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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Comparing FunCat





This week we would like to take a moment to compare some common leisure watercraft with the FunCat electric catamaran. We will share information about the products, create bullet points of features, and use a 5 star rating system in the categories of: leisure, exercise, maneuverability, ease-of-use, price, speed, environmental friendliness, and ease of maintenance. We want to see how FunCats stack up against fishing boats, pedal boats, jet skis, ski boats, kayaks, and deck boats.


FunCat Electric Catamarans


Description:


The FunCat is a chaise-lounge style electric catamaran. Battery powered, the FunCat offers up to 4 hours of continuous use at a speed of 4 mph. The chaise lounge seat provides the ultimate relaxed boating experience, as you are virtually riding around on a hammock over the water. The controls are super easy to use, and charging is as simple as plugging the FunCat in! With many available accessories that will enhance the FunCat, you can be sure to have a customized, leisurely experience. Climb aboard a FunCat and lounge in style!


Features:


• Electrically powered! (No gas or oil needed — just plug it in to charge)
• Eco-friendly
• Recessed propellers, a 16” draft, and lightweight
• Chaise lounge, side-by-side seating with adjustable seat back
• Super easy and fun controls (just push a button and go!)
• Optional convertible bimini shade allows for fun in the sun or cool in the shade
• Cup holders, armrests, and built in dry storage compartments
• Custom FunCat accessories available




Fishing Boats

Description:


A personal aluminum fishing boat with a motor and deck seats is great for spending the early mornings or evenings on the lake in pursuit of fish. One person must sit in the rear to maneuver the boat. Many fishing boats reach speeds of 27 mph or more. Fishing boats can squeeze into tight spaces, but they require a certain amount of skill to start and drive. With room for supplies, and space for fish, fishing boats are great if you are serious about fishing.

Features:


• Travels at higher speeds
• Maneuverable
• Customizable
• Does not need charging, however requires gas




Pedal Boats

Description:


Pedal boats are completely human powered boats that use pedaling motion to propel them. They are reclined into a comfortable laid back position that allows easy access to the pedals. Some pedal boats offer bimini shades, which are very helpful when you are working hard to gain speed. Pedal boats offer side-by-side social seating, and a lot of exercise. They are steered by a small lever that shifts a rudder and have a pretty good ability to change direction.


Features:


• Social
• Lots of exercise
• Reclined position
• Optional shade
• Environmentally Friendly




Jet skis

Description:


Jet skis are gas powered personal watercraft. They are similar to a motorcycle in the way they are driven with handlebars that have a throttle and steer the craft. They use propulsion as opposed to propellers. On average jet skis can go up to 50mph! The faster you go on a jet ski the more control you have over the steering — with little control when going slowly. Jet skis have optional accessories available including storage and side steps. They are perfect for the adrenaline junky, and allow for fast travel around the water.


Features:


• Very fast
• Easy to use
• Can be used for tricks and racing
• Customizable
• Does not need charging, however requires gas




Ski Boats

Description:


Ski boats are large boats that usually seat up to 8 people. They can travel very fast, and can tow people in water sport activities such as wakeboarding or water skiing. They have comfortable seating, rear deck access for water reentry, many storage compartments, optional shades, and even sound systems! Driving a ski boat is very similar to driving a car with a steering wheel, but ski boats have a hand controlled throttle that works like the gas pedal and the brake. Ski boats handle well, and offer leisurely seating, and sporty activities.

Features:


• Lots of Seating
• Social
• Sporty activities
• Can be VERY fast
• Does not need charging, however requires gas
• Comfortable






Kayaks


Description:


A kayak is a long narrow boat that is propelled forward by rowing with a double-sided paddle. Kayaks offer some storage, and optional accessories for customization. People kayak for exercise, and the small vessel allows people to access areas they may not be able to in a larger boat. Kayaking can be social; many people kayak in groups. There are many varieties of kayaking, and from white water kayaking to fishing, kayaking is known for its ability to unify a person with nature.


Features:


• Great Exercise
• Very Maneuverable
• Social
• Environmentally Friendly





Pontoon Deck Boats

Description:


A pontoon deck boat is a leisurely, gas-powered party boat that generally has cushy bench seating around the edges of a fenced in deck that stretches between two pontoons. Most deck boats can travel between 15-28 mph. Deck boats are fairly simple to drive with a steering wheel and throttle similar to a ski boat. They are customizable with products available such as BBQs and bimini shades. Pontoon deck boats are like personal floating islands. They are perfect for parties, and can hold 8 people or more with plenty of room to walk about the deck. They usually have ladders for water reentry making them perfect for mid-lake celebrations!

Features:


• Can hold many people
• Perfect for BBQ parties
• Higher speeds
• Easy to climb aboard



We think FunCat stacks up pretty well! Big on leisure, low on price, easy to use, and environmentally friendly — the FunCat is pretty unique. Learn more about FunCat Electric Catamarans today. Visit our website at www.funcats.com

This information is based on general knowledge, average speeds, etc. and in no way reflects any particular brand besides FunCat®