When you select Inflatable Boat World, you can have full confidence that your investment goes towards top-notch materials and construction. We take pride in our team, which places great importance on customer service and unwavering commitment to quality. From the moment you engage with us, our dedicated professionals will go above and beyond to ensure your satisfaction.


Choose Inflatable Boat World for an unrivaled combination of exceptional craftsmanship, reliable materials, and a team dedicated to your utmost satisfaction. Experience the difference and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with investing in a product and team that prioritize excellence.

Darryl Hodgson

Darryl has dedicated countless hours to being on the water, with memories spanning from his early years sailing alongside his family to his exhilarating career assisting boaters of all types in the Canadian Coast Guard. For over ten years, he has successfully owned and operated a renowned company in the marine industry, fueled by his unwavering commitment to assisting others and sharing his deep love for being out on the water.

Ron McInnis

Ron’s formative years were spent in Ontario, Canada, where he eagerly embraced the summers by windsurfing on Lake Erie, Lake Huron, and Lake Ontario, sailing on Hobie Cats, and fostering a deep passion for all things wind-powered. Throughout his professional journey, Ron has primarily worked in sales, consistently exploring innovative approaches to assist his clientele. As the current Director of Sales for a prominent sailmaker, he is thrilled to collaborate with us at Takacat Inflatables, aiming to provide outstanding, enlightening, and customer-centric services.

Andreas Zobolas

Andreas serves as the Design Director for a prominent sail loft, bringing with him nearly ten years of expertise in sail design. As our in-house authority on all matters pertaining to sails, he is the go-to person for any inquiries. Hailing from Greece, Andreas’ family relocated to Sidney, British Columbia during his early years. Following his graduation from culinary school and his pursuit of graphic design studies, he assumed control of his family’s business. Embracing an opportunity for change, he ventured into sail design and has since wholeheartedly devoted himself to this field, leaving no room for regret.

Laura Pettinger

Laura, a native of Vancouver Island, has spent her entire life residing alongside the majestic Pacific Ocean and has no intention of parting ways with it. With four years of experience in customer service, Laura exudes equal enthusiasm for assisting customers and being an integral member of the Inflatable Boat World team. She will be providing invaluable support to customers, addressing their shipping and logistics requirements with utmost dedication.

Trevor Parks

Trevor’s upbringing unfolded on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He embarked on his professional journey within the realm of big-box retail. Following a stint in the automotive industry, Trevor seamlessly transitioned into the marine sector, driven by his unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional customer service to his esteemed clientele. At Inflatable Boat World, Trevor stands ready to address any inquiries you may have, ensuring that you can make your purchase decision with confidence.