With the seat out, you can shift around much easier and actually increase the number of seating positions. Dolly style suits boats such as WindRiders. The Hobie Tandem Island is lightweight - at 190lbs fully rigged, transportation is as easy as putting it on your car and going. Rescue at Sea - Mid-Atlantic Mayday - Duration: 27:28. Used about 10 times. 2002 Windrider 17 trimaran sailboat - $3500 (Cypress) 2002 Windrider 17 with 2012 Tohatsu 4hp outboard for sale. The largest difference between two of these are, the Windrider 17 is a sail boat, and the used Hobie adventure Island tandem for sale is a super first two person kayak. He's excited about the flexibility of being able to fish and sail, … The trampoline design and bow ensure that the waves break beneath you, not on you, for an overall dryer ride. Factory Direct - WindRider & Astus trimarans, Nickels one-design boats including Lightning, JY15, Buccaneer, Mutineer, Rebel. Looking to test ride an Old Town 27:36. 2020 Hobie Club Wave 2020 Hobie Club Wave. Hobie Oasis The Hobie Mirage Oasis is a tandem pedal powered kayak that is speedy, stable and spacious, well suited to users seeking higher performance and range. Scroll down to review 14 models. This trailer is the perfect size for one AI and tows easily behind almost any vehicle. most windrider users have either a trolling motor or small outboard as get you homes, I paddle and its not easy, so far Iv'e been lucky in that I was using the AI 12 miles from launch when the wind quit and Iwas happy to peddle home thro the mangroves and still enjoy my time on the water. Sailing the Hobie Tandem Island at Stansbury, South Australia in gusts of up to 20 knots. It sits on a 2008 galvanized trailer with bunks specifically setup for the boat.This Jim Brown design is an easy way to get into multihull sailing. We are proud to offer a wide variety of Island Hopper and Torqeedo kayak motors and accessories including motor mounts, trolling motor/mount combos, mirage drive motors, and transom-mount motors designed to fit Adventure Island, Tandem Island, Oasis, Odyssey, Outfitter, Quest, Revolution, 17T, Tandem, Oasis, ProAngler, and other Hobie ® fishing kayaks. • Comes on a fully licenced Hobie trailer in excellent condition, Hobie beach cart, tramps and brand new lowrance fish finder (still needs to be installed). He has been sailing for decades and has owned a Thistle, Hobie 16, San Juan 24, and Catalina 22. The Hobie does not compare to the WR17 — either their tandem tri or the 17′ cat! Shop WindRider Online Today. Craigslist Search, Craigslist is no longer supported WindRider Official Site - WindRider For Life Outdoors. The roller-reefing loose-footed mainsail carries a generous amount of sailcloth up high and is supported by vertical battens. Each boat has very distinct, unique advantages that really highlight the different experience in sailing and owning them. More photos to come on trailer. does not point very well and peddling is faster up wind. Plus, it’s powered by the patented Hobie MirageDrive pedal system. Both have sails (why paddle when you can let the wind do the work for you?). I'd like to begin by saying that, despite the visual similarities that might lead one to assume (understandably) that these two boats are birds of the same feather, the Hobie Tandem Island and the WindRider 17 are markedly different in a few key ways. 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. Trusted by Outdoors Enthusiasts WorldWide. 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. Capacity. White with WhiteBlack sail. The rotomolded hull is super low maintenance and very durable. Shop WindRider Online Today. Hobie used sailboats for sale by owner. The Adventure Island, and the Tandem version are car-topable, launch anywhere, do anything, safe in any condition crafts that really don't have any market equal. How To. May 26, 2016 - 2003 17'4' WindRider 17 Trimaran sailboat for sale in Redondo Beach California Fort Lauderdale, FL. Our ultimate fishing kayak buying guide has every fishing kayak available in a sortable list. There was some mention of the WindRider 17, and I thought I would send my comments along. • Always undercover and comes with a custom made storage cover. Everyone has their opinion of coarse. 5. Pick a point in the distance, trim the main sail and the acceleration is inspiring. It may go 9.5, but I'm not sure I want mine to go that fast! Offered By: Nautical Ventures Marine Center. • 2014 hobie tandem island in excellent condition. Has optional motor mount and aluminum trailer. Hundreds $$ in spare parts, plus a spare pedal. Then the WindRider is the perfect boat for you. Trimaran - Classifieds: SeaClipper 16 Trimaran in Titusville, 2017 Hobie Tandem Island trimaran in Ft Worth, Eagle 20 Trimaran by Ian in Portland, Windrider 17 Trimaran in Modesto, SAILBOAT CORSAIR 24 SPRINT TRIMARAN in Santa Ana. Offered By: Nautical Ventures Marine Center. That leaves the list of similarities very short: 1. The motor mount option, while heretical to some, can be a godsend when a storm is coming or when the current and wind and everything else is working against you. Excellent condition. Recent Topics. on a reach it tends to sink the ama and is hard to steer with the ama sunk. 2020 Hobie MIRAGE PRO ANGLER 14 2020 Hobie MIRAGE PRO ANGLER 14. 2 person kayak. I also bought a used hobie outback with turbo fins off of Craigslist about a month ago. Save. Monday Never 1,464,356 views. 2020 Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island 2020 Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island. I was considering buying a Windrider 17, and arranged a test sail. Offered By: Nautical Ventures Marine Center. Few designs pack as much fun into 18 feet as the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island, a two-person pedal-or-paddle kayak that converts to a sail-powered trimaran by attaching a pair of akas and amas, and stepping a carbon-fiber mast. The WindRider 17 can carry up to 6 people, while the Hobie Tandem Island is limited to 2. • This boat has had very little use and is a genuine reluctant sale. down wind it is great. A few pointers on sailing techniques for the Hobie Islands to help you go a little faster and enjoy the sail more. © Hobie Cat Company. Easily assembled the Trailex dolly can be car-topped or broken down for auto trunk storage. Only sailed a handful of times. The boat has carbon-fiber rigging, a roller-furling and battened mainsail, and cockpits with steering and sail-handling controls. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Each boat has unique advantages, distinct that highlight the different experience in owning and sailing them. Usable trampolines mean more cargo space - whether you use it for passengers or gear, the ability to carry more means you can take it camping or on extended trips. An absolute joy on the water, the Hobie Mirage Adventure Island is an impressively approachable trimaran sailing kayak. Transport with Tandem Island safely and in style with the TI Trailer from Trailex. Offered By: Gull Lake Marine - Coopersville. Pedal // Paddle // Sail On registered boat trailer (17th Jan 2021) with HOBIE cradles to hold kayak. The WindRider 17 has a jib and main sail, allowing it to point better and have better performance even in light wind. Windrider used sailboats for sale by owner. Peddle, Paddle, and SAIL. My dad lives on a lake and is eyeing the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island. Both are rotomolded (meaning they are both very durable), 2. Commercial offerings include: Hobie Tandem Island, Windrider 17 Buildable plans include: TriRaid560s (though it doesn't really support 2 people very well), TriRaid 620 (prototype), Slingshot 16 Tandem, Slingshot 19 2002 Windrider 17 trimaran sailboat - $3500 (Cypress) 2002 Windrider 17 with 2012 Tohatsu 4hp outboard for sale. Of all the trimarans I've been researching (e.g., Weta 4,4, Searail 19, Hobie Tandem Adventure Island, Corsairs), the WR 17 clearly is the best boat for the money in terms of a balance of speed, operating costs, convenience, ease of sailing and weekending capabilities. Is he going to enjoy sailing this thing? Offered By: Nautical Ventures Marine Center. 4. On two separate occasions the aft aka connection came off. 17' Hobie Kayak Mar 2, 2020 #1 Hobie Tandem Island, 2014. Craigslist Search, Craigslist is no longer supported I've seen them in stormy, gale conditions when no other boat would dare go out, and they haven't flipped it yet. Save. 2. Had one 30 minute spell with a numb bum. Each boat bears special advantages, distinct that highlight the different experience in sailing and owning them. trimaran used sailboats for sale by owner. Both are the current shape/models and importantly come with … Hobie Island Tandem. 2. It comes with 2 turbo mirage drives (the foot pedal system, and turbo means larger fins), which are quite nice when the wind quits and you still have to get home. Login with username, password and session length. 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.. Free Shipping and Free Returns On Every Order. Offered By: Nautical Ventures Marine Center. The saleman at my local hobie dealership,Told me that the tandem AI would have side by side seating. Downwind Finishes with … Doesn't sound like that would perform very well in kayak mode. I had the pleasure of testing out the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island (TI) during the ACK demo days back in September. Try this interactive boat finder and dinghy database to find a suitable dinghy for your needs. we also have a Hobie Mirage tandem Kayak which is a lot of fun . What a rush! With changeable stance seats and a bi-pedal paddling system, it is your ideal weekend fishing kayak. That boat looks really clean. This vessel is able to combine comfort, efficiency, space, and multiple functionalities to … This convenient boat goes from trailer to sailing in 30 minutes or less. Although the Hobie Tandem Island (TI) is a bit expensive, it comes with a lot of versatility. The Tandem Island has not changed - the Width is still 10' -that is a misprint on the printed comparison chart - but on the product page (both printed and online) it's correct, somehow wrong info was printed on this comparison chart, sorry for the confusion. Dynamic Type 23 for the WindRider 16 Trimaran. Free Shipping and Free Returns On Every Order. The fully adjustable Vantage XT seating can be setup in multiple configurations: in-line tandem, face-to-face social tandem, or as a single. all in all it was fun but i will stick with my Laser or Prindle when we want to be wet sailing. Windrider preowned sailboats for sale by owner. Trimaran - Classifieds: SeaClipper 16 Trimaran, 2017 Hobie Tandem Island trimaran, Eagle 20 Trimaran by Ian, Windrider 17 Trimaran, SAILBOAT CORSAIR 24 SPRINT TRIMARAN. The new Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 17T is a fishing machine with comfort, stability and room for everything you need, including another person. I've been watching some folks in a windrider 17, and they flat out fly across the water. I never sailed on a multihull until a few years ago - a Hobie 18. I have to say that operating the TI on the water was very similar to the AI. It does not fit the WindRider 17. All you need to do is ask yourself: what kind of boat are you looking for? A roller-furling, vertically battened mainsail provides lift, a retractable centerboard prevents lateral slip, and the larger amas tuck parallel against … Save. Sailed a tandem in a 10 kt breeze. I have been thinking of adding a "tiller extension" so I can sit out both sides, and maybe a board to sit on the aka and hull so its more comfortable. Simply remove the amas and this boat doubles as a standard kayak! Save. Craigslist Search, Craigslist is no longer supported Palm Beach, FL. The WindRider 17, an exhilarating ride perfect for families or camper sailors, has been known to reach speeds of up to 20mph. $7,399. Hobie Mirage Adventure Island $5,299. Save. 3. Owner Rep support may be available for test sail purposes. Or do you prefer sailing faster, carrying more people and gear, and keeping everyone and everything dry on your ride? Are you looking for a kayak that can sail and is more portable and versatile on the water? Includes a trampoline set (black) and a professionally-installed Hobie spinnaker, in addition to all originally-included factory components and … I found it difficult to pedal without the seat in place. I have TWO of these Hobie Island Tandems for sale … The Yellow one is a 2016 Model, price $ 6500. Worst case scenario, you order a new hatch from Hobie. If the wind dies, simply pull the seat out and pedal home. Wind Rider 17. 4. So the wife and I went and test sailed a Tandem Island today and it didn't go very well. 6. This trailer has been designed with Hobie Cat specifically for the Tandem Island. Shipped in an easy to assemble kit. The best to describe the difference is that the WindRider 17 is a sailboat and the Hobie Adventure Island is, as described on the Hobie website, "in its most elemental form...a super-fast, two-person kayak." 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. Offered By: Gull Lake Marine - Coopersville. 3. Palm Beach, FL. We decided to make this page to lay out the strengths of each boat and explain the specific ways in which they are similar (and in which ways they aren't) for a point of comparison for all you sailors who have experience with only one or the other. Looking for a boat? I could not believe my eyes! View unanswered posts | View active topics, Board index » Hobie Islands » Open Forum - Islands, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests. Save. $3,889. With the ability to paddle (with an oar), peddle (using Mirage Drive), or sail, the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island is undeniably versatile. 2021 Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island 2021 Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island. If your correspondence is sent in the afternoon or evening, please be aware that a response may not be received until the following business day. Coopersville, MI. I like to ride motorcycles, and it struck me that multihulls were like that - fast and responsive. 2020 Hobie Mirage Tandem Island * Required Fields Our team makes every effort to respond to questions the same day they are received. $7,499. By Sw Staff. 2020 Hobie Club Wave 2020 Hobie Club Wave. Sitting on the sides works well only when you get rid of the old up/down rudder system........ouch. Save. Craigslist Search, Craigslist is no longer supported Like its recently departed founder, the famed surfboard shaper turned beach-cat guru Hobie Alter, the company is always striving forward, so I wasn’t too surprised to learn it has made a big investment in upgrading both the single-seat Adventure and the double-seat Tandem (of which the Mirage Island line is comprised). If the winds are strong, I take my seat and stash it inside the hull. 2021 Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island 2021 Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island. Like NEW condition. Coopersville, MI. Trailex manufactures lightweight, yet durable aluminum trailers. More Sailboats. Trusted by Outdoors Enthusiasts WorldWide. We here at WindRider are often asked how the WindRider 17 compares to other well-known boats - especially the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island. Ger I think your dicision was good, I also have the windrider 16, a little easier/quicker to set up than the 17. but if the wind dies as you say the fun stops. The only irreversible change is one hole drilled through the hatch cover. The WR17 Trimaran is the best small trimaran on the market. fun and wet. The Hobie might be just the thing you need. 3. The WindRider 17 can reach speeds of up to 20mph, about double the top speed of the Subscribe to get special offers, free giveaways, and once-in-a-lifetime deals. 2020 Hobie MIRAGE PRO ANGLER 14 2020 Hobie MIRAGE PRO ANGLER 14. Hobie preowned sailboats for sale by owner. 2020 Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island 2020 Hobie Cat Mirage Tandem Island. Well, the Hobie Island Adventure gives you that same sensation. 1. And for those visual learners among us, here's a taste of the Hobie in action: 1. This is the last stop on your search for kayaking nirvana. Fort Lauderdale, FL. With the included spare battery you troll for over 12 hours at 3 MPH. The WindRider 17, an exhilarating ride perfect for families or camper sailors, has been known to reach speeds of up to 20mph. 5. All rights reserved. Highest Quality Fishing and Sailing Gear For A Fraction Of The Cost. Highest Quality Fishing and Sailing Gear For A Fraction Of The Cost. People have surfed AI's at speeds in the teens, but on flat water I haven't gotten mine much above 8. $7,399. I have a Revolution 13 and an Adventure island. Oh yes. I've been watching some folks in a windrider 17, and they flat out fly across the water. Proudly made in the USA by Dynamic Dollies and custom sized for your boat, offering a great fit ease of maneuvering. The biggest difference between two of these are, the Windrider 17 is a sail boat, and the Hobie adventure island tandem for sale used is a super first two person kayak. Hobie Adventure Island, Hobie Mirage Tandem Island, WETA , Wind Rider Trimaran Launching Dolly. You can pedal, paddle, sail, plus electric motor if you get tired or run out of wind. I found in heavier winds, the AI handles much better (rudder control) and definately goes faster if you can get your weight out on the windward side. Request a Price. Offered By: Nautical Ventures Marine Center. 2012 HOBIE TANDEM ISLAND $4200 negotiable within reason. Hobie used sailboats for sale by owner. Instead of the tramps I'd like a bench seat from ama to ama where the rear aka is … When choosing between them, the decision really comes down to how you plan to use it. $3,889. More on the WindRider 17 for those who prefer a visual:                                                         WindRider 17                 Hobie Adventure Island, Dry Storage Area                                   Yes                                              No, Car Toppable                                          No                                              Yes, Top Speed                                           20knots                                      11knots, Mirage Drive                                           No                                                Yes, # of Passengers                                       6                                                   2, Sail Area                                          Upto 225sqft                                    90sqft, Be used as a Kayak                                No                                                Yes, Gas Outboard                                         Opt                                               N/A, Foot pedal steering                               Yes                                                 No, Windshield                                              Opt                                                No, Kayak                                                        No                                                 Yes, Sailboat                                                    Yes                                                No. Save. trimaran preowned sailboats for sale by owner. I found that you really don't have to get out too far for a noticable difference. ... 17' (foil tip to foil tip); Draft: 12" (foils up), 4' (recommended with foils down); Weight: ... Hobie HOBIE MIRAGE TANDEM ISLAND $7,239. 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. It sits on a 2008 galvanized trailer with bunks specifically setup for the boat.This Jim Brown design is an easy way to get into multihull sailing. However the Windrider is not overly big but with the more flotation and safety it provides not to mention flat out faster then the H. tandem, with hoards more storage and the ability to sail very easily, paddle or have a motor. It hadn’t been in the water for over a year and a half. The other mods I'm not so sure about. Hobie preowned sailboats for sale by owner. 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