With its legendary design and induction into the Sailing Hall of Fame, the Hobie 16 Special Edition is truly in a class of its own. Thirty years of racing and going stronger than ever. It is no wonder that the Hobie 16 is the most popular catamaran in the world.
The Hobie 16 Special Edition is powerful enough to challenge veteran sailors yet easy enough for beginners, the Hobie 16 is the perfect all-around cat. Asymmetrical hulls eliminate the need for dagger boards. This makes launching and beaching your Hobie 16 Special Edition much easier.
The Hobie 16... the ultimate one design class.
Length: 16' 7 inch
Beam: 7' 11 inch
Mast Length: 26' 6 inch
Sail Area: 218 Sq. Ft.
Weight: 320 lbs.
Hull Construction: Fiberglass/Foam Sandwich
Hobie 16 Special Edition Standard Features:
White Asymmetrical Hulls Eliminate Daggerboards for Easy Beaching
Kick-Up Rudders Allow Easy Beaching
Colored, Race-Ready Dacron Sails
Raised Trampoline for Dry, Comfortable Sailing and Easy Trapezing
Double Trapeze System
Comptip Mast for Safety and Better High Wind Performance