Day Boat

The best family memories are made on the water. Quick assembly and superior stability makes Takacat LX Series the best family boat for the money. Leave devices at home and set out to cruise, picnic, swim and explore. The large stable deck has plenty of room for family, friends and gear, and the open bow means getting in and out of the water is easy for kids to swim, dive, and do watersports. Add an electric or traditional outboard, or row with the included oars. Experience a full day of fun that fits in the trunk of the car!

Easy On/Off for All Ages (and Pups)

The unique open bow design of the Takacat makes boarding the whole family easy and safe. The rigid air deck floor creates a firm surface to enter the boat when docked or beached, and along with the low draft of the catamaran style construction, makes getting in and out of the water for swimming and watersports easy, even for seniors, small children, and pets.

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Removable Tube Transom®

The revolutionary removable Tube Transom® allows the Takacat to pack up smaller than traditional inflatable boats. The open transom design and the raised deck allows water to continuously drain, so even with wet swimmers or dogs aboard, the deck, gear and lunch stays dry. The Tube Transom® mechanism also accommodates add-on accessories, such as beach wheels and fishing rod holders, which double as umbrella holders for extra sunny days!

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Ultra-Stable On The Water

The catamaran design of Takacat makes for comfortable cruising for the whole family. The aerodynamic tapered bow skims over the water, even if it’s choppy, so the ride stays smooth. The fully removable inflatable air deck floor system inflates to 10 psi and provides an extremely steady and rigid surface for stability on the water, and a non-skid deck surface allows for maximum traction.


The innovative and versatile Takacat is the best inflatable dinghy for cruising with the whole family.

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Easy, Quick Setup

Takacat can be fully assembled in about 15 minutes. Set up is simple and requires minimal tools so the boat can easily be assembled at the drop in. Hulls can be inflated through a standard Halkey-Roberts valve using an electric air pump, or the included hand pump. When the day is done, simply unplug, push air out of the hulls and roll it to fit in the carry bags. The carry bags are vented, so you can put the boat away wet and it still stays fresh.

Built To Last

Smart design and high-quality materials make the Takacat durable and easy to maintain. The hull tubes are made from tough, 0.9 mm 1,000 denier PVC that resists puncture by hooks or paws, and the sides and bottom are reinforced with heavy-duty rub strip to protect against abrasion. Due to the unique design, Takacat uses 50% fewer seams than traditional inflatables and hull seams are quadruple overlapped and glued with a chemical bond. Gluing seams resists brittleness better than welded seams on other inflatables. If hulls need to be replaced, simply order new tubes and assemble as usual.

Versatile & Fun

Want to introduce your kids to the joy of fishing, snorkel to experience the enchantment of underwater animal life, or just enjoy a day of relaxing cruising in the sunshine and fresh air? The versatile Takacat is up for whatever adventure the day has in store. Add an outboard to motor out to that honey hole on the lake, or go motorless and row* to explore secluded saltwater inlets. Takacat packs down into two carry bags that fit in the trunk and can even be transported as checked baggage!
Rowing not available on T420LX.


Cruise in Style With These Takacat LX Series Boats

Pack a picnic, leave the tech at home and escape for a day of adventure with the whole family. Fun for kids of all ages, the boats below are sized with enough space to invite a few friends.

Takacat Day Boating LX Series Lineup

The T420LX, and the T380LX are large enough for the whole crew with room for a cooler and the family dog.

We want to make sure you’ve found the perfect Takacat for you. Adventuring solo or as a pair and need something a little smaller? See the full lineup.



Optional accessories make the ease of the Takacat experience even greater. Thoughtfully designed to maximize performance and comfort, add-on features such as rod holders that multi-task to hold umbrella and other gear are a trademark of Takacat design innovation.


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Recommended Day Boating Accessories

Expand the performance and capabilities of Takacat with these optional accessories for day boating.

Automatic Electric Inflator*

Get on the water faster with the speedy electric pump. Boat inflation takes 4-5 minutes, depending on the size of the Takacat you are inflating.
*Brand and style may vary by dealer.

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Beach Wheels (set)

Get your inflatable boat to and from the water with minimal effort. The Takacat quick release wheels connect to the Takacat Tube Transom® with no tools needed. No need for the hassle of drilling or retrofitting aftermarket wheels.

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Quick Release Rod Holders

Easily carry your rods with this clever accessory. Rod holders can be quickly clipped on and off of the Tube Transom®, no tools needed. Rod holder double as an umbrella holder on those extra sunny days.

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How to Buy Your Takacat

There is nothing more exciting than making a purchase you know the whole family will enjoy. To buy a Takacat, or if you need help deciding, get in touch with us or one of our dealers. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.