How long will a PVC dinghy last?
PVC inflatable boats will last anywhere between 2-10 years depending on the manufacturer, the use, and care it receives. Welded PVC boat will outlast those made with glues/adhesives. Hypalon (CSM) boats usually last 7-15 years, but can last as many as 20 years.
What inflatable boats do the Navy use?
High-speed, high-buoyancy, extreme-weather craft with the primary mission of SEAL insertion/extraction and a secondary mission of marine interdiction operations.
Can you put an outboard on an inflatable boat?
Just as there are an array of inflatable boats on the market today, an outboard motor is perfect for each boat type. As an owner, it is important that you match your inflatable boat with a motor suited for that particular boat. There are two main types of outboard motors for inflatables: gas and electric.