MiniCAT vs Hobie, Inflatable vs Rigid, PVC vs Plastic: What costs less, provides better value and is the best choice for casual sailors.
A comparison of portable/inflatable sailboats like the MiniCat made from PVC to rigid hulled boats like Hobie, made of fibreglass and roto-molded plastic.
What is the best portable / inflatable sailboat? or How to choose the right portable / inflatable sailboat.
What is the best portable / inflatable sailboat? This is actually a trick question. The answer of course depends on which boat is ideal for you and your needs. So the real title of this post should be - How to choose the right portable / inflatable sailboat for your needs - A buyers guide to choosing an inflatable sailboat. In order to answer this I want to break it down into sections.