Yakima ShowBoat 66 - Yakima Kayak Racks
The versatile Yakima ShowBoat load-assist roller makes it painless to get your kayak on top of your vehicle - even if you're loading multiple boats onto your car rack system all by yourself. Comes with a pair of Yakima 66-inch crossbars
- Padded roller extends up to 34 inches from rear crossbar
- Roller slides from side to side to allow loading of multiple boats, including canoes
- Fits Yakima round bars, Thule square, Thule Aero, and most factory crossbars right out of the box
- Special fasteners provide passive security
- Tool for assembly and adjustment provided
- Can be mounted under crossbars for canoe loading, to provide clearance for gunwale brackets
- Canoe loading not permitted on factory crossbars
- Stainless steel and brass hardware for superior corrosion resistance
- Lockable right out of the box
Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 21.5 lbs.
UPC Code : 736745040680
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Yakima ShowBoat 66 Reviews
turtle rated this item 3 out of 5 on 8/29/2013:
I purchased the showboat so I could load my Frenzy ocean kayak on my vehicleinstead of squeezing it inside. Had it installed and haveused it 3 times and found I need a spotter while I load my kayak since I lift the full weight of it straight up onto the roll bar. Had I seen one and given it a try I would not have purchased it. I kayak with a group so someone is always there to help but when I get home I am struggling to pull it back far enough to tip it off the back....I have to use a small ladder to reach and that means I am on the ladder while pulling the kayak off. I have slipped once off the bottom step while I had the kayak on the showboat roller and drenched my back. The unit works fine but not for a short person. If anyone is thinking of purchasing this consider finding someone who has one and give it a try. Wish I had.
Yakima ShowBoat 66 Questions
asked on 11/13/2012:
Vehicle: 2012 Chrysler Town & Country dual door
yakima showboat 66. what is the dimension (width) of the roller. I have a town and counry, and the roller looks wide. I wouldn't want it to be wider than the top of my car.
The roller is only about 24" wide, certainly not wider than any car.
Thanks, Rack Attack Boston
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