Inflatable Kayaks

LONO Aero 12′6″ Native Citron Inflatable Kayak

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$1,499.00
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Introducing the reimagined pedal drive compatible LONO Aero 12′6″ Native Citron Inflatable Kayak. Whether you're hitting your favorite fishing spots on the weekend, gearing up for a water borne expedition, or just hitting the local launch with your family, it's time to say goodbye to compromise.

NOW WITH MAGNEPOD™
The MAGNEPOD™ magnetic base is a revolutionary, tool-less drink retention system that makes securing your BOTE magnetic drinkware a snap.

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • One (1) LONO Aero 12′6″ Inflatable Kayak
  • One (1) 6″ Removable Aero Center Fin
  • One (1) Pair of Slide-In Aero Rac Receivers
  • One (1) Removable Aero Sandspear Sheath
  • One (1) Pedal Port
  • One (1) Aero Repair Kit
  • One (1) Hand Pump
  • One (1) Travel Bag

TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Dimensions: 12′6″L × 35.5″W × 20″D
  • Avg. Hull Weight: 51 LBS
  • Capacity: 400 LBS
  • Removable Top Dimensions: 53″L × 33″W × 3.5″D
  • Avg. Removable Top Weight: 9 LBS
  • Removable Seat Dimensions: 24″L × 22″W × 18″D
  • Avg. Removable Seat Weight: 7 LBS
  • Construction: Inflatable AeroBOTE Technology
  • Optimal Hull Inflation: 10-15 PSI
  • Optimal Removable Top Inflation: 10-15 PSI
  • Optimal Removable Seat Inflation: 7-10 PSI
  • Travel Bag Dimensions: 41″ L × 19″ W × 13″ D
  • Loaded Bag Weight: 73 LBS

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

Two-Year Warranty
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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AeroBOTE Technology
MADE WITH AEROTECH

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

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Free Shipping
FREE SHIPPING

Go ahead, make it yours! FREE shipping on orders over $100 in the contiguous U.S., including freight.

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30-Day Aero Guarantee
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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The LONO Aero decked out with suggested accessories

SAY GOODBYE TO COMPROMISE

PERFECT FOR THESE SKILL LEVELS

BEGINNER    INTERMEDIATE   ADVANCED

For the person who wants speed, packability, portability, versatility, durability, and a pedal-driven option, the LONO Aero paired with the APEX Pedal Drive delivers. Use the LONO Aero by itself as a kayak or SUP, or add in the APEX Pedal Drive to take things to the next level. Never before have all of these features and benefits been available in one easy-to-use, delivered direct-to-your-door, badass package.

MAGNEPOD™ COMPATIBLE

The MAGNEPOD™ magnetic base is a revolutionary, tool-less drink retention system that makes securing your BOTE magnetic drinkware a snap.

Fishing Machine

FISHING MACHINE

The extreme stability will make you feel confident when making standing casts, increasing your line of sight and casting distance. Plus, the keel guard and mounted side bite fins protect the underside, letting you maneuver into the shallows.

Rocket Rac Compatible

ROCKET RAC COMPATIBLE

The Rocket Rac features 4 rod holders that fit both conventional and fly rods. Designed to allow two for trolling and two for storage.

Pedal Drive Compatible

PEDAL DRIVE COMPATIBLE

The Pedal Port built into the deck of the LONO Aero allows for the sold separately APEX Pedal Drive to be added to convert it from paddle driven to pedal driven.

Lightweight and Portable

LIGHTWEIGHT & PORTABLE

AeroBOTE construction allows BOTE inflatable kayaks to transform from folded up travel bag into a fully functional kayak in minutes, allowing for superior ease of transportation and storage.

Made with AeroBOTE

MADE WITH AEROBOTE

Constructed with our Aero Technology™ to ensure peak rigidity and performance.

The LONO Aero decked out with suggested accessories

SAY GOODBYE TO COMPROMISE

PERFECT FOR THESE SKILL LEVELS

BEGINNER    INTERMEDIATE   ADVANCED

For the person who wants speed, packability, portability, versatility, durability, pedal driven, the LONO Aero paired with the APEX Pedal Drive delivers. Never before have all these features and benefits been combined together in one easy-to-use, delivered direct-to-your-door, badass package.

PEDAL DRIVE COMPATIBLE

The Pedal Port built into the deck of the LONO Aero allows for the sold separately APEX Pedal Drive to be added to convert it from paddle driven to pedal driven.

Fishing Machine

FISHING MACHINE

The extreme stability will make you feel confident when making standing casts, increasing your line of sight and casting distance. Plus, the keel guard and mounted side bite fins protect the underside, letting you maneuver into the shallows.

MAGNEPOD™ COMPATIBLE

The MAGNEPOD™ magnetic base is a revolutionary, tool-less drink retention system that makes securing your BOTE magnetic drinkware a snap.

ROCKET RAC COMPATIBLE

The Rocket Rac features 4 rod holders that fit both conventional and fly rods. Designed to allow two for trolling and two for storage.

LIGHTWEIGHT & PORTABLE

AeroBOTE construction allows BOTE inflatable kayaks to transform from folded up travel bag into a fully functional kayak in minutes, allowing for superior ease of transportation and storage.

MADE WITH AEROBOTE

Constructed with our Aero Technology™ to ensure peak rigidity and performance.

Configurations

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.

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.

SUP Configuration

Take out the seat and stand up for a different paddle experience on the LONO Aero. BOTE offers a variety of SUP paddle options available in fiberglass or carbon fiber with size options ranging from 1-piece up to 3-piece collapsable paddles to travel with.
SUP Paddles Sold Separately.

Key Features Overview of LONO
Key Features Overview of LONO

Key Features

New Feature
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Take advantage of our MAGNEPOD™ accessory lineup with BOTE's latest innovation, the MAGNEPOD™.

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APEX Pedal Port

The Pedal Port features a clear removable cover that allows for the LONO Aero to be fitted with the sold separately Apex Pedal Drive unit, converting the LONO from standard kayak to pedal driven kayak.

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Apex Link Bar Connector

The Link Bar Connector allows for the sold separately Apex Pedal Drive to be secured onto the LONO for pedal driven operation.

Rudder Steering Attachment Points

These attachment points allow for the rudder steering on the sold separately Apex Pedal Drive unit to be installed on either the left or right side of the LONO Aero.

Velcro Paddle Straps

Two sets of velcro paddle straps are located on both the left and right side of the LONO Aero, allowing you to store a sold separately kayak paddle or Sandspear, freeing up space on the floor of the kayak.

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Removable Aero Paddle Sheath

The Aero Paddle Sheath can be attached to either the left or right side of the LONO Aero, allowing you to use the sold separately Sandspear as a shallow water anchor.

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Power-Pole® Micro Attachment Point

This attachment point allows for the sold separately Power-Pole® Micro to be mounted for battery-powered shallow water anchoring.

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D-Ring Tie-Down Points

D-Rings on featured on the nose of the kayak allow for light towing.

Bungee Straps

Bungees located in the nose of the kayak as well as on the removable top on the rear allow for extra gear storage.

Velcro Stash Pockets

Velcro Stash Pockets can be attached to both the left and right sides of the LONO Aero for extra storage.

KULA Port

A KULA Port located on the removable top at the rear of the LONO Aero can be used to secure a sold separately KULA 5 Cooler.

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Slide-In Aero Rac Receivers

Aero Rac Receiver attachment points located on the removable top of the LONO Aero allow for the use of a sold separately Rocket Rac

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Accessory Mounting Point

An accessory mounting point on the nose of the kayak allows for any 1/4:20 accessory attachment.

Grab Handles

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

6" removable center fin

A 6" center fin that is removable with tethered attachment pin that allows for ease of transport and storage.

Made With AeroBOTE

Constructed with our Aero Technology™ to ensure peak rigidity and performance.

Four chamber construction

LONO is constructed with four independent chambers making it extremely stable and durable.

REMOVABLE top & SEAT

Removable top & seat allow for you to convert the LONO Kayak into a stand-up paddle configuration. Top can also be used alone to float your cooler or other items.

self-bailing cockpit

LONO can rid itself of unwanted water by funneling it out through the stern.

sidebite fins

These fins are molded into the hull for increased tracking.

SAY GOODBYE TO COMPROMISE

The LONO doesn’t discriminate on what kind of adventures you want to take it on. Have a secret fishing hole a dozen miles deep in the backwaters? The LONO will take you there. Or maybe you’re just getting started with paddle fishing? The LONO will hold your hand gently the entire way there (except when it comes time for casting—that’s on you).

LONO Aero is compatible with many BOTE accessories

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. Need help folding your LONO? We've made complete step-by-step instruction on how to fold your LONO Aero.

  • Travel Bag Dimensions: 41″L × 19″W × 13″D
  • Avg. Loaded Bag Weight: 73 LBS

INFLATION & DEFLATION

What goes up, must come down. Getting the LONO 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.

The LONO Aero Travel bag has rolling wheels to make transport quick and easy
FEATURES
New Feature

MAGNEPOD™

Bungee Straps

Front & Rear

Grab Handles

Lift SUP Handle

Paddle Sheath

Paddle Strap

Cooler Tie-Down Points

KULA Port

Travelink™ Storage Points

Stashpod

Velcro Sandspear Straps

BVA Foam Deck Pad

Accessory Mounting Points

COMPATIBILITY

APEX•PD Compatible

Rocket Rac Compatible

Tackle Rac Compatible

Bucket Rac Compatible

Wheel Rac Compatible

Power Rac Compatible

Side Bite Fin Compatible

Integrated Into Hull

Sandspear Compatible

Power-Pole® Micro Compatible

Travelink™ Compatible

SUGGESTED ACCESSORIES

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Woman paddling her LONO Aero
Man carrying his LONO Aero to launch it
Woman paddling her child in the front of her LONO Aero
Woman rolling her LONO Aero in the travel bag walking with her son

"GETS IT DONE"

My LONO gets the job done. I love fishing and it is so easy from this yak. Sitting or standing casting and pulling in the fish from all sides feels amazing. The keel helps cut through light surf making controlling the LONO easy. I love the option to detach pieces and still have each piece work independently for different functions. Hope to buy another in the future.

ANTHONY H.

"MULTI-USE & FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY"

I initially purchased this kayak for my husband so he could take it fishing at the lakes and bays around San Diego. It ended up being a huge hit with my 7.5 and and a 3.5 year old boys and their friends - they now want me to always bring the kayak along with the paddle boards when we go to the beach. It's compact enough that it fits in a trunk of my sedan and I am able to inflate it all by myself (with electric pump) in a matter of 15 minutes. I often get asked by other parents about this kayak because they see how much fun we are all having with it. I am very impressed with the quality of this product and I can honestly say this was my best purchase of 2020.

NATALIE F.

Customer Reviews
4.7 Based on 134 Reviews
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YM
09/09/2021
Yvonne M.
United States United States
LONO Aero 12’6"

Well constructed, and great design. However, quite a bit heavier than I expected so difficult to transfer to launch. It would have been great if the wheel trolly for the SUB with the balloon tires would fit on the LONO Kayak. Seems like a simple design change to make the trolly work with the LONO. Other than that…..great product.

HB
09/08/2021
Heather B.
United States United States
Greatest Of All Time

This is my first kayak. I ordered the inflatable kayak because I didn’t want to get a rack for the car and I thought it would be more portable. While it did take me a while to figure it all out at first I am able to put it together faster now. Everyone asks about it every time I use it. It’s a great workout too!

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09/08/2021
Todd M.
United States United States
PERFECT FIT

This kayak is exactly what I was looking for. I have had a couple formed plastic ones over the years and they just seemed to lack functionality for me. Then I saw one of these and was blown away and immediately ordered it. I have not used the older kayaks I have as I use this one from that point forward. It is comfortable, has plenty of functionality and room and is a very stable kayak. I do not have the pedal assembly yet, but I can see that coming soon. The price point is a little higher than I wanted, but in the end, it was well worth that cost as this thing is really a superb product.

FL
09/06/2021
Fiona L.
United States United States
So fun

The setup is straightforward and works a treat

ML
08/31/2021
Mark L.
United States United States
Love it!

Everything I had hoped for! Constantly getting stopped and asked about it. Looks beautiful on the water!

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