Dominate the water, fresh or salt, with this superior fishing kayak. All the big-boat fishing features on a 12 foot platform. Experience the MirageDrive 180 like never before with all new Kick-Up Turbo Fins. Logs, kelp? No problem. Our patented Kick-Up Fins “kick back” when contact is made with under water obstacles. Keep a half-dozen rods rigged and ready in the four standard horizontal and two molded-in rod holders for the ultimate kayak fishing adventure. Confidently stand and fire cast after cast. The elevated Vantage ST seat makes it easy to move around the boat. Now includes a retractable skeg for improved course-keeping, as well as the innovative Hobie H-Rail for superior flexibility in accessory rigging.
Length: 12' \ 3.66 m
Width: 36" \ 0.91 m
Hull Weight: 105 lbs \ 48 kg
Rigged Weight: 129.5 lbs \ 59 kg
Capacity: 500 lbs \ 227 kg
POWERED BY MIRAGE ARC DRIVE 180 WITH KICK-UP FINS:
New Patented Kick-Up Fins provide the power to charge through the water as never before. Logs, kelp, shallows, rocks, no problem. The ungainly paddle is replaced by the sheer efficiency of the MirageDrive 180, the original pedal kayak drive. With the largest human muscle group now in play, kayaking becomes easier and more efficient than ever.
GUARDIAN RETRACTILE TRANSDUCER SHEILD:
Retractable Shield protects transducer on impact and retracts away for transport. Built-in transducer mount allows side scanning for optimal fishfinder performance. Pre-installed thru-hull cable plugs allow quick, no-drill, no-glue fishfinder installation.
VANTAGE ST SEATING:
Unparalleled adjustability for the utmost comfort, a drier ride, and longer days on the water. The Vantage ST has back, bottom and BOA®-set lumbar support. Removable for use onshore.
H-RAIL: BUILT TO GEAR UP:
PIVOTING TACKLE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM:
A rectangular hatch just in front of the seat conceals a mesh storage pocket and pivoting storage for two medium-sized Plano® tackle boxes (included). The storage area under the tackle boxes is also easily accessible.
HORIZONTAL ROD STORAGE FOR FOUR RODS:
Four horizontal rod holders keep your rods protected, handy to use, and out of the way.
Deploy the tracking skeg when covering long distances in challenging conditions.