The Hobie 16 has revolutionized multihull sailing. The Hobie 16 was launched on the beaches of Southern California in 1970 and sailing was immediately transformed. The Hobie 16 brought legions of speed-loving sailors into sport. The lightweight asymmetrical fiberglass hulls allow the boat to rise and its double trapezoid platform lets you and your crew members harness its absolute power.
The best-selling catamaran in the world since its creation in 1971. More than 100,000 owners around the world. The Hobie 16 is a true legend, with its famous “banana” hull, one could almost say that the waves were created only for him and that one cannot speak of the sport catamaran without having sailed in Hobie 16. It is particularly sensational in the strong wind. All over the world the Hobies 16 are made available to sailors for the championships. With its asymmetrical spinnaker, the Hobie 16 is the support chosen by ISAF for the ISAF World Youth Championships. There is a national and international circuit and above all an atmosphere and a lifestyle.