On its 40th anniversary, Porta-Bote International, Mountain View, California, USA has just unveiled a New Hi-Performance line of its remarkable folding Porta-Bote. The Hi Tech ALPHA Series Over 41 major engineering advances have been incorporated. An entirely new, unique patented, folding transom means the owner doesn’t have to carry a separate transom anymore. It’s now part of the Porta-Bote. In addition, even special beverage container holders are molded into the sides of the seats. Over 90,000+ original Porta-Botes are already in use around the world.
The new, internationally patented series is available in 8′(2.85m), 10′(3.27m), 12′(3.85m) and 14′(4.28m) models and are available in Pacific Pearl, Duck Hunter Green (Olive Drab) and Aluminum. The Porta-Bote hulls weigh in at an ultralight
68 lbs. (30.9kg), 78 lbs. (35.5kg), 87 lbs.(39.5kg), 108 lbs.(49kg) respectively. The redesigned folding craft can be easily opened or closed in just a few minutes and weigh half as much as comparable aluminum boats and No trailer required. This exotic, engineered copolymer resin hull material is warranted by the manufacturer for 10 YEARS. It never needs painting and is unaffected by salt water. According to the manufacturer, the new models meet Coast Guard maximum capacity requirements. All are NMMA and EU Certified.
Visit Porta-Bote in the Craneway at Booth C16 to learn more!