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BoatBuckle Pro Series Kwik-Lok Gunwale Tie-Down Strap - 2" x 16' - 400 lbs - Qty 1

BoatBuckle Pro Series Kwik-Lok Gunwale Tie-Down Strap - 2" x 16' - 400 lbs - Qty 1

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This gunwale strap offers strength, security and convenience. It secures one of your boat's gunwales to your trailer, stores extra strap length during transportation, and makes the trailer more visible at night. 1,200 lbs Max load. 1-800-940-8924 to order BoatBuckle boat tie downs part number IMF17636 or order online at Free expert support on all BoatBuckle products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for BoatBuckle Pro Series Kwik-Lok Gunwale Tie-Down Strap - 2" x 16' - 400 lbs - Qty 1. Boat Tie Downs reviews from real customers.
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BoatBuckle Boat Tie Downs - IMF17636

  • Gunwale Strap
  • 11 - 20 Feet Long
  • Manual
  • 351 - 500 lbs
  • 1-1/8 - 2 Inch Wide
  • BoatBuckle
  • Snap Hooks

This gunwale strap offers strength, security and convenience. It secures one of your boat's gunwales to your trailer, stores extra strap length during transportation, and makes the trailer more visible at night. 1,200 lbs Max load.


  • Heavy-duty tie-down strap firmly secures your boat's gunwale to your trailer
  • SUR-Grip rubber-coated Kwik-Lok buckle is easy to grip and control with one hand
  • Seat-belt-quality polyester webbing
  • Hi-Vis protective PVC pad under the buckle and vinyl-coated steel S-hooks protect your boat's paint finish
    • Built-in keepers prevents S-hooks from disconnecting
  • Night Eyes closure patch on buckle reflects light, adding to your safety at night
  • Built-in closure stores extra strap


  • Strap dimensions: 2" wide x 16' long
  • Maximum load strength (break strength): 1,200 lbs
  • Safe working load limit (WLL): 400 lbs
  • Quantity: 1 gunwale strap
  • 1-Year limited warranty

Load your boat onto your trailer, open the buckle, connect the bottom S-hook of the Pro Series strap to the side of your trailer's frame, then connect the top S-hook to an anchor point on the gunwale of the boat. Pull the end of the strap through its buckle and turn the buckle down to tighten the strap. Secure the opposite gunwale with another strap (sold separately).

Note: Gunwale tie-downs should always be used along with a winch strap and a set of transom (stern) or bow tie-downs. All straps and cables should be chosen according to their safe working load limit (WLL). To determine the maximum load, or break strength, of the strap, simply multiply the WLL by 3. The WLL is always one-third (1/3) of the maximum load.

F17636 Pro Series Kwik-Lok Gunwale Tie Down Strap by Boat Buckle (IMMI) - 16' x 2" - 1,200 lbs

Installation Details IMF17636 Installation instructions

Video of BoatBuckle Pro Series Kwik-Lok Gunwale Tie-Down Strap - 2" x 16' - 400 lbs - Qty 1

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.

Video Transcript for CargoBuckle Tie Down Straps Manufacturer Review

Speaker 1: What makes IMMI's BoatBuckle and CargoBuckle so unique is that they're not just another tie down. They're safety products, designed by a safety company. Our IMMI engineers have designed BoatBuckle and CargoBuckle to the highest degree of quality, so our customers can put them to the test, and over the past 50 years, that's exactly what we have done.In our quality assurance lab, our products take on mud, water, and salt, face brutal temperatures, heavy loads, pull after pull, to give you the most trusted tie down money can buy. So, whether you find yourself in salt water, fresh water, mud, dust, sand or snow, you can count on BoatBuckle and CargoBuckle to secure your load.IMMI is recognized as a safety leader all over the world, with proven products that protect children, first responders, our military, truck drivers, outdoor adventurers and more. As global leader in the design, testing and manufacturing of advanced safety systems, you can trust us to take care of what matters most. You can trust IMMI's BoatBuckle and CargoBuckle..

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BoatBuckle Pro Series Kwik-Lok Gunwale Tie-Down Strap - 2" x 16' - 400 lbs - Qty 1 - IMF17636

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (98 Customer Reviews)

This gunwale strap offers strength, security and convenience. It secures one of your boat's gunwales to your trailer, stores extra strap length during transportation, and makes the trailer more visible at night. 1,200 lbs Max load.


This tie down system is well made and works well with the optional pads. The clips on each hook ensure that they do not unhook from the trailer. That was a feature that I had on my previous tie down system and an option that I wasn't going to do without this time around. The tie down secures the boat easily and the extra strapping is easily and conveniently stored within a Velcro strap. A nice touch. I just installed the tie down and haven't had a chance to use it for any length of time, but it am expecting it to last for quite some time as it is quite well made.

The tie down continues to work just as well as day one! I continue to recommend this tie down.
Chris G - 08/17/2015


Etrailer has done a exceptional job getting a quality product in bulk order to my company at a great price 2 years in a row. Shipping is fast and customer service is top notch. Look forward to working with them in the future. Melissa you rock. Thanks

Still like the straps, placed another bulk order about three weeks ago. Just waiting on arrival. Thanks
John - 02/20/2018


This item is on back order and did not arrive but it should work well


I can comment on the quality of the strap and hooks from the day I strapped down my 20' boat on my trailer. The strap has plenty of length and could fit on a larger boat while the hooks are heavy duty with safety stops to prevent them from unhooking. A quality buy in my book.


So thankful that I purchased this product. We started our trip from NC to Florida and on the way back we had a tire blow! If we had not had this strap secured to the boat and trailer with the strength it provided then the outcome would have resulted in a huge wreck. Needless to say I am sold on this product!!!
Donna T. safe back in NC !


Nice strap and easy to use. I will buy from this company again.


One word comes to mind regarding my recent purchasing experiences with - - FANTASTIC! Reasons being - - great quality products, competitive pricing, super Customer Service, and prompt delivery and follow-up. Having been in World Business for 30+ years - - is a ROLE MODEL for others to follow/emulate. It is a sincere pleasure being an customer. My only recommendation to the entire Team is to - - "keep on, keeping on!" Dr. Don H


Best strap we've ever used. We have a pool/spa company. We are located right on the Atlantic ocean and it can get very windy. These tie-downs are used on the spas we service to keep the wind from blowing the covers off.


Boat buckles for gunnel and bow tie down fit the bill perfectly. Easy to apply and adds security to the boat on trailer.


It's kind of hard to find a tie down strap of this quality around here where I live. It works really well, & I' am proud to have. Thanks


hard to get as tight as I would like.I will have to go to a ratchet tie down .I think it would work better


Very nice product. Well made.


Light weight, yet strong enough to provide ample holding power for securing boat to trailer.


Perfect replacement strap for the boat. Old one finally broke. Boat Buckle strap seems to be very well made, should last a very long time.


Good product but takes to long to get it in to the shipping process. Your turn around time is very slow.


The Best, been using them for years for solutions!


Boat strap is as expected from product description. Arrived sooner than expected, packaged well, in new condition. All good.


appears to be good quality. Works well


The hooks a at the two ends have started to rust, but they still hold strong.


Worked as it should. Good product. Would order again.


Good straps.


Delivered on time. Works well.
what I wanted.




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