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Trip Report: Galveston Bay Lunch Sail

| February 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Reposted from the TexasIslandClub.com Forum. Trip report comes from Club Captain Steve Mullins, AKA Crazy Yak, who took a fun trip along the Texas coast just south east of Houston in a pair of Hobie sailing kayaks. My family and I met up with Bob and Kathleen and sailed from Kemah to San Leon. After […]

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Storing Your Hobie Kayak

| January 31, 2014 | 4 Comments

Original content reposted from the HobieCat Forum. Kayak storage isn’t often given much thought, but doing it improperly can lead to permanent damage. Matt Miller, Director of Parts & Accessory Sales at Hobie Cat USA, shares tips and techniques for properly storing your Hobie Kayak. Important: When storing your Hobie Kayak, do NOT hang your kayak […]

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Sailing with the Hobie Adventure Island

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

I had never sailed anything yet but it has been something I have yearned to do. So, for my birthday I decided to take out the Hobie Adventure Island and fulfill this lifelong goal. After only have been shown once how to rig the kayak up with the sail, akas and amas, I set out […]

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Comparing Hobie’s Tandem and Adventure Islands by Daniel Pham

| December 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

I had the pleasure of testing out the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island (TI) during the ACK demo days back in September. While I was testing the TI out on the lake, I could not help but compare it to the Hobie Mirage Adventure Island (AI) which I had paddled/sailed before. I have to say that operating the TI […]

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Hobie Adventure Island TANDEM Fun

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Austin Canoe & Kayak Customer Service Manager takes out the new Hobie Island Adventure Tandem kayak.

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New Hobie Island Tandem Kayak

| July 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

I’m a sailor.  Before my 7 year old son John was born I owned and raced a 23 foot class boat at our local yacht club.  As a pilot I appreciate the wind and its effect on a vessel.   I also like the sense of freedom  I get listening to a crisp sail crackle when […]

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