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RACKandROLL 78" TRAILER

$2,299.00
$2,299.00

Never be forced to choose between your favorite activities and gear. Maximize your gear hauling choices by adding a sturdy, lightweight trailer.The RackandRoll trailer is made of lightweight aluminum, and offers a stable, secure ride for *all* your gear. Stores easily upright in the off-season.



Product Details

RACKANDROLL 78" TRAILER

  • Lightweight aluminum construction
  • Shock absorbers provide 4" of independent wheel travel, providing greater stability and gear protection
  • Stores easily in compact upright position with removable wheels and tongue
  • Small wheels on rear of trailer allow you to easily roll the trailer upright for storage
  • Carrying capacity is 250 lbs with stock suspension.
  • Optional Heavy-Duty Shocks can carry up to 350 lbs (RackandRoll 78” only)
  • Carrying handle transforms lightweight trailer into a handcart
  • Includes Yakima crossbars; spread adjustable to 48"
  • LED trailer lights last years without needing replacement
  • Comes in two widths: 66” and 78” crossmembers and crossbars
Installation
Hitch rack fit tips. Getting the perfect fit. Download the Install Manual
Technical Specs
  • Weight: 160.00 lbs
  • Dimensions: L 132.00” x W 78.00” x H 22.00”
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By Gear Junkie on July 5, 2012

Pull-Behind Gear: Trailer offers ‘Massive Capacity’

"The RackandRoll trailer from Yakima, a unique gear-hauling creature, offers massive capacity for bikes, boats, and other bulky gear."

Travel Tips

From Yakima

Whether you're heading out with your weekend warrior buddies, or hitting the road for a weeklong trip, it pays to be prepared. Read our tips to go with confidence and comfort.

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By Kayak Angler Magazine, Early Summer 2013

Easy Rider - Transport your Boat, Gear and Tackle in Style

"The Lamborghini of utility trailers."

What People are Saying

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  • Trouble free trailer.

    Review by Kelbelle73

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    Had it for a while. Trouble free. Very easy to maneuver by hand even fully loaded with 4 kayaks (2 single and 2 tandem) loaded. Trailer wiring harness does require to be fused directly to the battery, but with this done have had no problems with electrical system. Overall excellent trailer and highly recommend.

    Posted on August 19, 2015

  • A better trailer

    Review by b

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    This is a nice alternative to a dedicated boat trailer. We plan to use this trailer primarily to haul our family canoe (15',aluminum, 3'wide). We are tired of lifting the canoe to the top of our van. This trailer has, so far, has done all that we needed it to do.
    The assembly booklet w/ color photos makes assembly very easy. The components (tires, wheels, hubs, nuts, bolts, etc) seem to be high end products. The trailer itself is aluminum, light but strong. I am not a welder, but it seemed like the welded pieces were clean and consistent in appearance.
    The trailer tongue collapses making the unit smaller. But, to make it the smallest profile, wheel removal is necessary. That process is not hard, but cumbersome and wont likely be done unless critical for storage.
    The trailer is wide enough (78") to carry our canoe and a wide (approx3') car top carrier w/ all of the wet gear inside of it. The rig tracks well and the standard suspension (not heavy duty shocks) absorbs rough roads and big dips well.
    A flat tire is problematic. I did get a flat pulling off of the interstate to adjust a strap. I think it was an unhappy coincidence and not a problem w/ the tire durability. If the trailer is heavily loaded, replacing the flat would require unloading the trailer if you were by yourself as a typical car jack does not lift the trailer easily. The nuts holding the wheel's axle in place is quite large. Your vehicles lug wrench may not be big enough, check that! The tire/ wheel assembly is too small for car shops and too big for bike shops to deal with. A motorcycle shop will likely have the tube/ tire you need to repair/ replace the flat. I am now carrying a can of fix a flat.

    All in all this rig did everything we asked it to. Filling up at the gas station would always prompt curious looks and questions. The flat tire was the only bummer. Long loads need careful attachment. Our canoe would see saw back and forth until we strapped it to the toungue of the trailer. Once we did that it traveled perfectly. Maybe Yakima could consider a fix for this??!
    Great product.

    Posted on May 19, 2015

  • 3rd year now, and still loving it.

    Review by Jdaddios

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    Everywhere I go - I get lots of of looks & questions. This trailer is functional, unique, and BEAUTIFULLY DESIGNED. Definitely a conversation starter.

    I carry up to 4-kayaks. Later this year I plan to go camping in the Keys and will bring 2 kayaks and 2 bikes.

    We bought a trailer because we were tired of hoisting kayaks to roof of car. I chose this trailer over less expensive galvanized trailers because I use it to double as the way to store the kayaks in my garage, and because it is light weight it is easy to move around by hand. Also the tongue detaches, which I thought I would need in case if too long for my garage. But have not had to remove tongue yet. Fits with room to spare with 12' sot ocean kayaks in my 19' garage.

    I agree with everything from previous post.

    Posted on May 19, 2015

  • We like the trailer but not the wiring

    Review by Scott

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    We bought the Rack and Roll trailer 3 years ago and initially were quite pleased with it's performance. However this spring on our first outing of the year we started having strange elecrical problems... whenever I pressed the brakes the panel lights would go out for instance. We pulled over, and found out that the brake lights werent working on the trailer. Also the turn signals sometimes worked and sometimes didn't so we abandoned our trip and spent a few weeks waiting for a new wiring harness. The dealer finally repaired the old harness because the parts were so long in coming. All was well for about 5 months and now we have the same problem. We'll take the trailer in again for repairs but jerry rigging fixes every few months doesn't give me the confidence to take this trailer very far. The wiring system seems to be quite fragile...our usage has been light and the trailer has never been in the water, only used on paved roads, dealer assembled and never dissassembled.

    Posted on May 19, 2015

  • Beware of the tongue lock

    Review by Bud in St. Augustine

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    I had a trailer with my prior kayaks, so another trailer for my 2 new Pro Anglers was a must. The Pro Anglers were a present from my wife, yes I'm that lucky, and she insisted we get another trailer and I agreed. The Rack and Roll is great behind my Volvo XC70 wagon/sand car. The kayaks are easy to load/unload and the trailer tows wonderfully. My only problem has been with the tongue lock. The tongue is designed using telescoping, tubular aluminum which allows for compact storage. There is a lock that secures the tongue in the extended position. Two locks have broken within 3 months of use, and I've resorted to a 3/8" bolt instead. The lock seems very weak for this application, which is a shame since compact storage in a tight garage was a big reason for choosing this trailer. Otherwise I am very pleased with the trailer so far.

    Posted on May 19, 2015

  • 4 Kayaks mount well

    Review by Nutrunner

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    Tongue bent standing on the trailer while loading kayaks. I sleeved it to stiffen it up at the sliding base ok. Tows very nicely w the shocks adjustable. Light weight and easy to store. Nice lights.

    Posted on May 19, 2015

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