My experience, for what it's worth: I have had an Aire Cougar since early season 1995, and the only issue I ever had was a blown bladdder because a rose thorn had worked its way into the zipper. It's done at least one weeklong trip and 10-12 day trips every year since.
My late wife and I bought one of the last 2G Panthers available. Also an excellent boat. It's ashame they don't make the double tube cats anymore.
I have several friends with Ocies, Super Pumas or Wildcats, and none to my knowledge have ever had a failure. If I were to buy a new boat today, I would look at Aire first, Hyside second, NRS third. I can't recommend Maravia based on what little I know about their boats.
No experience with that frame mftr - I would go DRE all the way.
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