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Hobie Mirage Tandem Island Kayak

Hobie Mirage Tandem Island Kayak

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The newest addition to the Mirage product line-up is the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island, a 18' 6" Trimaran Sail/Yak that incorporates the patented Hobie Mirage Drive into a unique sailing machine unlike any other sailing craft on the water. The Hobie Tandem Island features a boom-less, roller-furling sail rig similar to the rig on the Hobie Bravo with plenty of sail area for excellent performance, completely manageable from the cockpit with the pull of a line. Two retractable amas fold up against the side of the boat for easy docking, maneuverability, and transport. The cockpit is a stable platform, expanded to a tandem, from the Hobie Mirage Adventure Kayak, offering full versatility as a pedaling kayak when conditions are not convenient for sailing. Hobie has upgraded the popular Mirage Drive to the Mirage Drive 180 for hands-free propulsion in both forward and reverse. The new Vantage CT seats have three height options and the ability to recline the seat back for all day comfort. The Hobie Mirage Drive allows the boat to be pedaled while under sail, or simply pedaled with the sail furled for versatility not found in any other sailboat. The Hobie Tandem Island is loaded with additional standard features such as a centerboard, over-sized Twist and Stow rudder, Turbo Fins on both Mirage Drives, mast and sail cover, and an ama/daggerboard bag.

• Two Mirage Drive 180 with Turbo Fins
• Two Vantage CT seats with 3 height options and a reclining seat back
• Roller furling mainsail and a two piece carbon fiber mast
• Two retractable amas that fold up against the side of the boat
• Mast and Sail Cover and an Ama/Daggerboard bag
• Colors Available:
  • Ivory Dune
  • Red Hibiscus
• Discounts and/or coupons do not apply to this item
Item #: 21797
Length: 18 ft 6 in / 5.64 m
Width: 30 in / 76.2 cm
Width -Amas In: 4 ft 0 in / 1.22 m
Width -Amas Out: 10 ft 0 in / 3.05 m
Mast Height: 18 ft 0 in / 5.49 m
Sail Area: 90 ft2 / 8.4 m2
Weight: 198 lb / 89.81 kg
Capacity: 600 lb / 272.16 kg
Leg Room To Peg: 50
Leg Room - Total: 52
Leg Room Rear Seat: 50
Number of Paddlers: 2 - Tandem
Type of Kayak: Sit on Top
Hatches Incl: 4
Optional Hatches: 0
Material: Polyethylene
Made in: USA 
Size/Color Part Number
Ivory Dune 8892058
Red Hibiscus 8892048
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By: Steve M.  Date: Jul 22, 2018 
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Love this boat. It is so fast and easy to sail. Also a dream to tow. I am amazed at how it can deal with strong winds and have awesome performance. It's really great sitting on a comfortable chair at water level. I like to "walk on the water" while we are sailing.

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By: Michael P.  Date: Mar 07, 2018 
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7 people found this review helpful

Fantastic craft, sails great in gentle and moderate breezes. ACK are fantastic, my deliver driver tried to get the wrapped kayak and large heavy box of accessories out of the truck alone and banged up the packages. A pad eye fractures on the hull and the sail got a small tear from a box staple. ACK very responsive and working diligently to resolve. You only get a true measure of customer service during adversity! Bravo ACK!

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Q: Can you ship this to my address? I've bought items from you in the past but nothing this large.
A: Hello, We are able to ship Hobie Items within the United States. Hobie Kayaks ship with our freight company we use called Estes Express. You can email us with specific questions if you would like to keep your questions private.
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Q: I'm interest in purchasing the Hobie Tandem but would really like to try to find the 2017 Papya color version. Do you think you might have one in stock or be able to find one? Also I live in Dayton Oh. Would there be any problems shipping to my address here? Thanks, Bill
A: Unfortunately all of the kayaks we have are 2018, so we do not have a papaya color. As far as shipping kayaks to your address, there should be no issues at all!
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Q: Is this model designed to be used, without the amas and sail, as a regular tandem kayak?
A: Yes! This kayak has many functions and setups making it very versatile.
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