When it comes to boating fun on the water, 3 person tow-able tubes can just be the cat's meow. Three people can have so much fun, or two people can get the ride of their lives. Even a single person can make a go of it if needed. Wet, wild, splashing fun, just bouncing over waves or staying in the wake right behind the boat can be so thrilling. This is one of the best ways to burn through time at the lake or beach. And burning time is what seems to happen when you are using this kind of equipment.
I considered who might be buying these as I made this list and put the least expensive on the bottom. Keep in mind, usually the less expensive, the less features it will have though. Basic fun behind a "pull" boat will mostly be the same on any, and they should all be fairly consistent on the strength of the connector and the way the rope attaches. Other things may be apparently different as you look at the higher end units. There are less reviews of a few as some of these look to be newer models and not so many people have them yet. All come with the backing of great shipping options.
You really need to click over to Amazon and see the other pictures for each of these to really get the full picture!
Here are features the manufacturer listed.
* Secure form fit cockpit seating gives riders the option to sit in the cockpit, lay on the deck,or kneel on the back edge
* Form Fit cockpit includes a nylon harness to prevent the riders bottom from hitting water
* UV treated Flex-Sit material for a comfortable ride while laying, kneeling or sitting
* Full nylon cover with heavy duty secure zipper, 12 double webbing foam handles for multiple riding positions
* Heavy duty PVC bladder, zippered valve cover, speed valve for fast inflation and deflation, reinforced tow point
A few more details from the manufacturer.
* Fully covered 840 D nylon
* Pulls in two directions
* 16 handles with EVA knuckle guards
* Quick connect tow hook
* 78" x 80" when inflated
* Riptide are a great value for tubes that feature a wrap-around backrest for that "couch-like" ride
* These tubes are incredibly lively side to side, requiring very little effort from the boat driver to get them to cross the wake
* Equipped with a kwik-connect for easy rope attachments and disconnects
* 1-3 rider, 85" x 70" (deflated)
* Two patented speed safety valves provide the ultimate in inflation and deflation convenience
The manufacturer lists these features.
* Tapered gusset design to provide better towing characteristics, a more comfortable riding position, and easy mounting in the water.
* Super Slice's nylon cover is manufactured from 100% 840 denier nylon, giving it awesome strength.
* 6 nylon-wrapped handles and neoprene knuckle guards.
* Durable 70" (deflated) 30-gauge virgin PVC bladder fully encased by a double stitched nylon cover with a reinforced tow harness.
* Equipped with a Kwik-Connect for easy attachment to ropes.
* Speed Safety Valve for fast inflating and deflating.
* Designed for 1 to 3 riders.
The manufacturer had these features listed.
* Made using the highest quality materials
* Tested for durability
* Great fun for all ages
* Durable inflatable towable for up to three riders
* Six neoprene knuckle guards and deluxe nylon-covered handles
* Speed Safety Valve for quick inflating and deflating
* Boston valve for quick inflating and deflating
* Dimensions: 78 in. x 75 in. (deflated)