Folding Porta Bote has revolutionized the world of portable boats. Avoid flimsy inflatables Foldabote Really Folds to 4 inches (11 cm) FLAT.
Disadvantages Of An Inflatable:
1- Takes between a half hour and an hour to inflate or deflate.
2- Punctures easily if you hit a sharp rock or stump
3- Inflated tubes uses up 30% to 40% of available interior space – unless they are punctured!
4- Porta-Bote needs only a small 4HP- 6HP outboard to go up to 15 mph with one person. Porta-Bote will get up on a plane with as little as 2.5 HP with one person aboard!.Inflatables needs at least a 20 HP outboard weighing over 120 pounds (54.5kg) for similar performance
No pumps, no patch kit, no more worrying about a popped air chamber, no more trying to stop the slow leaks that develop every day you own an inflatable boat.
Over 70% of new Porta-Bote owners are former inflatable owners who have “had it” with all the hassle involved with an inflatable. RV Owners can “hang” Porta-Bote on the side or roof or underneath. When your through using a wet, soggy inflatable, where are you going to store it? Sailboat & Cruiser Owners can store the folded Porta-Bote anywhere you can store a surfboard. Notice how many boat owners never deflate their clumsy inflatables?
Porta-Bote tows like a dream behind a sailboat. Towing an inflatable is like pulling an anchor. Reduces speed up to 30%.
Over 70% of new Porta-Bote owners are former inflatable owners who have “had it” with all the hassle involved with an inflatable.