Manufacturer of SATURN Inflatables Since 1999

13' Frameless Cataraft CR385

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MSRP: $1,398.00  
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13' Frameless Inflatable Cataraft Catamaran.

New, longer frameless pontoon inflatable cataraft CR385 great for whitewater rivers up to Class IV. Simple design, with two inflatable pontoons spread apart by two inflatable built-in perpendicular air chambers. Distance from ground to bottom of thwarts about 2'. That leaves enough space to take along most white water rivers, up to Class IV. Heavy duty, wide rub strake protects bottom of tubes from sharp rocks. D-rings on sides of tubes can be used to attach rowing frame.

Set of round holes in a bottom of inflatable cataraft floor, to let water quickly bail out. CR385 cataraft comes with 80 mm drop stitch floor, that can be removed if needed. Bottom made of extra heavy-duty 1.5 mm PVC. More holes can be cut in bottom if needed. CR385 cataraft can be used with or without drop stitch floor.

  • Rafts tubes are made of heavy-duty 1,100 Dtex High Strength PVC fabric coated on both side with 1100 g/m2, 0.9 mm.
  • PVC fabric is thick, puncture proof and abrasion resistant.
  • Industry standard Halkey-Roberts flat valves design with pushpins.
  • 80 mm removable drop-stitch high-pressure air deck floor.
  • Soft lifting handles in front and rear.
  • Rubbing strakes along bottom of tubes.
  • 4 D-rings for optional rowing frame attachment.
  • Self bailing holes along bottom sides.
  • Accessories: repair kit, carry bag and hand pump.

Customer's videos of Saturn Inflatable River Cataraft CR385.

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Person Capacity:
2 + 1
Loading Capacity:
1200 lbs
Shipping Size:
Shipping Weight:
73 lbs
Floor Type:
80mm air deck

Note: Specifications and accessories are subject to change without notice.

My experience with the 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 has been positive. It appears to be of good quality, and I'm pleased with my purchase.

The 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 is worth every penny. It's designed to tackle Class IV whitewater rivers, and the rapid self-bailing system works perfectly. The distance between the pontoons and thwarts is just right, and it provides ample space to comfortably ride the waves.

What makes this cataraft stand out is its durability and quality. The extra heavy-duty 1.5 mm PVC bottom and rubbing strakes along the bottom of the tubes have successfully withstood several rough rides without any damage. I also appreciate the 4 D-rings for optional rowing frame attachment, giving me flexibility in how I choose to maneuver the raft. In short, the CR385 has enhanced my white water rafting experiences and is an investment I'm glad I made.

The 13' Frameless Inflatable Cataraft CR385 is a game-changer in the world of whitewater adventures. Its longer length and innovative design, featuring inflatable pontoons and built-in air chambers, make it ideal for conquering Class IV rapids. The heavy-duty PVC fabric, combined with rub strake protectors, proved its durability and resilience against rugged conditions. With its versatile self-bailing system and removable drop stitch floor, this cataraft offered unmatched flexibility and performance, allowing me to fully immerse myself in the excitement and beauty of whitewater rivers."

I've been white water rafting for several years and have tried many inflatable catarafts, but the 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 is hands down the best. The raft handles Class IV rapids with no issue. I was particularly impressed by the round holes at the bottom which allow water to escape quickly and efficiently, preventing flooding during intense rides.

The build quality of this cataraft is excellent, made of heavy-duty PVC fabric that is puncture and abrasion-resistant. The wide rub strake protects the bottom of the tubes, providing an added layer of protection against sharp rocks. With the 80mm removable drop-stitch high-pressure air deck floor and the D-rings for optional rowing frame attachment, this raft delivers high performance in all conditions. The CR385 has been a game-changer for my rafting adventures!

The 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 has been a fantastic addition to my rafting equipment. The round holes at the bottom of the raft allow water to quickly drain out, a feature that proves invaluable when navigating through Class IV white water rivers. The space between the pontoons and thwarts is well designed, providing enough clearance to effectively navigate through the roughest waters.

In terms of build quality, I can't fault it. The heavy-duty PVC fabric is indeed puncture-proof and abrasion-resistant, while the wide rub strake offers additional protection. The raft also comes with a repair kit, a carry bag, and a hand pump, adding even more value. For anyone serious about white water rafting, the CR385 is a reliable and robust choice.

While the CR385 frameless cataraft offers remarkable stability and performance, it's important to note that it is designed for white water rivers up to Class IV. As with any watercraft, it's crucial to be mindful of the conditions and exercise caution when venturing into more challenging rapids. However, when operated within its intended range, the CR385 delivers an exhilarating and safe experience for enthusiasts of all skill levels. Don't let this minor limitation deter you from experiencing the joy and thrill this cataraft has to offer!

The 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 has been my go-to boat for 3 years now, and I couldn't be happier with its performance. It's easy to carry and store, although a seat would have been a nice addition. The customer support has been exceptional. Overall good quality.

The 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 is a great purchase for anyone who enjoys white water rafting. This cataraft handles Class IV rapids effortlessly, and the round holes at the bottom quickly bail out any water that makes its way in. Its simple yet smart design, with two inflatable pontoons spread apart by two inflatable built-in air chambers, ensures stability in the roughest waters.

The durability is second to none. The bottom, made of extra heavy-duty 1.5 mm PVC, withstands sharp rocks effectively. The wide rub strake provides additional protection. The high-strength PVC fabric has proven to be thick, puncture-proof, and abrasion-resistant. If you're in search of a durable, reliable raft for your white water adventures, the CR385 is a top-notch choice.

Honestly, I wasn't expecting much more than a cheap kayak toy, but the 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 has proven to be much better than anticipated. I really like it.

The 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 is a versatile and high-performing boat. It's incredibly convenient to carry and store, making it perfect for limited storage spaces. So far, I'm really enjoying it.
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