BOAT DOCTOR /// BOAT DOC SPECIAL
52 | BOATINGMAG.COM | JUNE 2019
T hese days stand-up paddleboards can be found almost
everywhere. T he knock, however, has always been the
diffi culty in taking them anywhere else. Enter the
iSUP. Th anks to ultrarigid materials, iSUP boards can
perform nearly as well as their stiff er counterparts, and
they are much easier to transport and stow—especially
aboard a boat. Take a look at these and see if one is
All the on-water fun of paddleboards, minus the bulk.
WEIGHT: 30 lb.
The Traveller was built by Bote to do just as its name implies:
travel far, even with heavy loads. With the ability to hold up to
275 pounds, the Traveller can go wherever you can take it, and
haul whatever else you brought with you. The narrower waist
and sleek design help it paddle effi ciently. It is compatible with
Bote’s unique RAC system, so you can accessorize it as you
need, whether it’s to hold rods, buckets or more.
each use to help it live
a longer life. Pay extra
attention to fi n boxes,
valves and the top
WEIGHT: 25 lb.
PRICE: $1,300; bodyglove.com
DESIGNED FOR: Lakes, rivers, shallows,
With an all-purpose shape and large size, the
Mariner XL is a board anybody can hop on and
quickly get the hang of, but where it sets itself apart
is with its Railblaza fi shing-accessory compatibility.
pieces to outfi t the Mariner XL just the way you want
it. With its included cooler tie-downs and anchor-
line guide system, the Mariner XL is sure to suit a
variety of iSUP fi shing adventures.