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Traveller 12′6″ Native Meadow Paddle Board

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DESCRIPTION

The Traveller 12′6″ Native Meadow is an expeditionist’s paddle board. Efficient-yet smooth, stable-yet agile, sexy-yet tough. Perfect for paddling in open water, lakes, and rivers with the ability to be loaded down with essential gear. It’s sleek and slim design paired with lightweight epoxy construction make the Traveller perfect for going the distance.

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • One (1) Traveller 12′6″ Paddle Board
  • One (1) 2-Piece Adjustable SUP Paddle
  • One (1) 10″ Removable Center Fin

TECHNICAL SPECS

  • DIMENSIONS: 12′6″ L × 28″ W × 6″ D
  • CAPACITY: 275 LBS
  • AVG. WEIGHT: 34 LBS
  • CONSTRUCTION: Epoxy

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

One-Year Limited Warranty
1-YEAR WARRANTY

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FREE SHIPPING

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GOING THE DISTANCE

PERFECT FOR THESE SKILL LEVELS

BEGINNER    INTERMEDIATE   ADVANCED

Training and expedition paddling are this board's forte. The Traveller 12'6" Native Meadow Paddle Board's sleek and slim design paired with lightweight epoxy construction make it the perfect for going the distance.

Excellent for Fitness

EXCELLENT FOR FITNESS

As the name suggests, the Traveller was made to travel. Switch that morning run to a morning paddle and enjoy the sunrise from the water.

Made to Travel

MADE TO TRAVEL

This high-performance SUP was designed with a unique combination of speed and capacity to make it perfect for distance paddling with or without gear.

Any Waterway, Any Day

ANY WATERWAY, ANY DAY

The displacement hull slices through the water, making light work of paddling through a plethora of different environments.

Front and back of the Traveller 12′6″ Native Meadow Paddle Board

ALL THE BOTE ESSENTIALS

The Traveller features compatability with BOTE rac systems so you can deck it out to fit your needs.

Recessed Deck

RECESSED DECK

A recessed deck gives a lower center of gravity and keeps both paddler and gear high and dry.

Born in the DarkRoom

BORN IN THE DARKROOM

The first board ever born in the DarkRoom, created to revolutionize distance paddling. Tested while traversing the Everglades, and proven while paddling the entire eastern coast of the U.S.

Front and back of the Traveller 12′6″ Native Meadow Paddle Board

GOING THE DISTANCE

PERFECT FOR THESE SKILL LEVELS

BEGINNER    INTERMEDIATE   ADVANCED

Training and expedition paddling are this board's forte. The Traveller 12'6" Native Meadow Paddle Board's sleek and slim design paired with lightweight epoxy construction make it the perfect for going the distance.

Excellent for Fitness

EXCELLENT FOR FITNESS

As the name suggests, the Traveller was made to travel. Switch that morning run to a morning paddle and enjoy the sunrise from the water.

Made to Travel

MADE TO TRAVEL

This high-performance SUP was designed with a unique combination of speed and capacity to make it perfect for distance paddling with or without gear.

Any Waterway, Any Day

ANY WATERWAY, ANY DAY

The displacement hull slices through the water, making light work of paddling through a plethora of different environments.

All the BOTE Essentials

ALL THE BOTE ESSENTIALS

The Traveller features compatability with BOTE rac systems so you can deck it out to fit your needs.

Recessed Deck

RECESSED DECK

A recessed deck gives a lower center of gravity and keeps both paddler and gear high and dry.

Born in the DarkRoom

BORN IN THE DARKROOM

The first board ever born in the DarkRoom, created to revolutionize distance paddling. Tested while traversing the Everglades, and proven while paddling the entire eastern coast of the U.S.

Key Features

New Feature
magnepod / stashpod lid Compatible

To take advantage of our MAGNEPOD™ accessory lineup, simply swap out your current Stashpod lid for a MAGNEPOD / Stashpod Lid and reap the benefits of both drink storage systems.

SHOP MAGNEPOD STASHPOD LID

Center 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.

FRONT & REAR Bungees

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

Travelink™ Compatible

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

SHOP TRAVELINK CARRY SLING

Detachable Center Fin

A center fin held in place by screw that is removable for ease of transport and storage.

Cooler Tie-Down Points

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

SHOP COOLERS

Displacement Hull

A displacement hull has a deep-v nose which allows the board to cut through the water efficiently. It’s a good choice for fitness, extended paddling, and fishing.

Wheel Rac Compatible

The Wheel Rac was designed to make transporting your BOTE and your gear easy and simple by rolling instead of carrying. Balloon tires allow you to glide over almost any terrain with minimal effort.

SHOP WHEEL RAC

Paddle Sheath

Located in the bow of the board, the Paddle Sheath holds the blade end of the paddle, freeing up the hands for other activities.

Rac Compaitble

Rac mounting points compatible with all BOTE Rac accessories.
*Excludes Rocket Rac.

SHOP RAC SYSTEMS

BVA Foam 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.

Stashpod

Available on our solid paddle board models, the Stashpod provides a convenient place to secure a drink or even hide your keys while paddling. Stashpod is water resistant when sealed, not waterproof.

FEATURES
New Feature

MAGNEPOD™ Upgrade

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Bungee Straps

Front & Rear

Grab Handles

Lift SUP Handle

Paddle Sheath

Paddle Strap

Cooler Tie-Down Points

Travelink™ Storage Points

Stashpod

Velcro Sandspear Straps

BVA Foam Deck Pad

Accessory Mounting Points

COMPATIBILITY

Travelink™ Compatible

Tackle Rac Compatible

Bucket Rac Compatible

Wheel Rac Compatible

Top Mount Only

Power Rac Compatible

Side Bite Fin Compatible

Sandspear Compatible

Power-Pole® Micro Compatible

Rocket Rac Compatible

SUGGESTED ACCESSORIES

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Overhead view of a woman paddling the Traveller Native Meadow
Closeup of the nose of the Traveller Native Meadow
Woman holding the Traveller Native Meadow about to go paddle
Nose of the Traveller Native Meadow

"AMAZING BOARD"

This board is a true beauty. I spent a lot of time researching boards. I was looking for something with touring speed but also could handle the ocean an intercostal waters. This board is great for both. It cuts through choppy water really well. Got caught in some high winds first time out and was able to make it back with ease.

JARED K.

"BEST INVESTMENT EVER"

I am an intermediate paddler and was looking for a board that was stable for both the ocean and the harbor. I paddle 3-4x a week in the summer and 1-2x a week in the winter. I LOVE this board. I didn't realize how awesome the hands free option was until I had it. I love putting my paddle in and being able to drink my water, stretch my shoulders and have a snack not worrying about the paddle rolling into the water. The shoulder strap, oh em gee! Absolutely amazing. The quality of the board is phenomenal, all my friends that tested it out, loved how soft the cushions are. The graphics are so awesome, folks are always asking if it's an inflatable. I purchased this board without ever testing one out since I am in southern California and the closest retailer is 7 hours away. It was worth the risk. I can see myself using this board for years to come. Stop debating and buy it. Shipping was fast and customer service was exceptional.

MICHELLE G.

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JP
01/07/2022
JEREMIAH P.
United States United States

The perfect performance board

This board is perfect for performance paddling. Whether it is racing or long trips, it is excellent. The board quality is better than any of my other brand boards and the design will definitely improve my race times!

SM
11/08/2021
Shawn M.
United States United States

Traveler 14 is Great

I've had lots of boards and for lake use my new Traveler 14 is my favorite. Great combination of speed and stability.

PF
10/28/2021
Pat F.
United States United States

Great board, a little delicate

The board rides as good as it looks. My only complaint is the rails are incredibly fragile. I've dented this rail by simply bumping it with my heel or bumping the paddle on it. I think an extra layer of fiberglass would go a long ways in improving the durability of this section without sacrificing much on weight.

BM
10/28/2021
Brad M.
United States United States

Traveller 14-foot

I have been riding a 12-foot long, 32-inch wide, board for about 8 years now. I was nervous going to a narrower board at 55 years of age. I am also 6'3" and 260 lbs. The board floats me very well and is faster than the all-around boards I have been riding. It does take more balance to stay steady, but your body gets use to it and learns to adapt. My legs get more of a work out on this board. The thickness of the board is incredible and makes it very hard to turn over even though it is initially more shaky if your are not use to narrower boards. I highly recommend this board for increased speed, increased ability to cut through waves, and for use in local paddle board competitions.

BOTE Traveller 14′ Native Meadow Paddle Board Review
AB
09/28/2021
Alexander B.
United States United States

Business and Pleasure

Incredibly fast and nimble. I had planned to use it for workouts and that’s it. Then one day a few weeks ago I threw on the tackle rack and instantly mixed business with pleasure. Now my 12 Traveller is like my little bass boat, load it up in no time, race out to the sandbar and fish for a bit and then race back. It’s way way easier to load up and half the weight of my 14 Rackem but just a heads up it’s not made to fish off of…just get you to a angling spot faster. In my quiver It has become my go to SUP of choice.

BOTE Traveller 14′ Native Meadow Paddle Board Review
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