The J-rack allows you to conveniently and safely carry a kayak to your next adventure. Each cradle includes padding to protect your kayak and has a "J" shape that conforms to many kayak styles. This roof carrier attaches to existing square crossbars and includes mounting hardware and tie downs.

  • Attaches to existing square vehicle crossbars to transport one kayak
  • Durable steel construction with a painted black finish
  • Padding helps protect kayak
  • Includes two 114" tie-down straps
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Pair of Steel Kayak Roof Rack - Supports (1) Kayak for transportation
1-3/4"W x 1-1/2"H
1/4"W x 1/2"H


The Apex J-Rack kayak rack transports a single kayak quickly and easily atop the roof of a vehicle with already installed square cross bars. The J-Rack kayak carrier comes in pairs and includes mounting hardware and straps.


Mount the Apex J-Rack kayak rack to the roof of a vehicle to carry a single kayak to the next destination. Made from high-strength steel, the J-Rack forms the shape of a "J" to conform to many styles of kayaks. The J-Rack kayak rack mounts to existing cross bars on the roof of the vehicle with included hardware. The Apex J-Rack can be secured to cross bars with a maximum size of 1-3/4"W x 1-1/2"H and a minimum size of 1/4"W x 1/2"H. The padding on the J-Rack kayak roof rack prevents the kayaks from getting damaged while traveling. The 114" strap keeps the kayak secured while moving and the notches in the J-Rack make sure the straps are always in the right position. Includes a 1 Year Warranty.

Product Features

  • Transports a single kayak atop the vehicle roof per pair
  • Can use (2) pairs to carry 2 kayaks if space provides
  • Painted black steel construction
  • Padded "j-hooks" won't scratch the kayak
  • Included hardware mounts to existing square cross bars
  • Includes (2) 114 inch straps to secure a kayak
  • 1 Year Warranty

Warning and Usage Guidelines

Each kayak being transported requires (1) J-Rack pair

Please note: It is not recommended to use the J-Rack with rounded bar roof rack systems.


Instruction Manual


How To: Properly Tie-Down Roof Cargo

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