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How to choose the right boat

How to choose the right boat

 

It is not easy to choose the right boat. Well, one does not make this decision so often in a lifetime. We would like to make it easier for you and provide information that would lead you to the right decision. Firstly, you must know how and where you are going to use your new boat: if you prefer romantic family boating on a calm river, you go for an adventure on white water rivers or plan a demanding expedition far away.

You can go through this overview and we hope this will help you in making the right decision:

 

RIO Basic Version

Double-seated canoe is meant for boating on rivers of up to WWIV difficulty. It is a universal model that has been produced for 8 years now. If you choose this boat for touring on e.g. Vltava or Otava, you will surely appreciate its extraordinary stability, stiffness and easy manipulation with a boat during the transport. Main advantages of this version when touring by river are the system how to tie baggage, excellent riding qualities and maximum safety of the crew. If you are kind of coordinated crew who have a lot of experience with boating on more demanding rivers, you will benefit from extraordinary riding qualities and boat’s behaviour when you go through rapids, big waves and over levels etc. Stability, manoeuvrability and construction stiffness work all well together in order to go for rivers of WW I – IV difficulty. Construction and boat shape that have been both developed for a long time contribute significantly to the boat stability under extreme boating conditions, during demanding boating tours.

 

Prolonged Version

Prolonged version boat RIO has been designed for boating on white water rivers of up to WWIV difficulty. It is ideal for more days´ touring by river, long-term and demanding expeditions or tourist and family boating with all baggage. For such conditions the boat is predestined thanks to sizeable load space, higher lengthways stability preventing the boat from turnover and robustness while going down weirs and levels. Besides the riding characteristics and excellent ergonomics, the system to move seat has been figured out very practically, according to rider’s need. The canoe has been foremost designed for situations when it is necessary to transport bigger load – our boat offers large load space and a lot of manipulation loops and straps.

 

School Version CHIKO

Boat CHIKO is designated for riding on white water rivers of up to WW III difficulty. Foremost, it has been projected based on requirements of the boat rentals and organizers of the boating courses and kids camps. For these clients it is suitable as it is delivered at a moderate price, still preserving excellent riding qualities. Boat ergonomics have been projected for a maximum lengthways stability, still keeping the boat robust enough for comfortable sailing down the weirs and levels. Features mentioned above predestine the boat also for common tourist and family touring by river.

 

RIO Lightened Version

Canoe in lightened version is meant for riding on white water rivers of up to WW IV difficulty. Foremost, it has been designed for boaters who appreciate low weight and space-saving type of boat at a fair price, still preserving excellent riding qualities. Boat ergonomics have been projected for a maximum lengthways stability, still keeping the boat robust enough for comfortable sailing down the weirs and levels. Features mentioned above predestine the lightened boat for boating on common as well as harder rivers. But almost everyone can benefit from its specific construction and chosen material: it makes transport and storage easier. Low weight and space saving will be of help during expeditions as well as by tourist and family touring by river.

 

RIO Enlarged Version

Enlarged version has been designed for riding on rivers of up to WW IV difficulty. Foremost, it has been designed for boaters who appreciate the specific boat construction leading to a bigger stability while turning over lengthways. Enlarged version is broader; two extra stabilizing cylinders make up the bottom. Boat ergonomics and shape have been projected for a maximum stability, still keeping the boat robust enough for comfortable sailing down the weirs and levels. Therefore the enlarged boat is suitable for riding on demanding rivers, as well as for expeditions, but also for a family and tourist boating. Moreover, this boat is the right one for those who due to their physique cannot get in another canoe comfortably. Boaters of 100 kg or more weight can use this boat without any problem.

 

Our inflated boats are meant for a wide range of opportunities, boating events and tours. It is therefore up to you to consider thoroughly before you buy a boat: what kind of rivers do you go for, do you prefer tourist or sporty boating, how much experience do you have in boating? And as a result: what version of boat will respond to our requirements the best? Tourists will appreciate comfort and safety, sportsmen will point out security, manoeuvrability and stability in the hardest boating situations.

 

We can make to your order air gates of all size and also inflated advertising billboards, all printed or without print. We are engaged also in production of inflated boards for river and sea: SUP (Stand up Paddle Board). Used materials, construction and process of manufacturing ensure that the products can bear a big load and stand a long-term operation. SUP is easy and handy to travel with, manipulation is simple and when packed, it is of small dimensions. We also produce air mattresses for sleeping (to order). Chosen material ensures a maximum resistance. It is suitable for unexpected visits, student flats and dreamers of all kinds. 

Do not hesitate to contact us in case you need to manufacture any air product – we are ready to respond to your needs and design and produce anything of this kind.