Thule DockGrip 895

Kayak Carrier

Adjustable carrier that firmly secures your kayak on to rubber padded grips, to your roof rack.

DockGrip 895 - £121.50 (RRP £135.00 - Saving £13.50)

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Thule DockGrip 895 - Kayak Carrier

Thule DockGrip 895 carrier available from Bournemouth Canoes


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Thule DockGrip 895


The Thule 895 consists of four adjustable rubber supports that holds closed cockpit kayaks, SUP Boards and Sit on Top kayaks securely onto a car roof-rack system. Not only do the feet provide a more secure load as they hold the boat, they also preserve the hulls integrity. This is achieved by the four points of contact cradling the hull, and prevents it becoming squashed onto horizontal bars when the boat is being tightened into place.

This product is ideal for kayaks with deck fittings or hull shapes that do not lend themselves to be loaded upside down directly on the bars. The 895 Kayak Dock Grip system is also great for transporting SUPS, sailboards and smaller watercraft up to a maximum weight of 40kg, and 90cm wide.

The DockGrip 895 replaces the popular Thule Kayak Carrier 874, and gives more adjustability, to provide a better fit for a wider range of kayak shapes and a larger surface area on the foot-pads to give more security and protection.

The  DockGrip 895 comes supplied with a pair of 4m cam-straps with protective rubber buckle cover, and bow/stern lines.
The 895 water-sport carrier is designed to fit to all Thule bars with the T-Track system (Aero, Wing and Slide Bars). It can also be fitted to standard square profile bars with the addition of the Thule 8897 Square Bar Adapter (available separately).


  • Can carry a variety of hull shapes as well as SUPs with two independent pivoting saddles with angle-setting lever
  • Protects the hull with large, flexible, cushioned pads
  • Easily secure the kayak or SUP using the center load straps with car-protective buckle bumpers
  • Including T-track attachment
  • Accommodates kayaks and SUPs up to 90 cm wide and 40 kg
  • Thule Square bar requires 8897 adaptor (optional extra).


  • Load capacity Water Crafts:1 kayak - 40kgs - 90cms width
  • 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

  • Also suitable for other crafts, like SUP's and small boats.



We offer a delivery service for the Thule DockGrip 895 throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.

Delivery times are estimates based on years of experience; we do not offer a guaranteed timed delivery service. Our overnight service works well for the core more densely populated areas of the UK for Clothing and Equipment orders. However more remote less densely populated areas will not be covered by a next day service.

Delivery of canoes and kayaks is classed as “ugly freight” because mechanical handling and automatic parcel processing cannot be used; therefore a delivery time of 3-5 working days is more realistic. For remote location that delivery time will be dependent on the local courier’s ability to onward ship the goods. Not all areas of the UK are serviced by vehicles that can handle canoes and kayaks. Online orders can be tracked online using the courier’s website – tracking details will be provided. We make every effort to deliver goods within the estimated time scales.

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Local Delivery of Canoes and Kayaks

If you are local to our shop in Hamworthy, Poole then we may be able to deliver a Thule DockGrip 895 with one of our own vehicles. For boats, this is free to most BH Postcodes - please call us on 01202 625256 to discuss your requirements.

Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Thule DockGrip 895 online from our website and collect from our shop in Hamworthy, Poole or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection.

Our other stores are:

  • Southampton Canoes - Totton
  • Cornwall Canoes - St. Columb Road, Nr Newquay
  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven, East Sussex
  • Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth, Devon
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

International Delivery

We are able to ship most items all over the world, please contact us with your delivery address, contact details and the item(s) you wish to order and we will respond promptly with a carriage cost.

Give us a call on 01202 625256 if you have any questions about the Thule DockGrip 895


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