How to transport SUP & Kayak VolvoXC70
Posted by: mmmmaggie on Apr-01-14 1:11 PM (EST) Category: unassigned
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Wondering if anyone has an advice on transporting a SUP and a kayak at the same time with a Volvo XC70. I am hoping to get a 10' kayak. I have the standard Volvo cross bar rack and use straps to attach the SUP to the top of the car. Not sure how I could transport both. Any comments from experience are appreciated.
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Posted by: Marshall on Apr-02-14 12:24 PM (EST)
1) Get longer bars so you can carry the SUP flat and the kayak in a J-Cradle
Thanks for help|
Posted by: mmmmaggie on Apr-11-14 3:52 PM (EST)
... yes, I was wondering if I could stack them, with the SUP in the padded bag. Didn't want to damage SUP with the kayak on top. Plus, I worried about strapping them both down. Do you think I could use the same locking straps (I have long ones) to strap both down tight? Or do each seperately?)
yakima rail grabbers |
Posted by: seadart on Apr-02-14 2:19 PM (EST)
My son owned a slightly older volvo, we used what I think are now called Yakima Rail Grabber towers and a wider cross bar. Carried multiple large surfboards and kayaks.
Posted by: jhb8426 on Apr-04-14 10:10 PM (EST)
Thanks for advice!|
Posted by: mmmmaggie on Apr-11-14 3:48 PM (EST)
Thanks for the advice all! I think the problem is, my crossbars are too short, like someone noted. I will look for longer ones from Thule to fit my Volvo brand fittings.