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Recreational kayak (No. 7579817)

Recreational kayak
Length x Width x Height
Recreational kayak
260 x 79 x 30 cm
18 kg
Are the dimensions precise?
Total weight:
18 kg
94 km
Private person

Pick-up address and date

Ireland, Wexford, Gorey

From 22 Mar 2021 to 24 Mar 2021

Delivery address and date

Ireland, County Kildare, Rathangan

From 22 Mar 2021 to 24 Mar 2021

How to transport a kayak?

Because of its unordinary shape and size shipping kayaks may be a challenge. Kayaks are usually transported on top of the car. In order to do this you need to use roof racks with special roof rack towers. Placing a canoe on roof racks to make it stay still and secured during a long journey could be tricky. There is an easy tip that makes it possible. Put some squashy material on the roof rack. The material will act as a slip resistant pad.

Canoes are supposed to be installed on the roof of the car upside down by special stretchy straps with metal buckles. Use at least two belts. Moreover, don’t forget to grab an additional belt with you – in case one of the belts gets ripped during transportation. When you ship a kayak using your vehicle make sure the cargo isn’t too heavy for your car. It is very important in case you want to ship more than one kayak. Before you start the car check again if all the belts are installed correctly. Do not pull the belts too hard though. They may demolish the kayaks. On the way your freight isn’t supposed to move. If you hear any sound coming from the roof, pull over to rapidly examine the situation. Have in mind that not only your safety is at risk, but also people’s travelling close to you.

Having canoes on the roof ought to mobilize the driver to drive cautiously and not too fast. In addition, don’t forget to pull over regularly to check the situation on the roof of your vehicle. Furthermore, it is important to obey the law in your region regarding transporting a huge load. In some countries drivers have to specially assign their cargo with material and stripes. Check if you have any obligations according to local regulations. Do your research well before you hit the road. 

Cooperation with transport providers

As you may notice, shipping canoes on your own is not an easy task. Despite the fact that kayaks are quite light they are still large. This is the reason why the best way to deal with the issue is to engage a shipping company.

Proffessional transport providers are more experienced with untypical cargo as well as use dedicated equipment and vehicles on regular basis. The easiest way to find the right service provider for you is listing your cargo via Clicktrans.com. After listing your cargo and providing essential information, you will get quotes from couple transport providers that specialize in shipping kayaks. You can compare prizes, work out the details with couriers as well as feel confident that your special items will be shipped on time and wherever you desire.

The cost of canoe shipping

The price of delivering kayaks depends on the quantity of the equipment, the weight and size of the load and, naturally, the miles to travel. For example transporting a canoe abroad from United Kingdom to Poland costs about £70-£100.

To learn more you can check couple transactions on Clicktrans:

Canoe delivered from Poland to England:


A small canoe transported from UK to Poland:


The equipment shipped from Sweden to Poland: