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16' Inflatable KaBoat SK487XL

$999.00
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MSRP: $1,998.00  
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Saturn Extra Large Inflatable Kayak & Boat Crossover - KaBoat

SK487XL Extra Large KaBoats are designed to support more gear and provide more space than other smaller KaBoat models.

Extra large, 16" diameter oversized tubes and an extra wide interior make the SK487XL KaBoat perfect for law enforcement, special military operations under cover of darkness, or expedition along an unexplored coast.

This model is also great for remote island explorations, fun day on a water with a family, or just simple fishing on a weekend with friends.

This new SK487XL model has 4 separate air chambers for extra safety, compared to 2 standard chambers of regular KaBoats. Extra heavy-duty rub strake protectors are installed along both sides of the tubes for enhanced durability and rigidity.

SK487 KaBoats come with 2 sets of oarlocks and 2 sets of rowing oars for fast tandem rowing. With a 15HP 2-stroke outboard motor, this KaBoat was riding scary fast! The SK487XL handles sharp turns great and holds large waves without a problem.

New KaBoat SK487XL model features:

  • Transoms now have triangular splash guards to minimize back splash and protect the transom holders from heat and exposure to UV rays.
  • Bulky plastic handles on end tubes were replaced with sun resistant and durable soft handles for longer life span.
  • The valves were moved to the inside of the tubes and under the seat to protect them from sun and the elements, and to make inflation from inside the boat easier when on the water.
  • New models have different bench attachments to make them shorter, lighter and move slightly lower for easier rowing.
  • Grommet PVC splash guards with safety grab lines run all along the KaBoat's tubes from the front to the rear. Having grommets on PVC lines allows the attachment of additional accessories, kayak seats and custom made frames and arches for rod holders, night lights, etc.Same heavy-duty
  • 1100 Denier PVC as in SATURN boats & rafts.
  • Front spray skirt with water deflector guard and rope lacing.
  • Marine grade plywood transom with a one way drain plug.
  • Extra thick, high-pressure 140mm inflatable air deck floor.
  • Durable rub strake protectors along boat tubes.
  • 4 fins on bottom of tubes for improved tracking.
  • 4 (four!) separate air chambers for extra safety.
  • 2 sets of rowing oars with 2 sets of oar locks for tandem rowing.
  • 4 lightweight aluminum removable benches.
  • Included: hand pump, repair kit, 4 oars and carry bag.
  • In order to reduce weight, SK487XL does not have double layers on bottom of tubes as SK385XL and SK470XL have.

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Quick Tip: If you are worried about the air floor being accidentally punctured by sharp gear or fishing hooks, you can get a piece of vinyl flooring from a local hardware store that can be cut out to fit inside the KaBoat over the floor.

Shipping Size:
48 x 25 x 13"
Shipping Weight:
99 lbs
Exterior Length:
16'
Material:
1100 Denier PVC
Exterior Width:
50"
Interior Width:
18"
Tube Diameter:
16"
Air Chambers:
4 + 1
Floor Type:
140mm Air Deck
Kayak Packing Size:
51 x 28 x 12"
Person Capacity:
4
KaBoat Weight:
89 lbs
Weight Capacity:
1100 lbs
Engine Capacity:
10HP 4-stroke or 15HP 2-stroke

Purchased the 16Ft SK487 in July 2012. Have used it for several multi day camping trips in large mountain lakes and the Columbia River in Washington state. With my 8HP four stroke and two people top speed is 22 MPH per my GPS. I have owned several inflatables, for the money this inflatable represents tremendous value. With the floor removed and deflated I can easily by myself transport between storage in the garage and into the back of my Explorer. With this boat I can carry four people without gear, or two people and camping gear for week long trips. I built my own sun top for about $35.00 using PVC pipe and a 5x7’ tarp. Would buy this again, positively great value for the money, I can afford most any boat I desire, but hate paying monthly storage fees and waiting in long launch lines. I purchased this boat to escape the crowds, for this purpose it is perfect, love it!

I have to say I love our new 16' Kaboat, we have had it out a few times and it's perfect, folds up and fits in the back of my Mini Cooper, Easy setup takes 10 minutes with a low volume electric air pump, finishing off with the supplied hand pump. For a family boat to take camping for river or lake excursions here in Oregon it's perfect, mind you I have already poked a hole in the air floor (fishing with kids) but it was a quick and easy repair. I was using a 15hp engine but it was overpowered and went to a 50 LB thrust electric, more than enough power to zip you about a river and lasts all day as the boat is so light to push.. Great job Boats to go...
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