Swagman Exo Aero Rooftop Kayak Carrier System with Tie-Downs - Saddle Style - Universal Mount

Swagman Exo Aero Rooftop Kayak Carrier System with Tie-Downs - Saddle Style - Universal Mount

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This 2-piece, saddle-style carrier holds 1 kayak hull side down on your roof rack crossbars. Space-saving, rubber-padded saddles are easy to load, and the universal mounting hardware attaches to most crossbars. Includes tie-downs and bow/stern ropes. Lowest Prices for the best watersport carriers from Swagman. Swagman Exo Aero Rooftop Kayak Carrier System with Tie-Downs - Saddle Style - Universal Mount part number S65145 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Swagman Watersport Carriers - S65145

  • Kayak
  • Canoe
  • Roof Mount Carrier
  • Swagman
  • Saddle-Style
  • Aero Bars
  • Factory Bars
  • Round Bars
  • Square Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • Clamp On - Standard
  • No Load Assist
  • Rear Loading
  • Non-Locking

This 2-piece, saddle-style carrier holds 1 kayak hull side down on your roof rack crossbars. Space-saving, rubber-padded saddles are easy to load, and the universal mounting hardware attaches to most crossbars. Includes tie-downs and bow/stern ropes.


  • 2 Saddle-style cradles hold 1 kayak or canoe hull side down on your roof-rack crossbars
    • Mount this space-saving carrier near the end of your crossbars, opening up more space on your rack for other gear
  • Soft, co-molded polyvinyl saddles protect your hull from abrasions and scratches
  • Simple clamp-on installation on most crossbar configurations
    • Hand knobs let you tighten brackets around bars
    • 60-mm and 100-mm Bolts included for mounting on tall crossbars
  • 2 Tie-down straps with cam buckles secure kayak to your roof rack
  • 2 Bow/stern anchor ropes with vinyl-coated S-hooks anchor watercraft to your vehicle
  • Glass-reinforced, thermoplastic saddle bodies are lightweight yet durable


  • Application: round, square, aero/elliptical and most factory crossbars
    • Maximum crossbar width: 2-1/2"
  • Minimum crossbar spread: 24"
  • Carrying capacity: 1 kayak or canoe
  • Weight capacity: 100 lbs
  • Tie-down strap length: 10'
  • Bow/stern rope length: 10'
  • Limited lifetime warranty

65145 Swagman Exo Aero Saddle-Style Kayak Carrier System with Tie-Downs - Roof Mount

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

Video Transcript for Swagman Exo Aero Kayak Carrier System Review

Today we'll be taking a quick look at the Swagman Exo Aero Rooftop Kayak Carrier with tie-downs, part number S65145. This is a two-piece saddle-style carrier that holds one kayak or canoe hull-side down on the roof of your vehicle. This carrier is made of a glass-reinforced thermal plastic that is lightweight and durable, and also has a soft, polyvinyl saddle that protects your hull from abrasions and scratches. The Swagman Exo Aero works for round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars. With the small, compact design of the Exo Aero, it can be mounted at the end of your crossbars opening up more space on your roof rack for other gear. It comes with everything that you need to secure a kayak or a canoe to the roof: two tie-down straps with cambuckles and two bow and stern ropes. Now we'll go over the quick, simple, tool-free installation. The first thing we need to do is simply just place the kayak rack up onto the crossbar.

Now there are two bolts that come with this kit: two long bolts and then two of the shorter bolts. We have an aero bar here so what I'm going to do is just simply slide the bolt in. Then it comes with a vinyl-coated bracket which we will just insert with the bolt through the hole and thread on your wing nut. With the front part of the rack installed, then I'll just repeat the same process for the rear saddle. Now that we have it installed onto our crossbars, we're ready to load up a kayak. We'll lift the kayak up and place it into the saddles.

A neat thing about it is that is kind of flexible so it will have some give when you're placing it hull-side down into the saddles. Then what you want to do is just get it as even as possible, making sure as much of the saddle comes into contact with the hull of the boat as possible. Now that we have the kayak in place we're going to use the cambuckle straps to secure the kayak to the vehicle. Just depending on what you're most comfortable with, you can either install the strap first and then load up the kayak, or what I did is I installed the kayak and now I'm going to install the straps. Basically all you need to do is insert one end of the strap through the hole here at the end of the saddle and then just take the strap and then throw it over the kayak. Because this is a cambuckle strap you're going to have to do the throw-over technique with both ends of the strap. We're going to go back through this end and then back up to the cambuckle and pull it tight.

Neat thing about this is that they have this pad here that the cambuckle will rest on to protect your kayak from any scratches or abrasions. Pull that tight, then you just tie off the excess strap. Then I'll just repeat the same process for the back one. Now we're ready to install the bow and stern ropes. The ropes do come with a s-hook preattached. What I'll want to do is just insert one end of the strap through the handle here.

Then I'm going to come back down and I'm going to try to find a sturdy steel anchor point on the underside of the car to where I can hook this to. Then I'll repeat the same process for the back. That will complete today's review of the Swagman Exo Aero Rooftop Kayak Carrier System, part number S65145. .

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Swagman Exo Aero Rooftop Kayak Carrier System with Tie-Downs - Saddle Style - Universal Mount - S65145

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (17 Customer Reviews)

This 2-piece, saddle-style carrier holds 1 kayak hull side down on your roof rack crossbars. Space-saving, rubber-padded saddles are easy to load, and the universal mounting hardware attaches to most crossbars. Includes tie-downs and bow/stern ropes.

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Build like a tank, easy to mount, does the job well. Thanks, e-trailer 249702

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Works well and is well made. No a quick on and off the roof. Screws provided to attach rack to rails were way too long and all had to be cut. They have a unique head which made it impossible to just get shorter screws. Does not fold flat so garage door opening has to be pretty tall. 284285

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Although it's good quality for the money and job to hold kayaks, you need to have a sea/ww kayak for best results, I should have bought something for a canal kayak. Still it's good quality. Would recommend buying it even though I needed something different. 525693

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I have (2) Wilderness Systems Pungo 120 kayaks and was looking for something better that the cheap J-Shape kayak holders that I purchased elsewhere. Unless you are tall enough to lift the kayaks and install them from the side, the loading of a kayak on it's side is unwieldy and somewhat frustrating to keep the kayak from flipping to a horizontal position. I am using the factory racks with crossbars on my 2006 Toyota Highlander. I was looking for a solution that would allow me to load 2 kayaks with the keel down. Using a large bath mat to protect the paint I was able to load the kayak by myself and I am 5'6". The one thing that they could improve is that the rubber pads on the wings are very tacky. Once that you set the kayak onto the wings, the kayak will not move back and forth. You will find it very hard to move the kayak front to back once it is set in the cradle. This is a good thing since the kayak could slide off should a strap fail. The Pungo 120 has multiple angles so the contact with the wings are very minimal. The rubber does keep it in place before strapping them down. Once you load the kayak onto the wings, it will stay where it is.. it is a kind of a struggle to move the kayak.. a solution is to throw large beach towel on the wings before loading your kayak and you can position the kayak with ease. Once you have centered your kayak, lift the kayak one end at a time and remove the towel. Bow and stern tie downs are necessary to completely secure your kayak. The wings are 28" across and will rise 6" above your crossbars that you attache them to. 280378

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I paired the Swagman Exo rooftop kayak carrier with the Darby truck extender and it worked great at solving my problem of clearing my trucks light bar that is mounted on top of the bed sports bar. Got the new kayak strapped down and ready for its maiden voyage this weekend! 642478

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Very simple to install. Nice durable quality. Impressed by design. Fit my new kayak great. 300638

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The Swagmag Kayak Carrier were a Perfect fit for our custom Kayak carrier. 540035

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Great product, easy to install. Great customer service. 690573

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Fits my kayaks perfectly and are well b uilt. 665092

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Use these to carry our kayak on top of our F450 while pulling a fifth wheel trailer. We have had no issues. The boat is securely fastened with a minimal amount of effort. Finding the proper location, front to back, eliminates any air sound from the kayak. 664898

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This product is great to carry my 12ft pedal kayak 80lib. Very strong and affordable priced. It is an excellent purchase 636029

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Great service always a pleasure shopping with etrailer. The kayak saddles were listed for use with car and SUV roof racks I mounted them on the cross bars on a Triton canoe/ kayak trailer the worked great easy to install with supplied hardware. 522594

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Very happy with this product. Works with all my kayaks. Very happy with customer service. I will order from etrailer. 469285


Still loving the carrier.

Robert - 01/24/2019


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Product as described. I am preparing for a trip from Michigan to Florida. I set up the Exo Aero saddle style carrier on my roof rack to test out the system . Everything fit well and my fishing kayak seemed very secure in the carrier. I am confident the kayak will be secure for my future trip. 461057

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Carrier broke on second trip to coast. 377199

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Excellent service and fast delivery! The product I order was exactly what was described, and works perfectly! Thank you Very Much! 353070

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The item is as discribed and well constructed. It is easly assembled and installed to roof rack. It makes loading and hauling the kayak easy. 200789


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  • How Wide is the Swagman Exo Aero Rooftop Kayak Carrier # S65145
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  • Using Swagman Exo Aero Kayak Carrier System # S65145 on Yakima Rack and Roll Trailer
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  • Does Swagman Exo Aero Rooftop Kayak Carrier Fit Rhino Rack Roof Rack
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