If you want your inflatable boat performing at its best, you need to keep it inflated at the correct air pressure.
But as with many things in life, the answer isn’t simple.
Read this entire article to find out what the correct air pressure is for an inflatable boat, be it a dinghy, kayak, SUP or a pontoon boat.
Recommended air pressure for the different parts of an inflatable boat
The table below contains the average recommended air pressure for inflatable boats and SUPs. Mind you, these are averages. Be sure to read the rest of the article as well.
|Main tubes||2.5 – 3.5 PSI|
|Keel||4 – 4.5 PSI|
|8.5 – 11.5 PSI|
|SUPs||10 – 20 PSI|
With that said, keep in mind that the recommended PSI for your dinghy, kayak or pontoon boat may vary slightly.Read more