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BOTE Flood Gatorshell Classic


The Flood is our entry level board, featuring the latest innovations, packed into an extremely stable, easy to carry and even easier to paddle platform that is perfectly suited for almost anything you want to do.


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All BOTE paddleboards come with a matching paddle.
If the paddle shown isn't available, you will receive an Axe Edge paddle instead.

12' Flood |Gatorshell Classic×

"The Flood is a very stable board great for cruising, fishing, or catching small waves that all paddlers no matter their skill set should be able to enjoy."  

- SUPConnect 

Take the Easy Route
Like a Rock
Best Value

Take the Easy Route

Low price and ease of use make the Flood a favorite among new and experienced paddlers alike. Especially since there's no sacrifice for features or quality.

Like a Rock

Thick rails and flat deck make the Flood an extremely stable platform. Regardless of your skill level or balance, you'll appreciate the rock-solid foundation the Flood provides in almost any water conditions.

Best Value

The lowest priced board in our fleet and worth every penny. Legendary BOTE innovation and quality make the Flood the best value of any board on the market.

Hull Features

Flood Paddle Board Hull Features

· Features only available on select styles.

12' Flood [Gatorshell Classic] Hull Features

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Bungee Straps

Bungee Straps

Adjustable Bungee Straps provide quick and easy storage of extra gear and are available on all of our board models.



The Stashpod is a convenient storage container with an integrated bottle opener. It’s the best place to “stash” your keys or hold your beer.

Multi-Textured Deck Pad

BVA Deck Pad

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

Paddle Strap

Paddle Strap

An integrated channel on the side of Core Style boards with accompanying bungee straps that allow for quick and easy storage of your paddle when not in use.



Accessory mounting points on the deck of the board for attaching additional rod holders, fish finders or other attachments.

SUP Grab Handle

Grab Handle

Redesigned to be the most comfortable Grab Handle found on any paddleboard. No more numb fingers or weak leverage while transporting your board.

Cooler Ties Downs

Cooler Tie Downs

Tie down points on the deck of the board, perfect for lashing down a cooler (or other gear).

Travelink Compatible


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

Tackle Rac Compatible Bucket Rac COmpatible

Rac Compatible

Compatible with Tackle and Bucket Rac attachments which provide additional storage for gear and fishing rods.