How much time does it take to fill up the boat?
The HotTug contains about 1800 litres of water. Of course the filling time depends on the thickness of the hose and the local pressure. On average, filling takes about 2 hours but the currentrecord stands at 2.1 minutes! Who can beat that?
So, what about heating?
A wood stove in the front of the boat heats the water up to 38° C (100° F) in about 2.5 hours. All it takes is a small fire built with normal logs.
How do you empty the HotTug?
An electric submersible pump
will do the job in about 20 minutes.
How many people can fit into the HotTug?
The HotTug fits about six to eight people.
Is the HotTug available in any color?
Yes the HotTug is available in any RAL and NCS colour. On page photos
you can see which colors we’ve already used. (black, blue, red, bright green, yellow and olive green).
What about lifting and transporting the HotTug?
The HotTug weights ± 635 kg and can be easily lifted by the specially mounted boulders. Afterwards you can drive the HotTug on a trailer to your favourite destination. (see more info)
What kind of boat is it?
In Europe the HotTug is regarded as a small vessel that you do not need to register. You can sail without a licence and you do not need a flag from another country. For import we use HS Code
8903.99.91 for pleasure yachts, shorter than 7.5 metres.
What about the warranty?
The warranty is standardly arranged by HISWA, two years for all parts. All parts are standardly available, the engine comes from Minn Kota, the leading US company.
Can I bring life jackets?
Yes, the HotTug can be equipped with a waterproof space, which is sealed with an aluminum hatch
. In this space you can put an anchor, life jackets etc.