Hobie Max

2005
Designer
Hobie Europe
Builder
Hobie Cat
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull
Catamaran
Keel
None
Rudder
?
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 0 / 4.9 m
Waterline Length
15 10 / 4.9 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
0 3 / 0.1 m
Displacement
320 lb / 145 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
192′² / 17.8 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
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.34 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
65.66
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
35.47
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
1.87
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
4.8
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Prototype was an entry for the ISAF youth catamaran trails (2005). Another boat (SL 16) was selected. Production versions introduced in 2007.

Hobie Max Club
Hobie Max Race
Hobie Max Race+
Racing version conforms to F18 rule.
Features a removable skeg assembly.

Original TEXEL rating: 109
Genoa area 3.66 m² 39 ft²
Spinnaker area 18.57 m² 200 ft²

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