How heavy is a Hobie Kayak?

How much does a Hobie PA 14 weight?

Mirage Pro Angler 14 Specifications

Capacity: 600 lbs / 272 kg
Vantage Seat Capacity: 350 lbs / 159 kg
Fitted Hull Weight: 120.5 lbs / 55 kg
Fully Rigged Weight: 144.5 lbs / 65.54 kg

How do you tell what year a Hobie kayak is?

On kayaks, serial numbers are located near the rear of the boat, on the underside on most models.

Sailboat/Kayak Serial Number Location

  1. A: Month of manufacture – A (January) through L (December).
  2. 7: Last digit of the year of manufacture.
  3. 08: Last two digits of the model year.

Is a lighter kayak better?

A more lightweight kayak is easier to carry, easier to load onto your car (especially by yourself) and easier to get up to speed. A lighter boat also allows you to carry more gear because less of the weight capacity is taken up by the weight of the boat itself.

What is the most stable Hobie kayak?

The sail- and MirageDrive 180 powered Adventure Island is Hobie’s most stable and fastest fishing platform.

How fast do Hobie kayaks go?

I was out last night after work doing a little fishing. Just casually peddling I’m usually at 2-3 mph. The perfect trolling speed for me is about 1-1.5 mph and that’s done with slow alternating peddles.

speed with mirage drive.

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tw1nny03 Post subject: speed with mirage drive Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:40 am

Should a kayak be transported upside down?

A crossbar roof rack (or “sports rack”) for your vehicle is the best method of transporting a kayak. … Rotomolded kayaks can be transported on their edge or upside down (hull up) safely using kayak stackers. However, composite kayaks should always be transported on their bottom using cradles to prevent deformation.