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12' Saturn Dinghy Tender

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List price: $2,399.00
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12' Saturn Dinghy - Koopman Family OutingThe new 2024 model with our "Triton" series improvements (optional) are now in stock. The Triton Series upgrades represent over $400 additional value and include; upgraded PVC construction ($75 value), heat-welded seam technology ($150 value), C7 style inflation valves ($80 value), and an extended 3-year warranty ($100 value). The boat technical specifications are nearly identical between the Triton model (TR365) and our standard version (SD365). These Triton series improvements incorporate the newest technologies in inflatable boat construction and provide an incredible value for those looking to put their boat to the test. If available, this option will be listed under the "Model" selection.

The 12-foot inflatable boat SATURN SD365 has some great new upgrades that help improve the all around purposes this boat serves. The exterior rope/grommet line has been installed around the entire boat providing greater connection points and easier entry access from the water, the best part is that these features have been added at no cost upgrade to our customers! ($75 value)

It is still among our most popular tenders and also serves perfectly for a portable day use boat for ripping around your favorite watering hole. It comes with the most most rigid inflatable floor in the industry. The SD365 boats are longer and wider than our 11ft SD330 model, and can take up to a 30 HP outboard motor.

SD365 SATURN inflatable boats can be used for anything from a dinghy, to a fishing boat, to even a lifeboat or leisure boat. The SD365 boat is a large boat, but is still lightweight, and can be easily carried by one person with a wheel dolly. Great as a fishing boat too! Go boating without stretching your budget!

Saturn inflatable boats are made of 1100 denier Korean PVC fabric with polyester support that has excellent resistance to tearing, tension and breaking. It is a much more heavy-duty PVC fabric than most of our competitors with 1000 denier PVC boats.

With its’ simple setup, the 12' Saturn Dinghy Tender can have you and your family get off the couch and onto the water in minutes. It breaks down into a perfect size to fit in your truck and takes less than 10 minutes to inflate. Without the need for a trailer your family will love the extra space in the garage. Our custom drop stitch air floor is extremely rigid and is perfect for those looking for maximum portability.

To deflate the boat, simply open all air valves and start rolling the boat from the transom, or quickly suck all air out with an electric pump. Deflated, the SD365 boat will fold to the size of a large bag. Once deflated and folded, the SD365 can be easily stored in the back of a truck, SUV or even the trunk of a car. The provided carrying bag with deflated and packed boat can be easily carried with an inexpensive foldable hand cart. Inflated boat can be easily transported with the help of our removable dinghy wheels that can be attached to the transom.

Double layers of fabric at the bottom of the tubes and rub-strake protector along the keel provide extra protection from sharp rocks and abrasive sand. The safety valve will prevent excessive air pressure in the boats chambers.

SATURN SD365 FEATURES:2020 12' Saturn Dinghy - Dark Grey - Top View

  • All around rope grab line.
  • Separate internal air chambers.
  • One-way drain valve with plug.
  • All around, durable rubber strike.
  • Safety valve to prevent over inflation.
  • Stainless steel D-rings for easy towing.
  • Reliable flat air valves with pushpin design.
  • Front bow D-ring with integral lifting handle.
  • Spare rope for attaching anchor is included.
  • Double layer of fabric at the bottom of tubes.
  • Holds up to 5 persons maximum or 4 comfortably.
  • Deep inflatable V-keel with a rub strake protector.
  • 24mm thick heavy-duty marine grade plywood transom.
  • Extremely rigid, lightweight hull for excellent performance.
  • Lightweight and strong removable aluminum seat benches.
  • Free second bench is included when order is placed on-line!
  • Equipment: aluminum oars, repair kit, seat bench and carry bag.
  • Free, high pressure high volume hand pump is included.
  • For the list of optional available accessories please visit our accessories section.

Features that further improve our inflatable boats durability and practicality:

  • Air valves have been moved toward the inside of boats tubes and away
    from direct exposure to the elements. This will allow easier inflation from
    inside the boat and will minimize damage caused by sun and rain while the
    boat is stored uncovered for prolonged periods of time. Rain water will not
    accumulate inside the valves.
  • Triangular symmetrical splash guards were installed on the transom
    corners to provide the sensitive transom of an uncovered boat with
    additional protection and shade from the elements throughout extended
    periods in Tropical environments.

 12' Saturn Inflatable Boat Specs

Read what our customers are saying about the 12' SD365 SATURN boat:

"The Saturn 12 footer I bought from you is the most fun boat we've ever had over the last 35 years. It turns heads every time we're out on the water with it and folks always stop for a closer look at the boat ramp and ask a lot of questions about it. Another great thing to mention is how easy it is to paddle the boat in either direction! It just glides across the water. I also bought a 9.8 Nissan four stroke for this boat and swear you couldn't burn 3 gallons of gas in it in an entire day. Had to take it out in the ocean, just to try it out and it was more fun then I could ever imagine. Completely safe and super stable. Big boat wakes, in the Intercostals Waterway, are a snap with this boat! Ran it once, with just my 210 lbs in it, and it was scary fast! LOL! With the wife and I in it it runs about 16 - 18 knots at full plane using half throttle! Really and exceptional boat..."  - Kenneth B, Oak Island, NC

"Hello, I received 12' boat that I ordered from you, and got to use it for the first time the other day. From the first time I inflated it, I have been amazed at the quality and construction of this boat. I expected a moderately decent boat with no frills, but this thing is awesome. I couldn't believe the bomb-proof construction of the tubes...they're rock solid, and the air floor is unbelievably comfortable, yet amazingly rigid. I put a 25hp outboard on it, and it is wickedly fast. It also easily smashes through 3 to 4 foot waves. I will be using it in the Gulf of Mexico in open ocean in a week or so, and I will be able to send you some pictures or video then. Please feel free to use anything I have said on your website, as I wish more people to know of your outstanding quality and service ...I wish nothing in return, except that you keep doing what you are doing. Your help and patience with my constant questions was very much appreciated...By the way, if anyone wants to know, the 12' inflatable with the air floor runs 28 MPH with a 25 hp outboard. That's with 2 people on board." - Damon P. Tampa, FL

"I have a 12ft. boat w/a 25hp, that I purchased a few years ago (5/5/05) from your company. And I go crazy in it... I love it! I have jumped off boat wake in the bay behind my house: took it to Costa Rica and had it in the ocean with like 10 ft surf.....jumping them. Beach launched for spear fishing.....everything. But now the boat is still in Costa Rica and it is time for a new one. I have put that one thru hell. And one last thing, I don’t think anyone has put your boats thru the things that I have. I have jumped it so high that I hit bottom and sear the motor mount (clamp) off. And I still haven’t had a problem with it falling apart yet, besides a little delamination in the transom: and when I drive my boat I drive it to go as fast as I can..." - Jason, Costa Rica

"I purchased my SD 365 3 years ago from you and have been extremely pleased. We have fished in the little boat from the far northern lakes of Northern Saskatchewan to the Sea of Cortez off Baja. I have a 9.9 Yamaha 2 stroke and it moves it along at about 15 - 18 miles per hour. I have a short shaft outboard but I added about a 1 inch strip to the top of the transom as I found the leg of the engine with the hydrofoil on was running too deep in the water at a plane. It helped to get the boat to plane easier. Our little boat has been portaged over Beaver Dams, run rapids in rivers, dragged across beaches in Mexico and only a few scratches. The only leak was in the air floor from a dropped fishing knife, no big deal to fix. I would strongly recommend your product to anyone who is looking for a good all round boat for all conditions. We are extremely please with ours and I know your customers will be also." - Bob and Pat M. Alberta, Canada


Boat Specification

Air Chambers:
3 + 1 + 1
Carrying Handles:
3
Floor:
High-Pressure Air floor
Inside Length:
7'8"
Inside Width:
2'10"
Length:
12'
Max Capacity:
1433 lbs
Max Outboard Motor:
25 HP (15" shaft / 150 lbs)
Nylon Carrying Bag:
Included Standard
Overall Width:
5'8"
Packing Size:
52" x 28" x 13"
Paddles:
2 Included (Aluminum)
Passenger Capacity:
5
Rubber Strake Protection:
Included Standard
Total Weight (Incl. Floor):
110 lbs (Air Floor)
Tube Diameter:
18"
Valves:
Leafield D7 Valves
Warranty:
2-Year (3-Year with Triton)
Weight (Floor):
15 lbs (Air)
Speed (Approx.):
25 mph (25HP w/2 adults)
Stainless Steel D-Rings:
Included Standard
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Advantages
Sturdy floor, quality product, reasonable price
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Happy 15!
We love our Saturn as a run about in our marina and out at Catalina. With it’s inflatable floor, it makes stowing it very easy for the crossing and is super sturdy when re-inflated. We are using an electric trolling motor for ease of use and quite operation. It’s a quality product at a reasonable price.
Shawn
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Bought the SD365 for me and my son to fish. It's been a ton of fun. Put a used 15 hp 2 stroke Johnson on it, goes about 18 mph with us and all our gear. Added transom wheels, and a couple low backed padded seats. We can disassemble and store in the garage in 30 min. So far we have inflated and deflated at least a dozen times. No issues or signs of wear.
Gord B.
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I am very happy that I trusted the reviews of those previous satisfied purchasers before me. Having had a Zodiac 3.4m prior for twenty years, which had become irreparable due to it's age, I was skeptical of purchasing a Saturn because I was afraid that the quality would be inferior because of the very attractive price. But I decided to take a chance and try one. And I am glad I did! The quality of this Saturn boat did not disappoint me. In fact it very much impressed me!!! You will not be disappointed if you buy one, as the quality and value for the money is exceptional!!!

I purchased my Saturn SD365 to replace an aging and deteriorating 1982 Zodiac 3.4m inflatable which had served it's time well but had become irreparable. Like many other people who have written reviews on their purchase of a Saturn, I was skeptical of buying one due to the price which was relatively low compared to other well-known brands like Zodiac and Avon. But I trusted the integrity of the people writing their reviews and decided to take a chance on buying a Saturn, keeping my fingers crossed that it would not be an inferior product. IT IS NOT (inferior)!!! It is terrific value and I am extremely happy with my Saturn SD365, and happy that I trusted the reviews of those who had purchased on previously to me! You will not be disappointed in the quality and value of the product for the great price it is!
Randy
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You just can't beat what you get for the money. I bought the SD365 and we all love it. We're going to put a shade over it and a steering console, with a seat and storage under for a couple of passengers and to haul groceries or other things. I could go on, but whats the point. Its just great compared to what some of the better know name brands cost. $3,000 - $4,000 or more for what, when you can purchase this for a third of the cost.
Charlene Perry
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I purchased my 365SD in 2009. It has stood the test of 9 seasons of exploration....From Lake Champlain to the Atlantic ocean.....It has withstood barnacle scrapes of costal Maine to rocks in Henry David Thoreau's Concord River.
We went to the boat show in Newport, RI in September 2017 with the intent of getting a faster, rigid bottom inflatable. Nothing there impressed as much as our Korean made Saturn inflatable including Walker Bay, North Atlantic, Zodiac and others.....
After all these seasons, I am only going to replace the motor with a faster one and keep my SD365 that still looks new !
Dave B.
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I bought the SD365 two years ago and love it!! This boat replaced a Zodiac inflatable I had for over 20 years this is a case where the motor outlasted the boat. The Saturn is easy to inflate and use, The hand pump works well and with the one-way valves pressure does not escape when you remove the air hose. Powered by a 1984 Mercury 25XD we fly at 26.5 mph with 2 adults wicked fun!! We covered the air floor with marine carpet, used 2 sided velcro to attach the boat registration to the side and used stencil and permanent marker for the registration numbers. I found that using an extension handle on the tiller handle helps move body weight further up reducing time to plane. I already had a fin on the motor , We bought the optional wheels and makes easy transport from the garage to the lake. Easy to pack in the minivan with motor on top. We took the boat out to the Wisconsin Dells and boated on the upper and lower dells, lots of compliments from people in the Duck Boats,
James Doro
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Wow fantastic thanks for fast service!
Bob and Pat M.
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I purchased my SD 365 3 years ago from you and have been extremely pleased. We have fished in the little boat from the far northern lakes of Northern Saskatchewan to the Sea of Cortez off Baja. I have a 9.9 Yamaha 2 stroke and it moves it along at about 15 - 18 miles per hour. I have a short shaft outboard but I added about a 1 inch strip to the top of the transom as I found the leg of the engine with the hydrofoil on was running too deep in the water at a plane. It helped to get the boat to plane easier. Our little boat has been portaged over Beaver Dams, run rapids in rivers, dragged across beaches in Mexico and only a few scratches. The only leak was in the air floor from a dropped fishing knife, no big deal to fix. I would strongly recommend your product to anyone who is looking for a good all round boat for all conditions.
Nigel Coroon
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The boat arrived a couple of days ago and it looks fantastic. I just tried it in a swimming pool and I love it. I already have the Saturn Proangler but this one is so much better with the oar rig and the transom. I will be able to do everything I want with this one.

It's very hot in Dubai at the moment. If I do manage to get out some early morning I will take a picture and send it to you.

Once again thank you for an excellent product and an amazing customer service.
Jason in Costa Rica
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I have a 12ft. boat w/a 25hp, that I purchased a few years ago (5/5/05) from your company. And I go crazy in it... I love it! I have jumped off boat wake in the bay behind my house: took it to Costa Rica and had it in the ocean with like 10 ft surf.....jumping them. Beach launched for spear fishing.....everything. But now the boat is still in Costa Rica and it is time for a new one. I have put that one thru hell. And one last thing, I don't think anyone has put your boats thru the things that I have. I have jumped it so high that I hit bottom and sear the motor mount (clamp) off. And I still haven't had a problem with it falling apart yet, besides a little delamination in the transom: and when I drive my boat I drive it to go as fast as I can...