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Malone SeaWing Kayak Carrier and Load Assist w/ Tie-Downs - Rear Loading - Clamp On

Malone SeaWing Kayak Carrier and Load Assist w/ Tie-Downs - Rear Loading - Clamp On

Item # MPG113MD
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Watersport carrier with load assist helps you load and transport 1 kayak on your roof rack. Load assist slides out over the rear of your vehicle so you can easily push a kayak up onto the carrier. Tie-downs included. Clamp-on installation. Great Prices for the best watersport carriers from Malone. Malone SeaWing Kayak Carrier and Load Assist w/ Tie-Downs - Rear Loading - Clamp On part number MPG113MD can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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Malone Watersport Carriers - MPG113MD

  • Kayak
  • Roof Mount Carrier
  • Aero Bars
  • Factory Bars
  • Round Bars
  • Square Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • Saddle-Style
  • Malone
  • Clamp On
  • Rear Loading
  • Load Assist

Watersport carrier with load assist helps you load and transport 1 kayak on your roof rack. Load assist slides out over the rear of your vehicle so you can easily push a kayak up onto the carrier. Tie-downs included. Clamp-on installation.


Features:

  • Carrier with load assist makes it easy to load and transport 1 kayak on your roof rack
  • Load assist slides out over the rear of your vehicle to help you load a kayak onto the carrier
    • Set boat on the extended arm and then push it up onto the carrier
    • Reduces strain of lifting the boat and protects hull and roof from scratches while loading
  • Wing-style saddles with rubber padding protect boat from scuffs and scratches during transport
  • 2 Load straps with cam buckles secure kayak to your roof rack
  • 2 Bow/stern tie-downs anchor kayak to your vehicle
  • Quick and easy installation on most crossbar styles - no tools required
    • Universal Jawz brackets secure to crossbars with integrated hand knobs
  • Polycarbon and nylon saddles and load assist are corrosion-resistant


Specs:

  • Application: round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars
  • Minimum crossbar spread: 24"
  • Carrier capacity: 1 kayak
  • Weight capacity: 75 lbs
  • Dimensions:
    • Carrier: 27-1/2" wide x 7-3/16" long x 4-3/4" tall
    • Load assist: 25-1/8" long x 10-1/2" wide x 5" tall
  • Strap length: 12' long
  • Weight: 16.2 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


MPG113MD Malone Sea Wing Stinger Combo Kayak Carrier and Stinger Load Assist - V-Style - Universal Clamp On

Installation Details MPG113MD Installation instructions


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Malone SeaWing Kayak Carrier and Load Assist w/ Tie-Downs - Rear Loading - Clamp On - MPG113MD

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (35 Customer Reviews)

Watersport carrier with load assist helps you load and transport 1 kayak on your roof rack. Load assist slides out over the rear of your vehicle so you can easily push a kayak up onto the carrier. Tie-downs included. Clamp-on installation.

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I bought these because I wanted to carry two kayaks flat on top of my car that has factory racks. Other solutions for two kayaks either required a wider bar on top, or J-style carriers. These worked great for my purposes and I was able to carry two sea kayaks easily. It was very easy to put together, and putting it on and off the car takes very little time.

One thing that pleasantly surprised me is how stable the kayaks were. I thought that they would be wobbly because of the single connection point, but that wasn't the case at all.

The rear loading clamp-on is very handy if you are by yourself and/or you have a tall vehicle. I used these on both a Subaru Impreza and a Toyota 4Runner. I was able to load the kayaks on top of a 4runner with the rear loading attachment by myself. When you have two people though, it is simpler to just lift the kayak on top of the car instead. If I was to do this again, I probably won't bother with the rear loading attachment since I never go kayaking just on my own.

The one complaint I have is when I put the piece down on the floor of the garage, the screws pop out the rubber screw hole covers. This isn't a really big deal, and some glue can probably fix it. Still annoying though.

I highly recommend these.


Comments
These carriers are still working really well. I found that Im not using the load assist as much any more. With two people, its just not necessary. Still nice to have for those solo trips though.
Serdar - 04/14/2022


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I had been very happy with etrailer.com in the recent past. On this occasion I ordered this product on 9/6 and requested 2nd day delivery so I could get my wife setup for a weekend outing. My delivery did not come until 9/12, when I checked UPS message it showed "Ground Delivery" not sure if that was correct? When it did show up the box was falling apart. Fortunately everything was intact in the box. I am adding pics of what the box looked like when I received it. No outer box just the original vendors box and it barely held up.. only by tape. Not acceptable on all counts. Your customer service has been great but not to thrilled with shipping!
Thank you




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Set up on our 2014 Subaru Outback took about an hour as it was unfamiliar and we took our time. The wings attach solidly to the factory cross bars. After practicing loading and unloading two 10 foot sit in kayaks (about 40 lbs. each) we took a trip of several hundred miles to Missouri from Louisiana.
The racks never budged. We stopped along the way and always made a safety check that tie downs were taut and the racks stable. Other than tightening a line or two no further adjustments were needed.
We drove both two lane and interstate roads at normal highway speeds. Gas mileage dropped about 2 mpg.(we averaged 25 mpg.)
Loading and unloading became smoother with practice though the extenders that are supposed to ease that procedure did not work as well as advertised (the kayak can still shift oddly on the extender). I probably could have done without the extenders for the little difference they make.
We are senior citizens in our 70s. The system is manageable for us. We preferred trying a roof rack vs. trailer.




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Review already sent on 8/19/2021. The "Wings" only just fit my Hobie Revolution 13. If the pressure points are not exactly right the wings distort the hull.

I like the design of the carrier but I have yet to put it to the test. I do not like the hooks at the end of the ropes, they come off too easily. I replaced them with a Carabiner, much safer.

My kayak weighs 70 lbs so my hope is that I can slide it off/on the roof more easily at the ramp. I like that the wings can be installed on one side of the roof, it makes it easier to thread the tie-downs and attach to the car without the rope being diagonal to the hood. I needed my bowline and my truckers hitch and my taught line hitch as well as my round turn and two half hitches to set up the bow and rear tie downs. I made a double tie down for the front with carabiners to go onto the metal loops underneath the car on each side. Of course you can use a flat tie-down with a cam buckle as well.

Before this product I had the Hobie pads on my roof. They worked quite well and could be adjusted to support the kayak in the right place. They are not as easy as the sea wings I suspect when it comes to loading/unloading. I am hoping that the kayak will not shift on the sea wings during transport. That would result in the kayak hull getting distorted.




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I had purchased a j style rack previously and could not load my kayak by myself so I purchased this instead. Easy peasy!!! Could not have asked for something easier so my dog and I can go kayaking together!




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Haven't got the kayak yet, but I was able to put the carrier together and get it on the roof without too much hassle. At first I was intimidated by the 20+ steps in assembly, but then saw that the actual assembly only had nine, the rest were instructions on threading and cinching the straps. The bolts that came with the carrier didn't match up to the sizes listed in the instructions, so that slowed me down a bit. Once I figured out that the different sizes are for different sizes of roof racks, things went together well. As far as etrailer goes, I'm very happy with the prompt delivery and the heavy duty packaging.




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I needed to use a Dremel tool and sandpaper to fix a deformity in the sliding rail for the loading attachment. The rail-slot was not uniform and was too narrow in one portion for the bolt to fit and slide. Other than that it was easy to mount and will work nicely. I informed etrailer of the issue because this may defect appearing on several units.


Comments
Thank you for the notice. I notified the manufacturer about this and they had not heard about this issue before.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 06/20/2022


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It is a little tricky to use. The tie downs are not easy to use. The loading ramp works ok but it is a little small for the bow of the boat to fit snuggly. It feels like the boat could slip out if you are not careful with taking it off or putting it back on. I have not had any mishaps but that's because I am being extra careful. It's a little nerve racking. I would not buy it if I had used it before. It does help but it still is not easy.




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It’s a good rack, 5.0 on quality of construction. It’s
A great rack with a lot of diverse application.

But it’s not a revolutionary change over other racks.




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The load assist really helps. I didnt rate it a 5 because its made of a kind of plastic that leaves black marks on the hull of my composite kayak. Not damage but not nice either.




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Videos are great, Product and custom pictures help decide which product works best on my vehicle. If there are issues they resolved quickly. I have not talked directly with anyone, but emails are friendly and professional.




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Used with Hobie Lynx kayak. Width was great but Hobie kayak is more of a flat bottom so rear loading "V" does not work that well.




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Fantastic set up for higher roofs




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Did a lot of reading on various types of kayak carriers before deciding on the Malone SeaWing and have been very happy with it. The load assist does what it's supposed to (though still need two people to load our pair of Old Towns) and the kayaks remain stable and secure even on rough Wyoming roads. Very happy with my purchase!




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As we have become progressively older, our kayaks have become exponentially heavier and much become more difficult for us to load on top of the car with our "J" hooks. I am just 5 ft tall and although my husband is 6 ft tall, it has become harder. I always have to step up on stool while lifting the back end of the kayak onto the "J" hook. So not feeling comfortable pulling any sort of trailer, the search was on for a different solution. We found that solution with the seawing carrier with the load assist. We just got them and put them on top of the car (did not strap them or tie them down as we were not going anywhere and already know how to do all that) Well they exceeded our expectations! It took no time to assemble them, the directions were easy to follow and easy to clamp onto our crossbars. We have a 2015 Subaru outback with the integrated cross bars and they fit perfectly. Prior to buying them, I sent all our measurements to e-trailer to make sure width wise, they would fit. I could only find pictures of cars with one kayak, not two. E-Trailer assured me they would and as you can see by the picture, we have room to spare. They slid on the roof very easily. The load assist was very easy to retract and then put back. Also we can now fit the car in our garage with the kayaks on them, so we can load the night before and they will be safe,rather than loading them at 4:00 AM before getting on the road. So we are very pleased. Unfortunately our weather is not cooperating right now to take them out, But we know for certain once the weather is good, it sill be simple, easy process for us to get out on the water. Very good product. I am very glad we bought them and you will be too.




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Did not work that well with Hobie Lynx kayak.




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It's really great set of kayak carrier and load assist. I was able to load 2 Wilderness Pungo 120 kayaks (29" width) on original factory installed Subaru Outback (2019) bars. Load assist is really great that enables my wife loading/uploading 50 lb kayaks by herself without any helpers. Very easy to install and etrailer instructional video is very helpful. I could not find any better saddle-style solution for 2 kayaks for my Outback.




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So far so good. I have used it twice. Easy to install, there are some extra parts. It would be nice to know that, I always think I have missed something. I do put a yoga met on the back of my car just to be sure. I have a high car.




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it was easy to put together and install on my mini van and it was easy to put the kayaks on top by myself. its great that i can carry 2 kayaks at a time with these side by side, i have seen other lift asset carriers that cost up to $1000.




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I like it and I'm about to use it again this afternoon.
I would change two things:
- I would make it lockable so that I wouldn't feel the need to remove it after taking the kayak off my CR-V at the put-in site, but I worry that it will eventually be stolen if I don't.
- I wish the extender was about 6" longer so that it would actually hang off the end of my 2019 CR-V.


Comments
I use it every week 6 months out of the year. One of the treads came loose, but I used the glue recommended by someone at Malone CS and it seems to be okay now.
TLBGT - 07/04/2021


by:

Makes loading from the rear very easy, and the wings hold the kayak very securely, although I opt to run the straps under the crossbar for added stability, and it doesn’t move at all.




by:

the product seems to be of high quality. Definitely makes loading my Hurricane santee 116 sport a breeze. The company is extremely efficient in their shipping of the order. Very Happy thus far!




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Easy to install on my Outback. Very helpful for loading and unloading my kayak.




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Easy to assemble and had minimal vibration at 75mph




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Delivery was very fast, Installation easy. Have not had chance to actually try the product cause my kayaks are still on back order :).



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