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Due to covid/supply chain please call for prices. Once pricing has stabilized we can republish our price list. 925.820.2628

Tuolumne River Rafting Clavey Falls Lee Arbach
Tuolumne River Rafting Clavey Falls Lee Arbach

Until this Shopping Cart Checkout is fully functioning, please call 925-820-BOAT for our professional and friendly sales staff or go to our Parent company site Authorized AIRE Dealer and dealers for Maxxon, NRS, RMR, Tributary and Innova – The Boat People Inflatable Kayak & Raft Specialists which has a State-Of-The-Art secure Shopping Cart. Thank you for your patronage, Lee Arbach, owner.

Inflatable Kayak Specialists Dealer Since 1982

Purchase AIRE Rafts from Authorized Dealer The Boat People Inflatable Kayaks and Raft Specialists
Purchase AIRE Rafts from Authorized Dealer The Boat People Inflatable Kayaks and Raft Specialists

Purchase AIRE Rafts

AIRE Rafts and Inflatable Kayaks Authorized Dealer Since 1995
AIRE’s first Authorized Dealer in California

The Boat People Inflatable Kayak & Raft Specialists
101 Brookside Place
Danville, CA 94526

info@theboatpeople.com or
Phone: 925-820-2628 Pacific Time Zone

Our hours are: 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM, Mon thru Fri. pacific time, and most Saturdays as well. Sunday afternoons we are generally closed. If you would like to stop by please call first.

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The Boat People

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The Boat People 37.808120, -121.984317


We’ve built a reputation in the Bay Area as one of the most honest AIRE Rafts, inflatable boat, inflatable kayak specialists, and inflatable rafts businesses out there, so you needn’t worry about us disappearing into the netherworld of evaporating webpages with your money or credit card number. Our online shopping cart uses the fully secure Authorize.net system.

Many AIRE Rafts websites talk of their employees using what they sell — which may be true enough — but since we rented rafts and i.k’s for over two decades, we’ve seen the worst case scenario for a lot of our inventory. Sharing our rental experiences and retail customer feedback clearly helps you compare similar products to make an informed decision, and we don’t gloss over any negative feedback we get. People who have spent any time chatting with us know this to be true. If we end up with a lot of bad feedback on a product we have not personally used, chances are very high that product will be eliminated from our website.

Catalogs and webpages that only speak in a positive light for every item within seem useless to us. If each little widget is perfect, which little widget should you buy? Ditto for all the websites that contain nothing more than copy & paste info from various manufacturer’s websites. Parroting manufacturer’s catalogs, as 99% of them do (the vast majority of AIRE’s dealers are the best example), is not conducive to helping you make a decision. You may be shocked at the way we seem to find negatives in much of what we sell, but that does not mean they are bad products. We just want you to know about any warts or shortcomings before you plonk down your money. It keeps our customers satisfied, and it dramatically decreases our returns. We also try not to be excessively negative about items we don’t carry, but if something really is inferior we want you to know the reasons why.

Thank you! Lee Arbach, owner for 33 years

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