This is simple homemade portage yoke that is inexpensive and simple to construct. It works well with no slippage and is quick and easy to attach.

When I carry my kayak from my car top to the lake I can usually just rest the lip of the cockpit on my shoulder with my head inside and carry it the short distance.

Step 1: concept

It slides onto the lip of the cockpit, trapping the lip between the yoke and the lipped spacer. It is then held in place with a bungii cord.
yup built her too
No way Jim, you didn't build that beauty too, because that is another beautiful boat.

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