Motorized Inflatable Paddleboard

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The Fisherman is available to pre-order now at a reduced price of US$1,990

The Fisherman is available to pre-order now at a reduced price of US$1,990 (Credit: SipaBoards)

Last year we reported on a motorized and self-inflating stand-up paddleboard by Slovenian company SipaBoards. Since the successful Kickstarter campaign that followed, the firm has snagged a prestigious Red Dot design award and has now returned with an updated model for 2016 that caters to fishermen.

SipaBoards’ Fisherman features the same basic design as its predecessor, but is larger, which should make carrying fishing gear more practical. Made from tough reinforced vinyl, it sports an onboard motor that both inflates it within five minutes and propels the paddleboard forward.

The Fisherman measures 335 x 90 x 15 cm (131 x 35 x 6-in) when fully inflated and 95 x 50 x 20 cm (37 x 19.6 x 7.9-in) when deflated. The total weight of board and drive unit comes in at 18.5 kg (40 lb), while the board can carry a maximum weight of 300 lb (136 kg).

It can cruise at a sedate fully-assisted speed of 2 knots for up to three hours, though an extra swap-out battery is also available to purchase.

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