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Rackham Aero APEX Inflatable Paddle Board

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Introducing the reimagined Rackham Aero, now compatible with the APEX Pedal Drive. This all-new combination evolves the Rackham Aero into the ultimate upset of the paddle sports world. Revolutionary adaptability so intuitive that it settles the battle between boards and kayaks. Everything you want out of a paddle board with everything you need out of a kayak, working in harmony to reshape the way you enjoy the water.
  • One (1) Rackham Aero 12′4″ Inflatable Paddle Board
  • One (1) 3-Piece Adjustable SUP Paddle
  • One (1) Removable Pedal Port
  • One (1) Rackham Aero Paddle Seat
  • One (1) 10″ Removable Aero Center Fin
  • One (1) Pair of Slide-In Aero Rac Receivers
  • One (1) Removable Aero Paddle Sheath
  • One (1) Removable Aero Sandspear Sheath
  • One (1) Aero Repair Kit
  • One (1) Hand Pump
  • One (1) Rolling Travel Bag

Accessory styles may differ slightly from shown.

  • Dimensions: 12′4″ L × 38″ W × 7″ D
  • Capacity: 181 kg
  • Avg. Weight: 20.4 kg
  • Construction: Inflatable AeroULTRA Technology
  • Optimal Inflation: 10-15 PSI
  • Travel Bag Dimensions: 41″ L × 19″ W × 13″ D
  • Loaded Bag Weight: 35.8 kg

If rider weight is within 22 kg of a board's listed capacity, BOTE recommends upgrading to a larger capacity board.

  1. Rinse off With Clean Water After each Use
    Rinsing off residue, debris, and salt water from your Aero will ensure it stays looking new for years to come. A damp cloth or Magic Eraser will also safely remove any dirt or scuffs that may have occurred while in use. 
  2. Store In A Cool, Dry Place
    When storing your Aero rolled, let it dry completely before rolling back into the bag. Always store your Aero in a cool, dry place or a shady area out of reach of direct sunlight, to avoid weakening or fading of colors.
  3. Keep Out Of Direct Sunlight When Not In Use
    Over time, the sun can both weaken the material and seams and increases the pressure beyond its design limits. If your Aero is out of the water and not in use, move it to a shady place out of direct sunlight.
  4. Reduce PSI When Not In Use
    If you must leave your Aero out of the water and in direct sunlight or choose to store it partially inflated, reduce pressure until the board is compressible by hand.
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Sandspear Compatible

The Sandspear Sheath allows you to utilize BOTE’s Sandspear to anchor your board in place.

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BOTE Rac Compatible

Our paddle boards come with accessory integration systems that allow the paddler to “deck out” their board with our custom Racs.

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APEX Pedal Drive + Rudder System Compatible

We pushed the boundaries and evolved the Rackham Aero to be the stand-up paddle board sibling to the LONO Aero by making it a pedal drive compatible watercraft.

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MAGNEPOD™ Compatible

Compatible with our MAGNEPOD™ magnetic accessory retention system.

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Intuitive Rudder System Controls

Our innovative rudder control system works like you’d expect it to. Left to go left, right to go right. Plus, it can be mounted on either side of your Rackham Aero Paddle Seat, making it convenient for both leftys and rightys.

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Remove the included paddle seat and grab your SUP paddle. The 12’4” Rackham Aero at its core has been and will always be the fisherman’s SUP. Boasting the highest capacity of any BOTE inflatable paddle board, the Rackham Aero is the perfect way to turn land-based camping trips into epic river journeys.


The revolutionary design of the APEX Pedal Drive + Rudder System (APEX•PD) is incredibly fast and shockingly efficient. Simply insert the Pedal Drive into the Pedal Port and attach the Rudder to the Rudder Mounts and you're ready to hit the water in pedal configuration. APEX•PD Sold Separately.


The collapsible design of the 5-Piece Adjustable Kayak Paddle can be sized from 235cm to 260cm and broken down for easy transport. The lightweight fiberglass construction paired with slightly curved blades allow for smooth and powerful strokes while paddling. 5-Piece Adjustable Kayak Paddle Sold Separately.


Constructed with our Aero Technology™ to ensure peak rigidity and performance. Designed to fold up, pack in, and go anywhere you aim.


A favorite among fishermen. The Rackham Aero is compatible with the most accessories of any BOTE board. The extreme stability will make you feel confident when making standing casts, increasing your line of sight and casting distance. With the addition of APEX Pedal Drive, you can stalk the shallows and slice through uncharted waters under your own power.

Rackham Aero APEX Features

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Removable Aero Paddle Seat

Our patent-pending Aero Paddle Seat technology custom-built to fit the Rackham Aero to convert it from stand-up paddle board to sit-on-top kayak.

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Spring-Loaded Kick-Up Rudder System

Located at the rear of the board, this system ensures that your rudder won’t get damaged when moving over shallow water or debris and also allows for easy storage.

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Travelink™ Compatible

Travelink™ SUP Carry System Compatible to transport your BOTE hands-free over long distances safely and ergonomically with ease.

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Entry Rocker

All inflatable boards have an entry rocker style hull. The entry rocker is designed to keep the board nose up and shed water.

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EVA Deck Pad

The EVA multi-textured deck pad is heat sealed to shed water and provides plenty of cushion to reduce fatigue and anti-slip traction.

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Paddle Sheath

Removable Aero Paddle Sheath located in the bow of the board, allowing the paddler to insert the blade end of the paddle into the slot, freeing up the hands for other activities.


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