I would consider a cat over a raft, with a web floor on the frame. I have a cat, raft and dory. A dory is best for places like Pump House but a cat is 2nd best and much better than a dory on a lake with wind. I second AAA, really like them. If $ does not matter that much to you go Sotar for a cat or raft, they are the best IMHO and thats what I row (made in the USA).
Saturn rafts and cats are now called Rocky Mtn rafts, I think. The quality has improved a lot over the last two years. I have rafted with people that own them many times and they get the job done okay (not made in usa).
Sotar, AAA, DRE, Rocky Mtn rafts, NRS,all have web sites to get started thinking and researching your options and gathering ideas.