Malone Kayak Trailer Buyer's Guide

Jul 13, 2022 0 comments
Malone Kayak Trailer Buyer's Guide

Kayak Trailer Buyer's Guide

You've either already purchased your fishing kayak or have decided which kayak you plan to get. Congratulations, fishing kayaks are a ton of fun and a whole new way to experience angling. Now, you are trying to decide the best way to transport your kayak(s) to and from the water.

There are three main ways to transport your kayak – Roof racks, hitch extenders and trailers. Each option has its own benefits. This time around, let's focus on kayak trailers.



Malone Kayak Trailers

Eco Fishing Shop carries many variations of Malone kayak trailers. Malone Auto Racks is a privately owned rack accessory and leading sports trailer company located just outside Portland, Maine with a track record of 20+ years of industry leadership and innovation. All of the Malone Kayak Trailers discussed below are marine-grade for launching your kayaks directly in the water.

With a wide range of kayak trailers, let's take a closer look at Malone's trailers and find the right fit for you and your fishing kayak adventures.



Malone EcoLight Series

Malone EcoLight Trailer

Malone EcoLight Sport Trailer

Length: 10'9" | Width: 58" | Capacity: 400lbs / 14' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 8" / 70mph

The EcoLight™ is Malone's most affordable line of kayak trailers. Each unit is built in the USA with high grade galvanized steel for years of use. These trailers can safely travel at most posted speed limits while transporting loads up to 400 lbs.

Features a reinforced extra-long tongue, 58" wide steel load bars, molded fenders, 8" high-speed tires, powder coated rims and a 2" receiver with lift handle. Clearance from the crossbars to the ground is 26".

Malone's EcoLight trailer is the base model and can be added on to in multiple ways to suit almost any combination of kayaks.

$1,295

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Malone EcoLight 2 Boat Package

Malone EcoLight 2 Boat Trailer Package

Length: 10'9" | Width: 58" | Capacity: 400lbs / 14' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 8" / 70mph

The EcoLight™ Sport Trailer, when bundled with a Malone carrier system, provides an excellent choice for safe and affordable kayak transport up to 400lbs.

The J-Racks EcoLight™ Package is designed to carry two medium sized touring or recreational kayaks. Each trailer comes with two sets of J-style kayak carriers that work best with traditional V-style hulls.

The V-Racks EcoLight™ Package is designed to carry two sit-inside or two sit-on-top recreational kayaks. Each trailer comes with two sets of V-style kayak carriers that work best with traditional V-style hulls and some non-traditional pontoon style hulls.

$1,349

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Malone EcoLight 4 Boat Package

Malone EcoLight 4 Boat Stacker Kayak Trailer Package

Length: 10'9" | Width: 58" | Capacity: 400lbs / 14' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 8" / 70mph

The EcoLight™ Sport Trailer, when bundled with a Malone carrier system, provides an excellent choice for safe and affordable kayak transport up to four kayaks and up to 400lbs.

This EcoLight™ Package is designed to carry four medium sized touring or recreational kayaks. Each trailer comes with one set of stacker style kayak carriers, eight foam kayak blocks and eight load straps. This carrier system works best with traditional V-style hulls.

These marine grade trailers can be backed down a boat ramp to launch the kayak directly into the water. At 26” from the ground, loading and unloading heavy boats has never been easier.

$1,349

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Malone EcoLight Single Kayak Package

Malone EcoLight Single Kayak Trailer Package

Length: 10'9" | Width: 58" | Capacity: 400lbs / 14' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 8" / 70mph

The EcoLight™ Sport Trailer, when bundled with a Malone carrier system, provides an excellent choice for safe and affordable kayak transport up to 400lbs.

This EcoLight™ Package is designed to carry a single fishing or recreational kayak. Each trailer comes with one set of 84" long padded bunks that work with both traditional V-style hulls or non-traditional pontoon style hulls

These marine grade trailers can be backed down a boat ramp to launch the kayak directly into the water. At 26” from the ground, loading and unloading heavy boats has never been easier.

$1,439

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Malone MicroSport Series

Malone MicroSport Trailer

Malone MicroSport Trailer

Length: 13'3" | Width: 55" | Capacity: 800lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 12" / 70mph

Malone's MicroSport™ trailer is the perfect combination of affordability, quality and design reliability

Each kit includes: Reinforced steel tongue, DOT approved LED submersible lighting, pre-wired electrical system, pre-fitted chassis components, 78"steel load bars and 12" galvanized slotted wheels and is made in the USA.

This Malone MicroSport trailer is the base model and can be added on to in multiple ways to suit almost any combination of kayaks. Also available in an upgraded version – Malone MicroSport XT Trailer.

$1,799

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MicroSport 2 Boat Package

Malone MicroSport 2 Kayak Spare Tire Package

Length: 13'3" | Width: 55" | Capacity: 800lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 12" / 70mph

The Malone MicroSport 2 boat package can be purchased as a J-Hook, MegaWings, Saddle-Up, or Bunks configuration.

Transporting two large recreational or fishing kayaks require a trailer with a larger payload and kayak carriers that can handle the weight. The Malone SaddleUp Pro offers superior support for large boats of every shape and size.

Perfect for safely transporting two large fishing kayaks, the Bunks package includes a MicroSport Base Trailer, two Large Kayak 84" Bunk Kits and a 12" Spare Tire. The 78" cross bars provide plenty of room for both bunk kits and boats.

Starting at $2,114

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MicroSport 4 Kayak Package

Malone MicroSport 4 Kayak Spare Tire Package

Length: 13'3" | Width: 55" | Capacity: 800lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 12" / 70mph

Malone's MicroSport 4 kayak package can be outfitted with a two set stacker and four rack pad or 4 sets of J-Hooks.

The Malone 2 Sets Stackers & 4 Sets Rack Pads MicroSport™Trailer Package is designed to safely carry four recreational kayaks (up to 20' in length) at most posted highway speeds utilizing two sets of Stacker Kayak Carriers along with four sets of 18" Rack Pads to securely hold the kayaks in place.

The J-Hook option includes four sets of J-Pro2 kayak carriers, 12" full size spare tire with locking attachment and 78" long reinforced load bars.

Starting at $2,114

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MicrSport LowBed 2 Kayak Spare Tire Package

Malone MicroSport LowBed 2 Kayak Spare Tire Trailer Package

Length: 13'3" | Width: 55" | Capacity: 800lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 12" / 70mph

Featuring a modified base to lower the overall bar height for easier loading, this MicroSport trailer can be purchased with two sets of MegaWings, Bunks, or Saddle Up.

The two Sets Saddle Up Pro Package can transport two large recreational, or, most fishing kayaks with center keel or pontoon style bottom.

Transport two large recreational, or, traditional bottom fishing kayaks with the two Sets of MegaWings package. Or, easily load and transport two large fishing kayaks using the two Bunk Sets Package.

Starting at $2,159

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MicroSport LowBed with second tier

Malone MicroSport LowBed Trailer w/ 2nd Tier

Length: 13'3" | Width: 55" | Capacity: 800lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 12" / 70mph

Featuring a modified base to lower the overall bar height for easier loading, this MicroSport trailer also features a 2nd tier with a 100 lb. load rating to provide transport for additional gear. The 50” upper load bars provide a comfortable height (58”) to access a cargo box, bike or boat.

Now just 22” from the ground, the lower bars make loading and unloading heavy kayaks easier and much safer. These galvanized marine grade trailers can be backed down a boat ramp in order to launch directly into the water. Featuring submersible LED lighting and 78” lower load bars for up to six kayaks.

$2,222

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MicroSport 2 Kayak Tier Package

Malone MicroSport LowBed 2 Kayak with 2nd Tier Package

Length: 13'3" | Width: 55" | Capacity: 800lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 12" / 70mph

Each unit is fitted with a 2nd Tier designed to hold the Malone Cargo16™ Roof Box and Fishing Rod Storage Tube. The 2nd Tier has a 100 lb. load rating with 50” long upper load bars that provide a comfortable height (58”) to access the cargo box and Rod Storage Tube.

The 78" long load bars are 22” from the ground and easily provide room for two sets of Large Kayak Bunk Kits, the MegaWing™ Kayak Carriers, or the SaddleUp™ Kayak Carriers. Sacrifice no gear and transport your fishing kayaks with minimal effort.

$3,293

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Malone MegaSport Series

Malone MegaSport Trailer

Malone MegaSport Base Trailer

Length: 14'6" | Width: 68" | Capacity: 1,000lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 8" wide / 70mph

Malone's MegaSport is designed to meet the needs of the serious kayak angler. Proudly made in the USA, this premium marine grade trailer is the largest and most accessorized trailer Malone offers.

It can be customized with options to provide wet or dry gear management, overhead storage, lighting / power options and electronic recharging.

This Malone MicroSport trailer is the base model and can be added on to in multiple ways to suit almost any combination of kayaks.

$2,519

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MegaSport LowBed

Malone MegaSport LowBed Kayak Trailer

Length: 14'6" | Width: 68" | Capacity: 1,000lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 10" wide / 70mph

All of the great features of the Malone MegaSport Kayak Trailer but with the 86” load bars 25” from the ground to make loading and unloading heavy fishing kayaks easier than ever before.

The 2nd Tier has a 150 lb. load rating and provides transport for additional gear. The 58” upper load bars provide an easy to reach height of 56” to access a cargo box, extra boat, or pair of bikes.

$3,239

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MegaSport 2 Boat with Storage Package

Malone MegaSport 2 Boat with Storage Trailer Package

Length: 14'6" | Width: 68" | Capacity: 1,000lbs / 20' kayak/canoe | Wheel Specs: 10" wide / 70mph

The MegaSport can be customized to provide different options for each fishing kayak hull type, gear management, overhead storage, lighting / power options and electronic recharging.

The Bunks MegaSport™ trailer package is bundled with two sets of 84" bunks (for two boats), 15' straps, spare tire kit, sliding storage drawer and a wet gear basket.

The MegaWings MegaSport trailer package is bundled with MegaWing carriers, spare tire kit, sliding storage drawer and a wire storage basket.

The Saddle Up Pro MegaSport trailer package is bundled with SaddleUp carriers, spare tire kit, sliding storage drawer and a wet gear basket.

Starting at $3,788

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Malone MegaSport 3-tier Package

Malone MegaSport Outfitter 3-Tier Trailer

Length: 14'6" | Width: 84" | Capacity: 1,000lbs | Wheel Specs: 8" x 10" High Speed

A trailer designed for commercial and large scale kayak and canoe transport. The MegaSport™ Outfitter meets the tough requirements for high load capacity with heavy duty construction.

This Malone MegaSport can be loaded different ways to accommodate many smaller to mid size kayaks or multiple fishing kayaks. It is a great choice for those who are looking to transport many kayaks in one load.

$3,869

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Malone MegaSport 2 Boat with 2nd Tier Storage Package

Malone MegaSport 2 Boat with Storage & 2nd Tier Package

Length: 14'6" | Width: 84" | Capacity: 1,000lbs | Wheel Specs: 8" x 10" High Speed

This Malone MegaSport 2 Boat Package has multiple options to suit many different kayak types. Also included is a wire basket to hold items, a storage drawer that can be pulled from under the kayaks, and a second tier load bar system for an extra kayak or cargo box.

Pick the best system for your kayak – The Bunks MegaSport™ trailer package is bundled with two sets of 84" bunks (for two boats), the MegaWing MegaSport trailer package is bundled with MegaWing cradles for two boats, and the Saddle Up Pro MegaSport trailer package is bundled with SaddleUp carriers for two boats.

Starting at $4,238

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Malone MegaSport LowBed w/ Tier Kayak Trailer Package

Malone MegaSport LowBed with Tier Trailer Package

Length: 14'6" | Width: 86" | Capacity: 1,000lbs | Wheel Specs: 21" Diameter / 10" rims High Speed

This MegaSport™ LowBed™ Trailer is fully outfitted with a 2nd Tier Kit, Profile™ Roof Box, 2 sets of Rod Tubes, a Spare Tire with Locking Attachment and load bars positioned 25" from the ground.

With your choice of two Large Kayak Bunks, two sets of MegaWing™ Kayak Carriers or two SaddleUp™ Kayak Carriers, this set-up offers transport of multiple large fishing kayaks for nearly any hull configuration.

Starting at $4,499

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Malone MegaSport 2 Boat Ultimate Angler Package

Malone MegaSport 2 Boat Ultimate Angler Package

Length: 14'6" | Width: 84" | Capacity: 1,000lbs | Wheel Specs: 21" Diameter / 10" rims High Speed

Malone's MegaSport Ultimate Angler gives you the freedom to choose the best option for your kayak and gear. Whichever loading system you choose, also included is a storage drawer, 2nd tier load bar system, telescoping rod storage tubes and a milk crate cage with 100lb capacity.

Choose from the Bunks MegaSport package with two sets of 84" bunks, the MegaWing package with two sets of cradles, or the Saddle Up package with two sets of carriers. Store your kayaks and your gear all in one trailer.

Starting at $4,895

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Shop Malone Kayak Trailers

Transporting your kayak(s) is sometimes a secondary thought during your purchase of your fishing kayak or research. While there are many options for getting your kayak to the water, none are as versatile or as simple as a kayak trailer. Getting to and from the water and loading/unloading your kayaks using a trailer will save you time, headaches and give you more time on the water.

Check out our full line of Malone Kayak Trailers HERE. If you have any questions about which kayak setup will work best for your kayak, click on the chat button or give us a call and we'd be happy to answer specific questions to help you on your journey!


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