Before wakeboarding was invented, watersports pioneers of the 1960’s experimented with objects to ride behind the boat. Some of the more successful riding devices were wooden discs. Grandpa would take a piece of plywood to his woodshop and cut it into a circular shape. The family would take turns ‘discing’ in between water ski sets. It was a great way to introduce people to riding behind the boat without the learning curve associated with waterskiing. 50 years later, we’ve combined the nostalgia of the past with the advanced materials and construction methods of today to give you the all new RAD discs and the FAD board. The Round Aquatic Devices (RADs) allow anyone, regardless of skill level, to participate in a day behind the boat. Everyone is guaranteed to get up on the 5′ RAD+…you can put the handle in the handle hook, sit, stand or kneel, and away you go.
The HO RAD+ (Round Aquatic Device) is a new 2016 innovation from HO Sports. The HO RAD Plus is a 5 ft round multipurpose towable inflatable board that you can ride sitting, standing, kneeling, or laying down. Unlike any kneeboard, tube, or wakeskate, this RAD aquatic device inflates to 20 PSI like the pressure of a tire on a car. This provides a very firm and sturdy board with a cushioned ride on the water. The machined rubber EVA top grip traction pad allows you to stand, kneel, sit, or simply lay down on the board for various riding positions in any direction. The hook, a type of kneeboard hook, allows easy starts for kids to get up on this board without holding the rope handle. This is great for easy starts and introducing beginners to watersports without the learning curve associated with waterskiing. Designed for anyone regardless of age or skill level. Inflation pump included.