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The Thule 830 Stacker kayak rack carries up to four kayaks and is the most efficient way to carry multiple kayaks. The Stacker can be mounted directly to both Thule AeroBlade bars and square load bars, Thule Xsporter pickup truck rack, Inno Racks cross bars, Whispbar, Yakima round cross bars and virtually all factory installed roof racks with cross bars. A superb solution for efficiently transporting multiple kayaks. Uses up less crossbar space than other kayak rack styles, allowing you also to carry multiple kayaks along side other gear carriers. The pair of Thule 830 kayak stacker uprights can also fold down when not in use. This offers increased aerodynamics and a nice clean look.
Four kayak maximum capacity.
Tying boats down is now easier than ever with the upper bridge design.
Allows for super easy kayak carrier transfer from vehicle to vehicle with proven universal hardware (all included).
For a clean look when not in use, the Thule 830 "The Stacker" folds down flat.
The Thule 830 Stacker also includes one pair of Thule Quick Draw tie-downs, one pair of Thule 15 ft. Heavy Duty Load Straps and Buckle Bumpers.
The included pair of Thule Load Straps will secure two kayaks. Order a second pair for additional kayaks (see accessory add-ons below).
The included a pair of Thule 855 Quickdraw ratcheting tie down straps secures one kayak bow and stern. Order additional 855 Quickdraw straps (see accessory add-ons below) for safe transport of additional kayaks.
The 830 Stacker kayak carrier attaches directly to both Thule AeroBlade bars and square load bars, Inno Racks cross bars, Whispbar, Yakima round bars and virtually all factory roof rack cross bar systems.
For complete boat protection, we recommend using this kayak rack in combination with Thule bar pads (not included; see accessory add-ons below).
We highly recommend the Inno Racks INA451 Cradle Set (not included; see accessory add-ons below) for easy loading of kayaks onto kayak stacker style kayak racks. The Inno INA451 prevents each kayak from sliding down and holds it upright & in place when loading.
Thule 830 The Stacker easy-to-follow instructions included.
Read the reviews below to find out what other customers are saying about the Thule 830 "The Stacker" kayak carrier.
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this 830 Thule Stacker kayak rack review by Kevin vehicle year/make/model: 2006 Ford F150 4DR Super Crew Cab pickup truck item(s) transported: One Pelican tandem kayak
The Stacker was easy to install and securing the kayak was even easier. Kayak remained secure during transportation. Very simple to install and use. Next purchase will be stoppers to make things even better.
This Kayak Stacker is the BEST!
this Thule 830 Stacker kayak rack review by Grant vehicle year/make/model: 1998 Ford Expedition item(s) transported: 2 Old Town single kayaks
I purchased the Kayak Stacker to transport two Old Town kayaks. I wanted a unit that did a good job and wasn't a pain to use or to store. Thule Racks did a good job with this design; it's easy to install and works well for my application and needs. The unit is sturdy enough and performs the task easily. I heartily recommend this unit.
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this Thule 830 Stacker kayak rack review by H.M.W. vehicle year/make/model: 2011 Toyota Tundra item(s) transported: kayaks
(PLEASE NOTE: Customer is also reviewing the Thule 422XT Xsporter truck rack in this review.) I purchased a Thule 422XT and 830 Stacker for my 2011 Tundra. I called ORS Racks Direct for a little help and got great service. Got unit together in no time. You really need to use the weather stripping for noise. Black duct tape works well when temp gets hot and rubber falls out. The 830 Stacker works well. My next purchase is for the cradle set to hold each kayak when loading 4 kayaks, very hard to install 2 to a side without cradles to hold the kayaks in place. I would recommend this set up to anyone who is looking to haul kayaks around without losing bed space.
ORS Racks Direct crew says - This carrier works on oversize, large-diameter factory rack crossbars such as the Nissan XTerra, as well as the TracRac truck racks and van racks, however you will also need to use the Thule Xadapt 3 Kit (includes 80mm long bolts) to properly mount it to the Nissan XTerra factory rack bars.
M. Higgins asks - Can I get three kayaks on the factory rack cross bars of my 2007 Subaru Outback wagon using the 830?
ORS Crew answers - Yes, you are exactly right to choose the 830 Kayak Stacker. It'll easily hold your 3 kayaks upright on their sides stacked next each other, and the 2007 Subaru Outback factory crossbars will provide enough room for all 3 kayaks.
Thule 830 "The Stacker" kayak rack review video & demo by ORS Racks Direct. Demonstration movie of the Thule Racks 830 Stacker kayak carrier features. Compatible with all Thule multi-purpose base rack system load bars, Inno Racks crossbars, Whispbar and Yakima Racks round bars and virtually all factory racks. Includes all universal mounting hardware, pair of kayak stacker uprights, pair of heavy duty load straps and pair of Thule 855 bow & stern tie downs. The Thule 830 kayak stacker is an excellent solution for stacking kayaks on your car roof top. Uses up less crossbar space than other kayak rack styles, allowing you to carry several kayaks or use along side other gear carriers on your roof rack. For better aerodynamics and a clean look the uprights can fold down when not in use.
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2014 Inno INA451 Cradle Set - Stoppers for Kayak Stackers to Hold Kayaks in Place The Inno Racks INA451 Cradle Set is the must have accessory for loading kayaks onto kayak stacker style carrying systems. Acts as a very effective stopper that prevents kayaks from sliding down kayak stacker upright posts while loading kayaks & strapping down. Packaged as a pair of cradles. Compatible with all Inno, SportRack, Malone, Thule, Whispbar and Yakima roof racks systems and virtually all factory racks. Comes included with INA450 Inno 2 kayak complete system. Our Price: $50.00 Sale Price:$39.95
Thule 556BLK Roof Rack Pads - Canoe, Kayak, SUP, Windsurfer / Surfboard Pads The pair of Thule 556BLK Rack Pads provide great protection for kayaks, canoes, surfboards, windsurfers, sailboards, stand up paddle boards and any other gear load that would otherwise rest directly on car roof rack crossbars. Works great in combination with kayak stacker style kayak racks, surfboard racks etc. Also great for use with rack straps. Pads sold as a pair. Our Price: $30.00
SteelCore Straps - 12' Steel Core Locking Straps for Roof Racks The 12' SteelCore Lock Straps deliver unsurpassed security for gear on car or truck roof racks. Sold as a pair, the SteelCore locking tie-down straps provide worry-free security for hard to lock items such as a surfboard, canoe, kayak, ladder, or roof bag on roof rack cross bars. Luggage bags, camping gear & miscellaneous items stowed in roof basket racks can now also be securely locked. Our Price: $97.00
2014 Thule 839 Get-A-Grip Paddles-Oars, Mast, Fishing Rods Carrier The Thule 839 Get-A-Grip is a versatile, multi-purpose holder for carrying paddles-oars, windsurfer mast, fishing rods, ski poles and more. Universal roof rack crossbars compatibility. Fits all Thule load bars (AeroBlade, Xsporter truck rack and square bars), all Whispbar and Yakima cross bars, Inno and virtually all factory rack crossbars. Optional locking capability. Our Price: $69.95
2014 Thule Xadapt 3 Kit / Xadapt3 to Connect Thule Kayak Racks to TracRac Truck Racks & Van Racks etc. The Thule Xadapt 3 / Xadapt3 Kit includes a set of eight 80mm extra-long carriage bolts for connecting the Thule 593 Wheel-On, Thule 554XT Hang-Two surfboard rack and most Thule kayak racks to all TracRac van rack-truck rack crossbars. Also for attaching these gear carriers to any very large diameter / extra thick factory rack cross bars. PLEASE NOTE: Most current Thule kayak racks & surfboard racks include universal adapters for connecting directly to Thule AeroBlade and Rapid Aero load bars, Thule Xsporter truck rack, Votex brand roof racks, as well as to virtually all factory rack crossbars. Our Price: $9.95
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ORDERING NOTES We highly recommend the Inno Racks INA451 Cradle Set (not included; see accessory add-ons above) for easy loading of kayaks onto kayak stacker style kayak racks. The Inno INA451 prevents each kayak from sliding down and holds it upright & in place when loading.
The 830 Kayak Stacker attaches directly to both Thule AeroBlade bars & square load bars, Thule Xsporter truck rack, Inno Racks crossbars, Whispbar Racks, Yakima round bars and virtually all factory roof rack cross bar systems.
We recommend the Lashlock canoe lock, SteelCore lock straps or Lasso Security Cable (not included; see accessory add-ons above) to protect your kayaks from theft.
The included pair of Thule Load Straps will secure two kayaks. Order a second pair for additional kayaks (see accessory add-ons above). The included pair of Thule 855 Quickdraw ratcheting tie down straps will secure one kayak bow and stern. Order additional 855 Quickdraw straps (see accessory add-ons above) for safe transport of additional kayaks.
QUICK ORDERING SOLUTION Alternatively, we suggest using our easy Thule Racks automated fit guide for 830 Stacker compatibility with your current rack system and/or quickly order the correct Thule roof rack multi-purpose base system and kayak rack attachments:
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