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Malone MicroSport Trailer with J-Style Carriers for 2 Kayaks - 800 lbs

Malone MicroSport Trailer with J-Style Carriers for 2 Kayaks - 800 lbs

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This heavy-duty trailer is great for hauling 2 of your favorite kayaks or canoes. J-style carriers with soft padding hold your boat securely in place and prevent boat-to-boat contact. Marine-grade trailer supports boats up to 20' long. Fastest Shipping and Guaranteed Lowest Prices for Malone MicroSport Trailer with J-Style Carriers for 2 Kayaks - 800 lbs. Read our customer reviews of Malone kayak trailer. Call 800-298-1624 for expert service or order your kayak trailer part number MPG461G2 by Malone online at etrailer.com.
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Malone Kayak Trailer

  • Galvanized Steel
  • Bunk Boards
  • 2 Kayaks
  • Spare Tire Included
  • 6-1/2W x 13L Foot
  • 20 Feet Long
  • 800 lbs
  • Malone

This heavy-duty trailer is great for hauling 2 of your favorite kayaks or canoes. J-style carriers with soft padding hold your boat securely in place and prevent boat-to-boat contact. Marine-grade trailer supports boats up to 20' long.


Features:

  • Heavy-duty trailer is great for hauling 2 kayaks or canoes
  • J-style cradles with padded upright arms secure boats on their sides during transport
    • Prevent boat-to-boat contact
  • Lockable mounting bracket carries a full-size spare tire on the trailer's tongue - lock sold separately
  • Submersible LED tail lights and side markers are DOT-approved
  • Galvanized steel construction resists corrosion - great for fresh and saltwater environments
  • Trigger-latch-style coupler attaches to your vehicle's 2" hitch ball
    • Included safety chains act as an emergency measure if coupler disconnects
  • Leaf spring suspension absorbs road shock
  • Assembly required - includes hardware, brackets, and wiring with 4-flat plug
  • Licensing and registration paperwork included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Trailer weight capacity: 800 lbs
    • Crossbar weight capacity: 500 lbs
  • Maximum boat weight capacity: 75 lbs per boat
    • Maximum boat length: 20' long
  • Crossbar dimensions: 78" long x 1-1/4" wide x 1-1/4" tall
    • Crossbar spread: 44" - 63"
  • Trailer dimensions: 13' 3" long x 78" wide x 30" tall
    • Trailer tongue dimensions: 90" long x 3" tall x 2" wide
  • Trailer weight: 240 lbs
  • 5-Year warranty
    • Limited lifetime warranty on J-Pro2 kayak carriers


Coupler Specs:

  • Ball size: 2"
  • Pin hole diameter: 1/2"
  • Height (from ground to bottom of coupler): 18"

Tire and Wheel Specs:

  • Wheel dimensions: 12" diameter x 4" wide
  • Wheel bolt pattern: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Tire size: 4.80" x 12"
    • Section width: 4"
    • Outer diameter (when inflated): 21.3"
  • Tire capacity:
    • Load range: C
    • Ply rating: 2
  • Speed Rating: 70 mph


Lightweight Trailer is Perfect for Hauling Kayaks or Canoes

MPG461G2 In Use

This lightweight trailer with J-style cradles let you transport your favorite kayaks or canoes. Lightweight carriers secure your boat on its side, taking up less space and preventing boat-to-boat contact. With a 7-1/2' long tongue, this trailer offers exceptional clearance during tight turns. The extended tongue also makes it easier to back up the trailer and prevent binding than trailers with shorter tongues.


MPG117MD j-style cradle

Durable J-style kayak carriers with soft padding on the base and upright arms prevent scuffs, scratches, or damage to your boat during transport. The fixed arms stabilize your boat and prevent movement while traveling on uneven or rough terrain.


Submersible LED Trailer Lights

MPG535 LED tail lights

The DOT-approved tail lights on this trailer are fully submersible, so you don't have to worry about damaging the lights when loading and unloading your boat in water. Each tail light has brake, running light, and turn signal functions, as well as side marker lights and reflectors. In addition, these LED lights last longer, burn brighter, and require less power than incandescent bulbs.


Plug-and-Play Trailer Wiring

CE48870 main harness to 4-way

The wiring for this trailer has a simple plug-and-play design, so it doesn't require any cutting or splicing to install. As you assemble the trailer, route the main wiring harness through the trailer tongue and down towards the body of the trailer. Then plug the 4-wire end of the tail light harness into the main harness.


CE48870 4-way plug

Run the wires of the tail light harness along the sides of the trailer frame and plug the individual wires into the matching wires on the side marker lights and the tail lights. The wires are color-coded so that you can easily match them up - no circuit tester is required. Once all of the wires are plugged in, use the included clips to secure the harness to the frame.


CE48870 4-way plug

When you're ready to connect the trailer to your vehicle, simply plug the trailer end of the main harness into the 4-way flat connector on your vehicle.


Leaf Spring Suspension

MPG535 leaf spring suspension

This trailer includes a leaf spring suspension system to limit road shock while you tow. A sturdy steel axle runs beneath the trailer frame. The 2 slipper springs that support the axle flex to absorb the rough motion that can occur when driving over bumpy terrain. Also, the axle, spring hangers, and tie plate are galvanized to resist rust and corrosion.


Quick and Easy Trailer Hookup

MPG535 trigger style coupler

Hooking this trailer to your vehicle is quick and easy. The trailer's coupler connects to a 2" hitch ball, and the included safety chains act as an emergency measure if the coupler accidentally disconnects from your hitch ball. A rubber coated lift handle is mounted to the coupler to provide a solid grip for lifting or maneuvering the trailer. Finally, the skid plate on the underside of the trailer tongue keeps the coupler from touching the ground.



MPG461G2 Malone MicroSport Trailer for 2 Kayaks - J-Style - 800 lbs

Item # MPG461G2

Installation Details MPG461G2 Installation instructionsAlternate Instructions MPG461G2 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Malone MicroSport Trailer with J-Style Carriers for 2 Kayaks - 800 lbs - MPG461G2

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (60 Customer Reviews)

This heavy-duty trailer is great for hauling 2 of your favorite kayaks or canoes. J-style carriers with soft padding hold your boat securely in place and prevent boat-to-boat contact. Marine-grade trailer supports boats up to 20' long.

- MPG461G2
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Due to the pandemic, I waited 2 months to receive the trailer. It all arrived in good shape and I was able to assemble it easily. I was pleasantly surprised that the hardware and wiring harness had been upgraded to be more robust. I am waiting for plates and then I will see how it does on the road.


Comments
The trailer is everything I had hoped it would be. I mostly use it for transporting kayaks locally for my boat building business. I have not taken it on a long trip yet but my little car pulls it with ease.
Daniel T - 11/12/2021


- MPG461G2
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Can't say enough about the quality and prices. Ashley and Bridgette in CS were extremely helpful in helping me get what I needed in a Kayak trailer, and their follow up was extraordinary. Malone trailer is very sturdy, assembly instructions were right on. Paper work for title and registration was sent to me asap after delivery of the trailer. Trailer tows and tracks very well.


Comments
Trailer has performed beautifully for a year now since purchasing. Makes loading and unloading for us being retired very easy
Donald L - 09/04/2020


- MPG461G2
by:

Great kayak trailer! The assembly instructions where precise and easy to follow, only took a few hours to complete. Highly recommend.



- MPG461G2
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Excellent service. I was updated regarding the delivery date and all parts arrived. Had one small part broken (grease fitting on axel) but follow up service was excellent! Very good instructions and was fairly easy to assemble. It took my wife and I about 1/2 day to complete. Very impressed by the trailer. The construction is rock solid and I am looking forward to using it.



- MPG461G2
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it works just as it should



- MPG461G2
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Nice web site easy to navigate. The trailer came in 6 boxes clearly marked. Easy to follow instructions was on its wheel and done in 2 hrs flat. I did cheat some as I have a car lift and air tools to use. I would recommend this to anyone. You can assemble it in your garage at home.



- MPG462G2
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


This is a great trailer for the price. I found the packaging and instructions pretty straightforward and easy to follow. Once together it seems quite solid and I really like the LED lights. The crew at etrailer.com were in constant contact and very supportive throughout the entire process and all the paperwork for registration came within a week .


Comments
It has been a busy season. I love having the ability to change the racks easily as we have 3 kayaks, 1 canoe and a sup and are always changing as moods change and different people visit.
Russell R - 11/18/2021


- MPG461B2
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


I researched a number of different trailer options for my pair of Hobie fishing kayaks. Due to their weight, proper support was crucial to prevent long term sagging. I liked the multiple options available with the Malone Microsport trailer and went with the twin bunk option. The Microsport trailer is sturdy and easy to assemble. The instructions were detailed and easy to understand. I also took advantage of assembly video on the etrailer.com website. All this being said, I found the estimated 3 hour assembly time to be overly optimistic. (It took me about 5 hours.) I like the fact that all of the parts are galvanized. Living in a rainy area and using the trailer to store the kayaks when not in use, rust prevention is important to me. I'm confident the trailer will last a long time. I've already towed my kayaks over 100 miles to our vacation home without incident. The trailer towed like a dream. The LED lights are bright and easy to see from behind, even though the kayaks overhang the back of the trailer by at least 4 feet. I was not concerned about drivers behind me not being able to see my turn signals and break lights. All in all, the Malone Microsport trailer is great, reasonably-priced trailer for kayaks and canoes. It also makes a great rack to store them on, if you have the space.


Comments
Im still completely satisfied with the Malone trailer. It hauls well on the highway and is easy to maneuver by hand into tight spaces, even with two fishing kayaks loaded. Ive been asked several times at the launch where I got it and Ive sent them directly to etrailer.
Bill - 05/28/2021


- MPG460G
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Excellent Instructions made assembly straightforward without miss-steps. In my case, 6 hours and assembled.


Comments
Its great. Even better than I imagined. Perfect for my needs.
Raymond A - 05/24/2021


- MPG462G2
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


I started building the trailer yesterday afternoon and just finished it an hour ago after spending three more hours on it today. It went together very well. Institutions were very clear. I am very happy with it. I am attaching a photo.


Comments
I have used the trailer for over a year now, and I still love it. I’ve had absolutely ZERO problems with it. I store it outside, so it’s always exposed to the weather. But the only wear and tear I see is in the foam pads of the cradles which are not part of the trailer kit and which are probably caused by kayak installation and removals. I can load and unload the kayak in seconds. I am very happy I bought this trailer. Other people are quick to complement it, which allows me to boast that I put it together from a kit! Note: I just saw my initial review and noticed that the spell control software substituted “institutions” for “instructions “. Sorry about that.
james - 11/30/2021


- MPG461KB
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


I love my Malone MicroSport Trailer! It was shipped carefully in four easy to handle boxes, came complete and undamaged, and the assembly instructions were clear. I assembled it in one afternoon. I keep my two Perception 12' kayaks and two mountain bikes on the racks, so I am ready to hitch and go whenever I feel the urge. I recommend this product highly, without reservation.



- MPG460G
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


I used this for the full 2021 season on at least 20 trips. I use it for quick trips to local lake withe kayak, works perfect, leave boat on trailer, drop on hitch and go. Cust load and unload times in half. The order was complete Fubar, misteaks by all UPS< Malone and etrailer. Extra parts, wrong parts. But I was able to get a real person at etrail and it was all straighened out. Including the title and paper work I needed to register in MA. Assembly takes a bit, but if you pay attention to the directions, it is straight forward. The issues I had was because I didnt pay attention, mounted srpings backward, and did discover till much later, then you have to disseble much and redo to fix. Just go slow and check each step before proceeding.



- MPG461KB
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Trailer directions straight forward. All materials identifiable, quality made and on hand. Take your time to do it right. Taking on kayak trip this weekend!


Comments
Great trailer for kayaks and bikes. Easy loading and towing.
Jeffrey R - 01/11/2021


- MPG461KB
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


I cannot think where I was ever more impressed with a company than Monroe. They were very attentive and never was there a more easier task than building my trailer. There was nothing missing, and it went together with perfection. Not knowing, but a year before I bought the trailer package, I purchased a kayak 2 wheeled portage cart. Wanting a premier carrier, i bought the best , most stable built cart on the market. It so happens that it was a monroe cart as well. Great group of engineers working on innovation everyday.



- MPG460G
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Good quality trailer. Went together easy, had all the parts even though the main packaging was torn open from shippment. Got it licensed with no problems. I will be hauling my 2019 Hobie Outback on this trailer. Also mounted a 6" tube for my fishing poles. Will also be adding the storage box. Have not had it on the road yet. I like the size of this trailer, not very heavy or to large.


Comments
Its been working out great! Diffidently was a good purchase. It handles my Hobie Outback kayak with ease. I can loadunload it easily by myself. I haul it with my Jeep wrangler. The trailer is lite enough that I can move it around myself. I did not install the storage box, because I feel that it needs support from the bottom. Im afraid with to many bumps on the road could cause it to fail. So I keep it inside the Jeep instead. Still Im glad I purchase the storage box, very handy.
Keith W - 07/16/2020


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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Bought the LowBed MicroSport specifically for my Blue Sky Boat Works Angler 360 kayak. Trailer works great! It's lower and makes getting the kayak on and off easier. Had no issues with the trailer assembly. LED lights work great. After one year I'm very happy I bought this trailer.



- MPG460G
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


The search for a trailer to carry our two Hobie Kayaks was extensive. My main concern was finding one that could carry the two heavy (83 lbs. ea.), travel at highway speeds and be easy to use. This Malone MicroSport trailer has turned out to be great. It is easy to get our kayaks on and off the trailer at the lake. Rhino-rack Nautic roof rack carriers were installed to carry the kayaks because I wanted them to provide conforming support for the hulls. They have proven to be capable of carrying the weight of the Hobie kayaks and the kayaks can be slid on them when loading/off-loading. This was a primary concern because capacity is not listed with most carriers. Assembly of the trailer was fairly easy and I would rate it requiring moderate mechanical skill. Before doing this assembly I watched a fantastic video online, walking you through the assembly. I would add just a couple things. Those include: 1. It would be easier to do most of the assembly on a table, until you get to the wheels. Especially true for us older folks that don't bend so well. 2. Be sure to read the wiring harness installation a few times before installation. It is tricky, but will work if you follow the instructions correctly. There is barely enough wire to connect the tail lights. I wound up having to splice some wire because of problems I had. 3. You will need to get some grommets to protect the wires going through the holes in the frame. They are not supplied with the kit. Other than that the trailer works great,very solid and have had no issues traveling at highway speeds. Attached is a photo of the trailer with the kayaks.



- MPG461KB
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Great trailer. We can haul both our bikes and kayaks effortlessly. The trailer pulls fantastic and the mounting and dismounting of both bikes and kayaks is easy. Assembly was pretty straight forward from the instructions. I would recommend this trailer if you need a bike and kayak hauling solution.



- MPG462G2
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Had the trailer for year now -- but has been in water storage along with my kayaks. I worried about spending so much but it is so useful, glad I did. Much easier to put kayaks on a trailer vs. hoisting upon on a roof. And it is a quality product -- well made.



- MPG462G2
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Love this trailer! Works perfect for 1 to 4 kayaks. Easy to Tow! Used on multiple trips & is still working great! Purchased in 2021.



- MPG460G
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Fairly easy to assemble, works well transporting a sunfish and 2 kayaks. Good quality trailer overall



- MAL52FR
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Have used the trailer a few times and I am well pleased with how it performs. I wanted something that made it easy to transport our kayaks and this fit the need. Our kayaks were easy to load and transport, if you need an easy way to get your kayak to the water this will fill your needs



- MPG462G2
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


I love it. Easy for anyone to assemble. Great performance. This is definitely they way to go when loading and hauling kayaks. Tracks true behind my Cherokee, so easy to strap down the kayaks with the j hooks. Light system works great. In my opinion there are really no negatives. I will use etrailer in the future. Expert help. Very professional company. Doesn’t break the bank.


Comments
It’s still doing great
Joe F - 06/30/2021


- MPG461GU
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Bought this trailer because I was tired of getting on a ladder to put on the Yakima racks onto my Tahoe every time I wanted to take my Carolina Perception kayaks out for a cruise. Checked out eTrailer and saw this Malone MicroSport trailer and bought it. My wife and I had very few issues assembling it in about four hours (though strongly recommend you invest in a 9/16" gear wrench to make it really easy to tighten the many nuts). It's so easy to load the kayaks, strap them down and go. Wish I'd bought this trailer a long time ago. Afterwards, I decided the purchase the storage bin and jack stand to complete the setup!



- MPG462G2
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Review from a similar MicroSport in Kayak Trailer


Super trailer. Trails beautifully, fun to build, looks great and gets a lot of compliments at our put-ins.


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  • What is the Best Roof Rack for Carrying 2 Kayaks on a 2016 Ram 1500?
    My recommendation would be the Yakima CoreBar Crossbar System which is composed of part # Y00423, part # Y00146, and part # Y06135. This sturdy, aero bar package reduces wind noise and has a sleek look to compliment your Ram 1500. I also recommend using the etrailer.com J-Style Kayak Carriers part # E98878 for the kayaks you plan on carrying. This carrier comes complete with necessary tie downs you'll need for safe transport that won't scratch your paint. While the recommended Yakima...
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  • Can Hullavator and J-Style Carrier be Used to Carry Two 40 lb Kayaks on a 2003 Honda Odyssey
    We do have an option for you to use a roof rack to carry your kayaks but I am unsure as to the weight capacity of the roof of your 2003 Honda Odyssey. The Inno roof rack that we carry has a weight capacity of 140 lbs which would allow you to use the Hullavator # TH898 and the Hull-A-Port # TH834, but if your roof itself doesn't have a weight capacity of at least 135 (weight of the kayaks and both carriers combined) then you will be overloading your roof. The Thule roof rack options for...
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  • How to Transport 2 Kayaks on My 2018 Ford Explorer Sport with Low Weight-Capacity Roof?
    I have a solution for you. As far as the 45-pound maximum recommended weight capacity on your 2018 Ford Explorer's panoramic roof, I strongly recommend not exceeding that weight limit per the recommendation from Ford. Even if you determine that can allay the weight you need to the Rhino-Rack T-Load Hitch Mounted Load Assist # RTL002, it is highly unlikely to hold up to 2 kayaks on the crossbar with the space you need with the load stops (see attached video for how much crossbar space a...
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  • Two Thule Hullavators on 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe?
    The Hullavator is a very popular kayak carrier due to its awesome load-assist function. Many have asked if they can load two on their vehicle, but it's a rare few that can do so as it would require at least 57" crossbar length and a strong roof weight capacity to carry the heavy carriers and the kayaks. One would have to consider the roof rack weight plus the almost 80 lbs of the two carriers plus the kayak weight. For your 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe, you have a roof weight capacity of 220...
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