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Old 05-25-2014, 08:33 PM   #1
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Hello folks I love being on the water love to kayak I'm about to pick up my new RV I was wondering how I'm going to mount my kayak what is the actual Bestway secure & safe I would love to put it on the roof but it's 70lbs and that's not going to happen and strapping it to the latter doesn't seem secure enough. Thank you.
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My wife and I bought a Hobie Mirage Sport and a Hobie Mirage Outback. I also was concerned about the combined weight. I did a lot of research before I invested in the Thule which I put on our 2010 Acura 4 door TSX that was a slick roof (no factory rack). We just finished a run from Warrenton Virginia to Marco Island Florida and back. We had no issues and the rack handles it without any weight concerns. We towed the TSX in a Demco Kar Kaddy dolly behind the coach. It went very smooth with the kayaks on top. I highly recommend this for handling any two kayaks. The Hobies are a combined weight of approximately 150 pounds or more. I just got home today and have not removed the kayaks from the car yet. I will be happy to take more pictures of the rack for you. PM me if you have any questions.
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Okay my mistake I forgot to mention my coach is a class C I will not be towing a car It would have to be mounted to the Rv itself but thank you.
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We have hauled ours inside the motorhome, tight but workable for a short trip when you only have one day of driving. Think we put a new tarp on the bed and carried the CLEAN kayaks in. Ours are only 35lbs each & 9.5' long.
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Okay my mistake I forgot to mention my coach is a class C I will not be towing a car It would have to be mounted to the Rv itself but thank you.
Not a problem. You may consider the rv kayak rack? Here is the link for you. I was considering this as an option as well before I decided on the Thule.

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Old 05-26-2014, 06:53 AM   #6
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How long is your Kayak? Ours are too long (14+ feet) to mount vertically and we usually take a 16.5 foot canoe with us also so we've used a trailer for years. When taking the motorcycles the kayaks move to the top the top and the lower cross bars are removed for the bikes.
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My kayak is 12ft
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