Sea Eagle is a renowned brand when it comes to inflatable boats. The different types of boats manufactured by them include kayaks, SUPs and canoes among others. Their Foldcat Boat 375fc is an iconic offering when it comes to inflatable pontoon boats.
The boat is 375 cm long and has a beam width of 137 cm when it is fully inflated. Pontoons tubes used on the boat have a diameter of 16.5 inches (41.91 cm). There are two air chambers which are independent of each other and their one-way air valves are recessed into the boat surface. To inflate the Foldcat boat, it takes about 10 minutes and a portable air pump maybe used for the same. The inflation pressure for operating the boat stands at 3.2 psi.
The hull of the boat comes pre-fitted with aluminum floorboards that can be adjusted as required. The package includes aluminum underbars for stabilizing the boat that slide under the floorboards creating a rigid fishing platform. It is quite portable with a hull weight of just 34 kg.
The design allows it to be folded and stored into a car for transportation. It can be assembled easily without need of any nuts or screws. The boat is available in a dark green hunter color that enables it to camouflage into the surroundings that make it ideal for hunting and fishing.
The Foldcat boat can be installed with one or two seats as per the requirement of the boat owner. It can accommodate two adults with a maximum weight of 295 kg. Swivel seats make fishing and steering the boat easier and they can be mounted on pedestals for increased height.
The material employed for building the boat has a decitex rating of 1100 which is extra heavy duty making it one of the best inflatable boats when it comes to durability and sturdiness. The fabric is hard-wearing and can withstand usage on even the most rough and rugged water terrains.
It is equipped with universal Scotty Mount Systems that enable installation of a wide range of accessories that are manufactured by Scotty themselves. The accessory options include fishfinders, GPD, rod holders and running lights among many others.
Foldcat boat comes with a motor mount that can accommodate small engines with a maximum weight of 20 kg. Both gasoline and electric engine options are available. It can handle gasoline engines with up to 3hp maximum capacity and a 45lbs thrust. Electric motors with 70lbs. of maximum thrust can be installed. A battery power center maybe opted for to accommodate the batteries. The top speed of the boat is 13 kph when fitted with a gas engine and 6 kph with an electric motor. The boat also comes with oars for rowing which can be quite beneficial in case the battery runs out or engine malfunctions while exploring the waters.
There are different packages for Foldcat boat offered by the company with a price tag ranging from $1300 to $3550 after discounts. A 3-year warranty backs the boat against any manufacturing defects.