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Inmar vs Zodiac - Military Inflatable Boats

INMAR vs ZODIAC® - Military Inflatable Boats

We get asked every day “What is the difference between Inmar® Rescue Boats and Zodiac® Rescue Boats?” “What makes Inmar Boats different than Zodiac?”, “Which is better? How do your boats compare?”

In this short article will be showing you spec by spec comparisons between two very similar models made by each manufacturer so that you can see for yourself some simple comparisons. There is no denying that Zodiac® was the first name we heard in the past when it came to inflatable boats. Although in today's market the industry has changed. Inmar is producing high-quality military rescue boats for a majority of the agencies throughout not only the U.S, but also many of the military forces throughout the world.

Here at Inmar we also have years of combined manufacturing experience building inflatable boats. We offer new innovations that bring to the market a highly competitive product, without sacrificing quality.

The Inmar 470-MIL-HYP and Zodiac® FC470 are both made to commercial and military standards. We both choose Hypalon fabrics fro our construction. Hypalon inflatables allow the best resistance to chemicals, temperature extremes, and ultraviolet light. Both are used by Military and Professional organizations throughout the world.

Please take a closer look at all our models, and if you need help choosing the correct boat for your mission, please feel free to call or Inmar Web Contact our team.


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FC 470
Length: 15' 6" 15' 6"
Beam: 6' 5" 6' 3"
Hull weight: w/ Aluminum floor 325 lbs w/ Aluminum floor 322 lbs
Capacity: 10 person / 2,750 lbs 10 person / 2,756 lbs
Maximum HP: 50 HP 50 HP
Tube diameter: 20" (Separate air chambers 5 + 1) 20" (Separate air chambers 5 + 1)
Fabric: Commercial grade Hypalon Commercial grade Hypalon
Performance tubes: Yes (Optional) Yes (Optional Speed Tubes)
Scupper Drains: Yes Yes
Color options:
Price Ranges: $7,500.00 and up $12,000.00 and up

Zodiac ® is a registered trademark of Zodiac International (Zodiac Milpro International)