Thule K-Guard 840 - Horizontal Kayak Carrier for Car Roof Racks

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Thule K-Guard 840 for Sea Kayaks and Touring Kayaks
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Thule K-Guard 840

The Thule K-Guard Kayak carrier a premium kayak carrier from Thule designed for transporting a single kayak securely and safely on a car roof rack. This is the first kayak carrier that locks to the roof rack and locks the kayak to the carrier. The K-Guard is shaped specifically to carry narrow Sea Kayaks and Touring Kayaks. Our sister companies are the leading kayak and canoe supplies in the UK - please contact us to check that the K-Guard is suitable for your kayak.

The K-Guard consists of two padded aluminium cradles and a pair of lockable roof rack straps. The cradles are tiltable for easiest possible loading and unloading of the kayak.

Compatible with standard Thule SquareBars, AeroBars, SlideBars and WingBars. All fittings required including T track bolts are supplied as standard.

Most Thule roof bar systems are wide enough to transport 2 touring or sea kayaks side by side using the K Guards. You must check the roof weight capacity stated by your vehicle manufacturer.

For maximum security the kayak's bow and stern should be secured to the vehicle and for this we recommend the Thule Quick Draw Bow & Stern Line.


  • Very quick and easy to fit to the roof rack.
  • Supplied as a pair of cradles to carry one kayak.
  • Tiltable in a wide angle for easiest possible loading and unloading of the kayak.
  • Lockable - kayak to carrier and carrier to roof bars.
  • The rubber supports are designed for adapting to differently shaped kayaks, maintaining good pressure distribution onto the kayak hull.
  • Elegant aluminium cradles.
  • A rubber pad around the strap buckle protects the kayak and car from scratches during loading and transport.
  • Compatible with Aero, Wing and Slide Bars using the included T track fittings
  • Supplied with one pair of 4m Lockable Thule roof rack straps
  • Maximum weight capacity 45kg


  • Max Load: 45kg
  • Dimensions: 62.8 x 7.4 x 14.6 cm
  • Length of Straps: 2 x 4m lockable straps
  • Lockable: Yes
  • Fits SquareBar: Yes
  • Fits WingBar: Yes
  • Fits AeroBar: Yes
  • Fits SlideBar: Yes
  • Fits ProBar: Yes

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We offer a delivery service for the Thule K-Guard 840 throughout the UK 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

Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Thule K-Guard 840 online from our website and collect from one of our nationwide branches.
We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

Nationwide Click and Collect Available on this product

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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