Hobie 16

1969
Designer
Hobie Alter
Builder
Hobie Cat
Associations
?
# Built
135000
Hull Type
Catamaran (no boards/asym.)
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 6 / 5.1 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
7 10 / 2.4 m
Draft
0 9 / 0.3 m
Displacement
320 lbs / 145 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Frac. Sloop (Rotating Spar)
Reported Sail Area
218 ft2 / 20.3 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
?
Sail Area/Displacement
74.55
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
4.63
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The HOBIE CAT 16 is the most popular sailing catamaran ever built. Still in production. (2015)


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