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BOTE Paddle Sheath, Stand Up paddle board paddle holder

The Paddle Sheath™

Staying in form with our design philosophy, the Paddle Sheath™ is a functional, minimalistic paddle storage addition to our Rackham and Ahab paddle boards for 2015. Whether it's to pick up a fishing rod to make a cast or just to take a break, the Paddle Sheath™ is a game changer. You'll wonder how you've ever paddled without one.

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DarkRoom Custom Stand up paddle boards

The DarkRoom

“We choose the name "DarkRoom" as an ode to the photographers of the past who had to physically ‘develop’ their work. We felt it to be an apt title in the sense that we are doing exactly the same development, only our craft is SUP.” says Corey Cooper, CEO and Lead Designer at BOTE. “The program is going to expand beyond our walls and into the customers hands through 'Competition Rewards' programs, special collaborations and small batch developmental boards. We will be connecting the dots between the end user and product development to speed up time to market with killer new design. We can run through 3 design iterations or changes in less than a week and have actual data to support our reasoning.”

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BOTE Boards in the everglades

Surviving the Everglades

Describing this adventure is not easy. There are so many layers. Can I just write a super long run on sentence? I don't consider myself a writer even a little bit. Come to think of it, I didn't think of myself of a paddle boarder either, but I just paddled a little under a hundred miles in the Everglades in four days.

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