Yakima ShowDown Drop-Down Kayak Roof Rack | Adventure Kayak Magazine | Rapid Media
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A sea kayaker fastens his kayak to the Yakima ShowDown roof rack Courtesy Yakima

New Yakima roof rack is user friendly for a single sea kayak or two SUP boards.

MSRP: $449

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The ShowDown is super versatile and protective, thanks to felt-covered saddles that flex to the boat shape and can be positioned for a boat’s width and hull shape.

The Yakima ShowDown drop down roof rack

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The Yakima ShowDown drop down roof rack with a kayak attached to the side.

The Yakima ShowDown drop down roof rack with a kayak strapped to the roof.

Features:

Simple, intuitive design that conveniently slides out and tilts down

Folds down for a low profile when not in use

Weight: 21 lbs.

Felt-covered saddles that flex to the boat shape

Easy, tool-free bar clamps attach to any crossbar shape and are lockable with the addition of SKS locks (sold separately)

Compatible with Yakima and after-market crossbars

Capacity: 1 boat or 2 stand-up paddle boards 

Includes 2 heavy-duty tie-down straps, 2 bow & stern tie-downs, 4 RoundBar adapters

The Yakima ShowDown drop down roof rack with two standup paddleboards strapped to the side.

The Yakima ShowDown drop down roof rack with two standup paddleboards strapped to the roof.

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