Inflatable boat "Gladiator" produced jointly by Russian company "Extreme" and Chinese company "Wahey, Marineco". This product has firmly taken its niche in filled and promising market of swimming facilities. This is made possible through the use of quality components and clever design of vessel at a reasonable price. Data boat ideal for fishing and recreation, as well as short trips.

Boat Gladiator: a review


Manufacturers of boat "Gladiator" has created several variations. Depending on configuration, design features and materials used, they are suitable for use in various climatic conditions and in the respective reservoirs. To divide them in the following categories:

  1. Simplified inexpensive option for a quiet holiday and fishing in calm water (Simple). These models are represented in keel or flat-bottomed formation.
  2. For a more active pastime there is a transom modification (Light). There are three kinds of courts, different soles (accessories of waterproof plywood, aluminium and inflatable floor).
  3. Boat PVC "Gladiator" Active is designed for active recreation and fishing. Can be equipped with power plants with a capacity of up to forty horse powers, has enhanced the density of the inflatable cylinders and an extended configuration.
  4. Professional version is designed for the most simple operating conditions. The density of the material in this case is at least a thousand and three hundred grams per square centimeter. Provides keel armored bottom and increased volume of working cylinders.

Equipment and design

Established equipment of boat "Gladiator" may include bow canopy, anchor ring, packing bags, pump. At a cost of forty thousand rubles swimming tool are presented in different colors (from bright colors to camouflage design).

Some versions are equipped with aluminum banks and other extras. Option "air" finished with polyurethane tape on all protruding elements, is folded in one bag. All the production stages swimming facilities meet international standards and are adequately monitored.


The differences discussed boats can be described by the following criteria:

  1. Model a-280 NT is equipped with two-stroke engines with maximum capacity of four horsepower. Removable transom and a lifting capacity of almost 0.5 tons to transport a good catch and two large passengers.
  2. Boat "Gladiator-370" is a high-speed planing, has a capacity for five people, can be aggregated with mounted engines with a capacity up to thirty five horse power, has a payload capacity of nearly seven hundred pounds.
  3. Another popular version under the model name D-420 AL refers to the professional category, equipped with three separate air compartments. Has enhanced density, aluminum bottom and banks. The ship can carry up to seven passengers when the capacity is slightly above one ton.

Boat "Gladiator-330": specifications

For example, one of the most popular series from the manufacturer examine the main parameters of the swimming facilities.

Dimensional and technical metrics:

Boat PVC "Gladiator-330" made with inflatable keel, decorated with five-layer reinforced fabric of high density. The ship has three independent compartments, the design and interaction which provide the buoyancy of the unit when failure of one of the departments.

Used motors

Engines under consideration for the boats easy to carry, are lightweight and identical names. Motors "Gladiator" have the following characteristics:

  • they are protected from corrosion, is made of aluminum alloy
  • several modes allow movement in shallow water
  • the rotary gas handle increases maneuverability and safety
  • there's an emergency the strap off, control thermostat, three stage transmission node
  • outboard motor-this brand is easy to carry, easy
  • steering – adjustable type
  • features protection from start-up while uploading
  • enable system protection from excessive vibration
  • the capacity of the unit from ten to thirty horse power.

Two-stroke motor does not require registration during installation is a two-year guarantee, fitted with a pair of cylinders, start with the manual starter. Product weight – about twenty-seven kilograms, the volume of 170 square centimeters.

The boat "Gladiator": reviews

In their responses the users are generally well-positioned considering a swimming resort. For quiet walks and fishing on the calm water is ideal modifications "light" and "simple". The only drawback to their design consumers say not very good handling.

Durable and more challenging version of the "Asset" and "Professional" can have a good build quality, more stable on the waves. However, the weight and the price of such SunTV significantly higher compared with the modifications noted above. In General, the boat PVC "Gladiator" is pretty reliable, compact and practical vessel. Despite its relatively young age, the brand already found its fans all over the country and abroad.

Considering the boats have a number of advantages, namely:

  • a five-year warranty on the finishing material and three years for connecting the joints
  • the joints are additionally glued with a four-level plates
  • products meet the requirements of GOST and ISO
  • the convenient design of the valve allows you to quickly transform the boat from the transport position into the working form, and Vice versa
  • PVC material is resistant to wear, deformation and perforation.

Additionally, polymer components are reinforced, which increases the total useful life without major repairs up to ten years or more. A wide range allows you to choose the right model according to personal preferences, price, colour and practicality.

The completion of the review

The boat "Gladiator" structurally consist of an open tank divided into several compartments. They have a flat trailer with a beveled shape. Equipped with the most units with pump, oars, stationary transom, lifelines, portable banks, eye. Packaging and transportation is done by putting items into one, two or three of the container (depending on model).

The wide range allows to choose an inflatable boat according to needs and price. Avid fishermen and lovers of extreme sports suitable version "Professional" and "air". In calm water is enough economical and low-cost standard version or improved, but low capacity variation "light". The choice is always yours.