Thule DockGlide 896 - Horizontal Kayak Carrier for Car Roof Racks

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Thule DockGlide 896 Kayak Carrier with Felt Pads
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Thule DockGlide 896

The Thule DockGlide 896 is a kayak carrier that features felt lined rear saddles allowing you to simply lift the front end of your kayak on to the carrier and slide it into position from the rear of the vehicle. The two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever adjust will accommodate a huge range of hull shapes allowing for a safe and secure fit. This carrier can transport kayaks up to 90cm and weighing up to 35kg.

Large, flexible and cushioned pads to prevent damage in transit and comes complete with straps that have buckle bumpers to prevent damage to your vehicle.

The Thule DockGlide 896 comes complete with a T-Track adapter to easily fit the Thule WingBar, ProBar and SlideBars. The DockGlide 896 will also fit to SquareBars using the additional Thule 8897 SquareBar Adapter. Supplied as 2 x rubber grip front pads and 2 x felt-lined 'glide' rear pads, which together which will carry one kayak/craft.


  • Easily load and unload the kayak with the pivoting felt-lined rear saddles that help glide and centre a kayak onto the vehicle.
  • Two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever conforms to limitless range of hull shapes.
  • Large, flexible, cushioned pads protects the hull of your kayak.
  • Easily secure the kayak using the centre load straps with car-protective buckle bumpers.
  • Includes T-track attachment.
  • Carries kayaks up to 90 cm wide and weighing up to 35 kg.


  • Max Load: 35kg
  • Dimensions: 12 x 19 x 13 cm
  • Length of Straps: 2 x 4m
  • Fits SquareBar: Requires Thule 8897 SquareBar Adapter
  • Fits WingBar: Yes
  • Fits AeroBar: Yes
  • Fits SlideBar: Yes

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We offer a delivery service for the Thule DockGlide 896 throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.

Where possible orders are sent out via a courier using an overnight delivery service, orders are normally despatched within 24 hours. The delivery price will be shown in the shopping basket

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Buy a Thule DockGlide 896 online from our website and collect from one of our nationwide branches.
We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

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Our Stores are:

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

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