PRU-3 Performance Roll-Up Inflatable Boat


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Model # 14272488 | Mfg # P-RU-3 | UPC # 25282151561

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Total Price: $959.97

Our PRU-3 inflatable has exceptional weight capacity and quickly rolls up into a compact package.

Double the Carrying Capacity: The weight-carrying capacity of the PRU-3 has almost doubled from prior models and is now best in class at three persons or 992 pounds.

Easy to Stow: When rolled up the boat has stowed dimensions of 3’3” x 1’11” x 11” and weighs just 53 pounds, which makes it attractive to owners of vessels with limited space.

Stable and Easy to Assemble: A rigid plywood transom, a slatted wood and fabric floor and a wooden bench seat offer added rigidity and a more stable walking and seating area. They also make for quick setup and takedown.

Minimal Outboard Engine Requirements: The flat-bottom non-planing PRU-3 easily handles an engine up to 6hp, but a 4hp model has more than enough power.

Beauty and Brawn. Tube fabric is cut longitudinally to create a distinctive, easily-maintained look in a functional dinghy that features 17” tubes with two chambers per side. Made in the USA Halkey-Roberts valves facilitate simple inflation and deflation,and the boat comes with a pump.

Fully Equipped. The PRU-3 comes with aluminum oars, oarlocks, lifelines, towing rings, a bow handle, a carrying bag and a repair kit.


  • Application: Roll-Up Tender
  • Length: 8’6”
  • Beam: 5’1”
  • Stowed Dimensions: 3’3” x 1’11” x 11”
  • Max. HP: 6
  • Max. Capacity: 992lbs./3 persons
  • Weight: 53 lbs.
  • Fabric: 1100 Decitex PVC-coated polyester.
  • Tube Diameter: 17”
  • Chambers: 2
  • Bottom Shape: Flat
  • Floor: Wood slatted roll-up
  • Transom Construction: Marine plywood

What’s in the Box

  • PRU-3 inflatable boat
  • Two oars
  • Seat
  • Carry bag
  • Manual
  • Inflation pump
  • Repair kit
  • Hose and adapter for pump

Warranty Details

Owner's Manual/Replacement Parts List


PRU-3 Performance Roll-Up Inflatable Boat

Name Value
Capacity 992 Pounds
Chambers 2 Chambers
Diameter 17"
Durability Good
Horsepower 6hp
Length 8'6"
Material 1101 Decitex PVC Coated Polyester Hull
Wood Slatted Roll-Up Floor
Tube Material PVC
Performance Good
Portability Excellent
Shape Flat
Warranty Details Five Years Fabric and Seams
One Year Parts and Accessories
Two Years Floor Attachment and Fiberglass Hulls of RIBs
Three Years Transom
Weight 53 Pounds
Width 61"


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