Lee Arbach


The Boat People Inflatable Kayak & Raft Specialists

36 years in the Whitewater Inflatable Kayak & River Raft Business

We have the highest customer satisfaction. Our expertise & experience ensures you will get the right raft, inflatable kayak, cataraft & paddling gear the FIRST TIME, something you won't find at big box outlets. We will devote all the time that is necessary for you to make your decision to purchase the best inflatable kayak, cataraft, raft, river gear...

AIRE's First California Whitewater Raft & Inflatable Kayak Dealer

We carry durable quality river rafts, whitewater rafts, inflatable kayaks, paddles, oars, life jackets, dry bags, pumps... from boating industry titans; AIRE, Innova, Rocky Mountain Rafts (RMR), MTI, Cannon Paddles, Ortlieb, Northwest River Supply (NRS)... and we offer these inflatable boats at the lowest price possible!

At TBP Whitewater Raft and Inflatable Kayak Specialists we've rented river rafts and inflatable kayaks 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.

Whitewater Raft punching deep hole
Whitewater Raft in Deep Hole (did not flip)

Our Inflatable Raft and Inflatable Kayak Air Pumps are TOP QUALITY too

We carry imported Bravo foot, hand, and electric pumps from Italy & China, as well as American made cylinder pumps off all sizes & styles. These can be used for river rafts, inflatable kayaks, marine inflatables, or anything else requiring high air volumes. Major brands include Carlson, Wildwater Pumps, the Sierra foot pump, K-Pump, Interdynamics, Mastercraft, our own Boat People top-off hand pump, NRS, the Hurricane 12 volt, and we also stock Whitewater Design's EZ-Pump, though it is not shown here. Call is for your needs and we'll give you our best recommendation. Often something simple and inexpensive will do the job just fine.  Bravo foot and hand air pumps are a great value!

Ortlieb Dry Duffels - The Highest Quality Dry Duffel for Kayakers and Rafters

No other brand matches these European made products for quality. We stock Ortlieb's duffle-style bags with dry-zippers, as well as roll top "Rack Pack" duffels. They are lightweight, tuff, and highly functional dry storage bags with the best hardware you will find. Rugged 1000 denier polyester base and the acrylic finish exterior is heavy-duty and abrasion resistant. We stock the Ortlieb duffels in five sizes to cover all your rafting and inflatable kayaking needs. In addition we carry many other brands of drybags from large backpack style to small, simple roll-top bags, as well as GSI dry cases.

Lochsa River Idaho Memorial Day Weekend 2014

Rafts, Cats, IKs 5 Percent Discout with Bank Tranfer Payment

Raft Inflatable Kayak Cataraft Free Shipping

Raft Inflatable Kayak Cataraft Cashier's Check / Bank Transfer 5 Percent Discount

Ortlieb Travel-Zip Zippered 50 liter Dry Duffle
Hot Deal

New Duffle Style Drybag from Ortlieb

Innova Twist II Litepack Tandem Inflatable Kayak
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The Innova Tandem Twist II - the lightest duo inflatable!

Ortlieb 2.5 Cubic Foot HD Drybag with Relief Valve
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Big 2.5 Foot Heavy Duty Ortlieb Lock-Top

Ortlieb Big-Zip Waterproof Duffle Bag
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The Ortlieb Big-Zip Waterproof Duffle Bag is the best quality value out...
Ortlieb PS 490 Heavy Duty 59 Liter Drybag
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The highest quality roll-top drybag made!

Ortlieb Medium size 60 Liter Dry Duffle
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New! High End Dry-Duffle from Ortlieb, Made in Germany, 60 Liter size

Ortlieb Large Size Expedition Dry Duffle 85L
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New 85 Liter Ortlieb Expedition Duffle Drybag with Drysuit Zipper.
Ortlieb Large size Rack-Pack Drybag
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Light weight and tough!
Ortlieb Rack-Pack Drybag XL Size
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Ortlieb's XL Rack-Pack Duffle Drybag