

      We use four pairs of Deckhands to secure our two lake kayaks on top of our pickup truck. The kayaks are mounted year round as we RV full-time. After two years, we've noted the plastic has begun to deform. Additionally, despite our best efforts, the kayaks tend to twist in the saddles thereby not laying flat. We're now shopping for another way to ensure the kayaks remain firmly in place.

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      NUTZBOUTFISHIN
      Felt Failure

      Great product but felt pass don't stay on. I have had mine for a couple of months and the adhesive on the felt pass doesn't stick anymore. Need to upgrade the adhesive.