Inflatable / January 26, 2019 / Manon Poissonnier
A manufacturing company that is known to have a very detailed and helpful owners manual is Magic Jump Inc. located out of Burbank CA USA. Once you are educated in the setup and takedown process you should now focus on the product and how to operate it for a real party occasion. First and foremost before you take the inflatable to any party it must be thoroughly checked to see if there are any damages that should be patched or repaired. Damaged products should NEVER be rented out since they can easily cause damage to participants. Now it is time to deliver and actually setup the moonwalk.
But as with most things in life things change. In the last five years most U.S. "manufacturers" have thrown in the towel and are no longer making their own Inflatables. Theyre now importing China made Inflatables and passing them off as "Made in the U.S.A." In addition a new breed of internet phonies are posing as "manufacturers" and selling "China made Inflatables" or acting as a distributor for some other inflatable company importing from China. The fact of the matter is there are only a few manufacturers left that still build their entire product line of Inflatables right here in the good old U.S.A. Its more expensive but far superior in durability. And yes in spite of what you have been told there is a big difference in Safety Quality Craftsmanship.
You simply grab the cockpit of the kayak and pull yourself up like youre getting out of a swimming pool. This makes an inflatable kayak very convenient for snorkeling or swimming. Before getting back in it is easy to dump out any water that gets aboard. Some inflatable boats are even self bailing. Another misconception about inflatable kayaks is that they have very poor maneuverability. People think you would have very little control in an inflatable kayak. This isnt the case with newer inflatable kayaks though. Many of these inflatable boats have optional foot controlled rudders to make for easy turning without missing a stroke.