The Best Kayak Dolly | Save Your Back With A Top Rated Kayak Dolly


Getting your kayak on and off of your car can be difficult enough, but what about transporting it to the river, or to storage? For that you need a kayak dolly, also referred to as “kayak wheels” or “kayak carts.” Whatever you call them, kayak dollies are generally two-wheeled devices that support one end of a kayak, or the mid-to-rear of a kayak, canoe, or Stand-Up Board (SUP) to allow the user to easily transport their boat and gear to the water.

There are also carts that have poles or funnel-shaped bars that slide into the scupper holes of sit-aboard kayaks. If you have a sit-aboard kayak, make sure you know the distance and circumference of the scupper holes when shopping for a kayak dolly. You’ll want to make sure your kayak will fit the cart you choose.

If you plan to make kayaking a regular hobby of yours, a kayak cart is a necessity, not a luxury, especially if you’re older, a solo paddler, or not able to carry 40-50 pounds long distances. Take your time looking at different models, features, and designs before you buy. If you can, try the dolly out in the store on a store kayak to get a feel for what it might feel like on rougher terrain.

The size of your cart should correlate to the size of your kayak. Don’t buy a cart that is smaller than your kayak. Pick a cart that is roughly the same size as your kayak so you’re able to balance it as you ride. If you buy a cart that’s too much smaller, you’ll find yourself having to work hard to balance the dolly/kayak and will find your kayak and gear toppling over as you move them.

Think about where you typically go to launch your boat, and whether or not you’ll need to carry the dolly with you on your trip.

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Kayak Dolly

Kayak dollies come in all shapes, forms, sizes, and prices. Many are made from composite materials and won’t rust if you take them into the water to unload, or live near the coast where salt can be a problem. But on the other hand, some composite models may be weakened or damaged over time if you let them sit in the sun as UV rays can break down some composites. Storing some plastic or composite dollies in an unheated storage area over the winter can cause cracking. So, think about where you’ll be storing your dolly in the off-season.

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Some carts are designed to turn into what looks like a simple beach chair when not being used to haul your boat, giving you a place to sit at the end of the day. Some dollies are lightweight and compact, or break down or fold up – making it easier to stow in your kayak and take with you on your trip – in case you need to portage around low, or bad sections of water. Other kayak dollies use straps, others depend on Velcro; still others let the weight of the boat and the structure of the supports wedge the boat securely on the wheels during transport.

Some kayak dollies have room for tying down gear while others are bare bones, designed only to get your boat to the water. Some are wide and are positioned near the center of the boat; others are designed to hold the stern (rear) of your boat and are narrower and less stable, but lighter and easier for short hauls.

Which should you choose? It depends.

  • How much does your boat weigh?
  • How wide (beam) is your boat?
  • Do you have more than one boat to transport?
  • Do you have a lot of gear to take each time? (Fisherman, hunter, photographer, camper with gear, coolers, camping equipment etc.)
  • How far will you have to move your boat to the water on an average trip?
  • Do you have a tandem boat?
  • Will you be using a launch ramp putting the kayak dolly into the water?
  • Do you plan to take the kayak dolly with you, or leave it on shore or in your vehicle?
  • What’s your budget?
  • Are you transporting the boat over soft dirt, rocks or sand along a beach?
  • Will you be transporting your boat through forest, fields, down trails?
  • Will others in your group be using the kayak dolly?

Once you have a good idea of what your needs are, you’ll be in a better place to determine what dollies will work and which won’t.


How much does your boat weigh?

Heavier boats, tandem boats, boats with extra gear etc. will need a higher capacity dolly. It’s a good idea to buy a kayak dolly that will accommodate at least 20 pounds more than your boat and all your gear actually weigh. Lightweight models often fail when loaded to capacity, so buy the beefiest model you can afford. And make sure your boat when loaded with an ice cooler, paddles, life jacket, fishing gear, water, camping equipment and all the “stuff” you plan to take with you doesn’t overload the capacity of the kayak dolly. If you have children or toddlers who want to “ride” the boat to the water’s edge, remember to take their weight into account as well.

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Every ounce matters. It’s not just the boat’s weight that counts. Sometimes paddlers’ gear weight exceeds the weight of their boat!

Width and Length

How wide is your boat?

The overall width of a kayak’s cross section is called its beam. The wider the beam, the more stable your boat will be on the water, but the harder it may be to find the right dolly. Some dollies have arms that come up on either side of your boat, but most have a bar or flat surface the boat rests on and is strapped down to. Know what your boat’s beam measurement is when considering each dolly.

Some dollies can only accommodate certain lengths of kayak. If you are transporting an ocean kayak of 17-21 feet for instance, look for a dolly that supports the center of the kayak, not the end.

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Airless or Semi-Pneumatic Tires: Airless, or non-pneumatic tires (NPT), are tires that are not supported by air pressure. They are used on some small vehicles such as riding lawn mowers and motorized golf carts, and in items like kayak dollies. Because they don’t depend on an inner tube or air pressure to form or keep their shape, they are puncture proof – meaning getting a thorn, nail, or sharp rock won’t deflate or destroy them. Some airless tires are solid rubber while others have a honeycomb or other internal spoke structure, like foam, that they rely on for support. They last longer, and don’t need air or inner-tube changes.

An airless or semi-pneumatic wheel can look very much like a pneumatic wheel on the outside, but it is what is inside that makes the difference. Semi-pneumatic wheels feature a dense, molded rubber with a hollow core.

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The hollow of the semi-pneumatic wheel isn’t under pressure, which is why the outer rubber is much thicker. Since no air pressure is in place to push out on the wheel, the support for the wheel’s shape comes from that heavier, thicker body.

This makes the wheel much heavier than the pneumatic wheel, but it is also immune to punctures since letting the air out will not cause the rubber wheel to become flat. If you’re looking for the performance of a pneumatic without the extra maintenance of a pneumatic, this is a good choice. It’s not as good as a pneumatic, but depending on the type, size and brand of the tire, it can be very close.

Pneumatic Tires: Pneumatic tires on kayak dollies are like pneumatic tires on cars. An outer rubber wheel is attached to a rim and air (or sometimes foam) is forced inside of the wheel to provide pressure, providing shock absorption over uneven and bumpy surfaces. This air or foam fill helps the tire achieve the appropriate load and deflection characteristics needed to carry the weight of your boat and gear. The main benefit of pneumatic tires is their ability to absorb shock loads from impacts and cushion the load (ie. your boat and gear).

Pneumatics are longer and wider than non-pneumatic tires, and are used where there is uneven or bumpy terrain (grass, fields, packed gravel, dirt, etc.) or where the contents of the load shouldn’t be subjected to sudden shock loads. When used off-road they can absorb the unevenness of off-road terrain, making pulling a kayak up or down a rocky river much easier on you and the boat.  These wheels lend themselves well to applications that require both off-road and pavement operation.  Pneumatic tires are also quiet in use because of the soft rubber tread and shock absorbing ability.

The con to pneumatic tires is that they can and do get flats. They must also be monitored, like your car tires, to ensure they are properly inflated. Because the tires do flatten out on the bottom when sitting, it takes a little more oomph or pressure when you begin to pull the cart because of the resistance of the tires. Once moving however, that resistance is easily overcome and the tires roll well.

Even with the cons and extra maintenance of a few minutes per trip, if you’re going to be portaging, moving your kayak along rough trail heads, rocky beaches, or for long stretches on uneven, rough land, pneumatic tires are the only way to go.

Solid Composite Tires: Solid composite tires are generally solid rubber tires, or rubber tires filled with a dense foam or plastic composite rather than air. They’re best used on level surfaces with lower weights.

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Questions to Ask Yourself When Considering Tires

Will you be taking your boat across sand? Rocks? Gravel? Mud? Swampy land? Then you’ll want a kayak dolly with pneumatic tires and heavy treads. They are sturdy enough to handle the roughest terrain – especially if you plan to take the dolly with you and use it to portage trails in the wilderness.

The downside to these tanks of the kayak dolly line is that they’re heavy and add extra weight to your boat and overall load. Weigh the pros and cons of airless versus pneumatic versus solid composite wheels or tires as well.

The plus side is, you won’t have to carry your boat while navigating rough terrain. They’ll take up more room and add a few pounds to your overall load, but they’re worth their weight in gold when the time comes to portage your boat and gear for a few miles through the woods or down a rock strewn beach. These heavier wheels tend to be larger, giving you more clearance for obstacles like logs, tree roots, and rocks in your path.

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There are thicker, wider, softer wheels for soft dirt, sand, beaches, and rocks, and thinner wheels for parking lots, and flat, hard surfaces. You can manage if you have thinner wheels if you go off-road, but it’s harder to pull. Try to buy wheels for the terrain you’ll be on most of the time, or buy a set of dollies for each environment so you’re always prepared.

If you’ll mostly be wheeling your kayak down a boardwalk at the beach, across a parking lot, or on paved surfaces, then any lightweight wheel will do.


It might sound odd to think about kickstands on kayak dollies, but they’re important. They keep the dolly from rolling away or shifting while you load it, and while you strap it down. Some kickstands are easy to deploy and to lift than others. Make sure you can easily reach the kickstand once your boat is loaded. Some kickstands are removable, meaning once you load or unload your boat you can remove the kickstand, making storage easier. Kickstands ensure that the dolly doesn’t fold or collapse when you’re pushing or loading a heavy boat either.


If you regularly put-in, or launch your boat from the same type of place (boat ramps, parks, parking lots, etc.) then you know about how far you’ll need to transport your boat. If you like to launch off of trails or down roads where you need to walk ¼ mile or greater, then you’ll want a kayak dolly with larger, sturdier, and puncture proof/resistant tires to make transporting your boat easier.

Alternatively, if you’re going longer distances over rocks, tree roots, down trails, through underbrush and weeds to get to the water, strongly consider a kayak dolly with pneumatic tires. A dolly designed for a paved parking lot won’t work. Or, it will work, but you’ll work harder pulling it through terrain it wasn’t designed for.

Kayak Dolly Design

Kayak dollies come in a variety of designs, but the simpler the better. The more moving parts, the more things there are to break. If you have a sit-aboard kayak, look for a kayak dolly designed especially for sit-aboards. These kayak dollies have a bar, funnel or other device that slides into the sit-aboards scupper holes, making it unnecessary to tie the boat to the dolly. If you have both a sit-in and a sit-aboard kayak, look for a kayak dolly that will handle both sit-ins and sit-aboards.

Design elements you’ll want to look for in a kayak dolly:

  • Foam cushioning to protect your boat from scratches and dents.
  • Ease of tie down.
  • Length of tie downs.
  • Tie down holes or places you can attach bungee cords.
  • Kick-stand for holding the kayak dolly steady when loading and unloading your boat.
  • Weight – Lightweight dollies are great for carrying and storing, but if they’re too light they can twist and break under the rigors of loading and unloading them.
  • Width of strap or tie down.
  • Floating ability – Some dollies will float, others will sink.
  • Release buckles – You only have to untie a wet tie-down strap once to appreciate the ease buckles and quick release straps provide.
  • Material – Is the kayak dolly made of durable aluminum? Plastic? Composites? A combination of all?
  • Can you buy replacement parts if something breaks?
  • Can the dolly be folded, or the wheels removed for transport or storage?

There are three different types of kayak dollies or carts based on where the cart is secured in reference to the kayak itself.


This is the kind of kayak dolly you’re most likely to see because it’s typically the cheapest kind of dolly made. This dolly drags the kayak from the back. They are attached to the stern or rear of the kayak in a variety of ways – from bungee cords to Velcro, or wide web strapping. You have to ensure the dolly and your kayak are compatible, though.

It’s also important to check whether the kayak is too wide, posing an incompatibility issue. The kayak is pulled along at about a 30 degree angle, making it hard to carry any gear on top of the boat, although some items can be stuffed into the cockpit and secured for transport.


The kayak is strapped on the dolly in one or more places, the most common one being the center or close to center. The kayak is pulled along in a level or semi-level manner, meaning it’s also easier to pile gear on top of your kayak and strap it down for moving as well.


These are for sit-aboard or sit-on-top kayak dollies only. You plug your cart in on the kayak scupper holes found in the seat area. Different kayaks have different plugin sizes, and it is important that you make sure your sit-aboard scupper holes are the same distance as the supports on the plug-in dolly when you buy it. Measure your scupper holes from center-to-center, and then measure the plug-in dolly from center-tip to center-tip as well.  Note the circumference of the scupper holes and the thickness of the plugs on the dolly. 


Will you be taking the dolly or cart with you, or returning it to your car once you’ve unloaded your boat and equipment? If you plan to take the dolly with you, look for kayak dolly designs that fold or can be deconstructed and packed away and strapped to your kayak for transport. Some kayak dollies float, but if not, make sure you secure it to your boat so that if you flip, the dolly doesn’t sink.


Almost all dollies come with foam bumpers or padding designed to protect your kayak while underway. Make sure the foam is durable and dense and will last the season. Ask if the manufacturer has replacement parts for the dolly. That includes foam bumpers, screws, wheels, and straps.

10 Things you need to Know about Kayak Dollies

  1. New tires stink. You don’t notice them when you get new tires on your cars or other things because they tend to be outside where they breathe or “off-gas” and you don’t notice. But tires are made of petroleum and depending on how new or what kind of tire you have on your dolly, they may reek. The solution is to wash them with Dawn or any other dishwashing detergent and let them air dry outside. The smell will fade and disappear with time. It’s just part of the manufacturing process, and while not pleasant, it’s not a fault or defect.
  2. Screws come loose and disappear. It’s one of those Murphy’s Laws kinds of things. If screws weren’t tightened properly at the factory, maybe it was someone’s lunch break and they got in a rush, or they’re training a new guy and he’s not quite as skilled as his counterparts. He may have forgotten or under tightened a screw, and it fell out under all the shaking of being shipped to you. Look in the box for any parts that may have fallen out or gotten dislodged in transit. You should know how to use a screwdriver.
  3. Read the directions. Watch the videos.
  4. Before assembling your kayak dolly, check the instructions. Make sure you have all the parts, that you understand the sequence, and that you have all you need to assemble the dolly. Compare the parts you have to the parts in the illustration in the instructions. Some dollies require no tools. Some dollies only need for you to attach the wheels, and some require assembly.
  5. Don’t wait until your trip to test your kayak dolly. Once your dolly arrives, hang onto all the packaging and paperwork and give it a test run to see if: one, it fits. Two, it works. And three, you feel good about your purchase. Don’t wait until you’re at the river or the lake to figure out where the straps go or how it works. Your fellow paddlers may be helpful, but most likely will be annoyed. Do a dry run or two, or three, before you’re at the put-in. Everyone will love you more. If you do your dry run and hate it, ship it back while you still have the packaging, the plastic, and all the stuff that came with it.
  6. Learn how to strap your boat down properly. It’s great if you know how to use a rope to tie awesome knots, but webbing is different. Truckers use a simple, effective, and very secure knot with webbing called, appropriately enough, “A Trucker’s Hitch Knot.” Learn it, you’ll never regret it. Use the Trucker’s Hitch to cinch down any load. This combination of knots allows a line to be pulled very tight – which is incredibly useful when your kayak is rocking and rolling and threatening to tip over as you’re pulling it over rocks and uneven ground.
    Probably the most useful hitch there is, the Trucker’s Hitch allows a line to be pulled tight as a guitar string and secured. It is used by truckers to secure heavy loads in place and works equally well tying canoes and other objects to the tops of cars, kayak dollies or wherever. Once the line is pulled to the desired tension using the pulley effect of the loop in the middle of the line, the knot is secured with a couple half hitches around one or both lines. Here’s a great video on how to tie a Truckers Hitch:
  7. Lift with your legs, not your back. Kayak dollies are an amazing invention, allowing those with bad backs, knees, and the ravages of age to enjoy kayaking well into their 90s if they use them properly. If you want to keep kayaking, learn the ergonomics of moving your boat properly. Straight back; lift with your legs.
  8. Ask for help loading your kayak dolly. The dolly is designed to transport your kayak once you get it loaded. That doesn’t mean you don’t sometimes need help getting your boat off your car and onto the dolly – no matter what your age, physical condition or strength. Never be afraid to ask for or give help while loading or unloading your boat.
  9. Take your time. While kayaking is a sport anyone can learn to do in an hour, it takes time to get really, really good at it. Don’t rush it. Enjoy the journey. If you don’t master it the first day, week, or month – you’re not alone. Even the experts are still learning. Take your time and learn all you can about your boat, your kayak dolly, and your sport. It’s not a race.
  10. Post a review yourself. When you go to buy any product, especially one related to your sport or hobby, it’s the personal reviews that sway you most. We all like to read honest reviews by other users. Once you purchase a kayak dolly and use it, go back and post an honest review to help others make an informed decision as well.
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TMS CART-CANOE/KAYAK-KY001((B)) Deluxe Boat Kayak Canoe Carrier Dolly Trailer Tote Trolley Transport Cart Wheelkayak dolly

Kayak Dolly Capacity: 120 pounds loading capacity

Dolly Weight: 8.7 LBS
Tires: Large (9-1/2″D) tires (3-1/2″ wide)

Material: Aluminum pipe (20 x2mm) anodized Stainless steel.

Transport a single canoe or kayak from the parking lot to the lake easily and hassle free with the TMS Cart-Canoe/Kayak Dolly. The large 9-1/2″ diameter tires provide stable support on uneven terrain which is especially useful in sandy areas. These tires will roll smoothly across sand and gravel. They come with stainless steel fasteners and chrome lynch pins for securing them to the cart.

This is a quick assembly dolly. Only the wheels need to be attached, and will come off for storing and transport. This cart works great as a kayak dolly or canoe dolly.  This kayak dolly is designed to hold a canoe/kayak by the hull in a V-shaped cradle with 3-1/2 “L.

The cradle arms are connected together with a 13-inch long nylon strap to prevent the cradle from opening too far, and a 12-ft long tie-down strap for securing your boat. The tie-down strap is easy to install. The dolly breaks down for easy and convenient storage or transport. This kayak dolly has a solid metal frame complete with foam bumpers on each arm to protect your canoe/kayak hull. A sturdy double-leg kickstand allows easy loading and unloading.

Part of the support stand features a 9-1/4″H spring-loaded stand which keeps the dolly cart propped up onshore for quick loading out of water. Easily rest a kayak or canoe on the dolly cart platform, strap it down and it’s ready to go. It is foldable, easy for storage.

C-Tug Kayak & Canoe Cartbest kayak dolly

Kayak Dolly Capacity: 260 pounds loading capacity

Dolly Weight: 10 lbs (4.3 kg)

Tires: Puncture free Diameter 260mm (10″), Width 90mm (3.5″), Bore 25.4mm (1″), Axle length (inner to outer bush face) 83mm (3.27″)

Material: Composite non-corroding engineering polymers, with stainless steel reinforced axles

This tool-free assembly kayak dolly is lightweight enough to pack in your kayak if you need to portage anywhere along your route. Puncture-free wheels with high grip rubber tread make transporting your boat over rocks, gravel and rough terrain easier than carrying it. All the parts snap together, meaning you don’t have to bring tools of any kind to assemble or disassemble it.

This kayak dolly can be assembled and disassembled in under 20 seconds and stores in most kayak cubbies. Wholly constructed from UV resistant, non-corroding engineering plastics and stainless steel, it will carry up to 120kg (260 lbs) and comes with puncture-free, hi grip wheels. You’ll never get a flat tire, and don’t need to carry a pump.

The rugged, unique and tool-free design means you can assemble it in under a minute, move your boat from your kayak rack to the water, then pull it apart and stow it inside your kayak or canoe while you’re out on the water.

The C-TUG will suit most hull shapes including Wilderness, Ocean Kayak, Old Town, Viking, Hobie, FeelFree, NuCanoe, Jackson. While the manufacturer claims it’s effective on sand, mud and soft ground, many reviewers claim it’s not good on soft ground but excellent on hard packed surfaces of all kinds.

Bonnlo Kayak Cart Canoe Carrier Trolley with NO-FLAT Airless Tires Wheels Transport Jon Boat Dolly Totekayak dolly for canoe

Kayak Dolly Capacity: 165 pounds loading capacity

Dolly Weight: 8.2 pounds

Tires: (10″D x 3″W) Airless

Material: Solid Aluminum

The Bonnio Kayak Cart and Canoe Carrier Trolley does just what the names says: it carries kayaks or canoes on its solid aluminum frame. With foam bumpers on each arm to protect your canoe/kayak hull, this cart is popular with paddlers who want an airless tire transport. Although the manufacturer says it will move a Jon boat, be aware of the weight limitations as it will not hold over 200 pounds.

The carrier folds down for simple storage and transport. The tires can be quickly removed with the removal of a lynch pin and can be conveniently stored in a large backpack or right in the kayak with you while out exploring on the water. It is designed to be quick, simple and easy to assemble.

Unlike most solid tire kayak dollies, there is no chemical smell to the large, full solid rubber tires on this kayak dolly. They roll smoothly across sand and gravel if the sand and gravel are hard packed. Loose, soft sand might be a problem.

The dolly is easy to assemble with no tools required, and it breaks down for easy and convenient storage or transport. Part of the support or kickstand features a 10-inch high spring-loaded stand which keeps the dolly propped up onshore for quick loading or unloading.
This kayak dolly comes with two five-foot bungee cords with hooks and a 12-foot spare tie-down strap. You can secure a full size kayak/canoe, and store/transport the cart without any need for additional straps.

TMS CART-CANOE/KAYAK-KY001 Boat Kayak Canoe Carrier Tote Trolleykayak wheels

Kayak Dolly Capacity: 150 pounds loading capacity

Dolly Weight: 8 pounds
Tires: Large (9-1/2″D) (3-1/2″ wide) Airless/flat-free

Material: Solid metal/aluminum pipe (20 x2mm) anodized stainless steel.

This works great as a kayak or canoe dolly. The dolly breaks down for easy storage or transport. It comes with a 12-foot long tie-down strap. The solid aluminum frame comes with foam bumpers on each arm to protect your canoe/kayak hull. The large, 9-½-inch, flat-free tires provide stability even on uneven terrain, and roll smoothly across packed sand and gravel. Stainless steel fasteners and chrome lynch pin secure the wheels to the frame, making for a quick assembly.

Part of the support stand features a 9-1/4″H spring-loaded kickstand. This keeps the dolly propped up onshore for quick loading and unloading out of water.

Best Choice Products Aluminum Dolly Cart Carrier Transport Trolley Kayak, Boat, Canoe w/ 10in Rubber Tires – Silvertop kayak dolly

Kayak Dolly Capacity: 150 pounds loading capacity

Dolly Weight: 9 pounds

Tires: 10-inch foam, puncture proof

Material: Aluminum frame

This kayak dolly is good for any kayak or canoe. Made with a sturdy aluminum frame and foam bumpers on each arm to protect your kayak or canoe hull, its maximum kayak/gear weight is 150 pounds. The support stand features a 10-inch spring-loaded kickstand to keep the dolly cart propped up onshore for quick loading and unloading out of water. The dolly comes with a 12-foot strap for securing your kayak or canoe to the stand. It’s foldable and easy to store when not in use. Rolls easily along packed sand, gravel and uneven ground.

TMS 2 X Jon Boat Kayak Canoe Carrier Dolly Trailer Tote Trolley Transport Cart Wheel kayak dolly reviews

Kayak Dolly Capacity: 150 pounds loading capacity each (comes with two dollies)

Dolly Weight: 19 pounds

Tires: Large (9-1/2″D) pneumatic tires (3-1/2″ wide)

Material: solid metal frame, aluminum pipe (20 x2mm)

This package includes two separate and very sturdy boating dollies capable of hauling your kayak, canoe, or boat up to 150lbs. Its solid metal frame is implemented with foam bumpers on each arm to protect your vessel. It comes with two 12-foot tie-down straps, one each, that securely fasten your vessel to the dolly, and two very sturdy double-leg kickstands that allow for easy loading.

It’s outfitted with two large pneumatic tires. Pneumatic tires are the best tires to have on a dolly. It means you are able to cart your vessels through a variety of rough surfaces including sand and gravel, rocks, along trails, and on rocky beach and river fronts.

The support stand features a 9-¼-inch high, spring-loaded kickstand which keeps the dolly cart propped and stable for quick onshore loading and unloading out of water. When not in use, the dolly easily folds together for storage.

These dollies were designed to carry a canoe/kayak by the hull in a V-shaped cradle. The kayak is then securely fastened to the dolly with the sturdy nylon straps provided. Quick and easy assembly.

TMS Kayak Canoe Jon Boat Carrier Dolly Trailer Tote Trolley with Free Cell Phone Bagkayak dollies

Kayak Dolly Capacity: 150 LBS 12 Ft long tie-down strap, easy to install. Solid Metal frame; Dolly Weight: 9-pounds

Tires: Large (9-1/2″D) pneumatic tires (3-1/2″ wide)

Material: Aluminum pipe (20 x2mm) anodized stainless steel

This kayak dolly is a bargain even without the free cell phone bag the sellers throw in. Made of aluminum pipe and anodized stainless steel, this kayak dolly has dense foam bumpers on each arm to protect your canoe/kayak hull. A sturdy double-leg kickstand allows for easy loading and unloading. It comes with large pneumatic tires, which means this dolly will roll smoothly across loose sand and gravel, rocks, root covered trails, and rough, uneven terrain. The wheels are attached with stainless steel fasteners and a chrome lynch pin. There is a quick assembly, as only the wheels need to be attached. The dolly breaks down and reassembles in under one minute for easy and convenient storage or transport.

Transport a single canoe or kayak from the parking lot to the lake, river, or ocean easily and hassle-free with this dolly. It is designed to hold a canoe/kayak by the hull in a V-shaped cradle with 3-1/2 inch L foam bumpers on each arm. Cradle arms are connected together with a 13-inch nylon strap to prevent the cradle from opening too far.

Part of the support stand features a 9-¼-inch high, spring-loaded kickstand which keeps the dolly cart propped up onshore for quick loading out of water. Large 9-1/2″ diameter pneumatic tires provide stable support on uneven terrain that are especially useful in sandy areas near and around public beaches at lakes or the ocean. Easily rest a kayak or canoe on the dolly cart platform, strap it down and it’s ready to go. It is foldable, easy for storage.

OxGord Kayak Boat Canoe Trolley Tote Cart Transport Carrier with Wheelskayak dollys

Kayak Dolly Capacity: 165 pounds carrying capacity

Dolly Weight: 8.4 pounds

Tires: 10-inch, all terrain pneumatic tires

Material: Corrosion resistant aluminum with foam cushion

This kayak dolly is made by OxGord, a trusted brand in kayak and paddling gear. It’s 27-inches x 14-inches x 18.5-inches and features a cambucle securing strap. With 10″ all terrain pneumatic tires and a double leg kickstand for easy loading, this kayak dolly can take most kayaks anywhere the owner can pull it. It’s good on packed, hard surfaces as well as loose sand, mud, soft ground, rocks, and trails. It folds flat for easy storage when not in use, or if you want to bungee it to your kayak for portages.