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The Tubekeeper, set of 2

Item # 17741
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Key Features

  • Stow your towables out of the way

  • Attaches to boat with suction cups or bungee cords

  • Secures tubes in minutes


Our Price   $19.99

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airhead Stow your towables out of the way with the unique Tubekeeper. Attaches to boat with suction cups on a smooth surface and/or bungee cords wrapped around cleats or rails. Web straps with buckles secure tubes in minutes. Sold in sets of two. Larger 3-6 person tubes will require two sets of Tubekeepers.
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The Tubekeeper, set of 2

The Tubekeeper, set of 2

Item # 17741

  $19.99

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AirheadThe Tubekeeper, set of 2
 
3.9

(based on 50 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (30)
  • Easy to install (25)
  • Well built / quality (20)
  • Attractive (11)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy construction (5)
  • Poor design (3)

Best Uses

  • Small boats (19)
  • Large boats (17)
  • Personal watercraft (6)
  • Pontoon boats (4)
  • Boating / sailing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (31), Advanced (6), Recreational rider (4), Advanced user (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (27), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Must Have!

We have a small boat with minimal room inside and this product has been awesome. Very easy to use and has enabled us to tie down the tube without any worries creating comfort inside the...Read complete review

We have a small boat with minimal room inside and this product has been awesome. Very easy to use and has enabled us to tie down the tube without any worries creating comfort inside the boat for riding when not in use. Not sure what we would have used without this product.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Right idea, bad design

This is the right idea, but a bad design. Hooks up easy and seems to work, but it eventually breaks. The ends of the bungee cable are connected to clips with compression fittings ...Read complete review

This is the right idea, but a bad design. Hooks up easy and seems to work, but it eventually breaks. The ends of the bungee cable are connected to clips with compression fittings - bad idea. What happens when a bungee stretches? It gets thinner, and the compression fitting come loose. We lost our tube one day after hitting a boat wake. I fixed the TubeKeeper, but a couple weeks later we lost the tube again on rough water and didn't know it. Spent a hour looking for the tube. And we lost a few parts of the TubeKeeper. Not that it matters, we wouldn't have used it again anyway. Maybe there's another product out there with a better design. Don't buy this one if you want to keep your tube.

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5.0

I was so happy that these keepers work!!

By n90srbw

from Louisville KY

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Great Value
  • Well Constructed

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Airhead The Tubekeeper, set of 2:

      I can tell you that I bought this set of Tubekeepers not expecting much. They are great. They have held strong even as we zip all over the lake at full speed. We have only had them for a couple weeks now and they have done what they said they would do. I was not sure the suction cups were going to be able to hold that strong. We love them.

       
      5.0

      works great

      By OkobojiDave

      from Okoboji, IA

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Value
      • Well Constructed

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Airhead The Tubekeeper, set of 2:

          The Tubekeeper does what it is designed to do very well. It's much easier than using dock lines to secure a big tube to the back of the boat.

          While I tried it with the suction cups, I decided I didn't trust them well enough and elected to use docking cleats instead.

          Highly recommended.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Ahhh, body room!

          By Lonnie

          from Tacoma, WA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Gives You Boat Space Back

          Cons

          • Can Get Lost

          Best Uses

          • Large Boats
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Airhead The Tubekeeper, set of 2:

          This product gives you your boat back. Before, if you brought the tube, it was either in the water or a tremendous obstruction in the boat. Now, it hangs off the back (sort of) and everyone can move around the boat, and see the skier/boarder, etc. The only issue I had was that once you take off the tube, make sure to stow the cables at the same time. The rubber suction plates will not stay on the boat without the weight as pressure. I lost one that way and had to buy another set. Totally my fault.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great Product

          By PSSJR

          from Lancaster PA

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Airhead The Tubekeeper, set of 2:

              used to hold a large 3 person tube

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Tube keeper works great

              By David

              from Brandon, SD

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Easy To Use
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Airhead The Tubekeeper, set of 2:

                  Tubekeeper worked great holding down 3-person tubes on back of boat at speeds of 30 mph. Actually used 1 pair to hold down 2 tubes, by placing bottom tube w/ handles up and then putting top tube with handles down, and threading the tubekeeper's straps through both tubes' handles. Suction cups work very well on clean, dry gelcoat. So handy to not have inflated tubes taking up interior seating areas when boating to tubing area.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  • Q:

                    Can this be used with an outboard motor???
                    Thanks
                    Asked on 7/23/2009 by Aidkie from Ontario, Canada

                    6 answers

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      I guess that it could, you just need to make sure you have somewhere to anchor the webbing for the tubekeeper.

                      Answered on 12/4/2009 by Bryant from Tech
                    • VERIFIED BUYER

                      A:

                      No I dont think so because this is used to hold tube on the back of your on the swim platform.

                      Answered on 6/24/2010 by Ski Daddy from DeQueen Ar
                    • VERIFIED BUYER

                      A:

                      Yes, if there is a platform or aplace onboard for the tube, the tubekeepers can be used.

                      Answered on 7/7/2010 by JLO from Powers Lake, Wisconsin
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                      A:

                      Yes!

                      Answered on 6/13/2011 by Anderson's by the Lake from on Oneida Lake/Brewerton, NY
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                      A:

                      only if you have enough room in front of the motor for the tube. but they could hold it down anywhere on the boat.

                      Answered on 6/15/2011 by kenny from ohio
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                      A:

                      i am sure they could be

                      Answered on 5/30/2012 by levan from McClure,IL.
                  • Q:

                    We purchased "The Tubekeeper" and it works great! We did lose one of the black clips and I was wondering if you can tell me where I can purchase a replacement.
                    Asked on 7/14/2009 by Lori from Des Moines, IA.

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Lori:

                      I am very sorry to let you know that we do not have replacement parts for the Tube Keeper. The item is assembled overseas and comes into our facility as one complete unit. You "might" be able to utilize a "D" ring that you can get from Home Depot and clamping the bungee around it to secure. Or unfortuntely, it might be easier to purchase a new set, sorry about that.

                      Hope you have a great boating season and thanks for your support of Airhead!

                      Greg

                      Answered on 7/21/2009 by Greg the Airhead from Denver, CO
                  • Q:

                    I bought a water tube Heavy Duty by obrien and lost the tube cap the first day. Where cab I get one Thanks Vickie
                    Asked on 7/6/2009 by vickie from carthage nc

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Call 800-334-6541 and ask for a tech.

                      Answered on 7/13/2009 by Ike from Overtons
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