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Sailing World Hobie Sailboats


The beach-launched Hobie 16 brought the sport to legions of speed-loving sailors. The catamaran’s lightweight, asymmetrical fiberglass hulls provide lift and its dual-trapeze rig lets you and your crew member harness its sheer power. Now, 45 years and over 100,000 boats later, the Hobie 16 occupies a coveted spot in the Sailboat Hall of Fame and consistently delivers big-grin sailing and world-class racing. Fly a hull and you’ll understand the global obsession!

Crew: 1-4
Length: 16' 7" / 5.04 m
Beam: 7' 11" / 2.41 m
Capacity: 800 lbs / 362 kg
Weight: 320 lbs / 145 kg
Draft w/ Rudder Up: 10" / .25 m
Mast Length: 26' 6" / 8.07 m
Total Sail Area: 218 ft² / 20 m²
Hull Construction: Fiberglass/Foam Sandwich

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