Universal Quick Draw Ratchet System (855XT) by Thule®. Quickly and easily secure the bow and stern of your kayak to your vehicle with this ratcheting rope system. Much more effective and secure than tying knots or using bungee cords.
- Effectively secures the bow and stern of a roof mounted kayak to the vehicle
- Can also be used with canoes, paddleboards and other equipment
- Tautness can be adjusted easily
- More effective than tying knots with plain rope or bungee cords
- Can be used with the Thule Hood Loop Strap and Quick Loop Strap
Whether your valuable gear arrives at its destination depends upon how well it's secured. Thule provides state-of-the-art rooftop transport systems for a variety of watersports equipment, but gear like kayaks that extend out in front of and behind the roof, should also be secured properly at the bow and stern. Attachment methods like plain rope or bungee cords can loosen up, and you may not realize how loose until it's too late.
The Thule Quick Draw Ratchet System can apply just the right amount of tightness to secure your gear without damaging it. And should the rope develop some slackness during the trip, it can be made taut again with just a tug on the free end of the rope.
The Quick Draw hook can be attached directly to the boat, or use the included attachment strap for clearance and to prevent damage. Attach the other hook to underneath the bumper or at another convenient point on the undercarriage. A Thule Hood Loop Strap or Quick loop Strap can also be used as an attachment point. Once the hooks are properly attached, pull on the free end of the rope until the proper tightness is attained. When you reach your destination and you're ready to unload, just press the lever located above the ratchet spool to release the tension.
Thule® designs and manufactures products for outdoor enthusiasts, athletes, and those that lead an active lifestyle. They specialize in developing and marketing cargo transportation solutions so these people can bring their gear with them wherever they go, whatever they drive. Thule was founded in Sweden in 1942, and built their first roof rack system in the 1960s. Today Thule leads the market with innovative products for transporting, bicycles, watercraft, snowsport equipment and other gear on the roof, with the trailer hitch, on the trunk or hatch, or in the pickup bed. Thule manufactures the strongest, most durable and longest lasting load carrying systems on the market, and backs their products with a lifetime warranty. Over 80% of Thule products sold in North America are made in USA, and Thule employs over 1,000 American workers.