Introducing Scout Inflatables
The Ultimate Kayak Alternative. Scout inflatables are a unique catamaran skiff that serves as a fly casting machine, a compact tender, and a bird blind/camping boat.
Scout Inflatable Skiffs
Innovative technology aboard Micro Skiffs from Scout Inflatables
Explore the design features that make the Scout Inflatable Skiffs the most exciting boat in it's class.
Scout Inflatable skiffs boast a high-chin spoon bow for superior maneuverability. The bow features a tear-resistance, polyester cover to keep the boat dry and provide a water-safe storage compartment.
Non-skid PVC is used to finish the Air Deck Floor and create a rigid, stable, and slip-free surface. The removable high pressure air floor system is constructed using the latest drop-stitch techniques.
The narrow, catamaran design makes for easy and efficient rowing while also helping the boat track well, even in a crosswind. The Scout 430 also includes 4 fins under the hulls for improved tracking.
Aluminum bench seating is provided so you can park your rump while captaining the skiff, or while riding along. Additional seat accessories are available to provide lower back support for added comfort.
Transoms are made with a marine plywood that is coated in a durable 0.9mm, 1100 Denier PVC fabric. They are finished with stainless steel plates to robustly hold an outboard motor.
The high-chin design of the skiff provides for a long waterline. A long waterline allows for faster hull speed, better control, and the ability to glide over mild chop without splashing passengers.
D-rings and external safety ropes are found on both sides of the boat for towing, carrying, tying off and other needs while afloat. Safety ropes are also helpful in climbing aboard after a swim!
The skiffs come with fixed oarlocks and Velcro straps ensure the oars are easily stored and ready for use. With a width of only 3.5 feet, Scout Inflatables are easy to row for everyone.
All Scout Inflatable skiffs have single chamber hulls. The Air Deck floor serves as a third chamber for extra safety and stability. The entire boat can be inflated in 5-10 minutes using the included foot pump.
Portage is easy with UV protect handles. Scout Inflatables are lightweight enough to be carried solo or with the help of a friend. Grab and handle and walk right past everyone waiting at the boat launch!
All Scout Inflatable skiffs come equipped with an 8-inch-wide, rubber strake to protect the hulls from front to back. This allows the skiffs to be dragged across abrasive surfaces such as rocks or broken shells.
The Scout Inflatable catamaran design means the skiff only has a 4-inch draft. Navigating shallow water has never been easier. Additionally, the raised center floor provides for soft rides in rough waters.
Each skiff has an internal bung system which can be opened and closed easily near the transom. This allows you to simply drain water that finds its way into the boat. Leave your bailers at home!
The perfect "boat in a bag" for your next adventure.
Micro Skiffs from Scout Inflatable offer quality, durability, and trustworthiness in a portable boat. We have put together some of our favorite uses for the Scout Inflatables below.
RV & Camping
When you're out on a camping or RV trip, space is limited. Even the largest size skiff from Scout Inflatables can be stored in a bag and pulled from the trunk of a car or the undercariage of an RV. Once you've carried it to the beach or to a river's edge, inflate the boat in under 10 minutes to continue your exploration on the water.
Looking for a ultra portable tender? Scout Inflatable skiffs could be right for you. The take up hardly any space and can be inflated on whatever foredeck or swimplatform space you have available. Even the 8" Scout 245 has plenty of space to take a small family to shore or to dinner!
Scout Inflatables are the ultimate fishing-kayak alternative. The catamaran design, high-chin bow, and flat bottom creates a stable platform. This also allows you explore further and navigate shallow waters. With the Stablizer Bar accessory, you can stand up and fly fish, or utilize this extra stability to pull crab traps & crab rings. Whether you are in narrow creeks or out in the open sea, Scout Inflatable skiffs provide the stability you need to do some fishing!
The larger size skiffs from Scout Inflatables serve as the perfect birdwatching or duck hunters boat. The woodland camo finish helps you silently navigate to your hunting grounds. You can also transform your Scout 365 into an overnight tent or hunting blind. The Scout Camouflage Tents are custom made to fit exactly around the boat so you can set up to use on both water and land. Perfect to keep you dry for overnight camping as you can easily remove the seats, deflate the air floor by half, and sleep comforatably on the air floor mattress
Swimming & Diving
The stability provided by the catamaran design of the Scout Inflatable skiffs makes them a solid platform for swimming and diving. The man shown in the picture frequently uses his Scout 430 to snorkle and do spear fishing near La Jolla, California. Watch the full video below!
See it in Action!
Get Creative! Customize your Scout Inflatable Skiff
Lots of customers have taken it upon themselves to customize the Scout Skiffs for their specific needs! Check out what this customer did to build a Front Bench Console for his skiff. Using YakAttack rails, he was able to accessories for a fish finder, rod holders, and a cup holder!