Inflatable Paddle Boards

Rackham Aero 12′4″ Classic Cypress Inflatable Paddle Board

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DESCRIPTION

Introducing the reimagined Rackham Aero Classic Cypress, 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.

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • 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.

TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Dimensions: 12′4″ L × 38″ W × 7″ D
  • Capacity: 400 LBS
  • Avg. Weight: 45 LBS
  • Construction: Inflatable AeroULTRA Technology
  • Optimal Inflation: 10-15 PSI
  • Travel Bag Dimensions: 41″ L × 19″ W × 13″ D
  • Loaded Bag Weight: 79 LBS

If rider weight is within 50 LBS of a board's listed capacity, BOTE recommends upgrading to a larger capacity board.

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Evolve or die

Innovation runs in our blood. Breaking boundaries. Exploring the uncharted. It’s part of our DNA and forms the backbone of every product we make. The original Rackham introduced unmatched adaptability. Configuration and customization stood side by side with style and design. Then came the birth of Aero Technology. The elements of air and water combined to breathe life into our boards, and with that the evolution continued.

We have created the ultimate upset of the paddle sports world. Transformational adaptability so intuitive that it settles the battle between boards and kayaks.

Introducing the Rackham Aero 12’4”+APEX Pedal Drive. The next evolution.

SUP CONFIGURATION

Remove the included paddle seat and grab your SUP paddle. The 12’4” Rackham Aero at it’s 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.

PEDAL CONFIGURATION

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.

PADDLE CONFIGURATION

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.

New for 2022

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.

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.

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.

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.

MAGNEPOD™ Compatible

Compatible with our MAGNEPOD magnetic drinkware and accessory retention system.

New for 2022

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.

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.

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.

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.

MAGNEPOD™ Compatible

Compatible with our MAGNEPOD magnetic drinkware and accessory retention system.

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.

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.

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.

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.

MAGNEPOD™ Compatible

Compatible with our MAGNEPOD magnetic drinkware and accessory retention system.

PACKABLE + PORTABLE

Aero Rolling Travel Bag

In a matter of minutes, you can transform this inflatable from something that fits in a backpack to a fully functional watercraft—which means supreme ease of transportation. And even if you live in a studio apartment in Manhattan, you could find room for it in your closet.

  • Travel Bag Dimensions: 41″L × 19″W × 13″D
  • Avg. Loaded Bag Weight: 79 LBS

INFLATION & DEFLATION

What goes up, must come down. Getting the Rackham Aero inflated and deflated is simple. First remove the folded kayak from the travel bag, unroll, locate all inflation valves, attach the pump hose to the valves and fill ‘em up. When you are ready to pack it up, do everything in reverse ... Easy as 1,2,3.

Features & Specs

New for 2022

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.

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.

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.

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.

MAGNEPOD™ Compatible

Compatible with our MAGNEPOD magnetic drinkware and accessory retention system.

New for 2022

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.

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.

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.

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.

MAGNEPOD™ Compatible

Compatible with our MAGNEPOD magnetic drinkware and accessory retention system.

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.

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.

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.

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.

MAGNEPOD™ Compatible

Compatible with our MAGNEPOD magnetic drinkware and accessory retention system.

Care & Storage

PACKABLE + PORTABLE

Aero Travel Bag

In a matter of minutes, you can transform this inflatable from something that fits in a backpack to a fully functional watercraft—which means supreme ease of transportation. And even if you live in a studio apartment in Manhattan, you could find room for it in your closet.

  • Travel Bag Dimensions:41″L × 19″W × 13″D
  • Avg. Loaded Bag Weight: 79 LBS

INFLATION & DEFLATION

What goes up, must come down. Getting your Aero inflated and deflated is simple. First remove it from the travel bag, unroll, locate the inflation valve, attach the pump hose to the valve and fill ‘er up. When you are ready to pack it up, do everything in reverse ... Easy as 1,2,3.

Recommended Accessories

apex pedal drive + rudder system

Go farther faster with the APEX PD. With a 10:1 gear ratio, easy installation and removal, and superior ergonomics, get ready for a new on-water experience.

magnepod™ magnetic retention system

Utilizing neo-magnet technology, the MAGNEPOD system keeps your drinkware and compatible accessories at your fingertips.

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rackham aero 12′4″ Bug Slinger™ Silver King Package

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2-Year Warranty

If our product isn't performing as it should, don't hesitate to reach out to our customer service team.

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Made with AeroTech

Our portable, highly durable Aero inflatable technology lets you take adventure with you wherever you go.

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Free Shipping

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30-Day Aero Guarantee

We want you to be 100% Satisfied. Try it for 30 days and if for any reason you aren't happy, return it to us.

Returns subject to a restocking fee. Terms and Conditions apply.

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“Bad@$$ Fishing Rig”

This is a badass fishing rig that you can pack up and bring with you anywhere. You can easily stow it in its carrying bag and unpack/inflate it in minutes. It provides unmatched stability and swiftness on water, especially when you pair it with the APEX Pedal Drive. I can't wait for all the epic fishing adventures to come on my new Rackham Aero!

Fletcher E.

“A super-stable workhorse”

When I know I'm going to be on the water, whether it be fishing or hanging with the family, it's the Rackham Aero all day, every day. I'm always loading it up with a KULA, fishing tackle, snacks, whatever. It don't care. A super-stable workhorse without the work.

Harry G.

“Second to None”

Its like a Navy Fast Attack Boat meets a Battleship. It's quick when you need to get somewhere fast and super stable and very versatile when you're ready to fish.

Aaron M.

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