Thule DockGlide

Thule DockGlide 896


The Thule DockGlide secures your kayak horizontally to a rack for transport. The rear cradles are spring loaded to conform to the bottom of your boat and allow loading from the rear.

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Thule DockGlide 896

The Thule DockGlide 896 is a great system for loading a kayak. The marine grade carpet back pads give consistent, even support to the hull and allows you to slide the boat forward. The rubber lined front saddles are designed to mold around and support the hull of your kayak. The DockGlide is a safe and secure system for transporting kayaks horizontally.


  • Easily load and unload the kayak with the pivoting felt-lined rear saddles that help glide and center a kayak onto the vehicle
  • Two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever conforms to limitless range of hull shapes
  • Protects the hull with large, flexible, cushioned pads
  • Quickly secure the kayak using the center load straps with car-protective buckle bumpers and QuickDraw bow and stern tie-downs
  • Fits a variety of Thule rack systems, round bars and most factory racks due to T-Track and FlipFit brackets
  • Accommodates kayaks up to 36 in/90 cm wide and 75 lbs/35 kg
  • View Alder Creek’s kayak transportation video here.


Load capacity 75 lb
Dimensions 5 x 8 x 5.5 in
Weight 6.8 lb

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