The 15 foot inflatable boat SATURN SD470 is a heavy-duty workboat excellent for any water based activity, such as fishing, day trips or scuba diving. The SD470 is a recent addition to the SATURN line of high performance inflatable boats. New, Limited Edition Special Ops black color SD470 are now available. It is real inflatable military boat that can be used for any mission critical operations where durability and practicality is important.
15' SATURN SD470 inflatable boats are made with premium quality materials, and can handle up to a maximum of 8 persons.
SD470 inflatable boats are made of 1100 denier Korean PVC fabric with polyester support that has excellent resistance to tearing, tension and breaking. It is a much more heavy-duty PVC fabric than most of our competitors with 1000 denier PVC boats. The heavy-duty outer layer, protects the boat against UV rays, ozone and abrasion, and inner layers provides perfect strength and adhesion.
Deflated, the SD470 boat will fold to the size of one large and heavy bag with tubes and another large and heavy flat bag with a floor. Once deflated and folded, the SD470 can be stored in the back of your SUV or minivan, large closet of your apartment or in a garage.
Double layers of fabric at the bottom of the tubes and a rub-strake protector along the keel provide extra protection from sharp rocks and abrasive sand. The safety valve will prevent excessive air pressure in the boat's chambers.
15' SATURN inflatable boats come standard with a sectional heavy-duty aluminum floor. The bow section is made of a marine grade plywood floor covered with a gray resin.
SATURN SD470 FEATURES:
All around rope grab line.
Separate internal air chambers.
One-way drain valve with plug.
All around, durable rubber strike.
Safety valve to prevent over inflation.
Stainless steel D-rings for easy towing.
Reliable flat air valves with pushpin design.
Front bow D-ring with integral lifting handle.
Spare rope for attaching anchor is included.
Double layer of fabric at the bottom of tubes.
Holds up to 8 persons maximum or 5-6 comfortably.
Deep inflatable V-keel with a rub strake protector.
Heavy-duty marine grade plywood floor is included.
Extra thick heavy-duty marine grade plywood transom.
Lightweight and strong removable aluminum seat benches.
Equipment: T-paddles, repair kit, seat benches and carry bag.
Free, complimentary generic high-volume hand pump is included.
For the list of optional available options please visit our Accessories page.
Recent customer's testimonial about Saturn SD470 boats:
"Hey guys, I got my Saturn SD470 about a year and a half ago and have put close to 200hrs on it. I have to say I love this boat. I mostly snorkel and free dive off Palm Beach with it, but last May I took it to the Bahamas. We stopped to clear customs in the east end and then continued towards Lucaya. It took about six hours to make Atlantic crossing from Boynton inlet to Bahamas on this boat. We were planing on towing it over behind the big boat but the morning we left the ocean was dead calm so I decided that I would use it as a scout boat to see if we could find any boards floating, with fish on them. We did, caught some dolphin and made the 90 or so mile trip to Freeport without a problem. The best part was we made the trip over on about 6 gallons of gas. I have a Yamaha F25 four stroke, and we weren't setting any speed records, but you cannot beat that. The boat will do about 15kt loaded down with 6 people plus a large cooler I use for a seat and all our snorkeling gear. Alone it does about 20kt, not bad. I keep mine covered and had one hole in it from a rogue barnacle at the doc, easy repair though, even at sea with the included patch kit. Love the boat, and would recommend it to anyone on a budget looking for a very sea worthy boat."
Dan D. Florida.
New 2011 features further improve inflatable boats durability and practicality:
Air valves have been moved toward the inside of boat's tubes and away from direct exposure to the elements. This will allow easier inflation from inside the boat and will minimize damage caused by sun and rain while the boat is stored uncovered for prolonged periods of time. Rain water will not accumulate inside the valves.
Triangular symmetrical splash guards were installed on the transom corners to provide the sensitive transom of an uncovered boat with additional protection and shade from the elements throughout extended periods in Tropical environments.
SATURN gray SD470 pictures.
Quick Tip! Worried about the heavy weight of a hard floored boat? Don't break your back! Get a foldable hand cart from any retail store to carry the folded boat around. Even inexpensive dolly movers will work great for transporting a folded or fully inflated boat.
SATURN black SD470 pictures. Click for larger pictures.