Hobie 16

SKU: 10001
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The most recognizable and iconic catamaran in the world with over 100,000 built. The Hobie 16 revolutionized multihull sailing in 1970 and continues to thrill today. Ready to race with dacron sails, carbon-fiber rudder blades, and a double trapeze, the Hobie 16 remains an active race and recreational catamaran. The durable fiberglass hulls are light and stiff, ensuring years of speed and dependability. The Hobie 16 offers a competitive edge in one design performance not found in other catamarans.

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  • Asymmetrical Hulls Eliminate Daggerboards
  • Carbon Fiber Kick-Up Rudders
  • Race-Ready Dacron Sails
  • Mesh Trampoline
  • Double Trapeze System
  • Harken Blocks throughout
  • 6:1 Mainsheet with traveler system
  • Black Anodized Aluminum Comptip Mast

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We proudly represent 8 of the best manufacturers of small sailboats in the world. Our boat selection is second to none, with approximately 80 small sailboats in stock at any time. Our staff of dinghy sailors works hard day in and day out to provide the best service and support you’ll find anywhere in the business. Here are a few reasons why sailors choose to work with us:

  • Service – Your 100% satisfaction is our goal and we’ll work hard to meet your expectations.
  • Selection – 40+ models of sailboats available from 8 of the best manufacturers.
  • Experience – Nearly 10 years of working with sailors across North America.
  • Logistics Capabilities – Dedicated shipments, LTL, and more at affordable rates.
  • Knowledgeable Staff – Dinghy sailors on hand to answer all of your questions.
  • Apparel and Accessories – Full selection of the best gear for the dinghy sailor.
  • Rigging Assistance – Stop by, give us a call, or send an email for all the help you need.
  • Long Term Support – We’re here for the long term and hope to serve you for years to come.

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Additional Info

Additional Info

  • Length Overall: 16' 7"
  • Beam: 7' 11"
  • Draft (Rudder Up): 10"
  • Mast Length: 26' 6"
  • Sail Area: 218 sq ft
  • Weight: 320 lbs
  • Crew: 1-4
  • Hull Construction: Fiberglass/Foam Sandwich
  • Hull Color: White
SKU 10001
MPN Hobie16
Manufacturer Hobie Cat


Old model 16Review by Tpk
Just picked up this 70's Hobie 16. Can't wait to fly it in maine next week! (Posted on 7/10/2016)
good funReview by pete
Just purchased a hobie 16 , so exhilarating , why did i wait so long ? (Posted on 11/18/2015)
AwesomeReview by Pete
I've had two old 1970's model 16's and I loved them ! Had to sell them at that time. They would dance for me :) Wish I could get a new one some day ! :) (Posted on 8/2/2015)

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