Apex Kayak Roof Carrier
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Off to enjoy your next kayaking destination? Haul your single kayak there on the rooftop of a vehicle with the Apex kayak carrier. Mounting to already installed round or square cross bars, the T-rack carrier has two rubber padded cradles that protect your kayak from damage and includes 98" straps to secure your kayak to the rack.

  • Steel construction
  • Powder coat finish
  • Rubber support pads won't scratch kayak
  • Sold as pair of cradles to transport single kayak
  • Two safety straps included
  • Comes with mounting hardware


The T-Rack kayak roof carrier hauls one kayak on top of the roof of a vehicle with already installed round or square cross bars. The T-Rack kayak carrier comes in pairs and includes mounting hardware and tie-down straps.


The T-Rack kayak carrier secures to the roof of a vehicle to transport a kayak to your next destination. Made from high-strength steel, the T-Rack frame consists of an elongated "J" shape that cradles many styles of kayaks. The T-Rack kayak carrier mounts to existing cross bars on the roof of the vehicle with included hardware. T-Rack kayak carrier secures to existing vehicle roof cross bars without tools.

The padding and rubber supports on the T-Rack kayak roof carrier prevents the kayaks from getting damaged while traveling. The 98" straps keeps the kayak secured while moving (bow & stern tie downs sold separately). The T-Rack kayak carrier comes with a one year warranty.

Steel Kayak Carrier (Pair)

Product Features

  • Each pair Transports a single kayak atop the roof
  • Painted black steel construction
  • Padded frame won't scratch the kayak
  • Included hardware mounts to most existing round, square, and factory cross bars
  • Includes (2) 98 inch straps to secure a kayak
  • Minimum Height Roof To Crossbar is 1-1/4"
  • 1 year warranty


Instruction Manual


How to Tie Down a Kayak to a Vehicle
How to Tie Down Roof Cargo
How to Choose the Best Car Top Carrier or Roof Rack

Review Summary (Based on 7 Reviews)


5 Stars J racks

Kayak fisherman from WI wrote (March 05, 2016):

Sturdy j rack, can't wait to throw the kayaks on top and go fishing, this summer

5 Stars got racks

Rich from NY wrote (August 09, 2015):

I love the strength of the racks. Bought 3 and they have worked out great. They were easy to assemble and mount on the Yukon XL.. One of the straps that comes with the rack was not working and they promptly sent me a new one in time for our 1st trip of the season.

5 Stars Kayak Racks

Deb from MI wrote (July 30, 2015):

Awesome racks. Easy to assemble, heavy duty, and reasonably priced. I would recommend these to anyone looking for this type of rack.

4 Stars J-Style kayak carrier

David from VT wrote (June 29, 2015):

Easy to build. Well made for the price. Fits my 2015 Toyota Tacoma w/ factory roof rack.

5 Stars different truck different kayak carrier

Ram Dennis from NY wrote (June 24, 2015):

well worth the price. fit the roof rack ibought from you . delivery was very fast .assembly was simple and straight forward and when completed looked as good as the NAME brand setups at alot less money. very happy with products also fit my truck perfectly.ram dennis

5 Stars Kayak carrier

Rodger from WA wrote (April 11, 2015):

What a excellent buy ,price, and very heavy duty, easy to install.

5 Stars kayak carrier

Rodger from WA wrote (April 11, 2015):

Excellent price,Heavy duty,and easy to install.