Inflatables Tenders

Boat Ladder for Inflatables

Ladders for use around and aboard the boat? For docks and rafts, hook-on-the-rail models, stern mounts, folding, extending, the new center bar sport ladders…there...

Inflatable Kayak Cum Tender?

About a year ago, Stearns Inc., best known as a maker of life jackets, introduced an inflatable kayak, offered in one- and two-person models....

In-Water Inflatable Boat Test

So you need a tender? (A tender is any vessel which services a larger one, be it a yacht or ship). Maybe you’re just...

Offshore Log:Choosing a RIB Dinghy – AB vs. Caribe

For the serious cruising boat, a good dinghy is more than a matter of convenience-it is an essential. During our first two years of...

Offshore Log:Choosing a RIB Dinghy – AB vs. Caribe

For the serious cruising boat, a good dinghy is more than a matter of convenience-it is an essential. During our first two years of...

Quicksilver QS-230 Airfloor Inflatable

In late 1996, Quicksilver (the parts and accessories arm of Mercury Marine) came out with a new line of air-floor inflatables. We missed testing...

Looking for the Perfect Inflatable Pump

The time it takes to fill an inflatable with air to the proper pressure is a function not only of the size of the...

Uninflatable Tenders: Two Alternatives to RIBs & Roll-Ups

Once upon a time, tenders were essentially wooden or fiberglass rowboats. Then came inflatables, which are easier to stow, less likely to damage the...

PS Advisor 09/01/00

Inflatable vs. Hard DinghyI have recently bought a nice, old 38' Shannon ketch, and she has dinghy davits. I have no dinghy, but am...

Mailport

Stripped Hose ClampsRe: The Case of the Stripped Hose Clamp in the September 1999 issue:First, torque is not the issue. Clamping force is the...

Catalina 445: What You Should Know | Boat Review

Looking to buy a 40-50 foot sailboat? Considering a Catalina 445? See a Catalina 445 for sale? What are the pros and cons of...