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Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long

Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long

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This kit is an easy way to carry a kayak on most roof rack crossbars and naked roofs. Foam blocks provide a safe surface between your vehicle and boat. Included straps and tie-downs ensure that your kayak stays in place during transport. Lowest Prices for the best watersport carriers from Malone. Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long part number MPG152 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Malone Watersport Carriers - MPG152

  • Kayak
  • Roof Mount Carrier
  • Malone
  • Foam Blocks
  • Aero Bars
  • Factory Bars
  • Square Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • Naked Roofs
  • No Load Assist
  • Side Loading
  • Non-Locking

This kit is an easy way to carry a kayak on most roof rack crossbars and naked roofs. Foam blocks provide a safe surface between your vehicle and boat. Included straps and tie-downs ensure that your kayak stays in place during transport.


  • Complete kit includes everything you need to carry 1 kayak on the roof of your vehicle
  • 2 Durable, closed-cell foam blocks hold the kayak steady
    • Non-skid underside keeps blocks in place during loading and protects your roof
  • Load straps secure kayak and blocks to your vehicle
    • 2 Block straps secure kayak to the blocks
    • 2 Cam buckle load straps run through your vehicle's interior to secure kayak and blocks to the roof
  • 2 Bow/stern tie-downs anchor kayak to your vehicle
  • Quick and easy installation on vehicles with a naked roof and most crossbar styles
  • Made in the USA


  • Application: naked roofs and round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars
  • Carrying capacity: 1 kayak
  • Weight capacity: 55 lbs
  • Foam block dimensions:
    • Overall dimensions: 18" long x 4-3/4" wide x 3-3/4" tall
    • Height at center of block: 3"
  • Load strap length: 15' long
  • Block strap length: 9' long
  • Bow/stern line length: 12' long
  • Weight: 3.3 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty

Foam block dimensions

MPG152 Malone Deluxe Kayak Kit with Tie-Downs - Foam-Block-Style - Roof Mount - 1 Kayak

Installation Details MPG152 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long - MPG152

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (4 Customer Reviews)

This kit is an easy way to carry a kayak on most roof rack crossbars and naked roofs. Foam blocks provide a safe surface between your vehicle and boat. Included straps and tie-downs ensure that your kayak stays in place during transport.

- MPG152

Great price, good quality, why shop anywhere else 729819

- MPG152

Easy to install and looks very nice on Mazda CX-5 Have used it twice to carrie 13.5 feet kayak and it did the job with no issues 568361

- MPG152

Works adequately for carrying a kayak o ccasionally. 526106

- MPG152

The product arrived quickly and meets my high expectations. The 4/5 stars is because of one issue. I wondered why the instructions say the green straps go through the vehicle and not just around the side bars. My first time using it, I ran the straps through the vehicle, and later it rained buckets. When I got into the vehicle, I found the rain had channeled along the green straps and dripped enough water to soak sections of the four seats. Perhaps running the green straps through the side bars provides less security or makes more noise, but I'm going through them next time. 519318


Ask the Experts about this Malone Watersport Carriers

  • How To Carry Kayaks On 2015 Ford Escape With Naked Roof and Moonroof
    Yes, the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier # MPG152 can be used on the naked roof of the 2015 Ford Escape with moonroof as long as you do not put the foam block directly on the glass. If your moonroof is small enough to where you can place the blocks on either side of it and the kayak does not touch the glass you are good to go. It includes the straps and tie-downs to ensure that your kayak stays in place during transport. If your kayak is larger you may consider adjustable SportRack part...
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  • Will Malone Foam Block Kayak Carrier # MPG152 Work on Subaru Outback with Factory Side Rails
    Yes, the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs # MPG152 referenced in your question will work well on your 2015 Subaru Outback that features the raised factory side rails. The rails won't interfere with the straps and can even be used as an attachment point instead of running them through the vehicle. I have attached an image from the installation manual that addresses this. This kayak system includes 2 of the foam blocks, 2 block straps, and 2 ropes to anchor the bow and stern...
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  • Kayak Carrier Recommendation for 2008 Honda Civic and 2010 Honda Accord Naked Roof
    The best economical solution for carrying kayaks with both vehicles is the Malone Foam Block Kayak carrier part # MPG152. This is a very easy to use carrier that can fit basically any vehicle's roof so it would work great for you.
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  • How To Secure an Inflatable Kayak to a Bare Roof
    If you wanted to use the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs part # MPG152 then you would need to secure the foam pads to the roof in addition to running a strap though the pad to secure the kayak because the bow and stern tie-downs would most likely not provide enough force to keep the kayak secure. That said, we do offer the SportRack Foam Block Roof Kayak Carrier part # SR5527 which is designed for bare roofs. The other option you have would be to use the Malone HandiRack...
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  • Installing Foam Blocks For Kayak On Naked Roof Or Steel Square Crossbar Roof Rack
    The Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long # MPG152 can be secured to a naked roof through the door frames and over the kayak using the 15 foot straps. This will give you a length of strap running on the inside of your door frames near the headliner. Then you will secure the bow and stern with the other straps. When attaching to a roof rack, you can simply use the cutouts in the blocks to center the foam pads on square, round, or aero bars. The...
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  • Recommended Carrier For Kayak Compatible With Popup Camper
    For the least structural impact on a popup, you can use the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long # MPG152. If you are looking to add a roof rack, I recommend the SportRack Pop-Up Camper Roof Rack - Square Crossbars - Steel # SR1020. These feet permanently bolt to the roof of your camper. Then for a kayak carrier, I recommend the Thule Hull-A-Port Kayak Carrier w/Tie-Downs - J-Style - Fixed - Side Loading # TH834. This will give you a sturdy carrier...
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  • Recommended Kayak Carrier For 2008 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab And 10 Foot Kayak While Towing Trailer
    I recommend the Rhino-Rack 2500 Roof Rack - Square Crossbars - Naked Roofs or Fixed Mounting Points - 54" Long # DS1375B along with the Custom DK Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs - Naked Roof # DK227. Then I recommend the Rhino-Rack J-Style Kayak Carrier - Fixed - Universal Mount # S510 to secure your kayak to the roof rack. I recommend using the Rhino-Rack Anchor Strap - Qty 1 # RRRBAS to give you a tie down point at the front of your truck. For a more economical...
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  • Parts Needed To Carry Two Kayaks On a 2018 Kia Sedona With Flush Rails
    The most cost effective system we have for your 2018 Kia Sedona is going to be the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbar Roof Rack part # RRVA137B-2 and part # RRSX023. Although cost effective, the Rhino-Rack system does not lack quality and it is very easy to use. It also comes with locks which are extra for most other options. In order to mount two kayaks, you will need to use one saddle style carrier, the Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier part # RR570 for the heavier kayak and then...
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  • How To Carry Two Kayaks On a 2017 Ford F-350 Short Bed Over a Tonneau Cover
    I have a few systems that you can use to carry two kayaks on your 2017 Ford F-350 over the bed with a BAK Revolver X4 Hard Tonneau Cover part # BAK79330 installed. The best system is hands down the Thule TracRac SR Sliding Truck Bed Ladder Rack part # TH43003XT-785 because the crossbars have channels so you can use channel mounted accessories like the Thule Hullavator Pro Kayak Carrier part # TH898 or the Thule Hull-A-Port Aero Kayak Carrier part # TH849000. The TracRac SR also has sliding...
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  • Roof Rack and Kayak Load Assist Recommendation for 2011 Chevy Equinox with Raised Side Rails
    There is a solution for you, but the issue with the BoatLoader EVO # Y04085 the crossbar spread as well as its 80 lb weight capacity, which is less than your 87 lb fishing kayak. Instead, for your 2011 Chevy Equinox with raised side rails I recommend the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack, which will give your Equinox a very functional, durable rack that will allow you to use a load assist. This roof rack uses aero bars and consists of: - Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars # RRVA126B-2 (Black) OR...
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  • Kayak Carrier Compatibility with 17 Foot Sea Kayak System
    The Yakima EasyTop Universal Fit Roof Rack - Padded - 80 lbs # Y07418 has maximum load dimensions of 14' long x 3' wide according to the manufacturer, so they don't recommend it for a 17 foot sea kayak. The Malone Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long - 1 Kayak # MPG152 or the Rightline Gear Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam-Block-Style - Roof Mount - 12" Long # RL100K10 do not have a length requirement, but I recommend using a roof rack and more stable support for...
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  • Economical Roof Kayak Carrier for 2014 Chevy Suburban
    A post-style multi-kayak carrier like the Rhino-Rack Nautic # RRS520 that you referenced and the similar Thule Stacker # TH830 is a great way to transport up to 4 kayaks as long as the vehicle has a compatible roof rack. They are indeed a cost-effective option. But on a taller vehicle like your 2014 Suburban this type of carrier may not be the easiest to use in terms of loading and unloading since you typically need to get access to the center of the roof where the carrier typically mounts...
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  • How To Secure A Kayak To A 2016 Nissan Rogue Using the Rhino-Rack RS 2500 Roof Rack
    In order to secure a kayak to the Rhino-Rack RS 2500 Roof Rack part # RRRS612B which is a fit for your 2016 Nissan Rogue you will need a bit more than just a tie down strap. I recommend the etrailer J-Style Kayak Carrier part # E98878 because it will be easy to load your kayak off an on and it comes with tie downs. That said, if you are looking for something more cost effective you would go with the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs part # MPG152.
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  • Compatibility of the K2 Flip Rack and the Yakima BowDown on the 2015 Ford F-150 Supercrew
    The K2 Flip Rack, # K2TFR150, will fit your 2015 Ford F-150 Supercrew, regardless of the bed size. It is a confirmed fit with the 5-1/2, 6-1/2 or 8 foot bed. This fold-down ladder rack is a favorite of tradesmen and sportsmen alike. The easy clamp-on installation doesn't require any drilling or permanent mounting. And, since the crossbar adjusts to fit multiple truck bed widths, many owners keep it when they trade their truck in for a newer model. I went to the warehouse and took some...
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  • Will Malone Kayak Foam Block Fit TracRac G2 Crossbars
    Malone doesn't list a maximum crossbar size for the Foam Kayak Block # MPG159 so I went out to our warehouse to actually test fit the block onto a TracRac crossbar, which is indeed larger than standard crossbars. I found that the block fits perfectly with even some room to spare, so there wasn't any issue getting it onto the bar. The foam block simply gets wrapped around the crossbar using the pre-cut gap on the underside. It's simply a matter of manipulating the bottom lip with your...
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  • Roof Rack Kayak Carrier for Hobie Oasis Tandem Kayak
    Some kayak carriers have a finite weight capacity, such as the Thule Hull-A-Port XT # TH848 which can handle up to 75-lbs. Since you have a fairly heavy kayak I suggest using a lightweight foam block carrier to keep your total roof weight load within the car's rating. As an example, the Malone # MPG152 features two 18-inch foam blocks and includes load straps and bow/stern tie-downs. If this is not wide enough for the Hobie you might consider using two of a similar smaller foam carrier,...
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  • How to Use Rhino-Rack T-Load System to Transport Kayak on 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500
    The Rhino-Rack T-Load Hitch Mounted Load Assist and Support Bar # RTL002 that you referenced is designed to be used with an existing roof rack crossbar system or bare roof carrier, which aren't included with the kit. If you want to go with a more permanent setup to use with the T-Load the best route is with a crossbar system. If your Silverado has the Crew Cab I recommend the Rhino-Rack Vortex Crossbar System that consists of # RRVA150S-2 for the two 59" Vortex Crossbars in Silver or...
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  • Do I Need to Mount the Boats on the Crossbars of my Malone MegaSport Trailer
    I suppose you could use the Malone MegaSport Kayak Trailer - 86" Crossbars - 1000 lbs # MPG535 in this manner, but I don't necessarily recommend it since it's just going to scratch up the boats and might potentially obscure the lights and license plate. Typically we recommend using a kayak carrier on the crossbars to carry your boats since this is the safest and provides the easiest loading and unloading option for your kayaks; a good low cost option to protect the hulls of the boats...
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  • Recommendations on How to Safely Carry 12 Foot Jon Boat on Roof of 2013 Hyundai Tucson
    A great choice would be a Inno Square bar roof rack, which would be made up of the following parts: 54 inch square profile crossbars part # INB137 Inno Feet for Crossbars, part # INSUT Vehicle specific clamp kit, part # INK605 To secure the boat to the roof, using ratchet straps like # IMF14256 hooked over the crossbars would provide a secure hold for the boat. Using foam blocks like # MPG152 would protect the roof rack from the boat and vice versa, as well as adding some friction...
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  • Does The Rubber Stripping In Rola Ladder Rack For 2014 Toyota Tacoma Need To Be Cut For Accessories
    Yes, the buffer strip in the Rola Haul-Your-Might Ladder rack cross bars for the 2014 Toyota Tacoma part # 59799 needs to be cut to fit around your channel mounted accessories. You will need to measure to cut the exact location of your anchors. Most Ladder Racks do not come with the rubber buffer strips in the bars. If you want a ladder rack designed without the rubber strips Thule TracRac part # TH27000XTB-TA for the Toyota Tacoma is a great option. The bars are aerodynamic to cut...
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  • Recommended Kayak Rack for 2020 Ram 1500 with RamBox
    We don't have any ladder racks directly compatible with any 2020 Ram 1500 with RamBox. My recommendation for your kayaks is to use the the Darby Extend-A-Truck Kayak Carrier w/ Hitch Mounted Load Extender and Single-Bar Roof Rack # DTA944-968-924. You can add foam blocks if desired like the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long # MPG152 which come with tie-downs. The alternative option is to use a roof rack, but I'd need to know the type of cab...
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  • Does Rack Have to be Used With Rhino-Rack T-Load Hitch Mounted Load Assist
    If you don't want to, it is not a necessity to add a roof rack to your 2014 Ford Edge in order to use the Rhino-Rack T-Load Hitch Mounted Load Assist and Support Bar for 2" Hitches # RTL002. If you'd like to use foam blocks you can absolutely do so, with the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style # MPG152. This will give you the exact set up you are looking for to haul your kayak.
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  • Recommended Kayak Carrier for Use with DeeZee Invis-A-Rack on 2017 Ford F-150
    You can carry two kayaks on the DeeZee # DZ951550, but there aren't specific carriers that are designed to fit on the crossbars on this ladder rack. You could load the kayaks on the bars without anything on them, but the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs - Foam Block Style - 18" Long # MPG152 would be a great choice to add some protection and keep the boats from getting scratched up. The Malone kit comes with tie downs included, so it would have everything you need to secure the...
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  • Roof Rack and Carriers for 3 Kayaks on 2011 Honda Pilot
    Kayak carriers are generally sold separately from roof racks and we can help you with a roof rack to enable use of the Thule Stacker # TH830 multi-kayak carrier. Your 2011 Pilot could come with either raised front-to-back roof rails or a totally bare roof. If you have the factory-installed raised rails I recommend the Thule Crossroads Wingbar rack, parts # TH711520 and # TH450R, because their 60-inch aero bars will give you plenty of space for the 3 kayaks and also a wide bar spacing...
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  • Recommend Invis-A-Rack for 2019 Ford F-150 with 5-1/2 Bed To Secure Kayak
    The correct Invis-A-Rack Folding Ladder Rack for your 2019 Ford F-150 with the 5-1/2' bed is part # DZ951550, the part # DZ951600 is for a 6-1/2' bed. If the length specification you are looking for is of the base rails then what I can tell you is that they sit about 2-3" in from the very end of the bed rail. The Invis-A-Rack Folding Ladder Rack will do an excellent job of holding your Hobie Pro Angler 14. Although we don't have a carrier specially for the Invis-A-Rack Folding Ladder...
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  • Rooftop SUP Carrier Setup for my 2010 Hyundai Accent
    I have some good solutions for you! I don't think the Rhino-Rack SUP and Surfboard Pads part # RRRWP03 is the best solution they are designed to fit on aero style crossbars and there isn't an aero roof rack available for your 2010 Hyundai Accent. If you want to transport a SUP or surfboard you can use the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier with Tie-Downs part # MPG152. These can be installed directly on top of your roof or added to the roof rack system I will recommend below. This will include...
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  • Can Rhino Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Carry 16 ft Canoe on 2009 Toyota Camry
    Depending on its weight, the rack you asked about might very well be able to handle your canoe. The Rhino Rack 2500 Series roof rack for your 2009 Camry, which consists of parts # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA, and # DK114 which is the vehicle specific clamp kit that attaches the crossbar/leg assembly to your Camry. When assembled, the crossbar/leg/clamp assembly has a 130 lb weight capacity. However, this capacity might be limited by the weight bearing capacity of your Camry roof, if it...
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  • Roof Rack And Kayak Carrier Recommendation For 2012 Kia Rio 5 Door Hatchback
    If your 2012 Kia Rio 5 door hatchback has no side rails or roof rack system installed, the Rola Sport Series Roof Rack, part # 59712 would be a fit for you. This system has T-slots in the elliptical crossbars that allow you to attach various accessories. This roof rack does not have designated tie-down locations. For your kayak, the Malone Deluxe Kayak Carrier, # MPG152, will work well with the roof rack you referenced. This system includes a strap that will secure the kayak to the vehicle,...
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