Yakima Mako Saddles with Tie Down

Yakima Mako Saddles with Tie Down
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Price: $88.95
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Status: In Stock

Product Code: 204037

Open Box Price: $71.00

Currently In Stock: 1

Product is complete, in near-mint condition, and comes with a full warranty. Packaging may be damaged.


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


Weight: 2.75lbs

Length (carton): 10.25"

Width (carton): 7.75"

Height (carton): 5"

UPC: 736745040376

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Yakima Mako Saddles with Tie Down
4 -

These saddles securely hold my 17 foot kayak. The flexible sides form well to the walls and the straps are easy to attach.

2010 Ford F150

Yakima Mako Saddles with Tie Down
4 -

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.

2003 Nissan Xterra

Yakima Mako Saddles with Tie Down
4 -

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.

Yakima Mako Saddles with Tie Down
4 -

Solid construction, easy to install/remove, and boat friendly. When not in use, they can be pitched back for less wind resistance on the highway without having to be removed. These would've scored a 5 if they came with the adhesive pads by default. Although these saddles are very tough, I still don't like the idea that the straps don't loop under the cross-bars. Your boat completely depends on the saddles to not break while going down the road!

2003 Suzuki Grand Vitara

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a list of the most frequently asked questions for this product. If you need more assistance you can email a rack-install technician, or call us at: 1-888-399-7225

Absolutely. It's the law for a reason, it's the only safe way to carry your boats. Many of our canoe and kayak racks come with tie downs, if not you can buy them separately.