The Yakima Bow Down is a j-cradle kayak rack that folds down when not in use for better aerodynamics and overhead clearance.
The Bow Down has an integrated boat ramp, making loading kayaks much easier.
Yakima's HullGuard padding uses EVA foam for improved boat protection.
J-Cradle design accomodates many kayak shapes and sizes (single touring, recreational or whitewater kayak).
SteelCore construction utilizes a steel substrate encased in durable foam padding.
Folds down flat when not in use for garage clearance.
Integrated ramp system assists in kayak loading.
The Yakima Bow Down can be locked to the roof rack with a 2 pack of Yakima SKS lock cores (sold separately).
2 BowDown j-cradles
2 Heavy Duty Straps with padded buckles
2 Bow/Stern Tie-Down Straps
The Bow Dow kayak rack mounts to Yakima racks, Rhino racks, Inno racks, Whispbar racks, Thule racks, and most factory crossbars.
Click the logo to launch the Yakima Fit Guide to determine proper fit:
Backed by a Yakima Lifetime Warranty.