Features February 2011 Issue

Hobie Mirage: Paddle, Pedal, Power, or Sail

Amas, akas, and a Torqeedo make multi-tasking on this Hobie multihull fun.

The Hobie Mirage Tandem Island, a mouthful we’ll refer to as the HMTI, is the latest incarnation of Hobie’s capable and creative engineering team. This triple-play trimaran can be paddled, pedaled, and sailed using dozens of Hobie’s in-house designed parts. A specialized Torqeedo electric outboard (www.torqeedo.com), which can be dropped into a drive slot, adds a forth dimension to this multi-tasking multihull.

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