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Inflatable Ferryboat Can Carry a Car and Save You Money

Assuming that you’re crossing a lake every day to work, and you’re willing to make a long-term investment, spending $10,000 on a huge inflatable platform is worth the money. Sure, it can also transport 50 or more people with the same ease.
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A Slovenia-based company called Hovercraft is behind this contraption, and judging by its occupation, one may think it’s an expert in all things inflatable. Sure, an actual hovercraft would imply a platform, be it the size of a skateboard, that simply flies with the help of hover motors. Nevertheless, this plastic platform may come in handy for some motorists out there.

When deflated, it weighs a little over 660 pounds, but once it’s switched into a platform, it’s strong enough to be used as a ferry. As you can observe in the presentation video below, it can take a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen from one bank to the other with no problem whatsoever. Sure, the $10,600 price tag is for the most expensive configuration, as the Slovenians actually offer a range of models and the price lowers gradually to a minimum of $6,800.

It all depends on the size, of course, since the material will be the same. Worry not about your college years of casual smoking, though, it’ll take about five minutes for an electric pump to put it on its feet. Once it’s ready, it will be capable of supporting impressive loads that can go as high as 11,000 pounds.

Nevertheless, you’ll want to keep the thing out of hectic waters, considering it wasn’t designed to act as a boat. The applications of this floating platform exceed the limits of personal use. In fact, some of the models are marketed as rescue decks first responders could use to save stranded people.

It could also become an excellent way to spend a long weekend in nature. You could go for a road trip with your friends and organize an evening meal on the lake just to make things more appealing.



 
 
 
 
 

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