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Thule 520-1 Kayak Supports

Thule Roof Rack for carrying one or two kayaks on their sides

Folding kayak uprights for transporting up to kayaks on your roof rack.

Thule Kayak Supports 520-1

Thule 520-1 with kayak loaded
Thule Kayak Supports 520-1
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Thule Kayak Roof Rack 520-1


The Thule 520-1 is a pair of folding uprights for carrying one or two kayaks on their sides. Includes 2 x 275cm securing straps.

The Thule folding uprights are compatible with standard square bars, aero, wing and slide bars, and are secured in the upright or flat position by tri-wing nuts on each bar. When not in use, the upright bars can be folded flat to reduce overall vehicle height and wind resistance, which can be useful when car parks have height barriers!

One pair of 2.75m Thule roof rack straps is supplied with the Kayak Stacker. If you are carrying two kayaks, you will need a second pair of straps.

Note: If you are loading kayaks onto standard plastic coated bars, we recommended fitting roof bar pads for extra grip and padding (T-track bars have a rubber strip that does this without additional padding).

Key Features


  • Fold flat when not in use for reduced height and wind resistance.
  • Easy to fit and use
  • Compatible with standard square roof bars
  • Compatible with Aero, Wing and Slide Bars using the included T-track fittings
  • Supplied with one pair of 2.75m Thule roof rack straps



Load capacity Water Crafts 2 kayak
Maximum load 50kg
Length of strap (cm) 2x275
Fits WingBar Yes
Fits SlideBar Yes
Fits AeroBar Yes
Lockable -


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Thule Lockable Strap 841

Thule Lockable Strap 841

The innovative lockable strap prevents theft of your kayak or other equipment you strap on to your roof rack.

  • Protective cover to avoid scratches and marks on your kayak.
  • The strap contains a highly durable steel core wire which protects against cutting.
  • It's possible to tighten the strap both when open and locked.
  • Length: 2x400 cm

Price £76.00


Nationwide delivery available for the Thule Kayak Roof Rack 520-1. The price for delivery will be shown in the website basket prior to checkout. For full details on delivery please see: Delivery Information

Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide

Nationwide Click & Collect available for the Thule Kayak Roof Rack 520-1. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores. For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect

For further help and information about the Thule Kayak Roof Rack 520-1, please call us on 01925 818437