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Yakima Skyrise Village in the Dolomites

New for summer 2021: Yakima Skyrise Village... Rooftop tents that turn cars into motorhomes are just as trendy as glamping. Yakima Racks Europe and the Caravan Park Sexten are now launching a very special partnership that combines both. At Yakima Skyrise Village, it is possible to combine the feeling of...

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Roof Racks vs. Roof Rails

We are often asked ‘what is the difference between roof racks and factory roof rails?’, so we're here to tell you all about it. The Differences Between Roof Racks and Roof Rails Roof rails and roof racks are the ideal and safe way to transport luggage, bicycles, kayaks, or a...

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The Best Roof Racks For a Roof Top Tent

Do you need to find the best roof rack for a rooftop tent? Find out how to choose the right roof rack for your car and camping style.    At Yakima, we have a range of roof racks suitable for any vehicle. Rooftop tents are great for the experienced or...

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A beginner’s guide to kayaking gear

Kayak enthusiasts are well aware that the possibilities are endless when it comes to choosing kayak gear. However, as beginners, it is important to know what type of equipment you need to familiarise yourself with before hopping in the water!

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A beginner’s guide to kite surfing

Kitesurfing has always been on your mind, but you never know whether you want to start, or how to start. Don’t worry, getting started is simple!

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How to mount a surfboard

There’s nothing like the feeling of grabbing your wetsuit, the cooler bag, and your surfboard and heading to the coast. But if you are a first-time surfer, you might need a little help figuring out how to mount such a large item on to the top of your vehicle.