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WALKER BAYRigid Inflatable Dinghy Tube Kits

WALKER BAY

Rigid Inflatable Dinghy Tube Kits

These tube kits transform your Walker Bay 8 or Walker Bay 10 boat into a Rigid Inflatable Dinghy (RID) and they increase load and horsepower ratings. A RID combines the best features of a versatile hard-shell dinghy with the utility and stability of an inflatable.
  • Kits are available with tubes constructed of durable 1100 Decitex fabric tube with four air chambers sealed with multi-layer, reinforced seams, or with Hypalon tubes for maximum sun protection
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
PVC Tube Kit for Walker Bay 8 5362835 5000010005
In stock online.

$699.90

PVC Tube Kit for Walker Bay 10 5362868 5000010006
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$849.99

Product Description

These tube kits transform your Walker Bay 8 or Walker Bay 10 boat into a Rigid Inflatable Dinghy (RID) and they increase load and horsepower ratings. A RID combines the best features of a versatile hard-shell dinghy with the utility and stability of an inflatable.
  • Kits are available with tubes constructed of durable 1100 Decitex fabric tube with four air chambers sealed with multi-layer, reinforced seams, or with Hypalon tubes for maximum sun protection

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3.0

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1.0

great idea, but very poor quality

By Trawler BALDER VII

from mediterrean , french coast

About Me Long distance cruiser

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        Comments about Rigid Inflatable Dinghy Tube Kits:

        I bought these tubes to replace the original one sold with my Walker Bay 8 which is certainly the best tender I owned for so many years cruising in Med, Caribbean, Channel etc. Of course definitely more stable with the tubes!
        As well, it cost me an arm to ship it to Europe, France and after six months, the tubes started to slowly deflate, leaking or loosing air...

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Walker Bay 10 with Tubes

        By 3hull

        from San Clemente

        About Me Long distance cruiser, Weekend cruiser

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy to assemble
        • Performs well
        • Stable/seaworthy

        Cons

        • Wheel should be larger

        Best Uses

        • Tender for cruising boat

        Comments about Rigid Inflatable Dinghy Tube Kits:

        I have a 2005 Walker Bay 10 with tubes. It still looks great and the tubes are a must. My tubes are just as good as the day I bought them. I do store it in the shade when not in use, or the garage. i enjoy rowing and having a toy sailboat when we anchor. My 6hp Tohatsu is the perfect match for taxiing all my sailors.

        (14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        A must have addition for WB 10!

        By Groven

        from Miami, FL

        About Me Family boater, Weekend cruiser

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              Comments about Rigid Inflatable Dinghy Tube Kits:

              Adding the tube kit to the WB 10 makes it a very comfortable and stable tender for our family of four. Increases rated load capacity of the WB 10 from 3 people to 4. This is PVC, not Hypalon, so it must be protected from UV. Ours is covered when it is not in use and after 5 years of ownership it looks and feels the same as it did when new.

              (14 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Great to have but poor quality

              By Chou Kung

              from San Francisco

              Comments about Rigid Inflatable Dinghy Tube Kits:

              The tubes really make the WB a lot more stable, user friendly, and increases the legal hp of the outboard. Once you use them, hard to go back.
              Unfortunately, they are poor quality. The material on ours degraded in 3 years to the point where it got puncturned with the slightest touch, rending it useless.

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