2018 Mercury Boats 470 Heavy Duty

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Mercury Boats
470 Heavy Duty



Made for bigger loads and bigger engines.

Perfect for heavier water and heavier gear. Reinforced fabrics. Durable floor. Up to 50 horsepower outboards.

  • Fabric: Achilles HP, Haku PVC
  • Color: Red
  • Overall length: 15' 5" (470 cm)
  • Overall beam: 7' 1" (216 cm)
  • Inside length: 10' 11" (332 cm)
  • Tube diameter: 21" (533 mm)
  • Load capacity: 2646 lbs (1200 kg)
  • Maximum engine weight: 287 lbs (130 kg)
  • Maximum horsepower: 50
  • Shaft length: 20" (508 mm)
  • Passenger capacity: HP: 10; PVC: 10
  • Number of air chambers: 5 + keel
  • Weight: HP: 363 lbs (165 kg); PVC: 349 lbs (158 kg )
  • Inflatable keel: Yes
  • Fabric thickness: PVC: 0.05" (1.15 mm); HP: 0.04" (1.1 mm )
  • Tube pressure (psi / bar): 3.6 (1.63)
  • Carrying bag: Yes
  • Two oars or paddles: Yes
  • Weather the Water: Reinforced fabrics and a durable floor can handle you and your gear. Let your boat do the heavy lifting. Made strong and made to last. Year after year.
  • Heavy Duty to Handle Anything: ÔÇťAmazing" doesn't cut it. Whether you stay on board or roll off the pliable sides with a dive tank strapped to your back, the Heavy Duty Series takes on any adventure you throw at it.
  • Big and Bold: The Heavy Duty Series takes on the toughest waters. Built strong for hard conditions and large engines, these inflatables can handle up to a 50 hp FourStroke. Stability in any condition for the pro or beginner.
  • 5-Year PVC Warranty: Mercury Inflatable PVC boats offer one of the best guarantees in the market including a 5-year limited warranty on the Haku fabric and air-holding thermowelded seams giving you assurance of our commitment to quality.
  • 10-Year HP Warranty: Mercury Inflatable HP boats offer the best guarantee in the market including a 10-year limited warranty on the Achilles fabric and air-holding seams giving you assurance of our commitment to quality.
Features & Benefits
  • Bow Handles: Extra handles inside the tube provide a more secure grip as well as additional holding points.
  • Inflatable Keel: All models are equipped with an inflatable keel under the floor for better performance (excluding rigid hull boats).
  • Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Seat: All Mercury Inflatable Boats feature a durable FRP seat to eliminate cracking, decay and slivers.
  • Oarlock System: The oarlock system design has been redesigned so the oars can be fixed in a simple and secure way. (HP model shown)
  • Lifting Handles: The boats are equipped with contemporary lifting handles that also can be used as efficient rope holders. (HP model shown)
  • Fabric-Wrapped Transom: The fabric-wrapped transom protects against cracking and decay. All transoms are made waterproof by wrapping the transom with fabric, which ensure greater durability compared to traditional plywood transoms.
  • Drain Plug: The inside drain valve provides you the luxury of draining from the inside, quickly and easily.
  • Double Tear-Drop Rub Strake: The double tear-drop rub strake helps to reduce splashing and provide your boat with better shock resistance.



Max HP
50 hp


Length Overall
15 ft. 5 in. (470 cm)
7 ft. 1 in. (216 cm)
Dry Weight
HP: 363 lb. (165 kg); PVC: 349 lb. (158 kg )
Max Person Capacity
HP: 10 persons; PVC: 10 persons
Max Carry Load
2646 lb. (1200 kg)

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