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14' Heavy-Duty KaBoat FKB430


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MSRP: $2,598.00  
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Saturn 14' Heavy-Duty Fishing Inflatable KaBoat™ FKB430.

Slim profile for better speeds with smaller outboards. Inflatable V-Keel. Heat welded seams!

Introducing the Saturn 14' Heavy-Duty Fishing Inflatable KaBoat™ FKB430, engineered for unparalleled performance on the water. Featuring a slim profile designed to maximize speeds with smaller outboard motors, this vessel boasts an inflatable V-keel and heat-welded seams for superior durability.

The FKB430 is the latest addition to our esteemed extra heavy-duty series of fishing inflatable boats, meticulously crafted with added features to elevate your fishing experience to new heights. With a narrow hull profile akin to our renowned FB boats, this model ensures swift navigation with smaller outboard engines, effortlessly harnessing the power of 5-6HP motors for optimal performance.

Equipped with extra-wide rub strakes along the keel and bottom tubes, as well as atop the tubes, the FKB430 provides comprehensive protection against abrasions and impacts, safeguarding your vessel in any fishing environment.

Saturn Heavy Duty Fishing KaBoat FKB430 Tech Specs

Continuing the legacy of Saturn FB series vessels, the FKB430 features a set of two grommeted PVC strips strategically positioned off-center of the tubes, creating ample storage space for fishing rods, bags, and gear atop the tubes. The area between splash guards is reinforced with an extra-wide rub strake to prevent accidental damage to the boat's tubes.

Technical Specifications of the Saturn Heavy Duty Fishing KaBoat FKB430 include the option for installing a motor mount in the bow section, with four mounting brackets already integrated for easy attachment. Additionally, the FKB430 now supports universal patches, accommodating popular Scotty or Railblaza accessories for enhanced customization and functionality.

For improved convenience and reduced weight, the FKB430 boasts a high-pressure air deck floor, delivering exceptional rigidity once fully inflated. This versatile floor can be customized with marine carpet, vinyl flooring, or foam yoga mats to protect against punctures or cuts, ensuring long-lasting performance.

Available in two colors, light gray and dark gray, the FKB430 offers tailored options to suit your preferences and geographical considerations. Choose light gray for regions with intense sunlight, minimizing heat absorption and enhancing comfort during your fishing excursions. Experience the pinnacle of fishing innovation with the Saturn FKB430 KaBoat™.


  • German Heytex 0.9mm heavy-duty 1100 Denier PVC.
  • Double line of grommet lines to secure cargo on top of tubes.
  • Splash guards with safety grab rope.
  • Safety pressure release valve.
  • Inflatable V-keel under air deck floor.
  • Heat welded seams for better durability in hot climate.
  • Extra thick and wide rub strake protector on top of tubes.
  • Extra thick and wide rub strake protector on bottom of tubes.
  • Extra thick and wide rub strake protector on bottom of keel.
  • Detachable bow motor mount for electric trolling motor.
  • Towing D-rings in a bow section of the boat.
  • Two mounting brackets for fishing rod holders.
  • High pressure drop stitch air deck floor included.
  • Front stainless steel handle with integrated D-ring for anchor rope.
  • Included: hand pump, pair of oar, manual, repair kit, 3 aluminum benches and carry bag.
  • Motor mount optional, not included. Available in Accessories section.
  • Optional lifting tabs can help planning with smaller outboard motors.
  • Rod holders NOT included, but widely available on Amazon and elsewhere. 
  • Rod holder patches compatible with Scotty or Railblaza rod holders and accessories.

Videos of older version of Saturn FKB430 (formerly MARS)

Please note that boat shown in this video is under inflated. When boat is fully inflated, there should be no wrinkles on tubes, and tubes, keel and air deck should be as hard as rock. Air pressure for tubes 25kps, keel 30kpa and floor about 60-70kpa.

Customer's video of first ride.

Customer's review of Saturn FKB430 KaBoat.

Light Gray
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Inside Length:
Overall Width:
Inside Width:
Tube Diameter:
Person Capacity:
Loading Capacity:
1000 lbs
Max Motor Power:
10HP 4-stroke or 15HP 2-stroke
Tube Shipping Size:
Tube Weight:
138 lbs
Shipping Weight:
147 lbs
Floor Type:
80mm air deck

I have been using the Saturn 14' FKB430 KaBoat for a few months now and have been thoroughly impressed. The slim profile allows for better speeds with smaller outboard motors - this really sets it apart. The addition of extra wide rub strakes along the keel and bottom tubes is a testament to the sturdy construction and thoughtfulness of design.

The PVC strips are ingeniously placed to allow more storage space on top of the tubes, which has been tremendously helpful during my fishing trips. The option to add a motor mount in the bow section further enhances the utility of this KaBoat. The FKB430 is the perfect fishing companion, blending innovation and durability in a sleek package.

The versatility and performance of the 14' Heavy-Duty KaBoat FKB430 are outstanding. Perfect for limited storage spaces. Not bad at all.

I'm impressed by the durability and functionality of the 14' Heavy-Duty KaBoat FKB430. Well worth the investment. I really like this.

Surpassed my expectations! The 14' Heavy-Duty KaBoat FKB430 is much better than anticipated. I'm pleased with my purchase.

The 14' Heavy-Duty KaBoat FKB430 provides a great experience on the water. Good quality and reliable performance.

So far, so good! The 14' Heavy-Duty KaBoat FKB430 meets my needs and performs well. Happy with my choice.

Good quality and durability observed in the 14' Heavy-Duty KaBoat FKB430 so far. Impressed with its performance.

Convenience meets versatility with the FKB430 KaBoat. It features an optional motor mount in the bow section, allowing you to attach an electric trolling motor for precise control in river streams. The four mounting brackets are ready for installation, and with the two sockets for detachable fishing rod holders in the bow area, you can keep your fishing gear within reach while enjoying a steady and smooth ride.

Compact and easy to handle, the 14' Heavy-Duty KaBoat FKB430 is perfect for adventurous water enthusiasts. Enjoying it so far.

I have been afraid to take out my inflatables to the nearby river and stream, there are quite a lot of branches that stick out of the water close to shore as well as places where some rocks stick out and often one can accidentally go over them. So I was stoked to be able to purchase this boat, it is indeed heavy-duty, it's strong and it feels structurally very well built with lots of reinforcement everywhere. I do try and avoid them as much as I can but now I have the peace of mind knowing my inflatable is built like a tank, I feel likes it's less likely to puncture or have any abrasions while going along the stream. Last weekend I did accidentally go over some branches, I felt them as I went over, and later on, I flipped the boat over and I could see the rubber had been scratched a bit but it was superficial, the extra rubber did its job well.
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