It’s a skiff. It’s a dingy. It’s a tender. It’s a paddle board. It’s a BOTE...in a bag. Meet the Rover AeroBOTE, the most portable paddleskiff on the market. Transforming from travelbag to BOTE and back again, it’s easy to store, tags along on any adventure, and stands up to the toughest tests on any waterway, and hell...even baggage claim. So as you’re paddling, fishing, or motoring your way across the globe, Rover AERO’s got your back.
IT’S YOUR BOARD AND BOAT, IN ONE ... IN A BAG.
Cockpit Depth: 5"
Avg. Weight: 63LBS
Max. Capacity: 500LBS
Max. Outboard: 6HP
EASE OF TRANSPORT
The portability of AeroBOTEs is undeniable. Whether you have a smaller vehicle with no roof mounting system or you take public transportation, the Rover Aero can go with you. The Rover Aero Bag features wheels which allows you to easily transport your Rover Aero to places other boards can’t reach.
What goes up, must come down. The steps it takes to get a Rover Aero on the water and then back and ready to travel: remove the rolled up board from the Rover Aero bag, unroll, attach the included AeroGo pump to the lower chamber valve located at the bottom of the deck pad, and then The upper chamber valve located at the nose. Each chamber is to be filled until the pressure reaches 11 PSI. When you are ready to pack it up, do everything in reverse ... easy as 1,2,3.
The AeroGo Rechargeable Pump makes short work of inflating (and deflating) your Rover Aero. Just connect the hose, set the PSI and go. Don't worry about finding an outlet or hooking up to a car battery, the AeroGo will inflate and deflate your Rover Aero 2-3 times on a single charge. It comes in it's own convenient carry bag and fits inside the Remora Bag for transport with your Rover Aero, wherever you're off to. The best part, it's included with the Rover Aero (a $250 value).
Constructed from Military Grade PVC using Drop Stitch technology the Rover Aero is not only virtually indestructible, but it’s also rigid as a plank. Capable of supporting up to 500lbs of weight, Rover Aero can take a beating an still come out on top.
BUILT TO PADDLE
Rover Aero evolved from the most innovative paddle boards on the planet, and was designed as a paddle board first. It’s generous rocker and flat bottom paddles with ease through a variety of water conditions.
DECK IT OUT
With a staggering amount of standard features, you can outfit the Rover Aero the way you want for the things you want to do. And since there isn’t much you can’t do with it, go ahead and deck it out.
The Moto Rac is the core feature of the Rover. It is the single accessory that makes the leap from paddle to power. By simply inserting the Moto Rac into the integrated receivers, your Rover is ready to ride.
MATERIAL :: MARINE GRADE ALUMINUM
FINISH :: POWDER COATED BLACK
WEIGHT :: 4 POUNDS
The Rover Aero comes equipped with a Grab Strap–a durable nylon rope with comfort grip handle. Hold on to the Grab Strap while underway for added support and balance. The Grab Strap connects directly to the deck of the board at mounting points located on forward deck of the board but can be easily removed if desired.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHY BUY AN INFLATABLE ROVER INSTEAD OF A SOLID ROVER?
The Rover Aero is durable and ideally suited for areas of rough terrain, like rivers and lakes, that often have rocky shorelines or areas of shallow water with a rocky bottom and tree stumps. It combines ease of transport and ease of storage, from flights to the family car, from apartments to onboard boats.
WHY DOES THE NOSE OF THE BOARD RIDE SO HIGH IN OFF THE WATER WHEN RUNNING AT HIGH SPEEDS?
When under power, the Rover Aero is designed to lift the nose out of the water which provides a smoother ride and tighter turning.
WHAT IS THE MAX HP OF MOTOR I SHOULD USE?
The max HP motor we recommend is 6hp short shaft outboard. It provides plenty of power for most people and is very fuel efficient.
DO I HAVE TO REGISTER THE ROVER AERO
If you add a motor to the Rover Aero, then most munipalities, counties or states require the craft to registered at your local tax collector's office or DMV.