I had the pleasure of testing out the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island (TI) during the ACK demo days back in September. 1. That is really where the similarities between these two boats end. Hobie used sailboats for sale by owner. I've been watching some folks in a windrider 17, and they flat out fly across the water. 2014 Hobie Island Adventure Single DEALER DEMO HOBIE ISLAND ADVENTURE MIRAGE SAILING KAYAK GULL LAKE MARINE in Richland Michigan is just about the largest HOBIE LIFESTYLES Dealer in Michigan, maybe the biggest in the Midwest with over 250 Hobie Mirage Kayaks, Pro Fisherman 12, 14, & 17' Mirage drive Kayaks in stock, every Hobie sailboat including Hobie 16' and Getaway and Wave … Hobie preowned sailboats for sale by owner. That boat looks really clean. View unanswered posts | View active topics, Board index » Hobie Islands » Open Forum - Islands, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests. Shop WindRider Online Today. It may go 9.5, but I'm not sure I want mine to go that fast! The rotomolded hull is super low maintenance and very durable. These improvements alone allow it to point higher than a Windrider 17 as I witnessed first hand at the Windrider Owners Weekend in October of 2011 in Sarasota, Fl.. The only irreversible change is one hole drilled through the hatch cover. Trusted by Outdoors Enthusiasts WorldWide. â¢ Always undercover and comes with a custom made storage cover. Save. The boat has carbon-fiber rigging, a roller-furling and battened mainsail, and cockpits with steering and sail-handling controls. The pedal system known as "Mirage Drive" allows a person to propel the kayak using their legs for a kick of extra movement in slow winds. The Red one is a 2019 Model is $ 8500. Both are the current shape/models and importantly come with … 2020 Hobie Club Wave 2020 Hobie Club Wave. Included 2x Mirage Drives in fair condition General wear and tear as it is 8 years old nothing too crazy, I have photos to show condition as best as possible. Fort Lauderdale, FL. © Hobie Cat Company. Just REDUCED Like New 2013 Windrider 17 Trimaran Sailboat. does not point very well and peddling is faster up wind. Scroll down to review 14 models. The WindRider 17, an exhilarating ride perfect for families or camper sailors, has been known to reach speeds of up to 20mph. 2014 Hobie Tandem Island HOBIE ADVENTURER TANDEM ISLAND SAILING KAYAK GULL LAKE MARINE has a couple camp boats used for two weeks that are practically new and come with full Hobie warranty. Oh yes. The only problem was there was no one there to hear my hoots and I immediately thought, âWow, Hobie really needs a Mirage Adventure Island Tandem so the fun can be shared. Downwind Finishes with â¦ White with WhiteBlack sail. Rescue at Sea - Mid-Atlantic Mayday - Duration: 27:28. 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