Durability/Reliability

With more than 5,000,000 hours logged on our boats throughout the world, we at Mercury have learned volumes in the area of inflatable boat construction. Choosing fabrics that withstand the rigors of the marine environment is key to a boat’s longevity. Each material is suited to meet the specific needs and uses of different boat owners.

Use the chart below to determine the right fabric for your boating lifestyle:

HP PVC
UV Resistance 3 Stars 2 Stars
Abrasion 2 Stars 2.5 Stars
Welded Seams 3 Stars
Foldable 3 Stars 3 Stars