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.

I can't recommend the CR385 frameless cataraft enough! Its heavy-duty construction and attention to detail make it a trustworthy companion on any white water adventure. The rubbing strakes along the bottom of the tubes provide added protection, giving me confidence to navigate through challenging terrains. The ease of setup and versatility of the removable drop-stitch high-pressure air deck floor make it a breeze to customize the cataraft to my specific needs. Experience the thrill and freedom of the CR385 for yourself!

"The 13' Frameless Inflatable Cataraft CR385 truly exceeded my expectations during my recent whitewater expedition. Its sleek and innovative design, featuring inflatable pontoons and built-in air chambers, provided remarkable maneuverability and responsiveness on challenging Class IV rapids. The heavy-duty PVC fabric, enhanced by rub strake protectors, demonstrated exceptional durability against the toughest river conditions. The cataraft's self-bailing system and removable drop stitch floor added to its versatility, allowing me to customize the setup according to the specific demands of each adventure. Without a doubt, the CR385 is a remarkable companion for any whitewater enthusiast."

The CR385 frameless cataraft is the epitome of reliability and adaptability. Its compatibility with rowing frames, thanks to the D-rings on the sides of the tubes, allows for personal customization based on your preferences. The self-bailing holes along the bottom sides ensure efficient water drainage, keeping you dry and comfortable even in intense conditions. With the included repair kit, carry bag, and hand pump, you'll have everything you need for an unforgettable catarafting adventure. Step aboard the CR385 and embark on a journey of excitement and exploration!

Having owned the 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 for 3 years, I can confidently say that it has delivered excellent performance. It's easy to carry and store, although a seat would have been a nice addition. The customer support has been exceptional. So far so good.

I bought the 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 for some adrenaline-fueled fun, and it has not let me down. The two inflatable pontoons and built-in air chambers provide excellent stability, and the round holes at the bottom effectively drain water during intense rafting sessions.

However, I did have some issues with the initial setup. But once you get the hang of it, it becomes much easier. The PVC fabric is genuinely puncture-proof and abrasion-resistant, withstanding several brushes with sharp rocks without any issues. For those who love white water rafting, the CR385 is a good buy.

Although I encountered a few challenges while using the 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385, its overall performance left a positive impression on me. The inflatable pontoons and built-in air chambers provided excellent stability and maneuverability on whitewater rivers up to Class IV. However, I did notice that the heavy-duty PVC fabric, while durable, could be prone to scuffs and abrasions from sharp rocks. Additionally, the self-bailing system, although effective, required frequent monitoring to ensure proper drainage. Despite these minor setbacks, the CR385's innovative design and versatility make it a suitable choice for adventurous individuals seeking thrilling river experiences."

I recently had the pleasure of navigating the 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385, and I was thoroughly impressed by its performance on whitewater rivers. This cataraft's ingenious design, featuring inflatable pontoons and built-in air chambers, offered exceptional stability and control, even on fast-flowing Class IV rapids. The heavy-duty PVC fabric, along with rub strake protectors, provided unmatched durability and protection against rocky terrain. The cataraft's self-bailing system and optional drop stitch floor ensured a safe and comfortable ride, allowing me to focus on the exhilarating experience of conquering the rapids. The CR385 is undoubtedly a top-notch choice for any adventure seeker.""

I'm thoroughly impressed with the versatility and performance of the 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385. It's incredibly easy to carry and store, making it ideal for those with limited storage space. So far, so good. I'm enjoying it.

The CR385 is an excellent choice for white water adventures. The cataraft's construction is sturdy, and it's designed to handle up to Class IV white water rivers. The D-rings on the sides are useful for attaching a rowing frame, and the round holes at the bottom quickly drain water.

What impresses me most is the inclusion of the 80mm removable drop-stitch high-pressure air deck floor. This feature provides a solid base while navigating rough waters and can be removed when not required. Additionally, the raft comes with a repair kit, a carry bag, and a hand pump, adding to its overall value. If you're looking for a reliable raft for white water adventures, I highly recommend the CR385.

I've had my 13' Frameless Cataraft CR385 for a couple of months now, and it has exceeded my expectations. The cataraft is incredibly stable and secure, easily handling white water up to Class IV. The round holes at the bottom efficiently drain any incoming water, preventing flooding during my adventures.

What stands out is the durability of the cataraft. The extra heavy-duty 1.5 mm PVC bottom and the wide rub strake provide robust protection against sharp rocks. The raft comes with a repair kit, carry bag, and hand pump, making it an excellent value for the price. If you're a white water enthusiast, the CR385 is a must-have.
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