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Sounds severely risky. If you drift out to sea (which you might if the weather or the tides are not what you expect) then unless you can contact land - and don't count on your mobile phone - you could really be screwed. RNLI guidance is clear: inflatables are great fun in pools but it is strongly advised that they are not used in the sea. If they are, ...


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I'm no expert. I've had 3 people known to me die together in 'interesting conditions' - not in an inflatable boat but in a "dinghy" when a new outboard failed on a test run - where I would not have expected them to die. I'd say at a minimum you want a rudder - can be quite rudimentary (groan) and still very useful. I had a friend with a kayak who added a ...


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It depends on what you mean by "dingy". Some of the inflatable crafts, such as the white water kayaks and sea kayaks are quite useful for long distance travel (much longer distances than you mention). But these inflatables are not lightweight, as they are built of heavy duty fabrics. So you would have to deal with transporting them while on the islands ...



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