HOBIE 18 Detailed Review

If you are a boat enthusiast looking to get more information on specs, built, make, etc. of different boats, then here is a complete review of HOBIE 18. Built by Hobie Cat and designed by Hobie Alter, the boat was first built in 1976. It has a hull type of Catamaran Twin Dbrd. and LOA is 5.49. Its sail area/displacement ratio 70.82. Its auxiliary power tank, manufactured by undefined, runs on undefined.

HOBIE 18 has retained its value as a result of superior building, a solid reputation, and a devoted owner base. Read on to find out more about HOBIE 18 and decide if it is a fit for your boating needs.

Boat Information

Boat Specifications

LOA:5.49 m / 18.01 ft
Rigging Type:Frac. Sloop (Rotating Spar)
Hull Type:Catamaran Twin Dbrd.
S.A. (reported):22.3 m2 / 240.04 ft2
Draft (max):0.76 m / 2.49 ft
Displacement:181 kg / 399.04 lbs
Designers:Hobie Alter

Rig And Sail Specs

Mast Height from DWL:8.53 m / 27.99 ft


Builders:Hobie Cat
Designers:Hobie Alter


Who designed the HOBIE 18?

HOBIE 18 was designed by Hobie Alter.

Who builds HOBIE 18?

HOBIE 18 is built by Hobie Cat.

When was HOBIE 18 first built?

HOBIE 18 was first built in 1976.

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