Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat


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The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 has a catamaran hull design that lifts the boat up and on top of the water to prevent the hull from slapping on the water for a super-smooth ride. This inflatable boat is perfect for fishing, diving, hauling gear, or a fun day on the water.

The durable FastCat is one of the most rugged inflatable boats on the market, made from a double layer of PVC reinforced 1000 Denier fabric and fully constructed with drop-stitch technology for a high-pressure, rigid, dependable, stable, and high-performance boat.

The FastCat12 can be inflated and assembled in a matter of minutes and it’s easy to pack up and stow away in almost any truck bed, SUV, or RV.

Other Sea Eagle inflatable boats that might interest you are the SE9 Motormount Inflatable Boats, PaddleSki Inflatable Catamaran Boats, and Inflatable Sport Runabouts.

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Top, Front, and Side Views – Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat

Top view of the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat.
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Side view of the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat.
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Front view of the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat.
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Overview of the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat

With speeds up to 15mph, the Sea Eagle FastCat12 quickly gets you to your destination.
Category / DesignRaft, Cataraft, Catamaran
Structure TypeInflatable
Intended WaterwayLakes, Ponds, Inshore, Bays, Rivers
Best UseRecreation, Fishing, Diving
Skill LevelBeginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Person Capacity2
PropulsionPaddle, Electric Motor, Outboard Motor

Specifications for the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 provides fun for a day out on the water.

(compare all inflatable boats)

Hull Weight94 lbs (81 lbs. w/ Hull Only)
Transom Weight13 lbs
Length12′ 10″
Beam4′ 8″
Interior10′ 5″ x 3′ 4″
Load Capacity2 Person or 1200 lbs
DeflatedApproximately 57″ x 27″ x 16″
Air Chambers4 (Bow, Floor, Port, Starboard)
Side Chambers8″ Width Drop-Stitch Gunwales
Floor Chamber6″ Thick Drop-Stitch Floor
Bow Chamber18″ Length 6″ Thick Drop-Stitch Bow Rocker
Air Valves4 Recessed, One-Way
Inflation Time15 Minutes w/ Included Hand Pump
ConstructionAll Drop-Stitch Construction
Hull MaterialDouble Layer of PVC Reinforced 1000 Denier Fabric
SeamsQuadruple Overlapped Superior Glued Seams
Engine Capacity6 hp, 15″ Shaft, 75 lb. Max. Wt.
Speed Estimates5 hp (up to 15 mph)
Inflation Pressure10-15 psi

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Standard Features of the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 will quickly get you to your favorite fishing spot when paired with the Honda 5 hp four-stroke outboard motor.
  • NMMA & CE Certified
  • Rugged, high-pressure, reinforced, drop-stitch construction
  • 15 Minute inflation and setup
  • Completely self-bailing
  • (4) Independent safety air chambers (bow, floor, port, starboard)
  • (8) Conveniently located grab handles (3 port, 3 starboard, 2 bow)
  • High-strength bow ring
  • Dual EZ-attachment seating system
  • Non-slip EVA foam-covered deck
  • Removable transom for easy storage
  • Canopy attachment grommets and D-rings for use with the optional Wide Sun & Rain Canopy
  • (2) Universal Scotty Pads in the stern for optional Scotty accessories
  • (2) Bench seats each with four pre-drilled holes on each end to accept optional Scotty Universal Deck Mounts for four more Scotty accessory mounting locations.
  • Side bumper guards and full-length, underside rubbing strakes
  • Printed owner’s manual with instructions

For a wealth of additional information, check out the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Owner’s Manual.

Key Features of the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat

Catamaran Design

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 catamaran-style hull design.

The Sea Eagle FastCat has a catamaran-style hull with widely spaced side tubes that create lift to reduce center floor friction on the water.

The catamaran design:

  • Reduces drag and improves speed
  • Improves fuel efficiency
  • Improves balance, stability, and handling
  • Provides an incredible cloud-cushioned ride

High-Pressure, Reinforced, Drop-Stitch Construction

Top view of the Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat.

The Sea Eagle FastCat is made from a double-layer of PVC-reinforced 1000 Denier fabric that is drop-stitched together by joining the top and bottom of the floor and sides of the gunwales with tens of thousands of high-tensile strength threads.

The drop-stitch construction allows the boat to be inflated up to 15psi. This high pressure improves performance and provides remarkable stability, buoyancy, and a rigid floor stable enough to stand on.

The reinforced double-layer of protection allows the FastCat to bounce off rocks, logs, and other objects leaving the extremely durable boat unscathed.

Safety Air Chambers

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 has four rugged, independent, safety air chambers.

With four separate air chambers, the FastCat12 adheres to the highest safety standards. In the unlikely event of a chamber failure, the boat will easily stay afloat to ensure your safety and that of any passenger.

Protective Rubbing Strake & Bumper Guard

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 has protective rubbing strakes and side bumper guards.

This rugged inflatable boat has full-length underside rubbing strakes and side bumper guards for added protection from bumps and abrasions.

Multiple Grab Handles

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 has seven heavy-duty grab handles.

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 has eight heavy-duty grab handles conveniently located to make carrying and portage a breeze.

Note: This is an upgrade from the seven handles in previous models. Both the eight and seven-handle models are shown in various pictures.

Universal Scotty Pads & Attachment Locations

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 universal Scotty pads and attachment locations for mounting optional Scotty accessories.

The FastCat 12 has two Universal Scotty Pads in the stern for optional Scotty accessories and two EZ-Attach Bench Seats each with four pre-drilled holes on each end to accept optional Scotty Universal Deck Mounts for four more Scotty accessory mounting locations.

Easily add rod holders, triple rod holders, cup holders, an anchor lock, bait boards, a camera mount, a transducer mount, and more!

EZ-Attach Bench Seats

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 comes with two EZ-Attach Bench Seats.

Attaching the EZ-Attach Bench Seats is fast and easy. They can quickly and securely be attached by fastening four easy-to-screw knobs to four designated D-rings.

Removable Transom

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 has a removable transom that makes the boat lighter and smaller when packed down.

The custom removable transom improves the storability and portability of the FastCat12 by making it lighter and allowing a smaller folded profile.

Install the transom and attach an electric motor up to a 6 hp outboard.

Attach Up To A 6 HP Gas Motor

Up to a 6 HP gas motor can be attached to the transom of the Sea Eagle FastCat12. Pictured is a Honda 5 hp four-stroke outboard motor.

The transom provides the ability to attach an electric motor or gas motor up to 6 hp. You can reach speeds up to 16 mph with the pictured Honda 5S which is part of the Honda Motor Package.

Canopy Attachment System

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 has a Canopy Attachment System to which an optional canopy can be added to protect you and your passenger from sun and rain.

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 is equipped with a canopy attachment system for attaching the optional Sun & Rain Canopy. Protecting yourself and your passenger from the sun and rain has never been easier.

Non-Slip EVA Foam Covered Deck

Top view of a Sea Eagle FastCat12 from the top with a yellow border marking the location of the non-slip EVA foam-covered deck that provides secure footing and prevents slipping while standing in the boat.

While the high-pressure structural strength of the FastCat provides a sturdy floor on which to stand, the non-slip EVA foam deck covering provides secure footing and improved durability.

Industry Leading Stability

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 provides superior stabilization for protection and comfort while standing.

The high-pressure structural strength of the FastCat improves balance, stability, handling, performance, buoyancy, and rigidity for standing and carrying gear and supplies.

Transportable

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 offers ease in transportability whether you deflate to put in your SUV, truck, or recreation vehicle, or trailer, or haul on the top of your vehicle.

The FastCat12 has an incredibly portable hull that will pack into almost any SUV, trunk bed, or RV for easy transport to and from the water.

Or leave it inflated and strap it to the top of your SUV, RV, truck rack, or inflatable boat trailer.

Portable

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 is easy to carry from your car to the put-in with the separately sold EZ Cart.

Easily get the FastCat 12 from your vehicle to water and back with an EZ-Cart or by use of its seven heavy-duty grab handles.

Customizable Solutions

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 has many options for customization like the Wide Sun and Rain Canopy for protection from the sun and elements.

A seemingly endless list of optional accessories can transform the FastCat into the tailor-made boat of your dreams.

Whether you are out to fish or have a fun day on the water, Sea Eagle Boats has designed the FastCat 12 to be easily customizable to meet your every need.

Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat Discount Packages

Standing in the Sea Eagle FastCat12 provides a great vantage point for fishing.

Sea Eagle FastCat12 – Deluxe Package

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat Deluxe Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_D).

The Deluxe Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_D) is the way to go when you have your own motors. Its features include two bench seats, one locking swivel seat, one Quick Release Seat Mount, one paddle, a manual hand pump, a repair kit, a boat carry bag.

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Sea Eagle FastCat12 – Swivel Seat Canopy Package

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat Swivel Seat Canopy Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_SWC).

The Swivel Seat Canopy Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_SWC) provides protection from the sun and rain. It features two bench seats, two locking swivel seats, two Quick Release Seat Mounts, one paddle, a manual hand pump, a repair kit, a boat carry bag, and the Wide Sun & Rain Canopy.

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Sea Eagle FastCat12 – Watersnake Motor Canopy Package

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat Watersnake Motor Canopy Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_WSMC).

The Watersnake Motor Canopy Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_WSMC) includes the Watersnake Venom 34 lb. thrust dual-purpose (salt/freshwater) electric motor for quiet speeds of up to 5 mph and infinitely variable forward and reverse speeds.

This inflatable boat package features two bench seats, two locking swivel seats, two Quick Release Seat Mounts, one paddle, a manual hand pump, a repair kit, a boat carry bag, a Wide Sun and Rain Canopy, two Scotty rod holders, and Watersnake electric motor.

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Sea Eagle FastCat12 – 50w Solar Boat Package

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat 50w Solar Boat Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_S50).

The 50w Solar Boat Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_S50) includes the Watersnake Venom 34 lb. thrust dual-purpose (salt/freshwater) electric motor for quiet speeds of up to 5 mph and infinitely variable forward and reverse speeds.

This inflatable boat package features two bench seats, two locking swivel seats, two Quick Release Seat Mounts, one paddle, a manual hand pump, a repair kit, a boat carry bag, a Wide Sun and Rain Canopy with a self-charging solar panel, two Scotty rod holders, and Watersnake electric motor.

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Sea Eagle FastCat12 – 110w Solar Boat Package

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat 110w Solar Boat Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_S110).

The 110w Solar Boat Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_S110) includes the Watersnake Venom 34 lb. thrust dual-purpose (salt/freshwater) electric motor for quiet speeds of up to 5 mph and infinitely variable forward and reverse speeds.

This inflatable boat package features two bench seats, two locking swivel seats, two Quick Release Seat Mounts, one paddle, a manual hand pump, a repair kit, a boat carry bag, a Wide Sun and Rain Canopy with a self-charging solar panel, two Scotty rod holders, and Watersnake electric motor.

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Sea Eagle FastCat12 – Honda Motor Package

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat Honda Motor Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_HM).

Looking to have fun out on the water or get to your fishing spot fast? The Honda Motor Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_HM) is the way to go! This package comes with the reliable Honda 5 hp four-stroke outboard motor for speeds of up to 15 mph and over 30 mpg.

This inflatable boat package features two bench seats, two locking swivel seats, two Quick Release Seat Mounts, one paddle, a manual hand pump, a repair kit, a boat carry bag, two Scotty rod holders, and the Honda 5S motor.

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Sea Eagle FastCat12 – Ultimate Package

The Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat Ultimate Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_U).

The Ultimate Package (Model Number FASTCAT12K_U) is aptly named. It comes with the incredibly powerful Torqeedo Travel 1103CL electric motor. This electric motor is 3 HP equivalent with instantaneous throttle response. That’s a lot of get-up-and-go from an electric motor!

This inflatable boat package features two bench seats, two locking swivel seats, two Quick Release Seat Mounts, one paddle, a manual hand pump, a repair kit, a boat carry bag, two Scotty rod holders, and the impressively powerful Torqeedo Travel 1103CL electric motor.

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Popular Accessories for the Sea Eagle FastCat12

Inflatable Boat Trailer

The C.E. Smith Multi-Sport Plus Trailer offers a longer tongue, larger tires, and everything needed to carry an inflatable boat up to 14 feet long.

Want to keep your FastCat inflated and haul it to and from the put-in? The C.E. Smith Multi-Sport Plus Trailer is the perfect choice for hauling and launching your FastCat.

Dry Bag

Perfect for water sports like kayaking, canoeing, rafting, even camping, Sea to Summit Big River Dry Bags protect your gear from getting wet or lost in the water.

There’s always something we want to keep dry secure and off the bottom of the lake or river. Dry bags are the answer for keeping your wallet, lunch, clothes, medications, and more safe and dry while out on the water.

I have Sea to Summit Big River Dry Bags though there are many reputable brands to pick from at outfitters like OutdoorPlay, Backcountry, and even Amazon.

Second Paddle

Sea Eagle Boats paddle, Model Number ABCANOE.

The FastCat12 boat packages only come with one paddle. If you’d like a second paddle so you and your passenger can both paddle, you’ll need to buy an additional Fixed-length 66″ Aluminum Paddle.

Scotty Accessories

Scotty Rod Holder.

Scotty accessories are incredibly popular. Fishing rod holders, cup holders, Go Pro mounts, mounts for fish finders, and more… Scotty has you covered. Just attach your desired accessory to one of the two Universal Scotty Mounting Pads.

If Sea Eagle Boats doesn’t carry the Scotty accessory you’re looking for OutdoorPlay will.

Electric Pump

Sea Eagle Boats electric air pump, Model Number BTPKIT.

The BTP Two-Stage Electric Turbo Pump with Battery can make inflation even easier. There are two versions of the pump with or without the battery. The one you need will depend on where you’ll be pumping up your FastCat.

Sea Eagle EZ-Cart

Sea Eagle EZ Cart (wide) cart and wheels.

If you are by yourself or have to go far to get to your put-in, a Sea Eagle EZ-Cart will be of great help.

Mushroom Anchor Kit

A Sea Eagle Boats anchor and rope, Model Number KAYAKANCH.

The Mushroom Anchor Kit includes an 8 lb. PVC coated anchor and 25 ft. of rope that can be used with the Scotty Anchor Lock or tied to a D-ring or carry handle.

Sun and Rain Canopy

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 outfitted with the Wide Sun and Rain Canopy.

When out on the water, it’s nice to have shade from the sun and protection from the rain. The FastCat12 comes preinstalled with the Canopy Attachment System for the optional Wide Sun & Rain Canopy. When not in use the canopy easily folds down and out of the way.

Honda 5S

HONDA 5S four-stroke outboard motor from Sea Eagle Boats.

The best-in-class Honda 5S is everything you could want in a gas-powered portable outboard motor:

  • Easy to start
  • Lightweight
  • Compact
  • Reliable
  • Fuel-efficient
  • Ultra-low emissions
  • Quiet
  • Low vibration performance
  • Large capacity internal fuel tank
  • 15″ Shaft
  • Shallow water drive

Torqeedo Travel 1103CL

Torqeedo Travel 1103CL Long Shaft from Sea Eagle Boats, Model Number TORQ1103CL.

The Torqeedo Travel 1103CL Long Shaft with integrated 915 Wh high-performance lithium battery is the perfect electric outboard for your FastCat.

The Torqeedo Travel 1103CL features:

  • Onboard computer with GPS-based range calculation and charger
  • Ultra-quiet (33db) virtually silent direct drive
  • Instantaneous throttle response
  • 3 HP equivalent
  • Emergency magnetic kill switch for safety
  • Completely waterproof (IP67)

Watersnake Advance Brushless 70 lb Thrust Electric Motor

Watersnake Advance Brushless 70 lb Thrust Electric Motor from Sea Eagle Boats, Model Number WSADVANC70.

If you want a FastCat with a trolling motor, you’ll save money buying the Watersnake Motor Canopy Package.

If you’re buying the Honda Motor Package, you might have a need for the Watersnake Advance Brushless 70 lb. Thrust Electric Motor (Fresh & Saltwater) too.

Minn Kota Trolling Motor Power Center

Minn Kota Trolling Motor Power Center.

If you plan to use an electric motor with your FastCat, I’d recommend the Minn Kota Trolling Motor Power Center. The Power Center fits 24 and 27-size batteries and allows easy access to external battery terminals without the need to open the box to access the battery directly.

The Power Center includes:

  • LED battery meter display
  • Two 12-volt cigarette lighter-style plugs for accessories
  • Two manual reset circuit breakers (a 15 amp for the accessory plugs and a 60 amp for the trolling motor).

Fish Finder

Lowrance fish finders are great accessories for fishermen.

Fish finders like these from Bass Pro Shops are great for upgrading your fishing game. Easily attach a fish finder to the Universal Scotty Pads with the appropriate Scotty Universal Sounder Mount and Transducer Arm Mount.

Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat Instructions

Instructions and Owners Manual

Looking to buy a FastCat? Checking out the Sea Eagle FastCat instructions and owner’s manual will give you valuable information for making your decision.

Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Catamaran Inflatable Boat Instructional Videos

These Sea Eagle videos demonstrate the ease of operating a FastCat12. The boat’s inflation, setup, operation, breaking down, deflation, storing, and more are covered.

Sea Eagle FastCat 12 Video Instructions

Certifications

The Sea Eagle FastCat12 Catamaran Inflatable Boats have met the manufacturing standards of the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) for design, construction, and safety and have been certified by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

Who Are Sea Eagle Boats?

Sea Eagle Boats is a family-owned and run company located in New York. They have had a stellar reputation for making high-quality inflatable boats since 1968 and each of the boats in their lineup is a testimony to their excellence in the inflatable boat industry.

Sea Eagle Boats are lightweight, extremely durable, compact, easy to carry and transport, and above all fun! These inflatable boats pack down into carrying bags and can be stowed as luggage when traveling or stored in a car, SUV, van, truck, RV, or yacht. You can get Sea Eagles to almost any body of water for leisure, recreation, fishing, tending, rescue, and more.

Sea Eagle Boats Guarantee and Warranties

Sea Eagle Boats 4-Month Trial Guarantee: Try a Sea Eagle Risk-Free for 120 days! “If you’re not totally happy with your boat, just return it in good condition for a full refund of your purchase price.”

Sea Eagle Boats 3-Year Limited Warranty: 3-year limited warranty against any manufacturing defects.

Sea Eagle Boats 3-Year Extended Hull Warranty: In addition to the limited 3-year warranty, Sea Eagle offers a 3-Year Extended Hull Warranty to give you 6 years of total warranty against any manufacturing defects.

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