Kayak rack

Thule Hullavator Pro

Lift-assist rack for kayaks handles up to 40 lbs of the weight so you can load and unload – even on your own.



  • Load and unload your kayak on your own, thanks to the gas-assist struts that lift and lower 40 lbs of the kayak’s weight
  • Load/unload and strap your kayak at waist height, with the help of double extending arms that lower the kayak by up to 3 feet
  • Maximum protection for your kayak, thanks to 8 touch points of padded support
  • Corrosion-resistant kayak cradles expand to fit wide kayaks
  • Aluminum, double-coated steel construction for corrosion resistance delivers a longer product life
  • Includes Thule QuickDraw bow and stern tie-downs for transporting 1 kayak

Technical specifications

Load capacity 34 kg
Dimensions 89.7 x 15.2 x 42.3 cm
Rubber cover for strap buckle
Length of straps 2x9.5'
One Key System compatible
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Model number 898
Spare parts



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Thule should make a version to accommodate bigger kayaks


I bought this so I can easily load a Nucanoe Frontier 12 to my Subaru Impreza. I had to modify it because the width of the kayak is 36inches. Requires 2 people to lift my 77lb kayak. I hope that Thule will make a version that can accomodate bigger fishing kayaks. Would definitely purchase that version

Fishing chik

Poughkeepsie, NY


Check the weight of your Kayak


Before you buy check the weight of your kayak. Despite being only 5lbs heavier than Thule's Load capacity of 75lbs (34 kg.) the hulivator will not unlock or lift my double kayak. Locks are not included, with this expensive product, but the main assemblies can be removed from the rack mounting plates very quickly without them Thule's excuse is that the main assemblies are useless without the mounting plates. That assumes an intelligence not usually associated with your average thief !!


Calgary, Canada


Check the weight of your Kayak


Before you buy check the weight of your kayak, despite the fact that my double kayak weighs only 5lbs. more than Thule's max rating of 34 kg. (75 lbs) The Hullavator will not unlock or lift it. Also for a product at this price it is annoying to have to pay an extra $50 for locks. Without them the main assemblies can be removed from the mounting plates in seconds. Thule justify this by telling me that without the mounting plates the main assemblies are useless. This excuse assumes a level of intelligence not associated with your average thief !!


Calgary Canada


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