Choosing between Saturn SD365 and the Sea Eagle 12.6 Inflatable Boats

About six months ago, I was in the market for a new inflatable boat. I wanted something I could use for a day out fishing on the lake with my friends, but also something I could bring the family out on for water sports and relaxation. I already had a Sea Eagle 12.6 Sport, which […]

How to compare Inflatable Boats

Gone are the days when an inflatable boat was just a small tender hanging on the back of a yacht. Inflatable boats can now be 45 feet long, with uses ranging from recreational fishing to Coast Guard rescue

Fabric Manufacturers make inflatables from Hypalon or PVC fabrics. Hypalon is stronger and resistant to chemicals and […]

The difference between Hypalon and PVC fabric

There are two main types of fabric of which most inflatable boats are made:

PVC Hypalon.

Most Mercury, Sea Eagle and Zodiac inflatable boats are made of PVC. Caribe, AB and Achilles inflatable boats are made of Hypalon.



Significantly less expensive then Hypalon


Won’t last […]

Choose the right inflatable boat!

Choose the right inflatable boat! Inflatable boats are widely used for various purposes because of its unique properties.

Such features as light weight, compactness, durability, high security, resilience, ease to Launch, relatively low cost can be applied widely throughout inflatable boats in any waters. Many professional bodies actively use Inflatables in their professional purposes. Inflatable […]

Inflatable Boats – Affordable Boating Fun for Everyone

If your budget is more in line with inflatable boats than traditional hard-hulled boats, you have cost savings as well as many more advantages to look forward to. Besides being easy to maintain, these boats are portable and can be inflated in a matter of minutes. Just unfold it, pump it up — and launch […]

How to choose a right boat?

It is much easier to inflate and deflate boats with high-pressure air deck floors than boats with plywood floors or hard floors. It takes more time and skill to assemble plywood floor. In general, if you are planning to inflate/deflate the boat often, then select a boat with an air floor. If you keep the […]

How PVC fabric compares to Hypalon?

There are two main types of fabric that most inflatable boats are made of. They are either PVC or Hypalon. Most Mercury, Sea Eagle and Zodiac inflatable boats are made of PVC. Caribe, AB and Achilles inflatable boats are made of Hypalon.

PVC Pro – Significantly less expensive then Hypalon. Con – Won’t last as […]

What are the differences between air and plywood floors?

Once inflated, a high pressure air floor becomes as rigid as a plywood floor. You can stand, walk or even jump on it, the same way you could on plywood floor.

If you are planning to inflate and deflate your boat often, then the air floor is your best solution, because the boat folds compactly. […]

How to Choose an Inflatable Life Vest

Inflatable life vests or personal floatation devices (PFDs) are small and comfortable versions of traditional PFDs. Inflatable PFDs are well regarded by mariners because they are lightweight and much cooler to wear in in hot weather than traditional life vests. There are two types of inflatable life vests:the auto inflatable and the manually inflatable. You […]

Used inflatable boat buying tips

One of the biggest problems when first looking at second-hand or used inflatable boat or RIB, is how to tell if the craft is really what you need. Some inflatable boats look very spartan and commercially orientated and therefore are unsuitable for family and sports use, however, these craft may be very tough […]