Sport series.

Series T240S T260S T300S T340S  T380S
LOA 2.4m 2.6M 3.0M 3.4M 3.8M
BOA 1.4m 1.55M 1.65M 1.65M 1.65M
Tube Dia. 0.42m 0.48m 0.48m 0.48m 0.48m
Chambers 2+1 2+1 2+1 2+1 4 +1
Capacity 2 3 4 5 6
Max Hp 6 8 10 15 20
Rec Hp 2 / 3.5 2 / 6 3 / 8 3 / 15 8 / 15
WEIGHT          
Tubes 19.5 18.5 23 25.5 29.5
Floor 4.5 4.5 5.5 7 11
Transom fixed 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Total KGS 24 28 33 37 45

 

Specifications subject to change without notice. All dimensions and weight measurements indicated have a tolerance of plus/minus 2% and 6% respectively.

 

 

 



Bag size.

 

Tubes: 90cm x 60cm x 40cm

Accessories: 100cm x 60cm x 40cm

Construction.
 

Tubes: Tough 0.9mm, 1000 denier, custom manufactured PVC. Inflate to 3psi.

 

Colour options;
- Light Gray / Glued seams (Standard)
- Arctic White / Welded seams (Made to order)

 

Air deck floor: 100mm thick, 0.8mm walls, intertwined polyester fibre, 1000 denier, custom manufactured. Plus 1mm PVC anti-skid protective layer (fabric to fabric bonding) on top of the high-pressure air deck floor for ultimate durability. Inflate to 10psi.

Takacat 10 years of quality construction and experience.

Revolutionary transom


Takacat's innovative open and fully removable transom design enables the Takacat to be rolled-up smaller, easier and lighter than traditional inflatable boats. A big advantage when it comes to handling, transportation and or storage of your portable boat.
 

Construction.
 

Stainless steel grade 304.

4 x stainless steel bolts.

4 x stainless steel spring washers.

4 x stainless steel standard washers.

1 x 18mm plywood outboard mount.

Standard features.  

2 x safety chambers.
2 x air pressure release valves.
High-pressure removable air deck floor.

1mm PVC anti skid protective top layer on floor (fabric to fabric bonding).

Unique raised floor design.
Heavy-duty under-tube protection.
Rubbing / spray deflection rail.
Stainless steel transom (removable).

Inflatable float seat.
External oar rowlocks and valcrow straps.
External safety lines.
6 external lifting handles.
Internal D rings and grab line.
Repair kit.
Hand pump with
pressure gauge.

2 x Aluminum 2pcs oars.
2 x Carry bags.
3 Year limited warranty.

Advantage.

Tube Transom (R) attachment points provide a much larger surface area than a conventional fixed transom inflatable boat. Horizontal tube slots run horizontally forward and aft of the transom bar. This helps distribute the weight and power thrust of the outboard into the hulls. This in turn provides optimum power distribution for efficiency and performance. A fabric to fabric bonding system with no PVC transom sleeve prone to UV and folding damage commonly used in solid transom inflatable boats.

Floor construction.

Takacat's removable high-pressure (10psi) air deck floor systems
is very rigid, absorbs impact and also provides a real comfort factor under foot.

 

A thicker and more rigid air deck floor system was introduced during 2015. New for 2016 / 2017 Takacat has started custom production of a unique anti skid protective top layer with UV additive. A very strong fabric to fabric bonding system that provides additional protection to the high-pressure floor. Ideal for fishing and everyday boating use.

 

 

Easy re-tube.
 

Unlike conventional ribs or inflatable boats Takacats can be re-tubed simply and cost effectively due to our revolutionary tube transom (R). Our fully removable high-pressure air deck floor system, and tubes are not fixed or glued to a hull or transom. There is no hassle or costly process to have your aged of damaged tubes re made and re glued to the hull. You just simply order a set of new tubes direct from Takacat.

Set-up.
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Pack down.
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Performance tips

 

The use of a Hydrofoil plate can provide some great advantages including fuel economy, stability and tracking. We have found Permatrim Hydrofoils a very good match for the Takacat hulls.

Have your propeller cupped. This is a technique used to enhance the performance of propellers under certain conditions in this case a tunnel hull.

Outboard heights, if you experience any water kick back it's most likely that your outboard is to deep in the water. Simply raise your outboard with a wedge until you find the optimum running height for your outboard / load / boat set-up. Alternatively, a foam wedge (or similar) under the floor at base of transom will have the same effect.

The right blend.
 

Takacat, a New Zealand designed, developed and tested range of versatile catamaran inflatable boats, custom-built in China using quality components from around the world.

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