These Helfrich family oar locks are custom machined out of solid stainless steel. Good luck breaking one of these! The custom extended tail gives you some wiggle room for your oars to move up and down when necessary.
Add the Elite Side upgrade to your new Pavati drift boat and blast through any class rapid with extra confidence! You’re protected with diamond-punched aluminum on each side for extra strength and integrity. Not to mention, does any other drift boat in the world look as good as a Pavati Marine with Elite Sides? We didn't think so, either.
The ultimate boat tackle organizer. Typically used in conjunction with the Rod Holder Box, this tower comes with 3 large Plano boxes, is compatible with the Quick-Lock™ Floor System and features a top tray that serves as a great place for tackle, phones, and even snacks.
Pavati Marine's revolutionary drift boat transoms were engineered to ensure that when you drop your motor into the back of your boat, it locks perfectly in place at the angle it was designed to run at. Our over-built, reinforced transom does not require you to add plywood or any additional stiffening materials to support the weight of your motor.
Hidden perfectly beneath the removable floor system in front of the rower is an in-floor fish box with a removable bait tray. Both sides of the two-sided fish box are 42 inches long by 9.5 inches wide, so there's plenty of room for a couple salmon on both sides. The removable bait box is the perfect accessory for those days when you’re running eggs to keep that bait in one place and offers an easy clean up after your day of fishing is done.
Lightweight and fully adjustable, this removable foot rest gives you unlimited positioning options. Using the Quick-Lock™ Floor System, this foot rest can be moved, adjusted, or removed in an instant.
This simple but exclusively Pavati Marine feature is just another of saying that we understand you. Yes, every Pavati Marine drift boat has a truly level floor, with no rises or drops to trip you at the perfectly imperfect time. Perfectly level floors with our integrated Quick-Lock™ Floor System.
The smell of 8-month-old fish blood and spoiled bait gathering in the bottom of your boat probably isn’t your favorite smell. It’s not ours either, which is why we build all of our Pavati Marine drift boats with removable floors. Now you can reach every part of your boat, all the way down to the hull, in seconds! The floor is made up of several large panels, each firmly secured with premium 3M military-grade velcro that won’t collect debris or lose stickiness.
Pavati Marine has added handy grab handles to the sides of the hull. Just below the gunnel rail near the oar locks, we have programmed in computer-cut holes. These make it easy to pick the boat up or portage around logs or skinny spots in the river.
Our patented Hexagon Floor Ribs are computer designed by our engineers and cut out by CNC machines to the exact shape required. They act as the backbone of the boat’s structure, holding the true intended shape of the boat and making our drift boat floors truly level. Other manufacturers use a wood or steel jig that forces the boat into its shape, then it’s welded and removed from the jig. This puts a lot of unwanted stress on the hull and doesn’t make for a very consistent manufacturing process – the boats “bounce back” a little after being removed from the jig. Much like an airplane's wing, Pavati Marine's Hexagon Stiffeners are the jig. They’re welded into the boat permanently to insure the correct and original design is held. To top it all off, we punch hundreds of hex holes into the stiffeners, which removes excess weight while keeping the strength. The result: the strongest and lightest stiffeners possible!
Our magnetic side storage compartments save you time and space while you’re on the water. With built-in magnets that pilot our “Quick-Draw” technology, you always have your most needed tools one short reach away. Organize and store anything: lures, multi-tools and of course... your can of Copenhagen, all within arm’s reach. Pavati Marine boats come standard with 3 magnets, but you can add as many as you'd like!
How many times have you wanted to know how long your fish was to see if it was legal to keep or brag about? In the past you had to drag out a tape measure, if you could find it, or just guess. Not only is this inconvenient but a lot of fish die because they don't get back into the water in time. “THE TRUTH”™ Fish Ruler is engraved right into the aluminum and is great for measuring leaders too.
The Pizza Oven does exactly what it says. This baby can cook a pizza! This is an enclosed space that is heated by our propane heating system. Keep your breakfast warm or even pick up yourself an entire pizza to cook for lunch! When not in use, this feature is an awesome storage compartment. It’s watertight and secure, so cell phones, wallets and cameras often find themselves in the oven.
To keep weight down, boat manufacturers typically use cheap, off-the-shelf plastic seats. Not only are they junky, break easily and have to be replaced constantly, they also aren’t very comfortable. Comfort is a must with Pavati Marine, so our in-house master upholsterers designed and built the world’s first lightweight drift boat seat that will hold up to the elements. Using premium marine vinyl, super-dense overstuffed padding, lightweight composite backs and bottoms and all-aluminum and stainless hardware, we created the nicest drift boat seat ever built. Period.
The side trays offer more than just added strength in this boat; they provide much-needed storage space as well. This is a great place for life jackets, a break-down oar, fire extinguisher, extra layers of clothes, or whatever else you want to have out of the way. The storage remains right at your fingertips and can be easily accessed by everyone!
Our patented Locking Anchor Nest is a revolutionary feature that you’ll find in all Pavati Marine drift boats. This setup has an anchor nest with a lock to keep the anchor from jumping out during travel, a spot for your drain plugs, a block and tackle setup for easy pulling, and the anchor release mechanism. Gone are the days of tripping over your anchor that’s sitting on the floor.
When you get your new Pavati Marine drifter you want everything to be perfect. Having the oar locks in the right place is essential. Twelve different positions ensure that you will get the most leverage you can for those times when you need all the horsepower you can muster. Easily adjust these by unhooking the carabiner and simply moving these to the front or back until you find the perfect set up!
Pavati Marine’s exclusive Quick Lock™ Floor System consists of three removable panel sections with a precise layout of hundreds of small notches and holes. This allows every seat and accessory to be moved, instantly and with ease. When you want to change your layout it’s as easy as flipping a latch and finding a new location. In a matter of seconds, with no tools required, you can completely rearrange your boat to adjust for weight, gear and different fishing styles.
The situation, in any other drift boat: you hook up to a giant steelhead. Once you’ve hurdled over the gunwale, you land on a slippery rock and lose your footing. You recover to realize that the fish is gone and you need to figure out how to get back in the boat. Not with Pavati Marine's Drifter Doors™. Invented and patented by Pavati Marine founder Chuck Gros, these multifunctional doors are designed for the sole purpose of making your life simpler. Every Pavati Marine drift boat comes standard with one, but can be equipped with as many as four.
The Wave Cutter Bow™ is the Pavati Marine Warrior’s trademark feature. It offers not only form, but function. Designed primarily for the guys who will be running lots of white water and technical rapids. The patented Wave Cutter Bow™ borrows its technology from larger sea-going vessels. While going through stacked rollers, traditional drift boats with their blunt front ends are pushed side to side by the waves. The rower is forced to use his oars to keep him going straight. The Wave Cutter does exactly what the name says: it cuts those waves like a hot knife through butter.