The Yakima Gunwale Brackets has been replaced by the Yakima KeelOver
Yakima KeelOver

Yakima KeelOver

Finally a canoe bracket that attaches directly to your factory bars. The Yakima KeelOver is everything you need to get your canoe to your favorite paddling spot safe and secure at a great value.

Yakima Gunwale Brackets

Yakima Gunwale Brackets
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Rating of 2.0/5 on 1 reviews
Product Code: 205007
Status: Discontinued
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- Ryan D. Martin CEO Yakima
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Yakima Gunwale Brackets carry a canoe by the gunwales with a soft rounded shape. The Yakima Gunwale Brackets connect to both Thule square and Yakima round bars on a multi-purpose base rack system.


  • Soft, rounded shape carries your canoe by the gunwales
  • Lower height and rounded edges make loading/unloading easy
  • Requires bow/stern tie-down straps, sold separately, to complete boat stability
  • Includes two heavy duty straps with padded buckles
  • Connect to both Yakima round bars and Thule square bars


Weight: 1.87lbs

Length (carton): 13"

Width (carton): 7"

Height (carton): 2.5"

UPC: 736745050078

Manufacturer: Yakima

Manufacturer Part Number: 8005007

Yakima Warranty and Registration

Yakima warranty and product registration.

Yakima Warranty and Registration

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I bought the Yakima canoe brackets because they were cheaper than the Thule. They said they could be used on Thule racks. They can, but they move on the bars when there is windy conditions. I have to use a crescent wrench to tighten these babies down. When adjusting because of different boats they are a royal pain!

2006 Hyundai Sonata


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: 1-888-440-5556

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.

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