The Hobie Rectangular Twist and Seal Hatch is the standard hatch on Hobie Pro Angler kayaks and can also be added to 2013 and newer model year Hobie Outback kayaks. The twist and seal allows for one hand operation and is a hinged lid that keeps the hatch with the kayak at all times.
|Int. Dim.:||11.25 x 8.5 in / 28.57 x 21.6 cm|
Installed into a 2015 outback with the bucket works great. Downside- no gasket or screws. Had to find them some where else. 5 stars if you had a kit with the hatch, screws and gasket for a few $ more.
We agree and we are creating a kit for future users that will include the gasket and screws - thanks for the feedback.
Annoyed it didn't come with a gasket. I didn't realize it didn't come with one. Now I gotta wait another few days for it to arrive. Just another way for Hobie to fandango another $7. You would think for $100 it would at least come with everything it needs to be ready to go.
This was a great addition to my 2015 Outback. This really opened up my hull which made it more useful. I also got the drop in bucket which is a must. I also got the tackle management system but I don't use it much and I don't foresee me using it much. I also had a problem with the 3/4in screws that are called for for the install. I had to go to my local hardware store and by 1in long screws. If you have an Outback, I highly recommend installing this hatch.
This was a great Adrian to my Outback. Paired with the insert makes it a very useful addition. No regrets