If you are somebody looking for fun on the water with family and friends, then two person towable tubes are a great choice. These inflatable tubes can carry two persons with safety and comfortability. Two person tubes can make way for your perfect adventure date night or just a day out with your sibling. They can be used for boating and water sports. You can have a fantastic time out there and make memories that last a lifetime. In this article, we will deal with two person tubes with some best options.
Points to be kept in mind when looking for towable tubes
Before buying a tube, many factors matter. This can include price, shape and the material used in the construction of the towable tube.
In most cases, nylon is the material used in the construction of the shell cover of the tube. Usually these can have thickness value anywhere between 420 denier to 840 denier. Polyester coated with PVC can also be an option for construction.
Types of Tubes
Now regarding shapes, there are many different types of tubes based on shape. Here we present some of the types of towable tubes.
Donut Style Tubes/ Open top tubes:
This is the traditional and most common type of towable tube, which has been popular among many for ages. These can be used to ride in different ways. They are mostly used by teens and adults, as most models have larger holes. Also some find them not safe for kids as they tend to flip more.
The Deck tubes have a large, flat surface. Deck tubes offer a fast ride. They also require a stronger grip so that you can stay onboard. They require a stronger grip. You can flip over after hitting a wake or wave. However, with the large, flat surface you can easily board after falling off. It can be great fun at times.
With different modifications like leverage fins, you can have wild rides if you are someone looking for extra adventure.
Cockpit style tubes:
These are considered safer for kids as they are stable and do not flip much. They are a good choice for those slow and relaxed riders. You can enjoy a smoother take off and safer ride by sitting low inside and toward the back of the tubes.
Dual tow point tubes:
Dual tow point tubes come with tow points added on two sides of the tube and hence can offer two different styles of riding. The seated front position can be the comfortable riding position for those looking for a stable ride. You can also opt for chariot-style ride by towing the tube backwards if you are looking for wild ride.
Banana style tubes:
Banana style tubes can have more carrying capacities. Having a slim profile provides the aerodynamics required for fun ride, so that there is not much speed needed to get going. Hence these can also be used for different water activities using pontoon boat.
Rockers can be good for extreme riders. They can be used by children as they flip less. With the curved surface the rocker tubes allow the weight of the rider to be shifted from side to side.
There are also unique designs like concept tubes which can meet the expectations of high performance riders. They can let you roll and fly off the wake.
The market is flooded with many options. So you can have the one of your choice whatever budget you are in. Never compromise on the quality as then things can get dangerous.
With this multi-functional deck tube, you can lay, sit, kneel, stand and even do barrel rolls. There is no need for any fragile fins or fancy tow points. With the patented Flex-Wing system you can have easy steering in the desired direction. The 1-4 person deck boating tube can be used in 1, 2, 3 and 4 person configurations. It comes with optional steering capability. You can steer by yourself. You can also steer as a team of 2 0r more and fly back and forth over the boat wake while the boat driver goes straight. The design comes with a heavy duty PVC bladder with durable nylon cover. There is a speed valve for fast inflation and deflation with zippered valve covers. It allows for one-way inflation and the double safety valve locks the valve into place. Deflation is also fast and convenient. The towable tube which can be used for two people riding consists of 10 double webbing foam handles with knuckle guard. With the full size EVA foam pads the riders can have safe ride with comfortable riding positions. It has a dimension of 74 x 70 inches when inflated. When deflated it can be easily transported and stores.
Now we have the inflatable towable boat which is a stable cockpit boating tube, perfect for your beach, lake or river outings and for water sports. As said earlier, cockpit style tube is said to ensure a secure ride for young and adult riders. They have the side by side seats which can provide enough room for 1-2 riders. This towable 2 person tube for boating is equipped with a front tow point. With the unique tapered “D” boat tube you get the stability for the ride of your life! The two person boat tube is has heavy duty PVC bladders. The nylon with PU coating will make the two person tube to last and also resist fading and dirt. The two person towable tube has zippers with full size EVA foam pads so that you can sit with comfort. They have six deluxe nylon handles with neoprene knuckle guards. The high-performance slotted deck seating has slot dividers for added security and the inflatable floors makes way for comfortable seating. With the speed safety valve, it is quick and easy to inflate and deflate. It is also allows easy storage and transport.
The Airhead Slice is one of the most famous towable tube which is designed for 1-3 riders. It is also the most affordable one. With the tapered gusset design you get not only better towing characteristics but also a more comfortable riding position, and easy mounting in the water. The bladder of the towable tube is made of durable PVC and is fully encased by double stitched nylon cover with reinforced tow harness. The nylon cover is made from 100% 840 denier nylon. It also has 6 nylon-wrapped handles and neoprene knuckle guards. With Kwik-Connect it allows for easy attachment to ropes. The speed safety valve is for fast inflation and deflation. It is only 70″ when deflated and hence can be easily stored and transported.
The 1-2 rider tube for boating & watersports comes with dual tow points both at front and rear so that you can tow from different points for the unique riding experience. The two person tube has a fully covered heavy-duty nylon cover which adds to the durability. They have the EVA foam seating pads make you comfortable in the seat. With Kwik Connect, you can have quick and easy rope attachment. They have the air cushioned stabilizer walls and multiple grab handles with padded knuckle guards. With the patented speed safety valve, you can have easy inflation and deflation of the tube. It has a dimension of 69″ x 66″ when deflated and can be transported and stored with ease.
The O’Brien Super Screamer towable tube with 70 inches diameter is a classic deck tube which provides tons of fun on the water. You can lie, sit or kneel and it doesn’t matter how you ride it. It has a maximum Capacity of up to two riders or 340 lbs. There is a single chamber 26 gauge bladder. The bladder is fully covered with 420 Denier Nylon which maximizes the durability. There are six comfortably positioned handles with EVA knuckle guards. The two soft EVA body pads are oversized so as to provide enhanced comfort. With the Quick Connect Tow System you can effortlessly connect the rope to the tube. The lightning valve is easy to use, having no parts to lose, it lets you inflate and deflate your tube quickly. With the pull up straps you can board the tube from the water with ease.
The Airhead Patriot Towable Tube comes with a patriotic design and color scheme which makes the high-velocity towable a hit during the sunny days. The PVC bladder comes with full nylon cover. There are multiple tow points on the front and back of the tube. There are also quick rope connections on the front and back of the tube. The tube is comfortable to ride as it has a high backrest and side walls which can make way for a supportive ride. With the EVA pads you get the comfort while sitting down and also the required traction around tight curves. You can go for a wild ride by utilizing the comfortable backrest or tow them the opposite direction for a chariot style. You can even fly across the lake on your knees with the support of the padded EVA seats. The two person tube can have multiple uses as it can also be used as a comfortable social float when not connected to the boat. The two person tube has 10 padded handles which come with knuckle guards which makes it easier to grip tight and dodge those white water wipeouts. With the action video camera mounts you get the correct spot to securely get the perfect footage. The two person tube also has self bailing drain vents so that you can remove the excess water. The speed safety valves will offer fast deflation and inflation without much effort. It has a dimension of 66 x 69 inches.
The Rave Razor is recommended for up to 1-2 riders. The recommended maximum total rider weight is 340 lbs. The nimble trick tube is steerable with single rider who can lean hard on the inside edge of tube. The two person tube is built tough with heavy duty PVC bladder. With the durable “Stay-brite” dying process you get long lasting color without fading. It also comes with 420D top nylon cover and 600D with a “Skim Fast” PVC coated bottom, nylon cover. The two person tube is easy to inflate and deflate using RAVE Boston Valve. You also have the self bailing vent on bottom portion of cover. There are four foam filled webbing handles with reinforced neoprene knuckle guards for comfortable handling. There are two ear boarding straps for easy boarding of the two person tube. With the Quick Connect tow point it is easy to attach to the tow rope. The Rave Razor has an inflated size of 60″ L x 57″ W x 11″ H and a deflated size is 62″ x 62″ so that it is easy to carry and transport. With Rave Razor you can have fun with your friend.
The UTO Concept towable tube can have 1 to 2 riders. With the EZ slot system you can have easy exit or entry into the cockpit. You can sit on top of the riser in the EZ slots or else you can stand inside the riser. The model comes with a high-performance secure standing cockpit design offering riding chariot style while standing. You can also sit and kneel. With the new Hover Bottom design the tube to can float, glide, and jump through the water. So there is less drag and it offers good fuel efficiency. They have heavy duty PVC bladders with full nylon cover with heavy duty zippers. The speed valves which are padded and zippered make way for easy inflation and deflation. The two person towable tube also comes with double webbing foam handles with knuckle guards. With the heavy duty molded easy tow connector you can connect the tube to the tow rope with ease
Now we have seen some of the best two person tubes. Before getting into the water, make sure that the tube is functional and is not damaged. You also need to connect the tow ropes properly. Stay safe and enjoy the safe ride!