Amazing 4 person air deck inflatable boat
Inflatable rowing boat is a popular full sized open tender, the floor is removable , the boat can be roll up and easy to arrange transport . Most popular inflatable boat model size are 9ft 10ft 11ft 12ft 13ft 14ft . It is lighter than the hard bottomed aluminum boat and fiberglass boat .
Optional floor: aluminum floor ,plywood floor , slat floor , air deck, VIB floor .
Inflatable air floor consist of two layers of a synthetic fabric which are held together by a series stitches Thickness is 8cm. When inflate the floor ,the air will fill into the space between these two layer fabric , and become rigid enough as a flat deck without problem of rot or increase extra weight .
How many different floors are equipped on inflatable floor ?
The popular floors equipped on inflatable boats are aluminum floor , plywood floor and air mat floor . Here are the details below :
1) Aluminum floor is the most common used , it is easy to disassemble and assemble ,and is widely used in many complicated situation . It is the best choice for professional boating enthusiast and military application. The aluminum floor is anti corrosion and much durable . Meanwhile price is expensive than other plywood floor , and a little heavier .
2) Air mat floor is made from 8cm drop stitch material . Drop stitch material have countless drop stitch between two layer PVC ,after inflate , the air mat deck become rigid to use as deck . This kind of floor is in light weight , and easy to fold to very small size after deflate , and passengers will feel comfortable when stand on the air mat deck as it is elastic. But the durability and anti corrosion feature is not as good as aluminum floor and plywood floor , and is easy to aging once expose to the sunlight directly .
Drop stitch material is moisture-proof, it is also a good material for the bottom of high grade tent .
When pack the boat, the air mat floor do not need to take off , just roll with the boat together will be ok.
3) Plywood floor is easy to take off and disassemble and easy to transport , price is cheaper than aluminum floor and air mat deck .