Hobie 16 Sailboat Parts and Equipment

Class Description

The Hobie 16 revolutionized multihull sailing. The Hobie 16 was unleashed on the Southern California beach scene in 1970 and sailing was instantly transformed. 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.

Class Specs
CriteriaImperialMetric
Beam (ft/m)7.92.1
LOA (ft/m)16.65
Sail Area (ft2/m2)21820.25
Weight (lbs/kg)320145