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Boat Directory: Hobie 14
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 not rated for PHRF
US Sailing

ISAF Status           International
Year of status      2 ####change
Type                      Multihull
No. of Crew          2
Designer              Hobie Alter
National Origins   USA
Year Designed    1969
Number of Trapeze Twin
Hull Length          5.05 m
Beam Length       2.41 m
Draught Length   0.203 m
Mainsail Area       13.77 m2
Headsail Area      5.12 m2
Spinnaker Area   None
Sail Area (Upwind) 20.25 m2
Boat Weight        145.28 kg

Int'l Hobie 16 Class Association
Links to more photos:
Sailing Texas Photo Gallery
Links to How to Fix articles: -
Installing a mast float (Baby Bob)
Hobie 14-16 Trampoline Lace
Rudders - Cams / Rake / Alignment
Hull leak detection
Keel shape templates (Hobie 14,16
and 18)
Fiberglass Foam Sandwich -
De-lamination Fix Suggestion
Luff track removal/installation (Adobe
Acrobat pdf 585KB)
CompTip Installation Instructions (pdf
58 KB)
Rudder Drilling Template and
Rudder Drilling Template and
Instructions Acrobat (pdf 58KB)
Correcting Plastic Rudder Hum Community Forums -
Hobie 16 Mast/Comptip full of water
Help with hobie 16 mast base repair
Hobie 16 mast large dent need help
Hobie 14 mast step on Hobie 16

On the wire -
Raking the Mast on a Hobie 16
What's All This About Weather Helm?
What's All This About Weather Helm?
Part 2, The How-To Guide   
Raking Rudders - Correcting Helm on
a Hobie 16
Towards the "No Slop" Rudder
Making Your Own "Tramp Tightener"
Repairing Hull Bottoms
Rebuilding the Hobie Rudder Cam
Assembly - Restoring Worn
Rudder Castings by Kim Miller -
Replacing Hobie 16 Mast Step
H16 Truck Rack
Installing Hobie Bob
Catamaran Tramp Tents
Hobie 16 Trap Seats

Links to How to Fix videos:
UKHalsey - How to Center your Rig
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Much of the information found on this page covers the Hobie Cat 16, a bigger
sister. As more information is found specific to the Hobie 14, it will be added to this