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Kayak rack

Thule DockGrip

A versatile, horizontal kayak carrier with large cushioned, flexible pads that conform to a large range of hull shapes as well as SUPs.



  • Can carry a variety of hull shapes as well as SUPs with two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever
  • Protects the hull with large, flexible, cushioned pads
  • Easily secure the kayak or SUP using the center load straps with car-protective buckle bumpers and QuickDraw bow and stern tie-downs
  • Fits a variety of Thule rack systems, round bars and most factory racks due to T-Track and FlipFit brackets
  • Accommodates kayaks and SUPs up to 36 in/90 cm wide and 85 lbs/40 kg

Technical specifications

Load capacity 85 lb
Dimensions 8 x 4 x 8 in
Weight 6.8 lb
Rubber cover for strap buckle
Length of straps 2x15'
One Key System compatible
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Model number 895
Spare parts



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Accessories for Thule DockGrip

Thule Load Straps 523

Two 15-foot heavy-duty straps with cam-action buckles secure heavy loads while our patented buckle bumpers help to prevent vehicle scratches and dings.

Thule QuickDraw

Secure your boat's bow and stern quickly and easily. A simple ratchet system lets you do away with bungee cords and time-consuming knots.


Peace of mind, even with a heavy boat.


For a while now, I've had one DockGrip and one (competitor) J-cradle to transport two boats. I've always preferred the DockGrip, and finally ponied up for a second. This transports a somewhat heavy boat, but it's always felt secure, loaded easily, and been a breeze to take off and put on each season. I've never worried about the boat on the DockGrip like I have the one on the J. Additionally, Thule includes a pretty high-quality and comprehensive tie-down kit. I'd not only recommend this to a friend, I recommended it to myself...and bought a second.


Boston, MA


Yes, it seems solid and does a good stable job


Kayak hauling


Park city, ut


I will recommande this product to any one who ask


Once you put it on the pads it just doesn't move, very stable and when you need to put it on or remove it, its a snap the pads incline so you can grab it easier. thanks Thule




Thule DockGrip

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