Thule DockGlide 896

Easy Glide Kayak Carrier

Felt lined rear supports to allow easy placement into the DockGlide 896 whilst the front rubber pads give great cushioning and support once strapped securely for transport.


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Thule DockGlide 896 - Kayak Carrier

Thule DockGlide 896 Kayak Carrier available from Bournemouth Canoes


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Thule DockGlide 896


The Thule DockGlide 896 is a kayak carrier that features felt lined rear saddles allowing you to simply lift the front end of your kayak on to the carrier and slide it into position.

The two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever adjust to accommodate a limitless range of hull shapes allowing for a safe and secure fit.

The Dock Glide 896 has large, flexible and cushioned pads to prevent damage in transit and comes complete with straps that have buckle bumpers to prevent damage to your vehicle.

This carrier can transport kayaks up to 90cm and weighing up to 35kg.


The Thule DockGlide 896 comes complete with a T-Track adapter to easily fit the Thule WingBar, ProBar and SlideBars.


  • Easily load and unload the kayak with the pivoting felt-lined rear saddles that help glide and centre 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
  • Easily secure the kayak using the centre load straps with car-protective buckle bumpers
  • Including T-track attachment
  • Accommodates kayaks up to 90 cm wide and 35 kg
  • Thule Square bar requires 8897 adaptor (optional extra).


  • Load capacity Water Crafts:1 kayak - 35kgs
  • Rubber cover for strap buckle Length of strap (cm): 2 x 4m

  • Fits WingBar

  • Fits SlideBar

  • Fits Pro Bar

  • Fits SquareBar - using 8897 adapter

  • Not One Key System compatible

Delivery Information

Delivery of Clothing, Equipment, Accessories, Paddles & Inflatable Boats/Boards:

We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Northern Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks & Canoes:

We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Northern Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.

Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.

For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.


COVID-19 Update - Click & Collect Temporarily Suspended

For the continued safety of our customers and colleagues our Click & Collect Service is temporarily suspended. Orders can still be placed through our website for "Contactless Collection", however collection of orders will not be possible until normal contactless collection services resume.

Give us a call on 01202 625256 if you have any questions about the Thule DockGlide 896