The 9 Best Surfboard Car Racks

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This wiki has been updated 23 times since it was first published in March of 2017. The sun is out, the swells are rising, and your board is freshly waxed -- now the only issue is getting it to the beach. Simply tie it to your roof and you may risk damaging the fiberglass; jam it inside the cabin and you're likely to scuff up your interior. With one of these surfboard car racks, though, you can securely fasten your board atop your vehicle without having to worry about either. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Inno Racks Top Mount

2. FCS Premium Double Soft

3. Curve Lockdown

Editor's Notes

April 05, 2019:

As most roofs vary in design and functionality -- some come with crossbars, some do not -- so too do surfboard car racks. In putting this list together, we made sure to include the full range of options, from soft, basic blocks that can be used on roofs without bars or gutters to high-tech carriers that mount to already installed rack systems. The FCS Premium Double Soft, for example, puts plenty of padding between board and roof without requiring any additional equipment, while the Inno Racks Top Mount provides tons added security when used in conjunction pretty much any type of crossbar. We also included models like the Dakine Long Aero, which helps protect your board from dings and scratches by slipping onto roof carriers and providing extra cushion.

4. Dakine Long Aero

5. Thule Board Shuttle

6. OrionMotorTech Universal

7. TMS J-Bar

8. Allen Sports 7010

9. Block Surf Single Wrap

Chase Brush
Last updated by Chase Brush

Chase is a writer and freelance reporter with experience covering a wide range of subjects, from politics to technology. At Ezvid Wiki, he applies his journalistic expertise to a similarly diverse assortment of products, but he tends to focus on travel and adventure gear, drawing his knowledge from a lifetime spent outdoors. He’s an avid biker, hiker, climber, skier, and budget backpacker -- basically, anything that allows him a reprieve from his keyboard. His most recent rovings took him to Peru, where he trekked throughout the Cordillera Blanca. Chase holds a bachelor's in philosophy from Rutgers University in New Jersey (where he's from), and is working toward a master's at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism in New York City (where he now lives).

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