Hobie Mirage Island kayak video, March 2007

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I stopped by the Sailboat Shop in Austin, Texas, and right inside the front door was this Hobie Mirage Island kayak, part of their Aventure series. Vic showed it to me, and I liked it. I've sailed a Mirage before, and it was fun, but this one looks like a big improvement to me. LOT'S more storage, and with the added stability of the amas it's no problem to stand up and reach anything on board. Vic and I are looking forward to taking it for a sail soon. The video is Vic showing the various features of the kayak, he's great at explaining how things work.

  • Length: 16' 0" / 4.88 m
  • Width (Amas Extended): 112 " / 2.84 m
  • Width (Amas Retracted): 42 " / 1.06 m
  • Weight: 115 lbs. / 52.12 kg
  • Capacity: 350 lbs. / 159 kg
  • Sail Area : 57.5 sq. ft. / 5.34 sq. m
  • Mast Height: 15' 2" / 4.62 m

    This video was taken with the Panasonic PV-GS35

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