This is a review guide of the Intex Explorer Inflatable Boat Series – the 100, 200, & 300 series boats.
Below we outline the main features of the boats, along with other relevant buyer’s information such as what they might be used for.
We’ve also linked to a comparison guide that compares the Explorer boats to the other Intex inflatable boats.
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Intex Explorer Inflatable Boat Series
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Intex Explorer Inflatable Boat Series: Reviews
A plastic inflatable boat with 2 air chambers
Is currently one of Intex’s more affordable inflatable boats from their inflatable boat range
Is an orange and yellow color which is reasonably visible
Comes in 3 different models – the 100 (1 person boat), 200 (2 person boat), and 300 (3 person boat) series
100 Series is 58 x 14 x 33 inches (W x H x D), and has a stated 120-pound weight capacity
200 Series is 73″ x 37″ x 16″, and has a stated weight capacity of 210 lb
300 Series is 83″ x 46″ x 16″ (211cm x 117cm x 41cm), and has a stated weight capacity of 410lbs
Designed for pools or calm waters
All models come with oar locks on the side of the boat
All models come with a grab rope on the front of the boat
Can be bought with the boat only, or there’s also an option to buy with oars and an air pump. Oars are roughly 48 inches in length
Might be for light use and light activities only, and casual floating/boating only. It might not be designed for moderate to heavy or intense boating activity
Might be only water environments where the boat won’t come into contact with anything sharp like rocks, sticks, etc., as it may be at risk of puncturing
May be some other potential shortcomings with this boat such as taking a reasonable amount of time to inflate, the oar holders not being overly flexible, and the weight capacity/person capacity of each model not matching who and what can be fit in the boat in real life – different users may have different experiences with the potential shortcomings though
There’s an age limit to the use of this product – check it before purchasing
Make sure you are aware of the warranty and return conditions of the boat before you buy through the seller you end up buying from
Where To Buy
Intex Explorer Inflatable Boat Series: Buyer’s Guide
What It Might Be For
Those looking for a cheap inflatable boat for casual floating, or casual paddling in pools and calm waters
Water deep enough or suitable that the boat won’t be punctured by rocks, sticks or rough surfaces
The stated weight limits and person limits on each model of boat, along with the stated age limit
Those who want the benefit that inflatable boats provide in being able to be deflated and stored easily
What It Might Not Be For
Any activity that isn’t casually floating in a pool or calm waters i.e. moderate to intense boating activity.
More intense waters like rough conditions in the ocean
Shallow water, or water environments where the boat could come into contact with any object like rocks or stick that could puncture the boat
Very young children under the stated age limit of the product
Comparison To Other Intex Inflatable Boats
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