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BOTE’s New Rackham Aero 11’ Paddle Board: A First Look

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Stable and Versatile Rackham Platform Now in a Lighter, Shorter Package

NOTE: The Rackham Aero 11′ is estimated to be available on January 17, 2021.

BOTE, the longstanding leader of innovation and style in the paddle board, kayak, and water lifestyle space, has introduced the new Rackham Aero 11′ paddle board, demonstrating the brand’s focus on developing products that serve everyone, regardless of skill or ability.

The Rackham Aero 11’ is lighter in weight and smaller in stature than the original Rackham Aero 12’4” – known as The Waterman’s Board and among the most versatile platforms in the BOTE lineup.While smaller in size and weight, the Rackham Aero 11′ is incredibly stable and versatile and built for recreational paddlers and avid explorers alike.

The Rackham Aero 11″ uses BOTE’s proven AeroULTRA technology, which uses the same military-grade PVC skin as the brand’s AeroBOTE, while being highly durable yet lighter in weight. BOTE uses the latest in composite drop-stitch production, which allows boards to be made with a single layer without sacrificing performance.Compatible with BOTE’s proprietary Rac system, MAGNEPOD™ magnetic drinkware system, Aero Paddle Sheath, Sandspear, Wheel Rac, and more, the Rackham Aero 11’ is customizable to suit any adventure.The Rackham Aero 11′ was first introduced in November with a limited “No Quarter” edition, only 200 models made with unique pirate-inspired graphics and red highlights, and a set of matching “No Quarter” accessories including the KULA 5 Cooler and MAGNEKoozie.

Rackham Aero 11′ Inflatable Paddle Board (10% Off $1,124.10 $1,249.00)

Rackham Aero 11′ Classic Cypress Inflatable Paddle Board. Photo by BOTE.

The Rackham Aero 11′ in Classic Cypress and Full Trax Jade styles will be available in mid-January, 2022.

Rackham Aero 11’ Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 11′ L × 36″ W × 7″ D
  • Capacity: 300 LBS
  • Avg. Weight: 36 LBS
  • Construction: Inflatable AeroULTRA Technology
  • Optimal Inflation: 10-15 PSI
  • Travel Bag Dimensions: 44″ L × 20″ W × 17″ D
  • Loaded Bag Weight: 49 LBS

Shop Classic Cypress Now! MSRP: $1,249.00

Shop Full Tax Jade Now! MSRP: $1249.00


About BOTE

BOTE is driven by a singular yet broad-reaching mission: To Stand Apart through industry-shaping innovation, fresh ideas and simplicity to create a product that defines a lifestyle. It is this mission that keeps BOTE pushing the boundaries of both technology and style to bring customers a product that not only looks beautiful and performs flawlessly, but that stirs the soul and inspires adventure. Born from stand up paddle boards and now pioneering inflatable kayaks, floating dock systems, and more — BOTE continues to strive for advancement and embrace individuality.

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