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14' Inflatable KaBoat SK430

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14' Saturn Inflatable Kayak & Boat Crossover - KaBoat™

Now with German Heytex PVC fabric and fiberglass covered transom!

Introducing the cutting-edge 14' Saturn Inflatable Kayak & Boat Crossover - the KaBoat™, now upgraded with premium German Heytex PVC fabric and a fiberglass-covered transom for unparalleled durability and performance!

The KaBoat represents a new frontier in watercraft technology, combining the versatility of an inflatable kayak with the power and functionality of an inflatable boat. Whether you're navigating the open ocean, exploring serene lakes, or conquering winding rivers, the KaBoat offers a seamless transition between paddling and motorized propulsion.

Equipped with a marine-grade plywood transom, the KaBoat can accommodate both electric and gas engines, providing added convenience and flexibility for long-distance travel. With the option to paddle or power your journey, you'll never be limited by fatigue or distance.

Designed for maximum portability, the KaBoat conveniently fits into a medium-sized bag, allowing you to take your adventure anywhere. Plus, with the addition of an optional electric or gas engine, you can effortlessly navigate back to shore when paddling becomes too strenuous.

Experience unmatched stability and versatility with the KaBoat's exceptionally stable design, which allows for standing, fly fishing, and maneuvering in narrow spaces where traditional boats cannot venture. Whether you're using it as a dinghy for a yacht, tackling light whitewater, or embarking on an expedition in Swedish Lapland, the KaBoat is your ultimate companion for waterborne adventures.

Saturn SK430 KaBoat Specs

Featuring innovative enhancements such as triangular splash guards, durable soft handles, and relocated valves for improved durability and functionality, the KaBoat sets a new standard in inflatable watercraft technology. With grommet PVC splash guards and safety grab lines running along the tubes, the KaBoat offers enhanced safety and customization options for attaching accessories and equipment.

Upgrade your watercraft experience today with the 14' Saturn Inflatable Kayak & Boat Crossover - the KaBoat™, and discover the limitless possibilities of waterborne exploration and adventure.

See customer's video of 14' SK430 KaBoat with Torqeedo Travel electric motor. See KaBoat expedition in Swedish Lapland whitewater rivers.

New KaBoat specifications:

  • 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 fishing rod holders, night lights, etc.

Let's dive into the benefits of the KaBoat versus your run-of-the-mill kayak or inflatable boat:

  1. Say goodbye to storage struggles! Conventional plastic or fiberglass kayaks take up more space than a shipload of rubber duckies. But fear not! The KaBoat deflates faster than your ego after a bad joke, making storage and transportation a breeze!
  2. Paddling's for peasants! With the KaBoat, you're the captain of your destiny! Bust out a small gas or electric engine and zip across the water like a speedboat on steroids. Feeling lazy? Just flip the switch and cruise on autopilot, baby!
  3. Who needs stability when you can wobble like a drunken pirate? KaBoats are so stable, you can stand, walk, or breakdance inside without fear of capsizing. You can even fish standing up or ride like a cowboy on a bucking bronco - yeehaw!
  4. Dive, snorkel, fish - the world's your oyster with the KaBoat! Unlike boring kayaks, the KaBoat is your ticket to aquatic awesomeness, with more functionality than a Swiss army knife on steroids.
  5. Need to lug around a boatload of gear? No problem! Thanks to its buoyant inflatable tubes, the KaBoat can haul more cargo than a pirate ship on plunder day!
  6. Forget about being stuck in shallow waters! With the KaBoat, you can explore narrow nooks and crannies that would make other boats blush with envy. Just raise the engine and paddle your way to adventure, even in water as shallow as your ex's dating pool!
  7. Inflating a KaBoat is easier and faster than trying to blow up a balloon at a birthday party with a broken pump. Less time huffing and puffing means more time for shenanigans on the water!
  8. Need for speed? Look no further than the KaBoat! With its sleek profile and lower drag, you'll leave other inflatable boats in your wake faster than you can say, "Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!"
  9. Dinghy duty just got a whole lot funnier! KaBoats can hitch a ride with yachts and sailboats without hogging all the space. They're like the clown car of watercraft - compact, versatile, and guaranteed to make a splash wherever they go!
  10. And the best part? KaBoats won't break the bank faster than you can say, "Ahoy, matey!" With prices lower than a sea slug's limbo contest entry fee, you can afford to be the captain of your dreams without plundering your booty!

Saturn SK430 KaBoat Features:

  • Same heavy-duty 1100 Denier PVC as in SATURN inflatable boats.
  • Wide beam hull design for stability. You can stand in a KaBoat.
  • Front Spray Skirt with water deflector guard and rope lacing.
  • Marine grade plywood transom with a one way drain plug.
  • High-pressure inflatable air deck floor.
  • 4 (four!) fins for improved tracking.
  • Included: 3 benches, hand pump, repair kit, carry bag and rowing oars.
  • Please see this article for alternative seating options.

Saturn SK430 KaBoat Customer's video:

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Shipping Size:
Shipping Weight:
78 lbs
Overall Length:
Exterior Width:
Interior Width:
Tube Diameter:
Air Chambers:
2 + 1
Transom High:
Floor Type:
Air Deck Floor
Kayak Packing Size:
45 x 24 x 13"
Person Capacity:
KaBoat Weight:
58 lbs
Weight Capacity:
750 lbs
Engine Capacity:
8 HP (10 HP if 2 stroke)

What a beautiful purchase, I am so happy with my 430, its such a dope ship.

Have a 14ft Kaboat that has been proven to be a worthwhile purchase.
Its portability and built in transom for trolling motor has made fishing and exploring the intercoastal waterways such fun.
It never fails when out and about that I am constantly asked about my Kaboat.
It is easy to recommend boatstogo for their selection and quality products.
Given my limited space, the ability to store this in my closet or trunk has been so convenient.

I got my SK430 a month ago. I was looking for a fishing boat that I could take one or two kids out with me while constrained by HOA boat storage rules. Here is what I have learned. First, just buy the electric air pump they sell when you get the boat. Hand pumping this is a 30 min job and hard labor. Second, the oars are also really only good for an emergency. My 40lb trolling motor pushed this 4.9mph flat out.. My 6hp Tohatsu will move it along faster than I would go with kids in it. This model boat has a 3ish inch thick air floor. The floor is pretty darn rigid, but really not walk around comfortably rigid. I have added a chair on a swivel and the transom mount launching wheels. The lunching wheels are fantastic. I have a huge storage tub hard chest with wheels and the whole boat fits in there. That tub fits on my hitch mounted cargo platform and stores nicely in my garage. For me the boat is awesome. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in kayak fishing but might want the range a real motor provides or the space to bring more people and stuff. If this one was ever lost I would probably buy another kaboat but an xl model.

Kaboat is a wonderful bit of kit apart from the inflatable floor. However, an old windsurfer makes an excellent replacement.

I got my SK430 early spring of 2017. I have taken it down several local rivers on many fishing trips in 2017 and the boat has performed above expectation. Handles well, very stable and no durability issues.

I have a 14' kaboat and wanted to tell you how much I like it and some of the modifications I've made. It packs an unpacks very easily in the carry bag, it's a one-person operation from start to finish. While I'm putting on my dive gear, I have the boat hooked up to an electric pump and by the time I'm done dressing, I only have to top it up with the hand pump. Deflating is even faster, just open the valves and roll from the transom to the bow, it's all wrapped up in a couple minutes. I bought an old Evinrude Light Twin 4hp engine for $100, and with just me aboard it'll plane at about 15mph. With two people the performance drops to 6.5mph, but this is two big guys with wetsuits, weight belts, etc. I put the gas tank under the bow cover and run a long fuel line back. I don't often use the seats that came with the boat. The rear seat is too close to the engine and the middle seat is too far, so I just sit on the tubes. I have a 42 qt cooler I use in the middle of the boat, it's pinched gently in place by the tubes and stays in place. I use the cooler for storage and it makes a convenient middle seat for a passenger. I can move the cooler where I want to better balance the boat. One thing I've modified is to use a 2-piece marine plywood floor, I laminated the bow section so it follows the same curvature as the boat. The floor is very solid under foot, distributes the load better along the full length of the boat, makes the boat more stable, and improves handling. Thanks for a great product!

Got one of those Saturn kaboats from your website, the fourteen footer. It’s a lot of fun. Easy to move. Easy to inflate. Easy to control when I using it. I use it at least once a week, and it’s totally worth the money. Best seven-hundred bucks I ever spent!

We received our boat last week and were able to test drive it over the weekend and we were totally impressed. The delivery was prompt, the product was excellent... even the bag is big enough so that everything fits in it when it's folded up. We bought it specifically to go camping with since we pull a small camping trailer we needed something portable to go in our van. We found that it fit very well on top of our mini-van when it was blown up so once we get to our camping spot we can go to various lakes in the area and not have to deflate and inflate every time. This is the 3rd raft that I've owned... the first two had the wooden floors - a Sevylor and a Sea Eagle and the air floor is much easier to deal with and pack and it's quite solid... we did buy some outdoor carpeting to put over it (we have a dog). Thanks for putting out such a great product at a reasonable price.

I recently purchased a 14 foot Kaboat. I chose this model feeling it would best meet my needs.\r\n\r\nI kitesurf, fish, windsurf, and kayak. I have a small trailer that holds all my gear - putting a hardshell kayak or small boat on the racks (on the trailer or on the car) can be done, but has drawbacks. The boat is exposed to theft and weather, gas mileage suffers, and you can't really store it loaded and ready to go at all times.\r\n\r\nThe Kaboat has worked great. It weighs about the same as my 14 foot hard shell plastic kayak (58 pounds) - so no difference in the weight. It fits inside the trailer (no need for racks on the car and the loss in mileage, danger of theft, etc.). When I do blow it up - if I want to leave it blown up (say, while I am camping) I can put it on top of the trailer and fasten it with straps.\r\n\r\nI paddle the Kaboat - can go about 3 MPH where I can do 4.5 MPH with my hardshell kayak. But - it is so much more versatile. I have a sailing rig that fits on the Kaboat - with a moderate breeze I can travel at 5 to 6 MPH in comfort and no strain. I have a 1.5HP air cooled outboard (weighs 12 pounds) that can take it 5MPH at half throttle - and almost pop it on to a plane at full throttle. All the speeds are verified with a GPS. I recently got a used 3.5HP and that puts it on plane with little effort. Bottom line - the hardshell kayak I can just paddle. With the Kaboat I paddle, sail, motor - whatever the situation calls for. And it all stores easily in my trailer. I leave the trailer loaded and ready to go for the weekend.\r\n\r\nI mentioned that my son and I kiteboard as well. The Kaboat is our RV to kiting spots. We can load 4 kiteboards, 4 kites, and our gear. Motor to any location, even setup in the water (the Kaboat is stable enough to pump up the kite while standing in the boat). Kite and return to our Kaboat to rest, get water - using it as base. This works out great in a place like the Florida Keys where you really need a boat to catch all the wind directions. The Kaboat has shown its veratility and is number one for utility.

I just wanted to share my great experiences and photos by purchasing one of your KaBoats (SK430). The SK430 was everything I could have imagined in a quality boat, and more. I've taken it to 5 different lakes so far, and the performance of the boat has surprised me every time. Going slightly beyond the limits of the SK430, we even sat 4 adults comfortably on the boat in a lake for an hour, without leaving a scratch on the kaboat. After receiving this boat and taking it out, it has turned into a fully fledged hobby! Here are some photos of my experiences thus far.
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