Yakima Mako Saddles with Tie Down - Yakima Kayak Racks
Yakima Mako Saddles are designed for stability and protection of sea kayaks, recreational and whitewater boats. Mako Saddles are sold in pairs so you can make a set with HullyRollers, sold separately, or by ordering another pair of Makos Saddles.
- Includes 2 Saddles, Bow/Stern Tie Down Strap to complete kayak stability
- Form-fitting cradle conforms to any hull shape
- Boat slides on and off easily
- Dynaflex pads feature a soft flexibility to grip the boat hull
- Tightening strap gives you complete control over the level of grip
- Sold in pairs to provide options for Makos and HullyRollers
- Padded buckle protects your boat and your vehicle
- Includes Mako anti-scuff pads to provide superior protection of your hull
- Installs on to both Thule square and Yakima round bars out of the box
- Also compatible with factory crossbars with the purchase of MightMounts, sold separately
Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 2.8 lbs.
UPC Code : 736745040376
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Yakima Mako Saddles with Tie Down Reviews
Mike rated this item 5 out of 5 on 7/16/2011:
These saddles securely hold my 17 foot kayak. The flexible sides form well to the walls and the straps are easy to attach.
lattelady rated this item 4 out of 5 on 6/1/2010:
Hulley rollers & Mako saddles are the only way to go. I am 5'5" tall and my Xterra is high. With the rollers I simply lift the bow of my 55 lb. kayak onto the rollers, push in place and tie down. Other racks require 2 people to lift and position. A little extra padding to protect boat would be a suggestion.
paulsax rated this item 2 out of 5 on 4/9/2009:
If you have a composite kayak you MUST get the extra and expensive pads. No matter what Yakima says the makos will scratch your gelcoat.
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