There are a lot of advantages to owning and using an inflatable pontoon boat.
They are most popular for fishing but also make ideal play boats.
Besides being extremely convenient they are also quite versatile.
Below are the most common advantages to using an inflatable pontoon boat.
When deflated, most inflatable pontoon boats fit into either one or two carry bags and can be stored in any small space.
You don’t need a garage or a lot of extra room to store a large boat. These boats can be stored anywhere.
You can also take these boats literally anywhere.
The fact that they are so compact and convenient means you can transport them on an airplane, on a larger boat, in an RV or in the trunk of your vehicle to anywhere you want to go.
No expensive trailers or rigging is necessary. This makes it convenient for any person to easily transport these boats to ideal fishing locations.
Great Fishing Accessories
Most inflatable pontoon boats come already set up for fishing an you can usually add more gear and accessories if needed.
They are one of the most convenient and ideal fishing boats available. Easy to transport, easy to set up, and perfect for reaching remote fishing spots.
Each boat will come equipped with different accessories but what the majority of them have in common is that they are geared for fishing.
Paddle or Motor
The majority of pontoon boats have the option of paddling or using a small electric or gas motor.
The motor is usually an optional accessory that will cost a little extra. However it’s a great option for those who want the option of using a trolling motor.
You stay out of the water, you don’t get wet
You can row or use a trolling motor
Rugged, Stable and Comfortable
Inflatable boats have come a long ways over the years. Most of them are built extremely strong and are able to withstand a fair amount of abuse.
They are rugged and strong and best of all, extremely stable. They are known to be almost impossible to tip or sink.
The majority of them are best suited for flat water but there are some models that are designed for river rapids as well.
Besides fishing they are also ideal for sport boating. Paddle for exercise or fun or motor to your favorite location.
The catarafts are extremely fun in whitewater rapids and known as awesome sport boats for those seeking a little thrill and adventure.
I find that most people are pleasantly surprised with how swiftly and smoothly they move in the water and with how easily they maneuver.
The price range can vary greatly. One thing that you might notice with a bit of research is that you actually get a lot for your money with these boats.
It is possible to get a really nice inflatable pontoon boat for a very affordable price that is decked out quite well for fishing.
As the price goes up, typically so does the quality and features. However as a general rule, these boats are far more affordable than their hard shell cousins.
Cheap to Operate
Paddling of course costs nothing and these boats require very little in terms of care and repairs.
If you use a small motor you may have a slight expense there but all in all they are very cheap to operate.
Your initial purchase is your main investment and you not likely need to spend hardly any more after that.