Kayak Storage Ideas for 2021

When considering your options for kayak storage, you first need to consider your needs and space. Are you looking for indoor storage or outdoor storage? Do you have a blank wall area or ceiling space? Do you need to store one kayak or up to 6? Once you identify your needs, then you're ready to look at some options and ideas.

As you'll see in the list below, there is no shortage of ideas or solutions for kayak storage. Much of your decision is going to depend on your situation, space, number of boats, and budget. You can see the myriad options in the full Kayak Storage gear guide or browse one of the refined categories below:

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Best Kayak Storage Products for 2021

Deluxe Wall Mount Rack

The BEST way to store your boat is to suspend it on straps so there are NO PRESSURE POINTS, it never touches a hard surface! This Deluxe Rack Solution will cradle your boat with load-assist pivot arms which make loading & unloading your kayak or canoe an easy ONE person job. Included in box: 2 Storage Arms with Safety Straps & Wall Mounting Hardware.

Marine Grade are made with galvanized steel and stainless steel hardware for salt water environments. $119.95

  • Material Description: Powder coated steel frame

Additional Attributes

  • Extends 22" from the wall, Height 26”
  • Distributes the weight of your kayak, canoe or SUP evenly based on its length by using our Spacing Chart
  • Store kayaks & boards on their SIDE at its strongest point
  • Adjustable to fit the depth, width and length on any kayak, canoe or SUP, including Hobie’s & Canoes
  • Module arm that can also attach to Free-Standing rack
  • Safety straps securely hold your boat in place – Great feature!
  • Indoor & Outdoor use
  • Stores boats up to 125 lbs

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TF-507 Sparehand Double-Sided Freestanding Triple Storage Rack for 3 Kayaks or SUPs


The Sparehand TF-507 is a Tools-Free freestanding rack for up to 3 kayaks or standup paddleboards. The TF-507 is the superior upgrade from the popular first generation G-505 kayak rack. The new and improved TF-507 securely stores 3 kayaks or SUPs and can expand into a 5-kayak rack with an additional cradle arm (sold separately). The top cradle arm can support up to 150 pounds, and bottom cradles on both sides can hold up to 350 pounds on each side. It's compatible with C-4 industry grade caster wheels (sold separately,) so it's perfect for home storage and store display to have the flexibility of moving in all areas. Just imagine assembling a kayak/SUP storage rack in less than 10 minutes! This kayak rack comes with a 1-Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty to protect against defects in material and workmanship. Based in Southern California since 1995, Sparehand Systems is specialized in design and manufacturing rack systems for bikes, kayaks, paddleboards (SUP), surfboards, and others. Our rack systems range from home storage rack to store fixture rack and transportation racks for your car. A subsidiary of Stoneman Sports, Sparehand is dedicated to innovation and simplicity and specializes in high-quality lifestyle and sports products at competitive prices.

  • Material Description: Steel

Additional Attributes

  • No tools required for quick and easy assembly
  • Freestanding storage system for up to (3) kayaks or standup paddleboards
  • Heavily-padded cradle and an adjustable/removable arm helps protect from scratches and damage
  • Double-sided stand with top center cradle
  • Compatible with G-C4 caster wheels (sold separately) for even easier accessibility
  • Sparehand Original Design: Often Imitated, Never Duplicated

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EZ 3-Boat Free Standing Rack

The EZ 3-Boat Free-Standing Solution includes Safety Straps! Economical Free-Standing Kayak-Canoe Storage Racks. Boats rest on Canvas Covered foam padding and a powder coated steel frame for indoor and outdoor use. Leveling feet & optional anchoring hardware are included. Protects boats from abrasions, dents and hull distortion. Expand this EZ 3-Boat Free-Standing Rack to hold kayaks on back-side. Reinforced safety straps securely hold your boats in place. Saves storage space by angling the boat and protects hulls at the same time.

Kit includes everything to rack 3 kayaks: 3 Pair of EZ Padded Arms with safety straps & 3-Boat Frame with leveling feet and anchoring hardware

Marine Grade BLACK for use in salt water environments is powder-coated steel with galvanized coating and stainless steel hardware. $544.80

  • Material Description: Powder Coated steel frame

Additional Attributes

  • Holds up to 100 lbs. per boat
  • Indoor or Outdoor use
  •  Assembled rack dimensions: Footprint: 24" x 24" per tower Height: 76"

EZ 3-Boat Free Standing Rack Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(1 Consumer Reviews)

I got tired of having my…

I got tired of having my kayaks hanging from the ceiling in the garage, so I shopped around for a rack that needed to be solid and easy to move around. I found the EZ 3 boat … read full review

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

Additional Attributes

  • Maximum Load: 200 lbs.
  • Minimum Load: 75 lbs.
  • 4 Lifting Points; up to 200 pounds
  • Mechanical Advantage 8:1

Hoister Storage System — 75-200 lb Load Reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
(41 Consumer Reviews)

I bought the 90 lb system and…

I bought the 90 lb system and it is awesome once you get it up and adjusted correctly. This was much more work than I expected it to be. Now that it's done I'm very happy wit… read full review

I purchased the 2 point…

I purchased the 2 point Harken Hoister system that can lift up to 60 pounds. There was a little work in getting it set up. If you followed the directions though, it wasn't … read full review

These are the way to go, if…

These are the way to go, if you have the ceiling space. I have three Harken Hoisters in my garage. One holds a 16' canoe, another holds a 14' sit on top kayak, and the thir… read full review

Brat Kayak 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

Additional Attributes

  • Length: 9 ft. - 12 ft. 6 in. (up to 3.81 meters)
  • Width: 49 in. (124 cm)
  • Fits: Solo Kayaks
  • Fully Adjustable for Custom Fit
  • V-loops along edges for additional strapping points100% 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 Flag Bag adds safety in transport/doubles as convenient storage
  • One-year warranty on manufacturing defects

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Wall Mounted Single Kayak Storage Rack

SpareHand KC-10 is the best value for storing your boat on your wall- Sparehand KC-10 wall rack and can be mounted anywhere that has wall stud or anchor to cement block walls (anchor included). This simple system is very strong and easy to install. Also comes with safety strap to secure your kayak.

Additional Attributes

  • Wall-mount kayak storage rack
  • Steel construction with padded arms
  • Stores a boat on your wall
  • Dimensions: 2.5W x 24D x 20H inches

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Kayak Wall Cradles

Store your kayak in a snap with these easy-mount wall cradles. Built with strong yet lightweight powder-coated steel, the cradles come with mounting lag bolts for quick and easy installation.

  • Material Description: Powder-coated steel

Additional Attributes

  • Top selling kayak storage solution
  • Strong, yet lightweight powder-coated steel
  • Mounting hardware included
  • Sold in pairs
  • Compatible with Cradle Lock

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Kayak J-Storage Cradles


No bent, 1 inch aluminum tubing here! Same basic shape as the incredible J-CRADLES, but at a reduced price to only fit a blank wall area or outdoor, inground post. Made from Heavy Duty, 3" wide, No-Rust Steel. Designed to hold a single or tandem kayak. Deluxe 3/4" Thick Real Rubber Padding! 3 inch wide flat rubber area will hold your boat carefully. Easy one person load - No dangerous ropes or pulleys. Set of two includes 2 HD straps and mounting screws

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