It's a purpose built specialty boat (ie: bow fishing
Lots of boats seem silly if you ignore thier purpose.
- Air boats are exceedingly noisy. If you are in deep water
drop the outboard
for a quieter ride.
- Raise the outboard
if you need to sneak into really shallow water
- If you want to night hunt, you need bright lights that an outboard 12v supply won't handle.
It's not the cheapest way to do it but nothing intrinsically wrong with it. If you want to ridicule someone for cost look at the 34' picnick boats than run 3/4 of a million.