Best Canoe Storage Ideas
Canoe storage is critical, not only for the offseason to protect your boat, but because space is limited and there's no easy place to stow it away! Fortunate for you, you're not the first to encounter this and there are a variety of canoe storage ideas and products to choose from.
Below you'll see canoe storage ideas ranging from wall racks to hoister systems to canoe covers and more. Each of these products below are paddler-favorites, but there are even more to choose from in the Canoe Storage gear guide.
Canoe Storage Ideas for 2022
- Hoister Storage System — 75-200 lb Load by Harken, Inc.
- Universal Flat Rack by Suspenz Storage & Transport
- Universal Portable Boat Stands by Suspenz Storage & Transport
- Ranger Canoe Cover by Danuu Paddle Gear
- Super Duty Big Catch™ Work Stations by Suspenz Storage & Transport
- Demo Rack –DM-114 (lowered height version) by Sparehand Paddlesports
- Utility Wall Cradles by Seattle Sports
Hoister Storage System — 75-200 lb Load
Harken Hoisters store your canoe or kayak overhead, freeing up valuable wall and floor space. The patented block-and-tackle system lifts all points evenly to keep a boat stable and balanced. An integrated, self-locking cleat engages automatically if you let go of the rope. Systems include stainless steel pulleys and metal buckles - everything needed for fast installation.
- Material Description: Stainless steel hardware and braided polyester rope for strength
- Maximum Load: 200 lbs.
- Minimum Load: 75 lbs.
- 4 Lifting Points; up to 200 pounds
- Mechanical Advantage 8:1
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Universal Flat Rack
Maximize the number of boats you can store on a wall with our original "shelf" approach as featured in the photo. This kayak and SUP flat rack suspends watercraft on straps for the ultimate in protection. This kayak storage rack also makes an exceptional canoe and surfboard shelf!
- Suspension Strap System eliminates pressure point and protects against hull distortion.
- Rectangle Steel Tubing allows secure flush mounting to wall
- Compatible with Free-Standing Frames
- Extends 33" from the wall, Height 15” on wall
- Holds watercraft up to 34" wide, however boats up to 36” may be stored if a 2x4 is mounted between Flat Rack and wall
- Powder-coated rectangular steel tubing for secure flush mount
- Safety straps securely hold your boat or SUP in place
- Great for indoor and outdoor use
- Stores boats up to 125 lbs
- Moves easily between multiple storage locations with use of Quick Release Wall Bracket
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Universal Portable Boat Stands
Take these stands anywhere - it is great for washing and rigging your boat or a portable storage rack! Ideal for all boats, fishing kayaks, sea kayaks, rec boats, canoes, rowing shells, Hobie's and more.
Available in 2 sizes:
Small: Stands 18” tall, Platform size 14" x 16" - $64.95
Large: Stands 23” tall, Platform size 15" x 20" - $84.95
Included in box: 2 boat stands in a handy Mesh Carrying Bag
- Material Description: Corrosion resistant aluminum and powder coated in Suspenz safety yellow
- Stands firmly on uneven ground
- Compact and lightweight
- No assembly required, just open and go
- Folds up into compact black mesh carry bag
- UV-resistant webbing suspends boats to eliminate pressure-point distortion
- Outdoor or Indoor use
- Holds boats up to 100 lbs.
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Ranger Canoe Cover
Danuu Covers extend the life of your craft by protecting it from the elements and harmful UV rays! These covers are made with a standard of quality that is higher than anyone else and are shown repeatedly to be the best in their class.
The covers are durable and convenient, simply drape it over your craft and cinch the straps for a custom fit. Perfect storage solution for those without the ability to keep their boat inside a garage or shed - also provides unsurpassed protection while traveling.
- Material Description: Reinforced polyester weave, coupled with water resistance, UV protection and breathable
- Length: 14 ft. - 16 ft. 6 in. (up to 5.03 meters)
- Width: 76 in. (193 cm)
- Fully Adjustable for Custom Fit
- V-loops along edges for additional strapping points
- 100% Polyester (UV-resistant)
- Reinforced seams and cross stitching at all pressure points
- Light weight fabric with high tech meshing - durable and convenient
- No metal parts that rust
- Easy on/off design
- Water repellent
- Attached FlagBag adds safety in transport/doubles as convenient storage
- One-year warranty on manufacturing defects
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Super Duty Big Catch™ Work Stations
Only stand in industry wide & strong enough to support today’s bigger boats.
- Perfect working height for “Yak” at 30" tall
- 33" wide platform designed for fishing kayaks
- Heavy duty construction provides solid and stable base for rigging
- Weight capacity: 350 lbs
- Strong oversize 6061-T6 aluminum with stainless steel hardware
- Boat rests on removable canvas slings and rubber padding
- Non-slip rubber feet
Demo Rack –DM-114 (lowered height version)
DM-114 is the lowered height version for easy access. Perfect for customers to test out products in the store! With this Demo Rack, customer get a chance to feel what the product is like and make necessary adjustment for those kayaks that equipped with drive system. Why is this important? Because you do not have to put your boat in the water for the customer to know what it’s like sitting in the boat. Elevated approximately 13.5″ at the center, This rack is designed for boat with slight bottom curve or close to flat bottom. This is also an excellent home storage system for your larger and heavier fishing kayaks. The rack is 28″ wide, but will accommodate boats up to 40″ wide. The best location to place the rack is to have one directly below the end of seat, and the other one just ahead of the drive system.
- Material Description: Steel
- For recreational sit-on-top and fishing kayaks
- WILL NOT WORK on ‘V-Hull” kayaks
- Sparehand Original Innovation - Patent Pending
- Elevated to clear drive system
- Customer in-store product testing
- Fishing kayak Raised display
- Improve customer in-store experience
- Fixed height. Minimum 13.5″ ground clearance
- Curved end to help center the product
- Safety straps
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Utility Wall Cradles
Economically sized, these bad boys get your boats, ladders, fishing poles and gear up off the ground, and on the wall, helping you keep your garage clean and organized.
- Material Description: 1in. stock powder-coated steel, Foam padding
- 1in. stock powder-coated steel
- Foam padding
- Mounting hardware included
- Sold in pairs
- Compatible with Cradle Lock
- Dimensions: 10.75in H x 13in D
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