Inflatable kayaks? They’re made of the same material as those inflatable pool floats shaped like rainbow unicorns, right?
Well, not exactly.
Inflatable kayaks are actually surprisingly robust, and many are even more stable than a traditional plastic or fiberglass kayak!
Inflatable kayaks are not only durable but are super easy to transport and store. While these kayaks have many positive features, many are a little skeptical about them, especially when it comes to their safety. Are inflatable kayaks safe to use? In the ocean? What about whitewater? Will an inflatable kayak withstand heavy usage?
Below is more information about inflatable kayaks and whether or not they are safe for you to use.