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Hobie Kayaks i9s
2020 Model with Mirage Drive 180
Inflatable kayak that features Hobie's Mirage drive system. Great for those with limited storage space. Includes the Vantage CT seating system for ultimate comfort and the new Mirage Drive 180 for forwards and reverse pedalling!
Hobie Kayaks i9s 2020
Hobie's i9S was specifically designed for people are limited on storage space but who dream of spending their time kayaking, fishing or sailing (via the optional Sail kit). It packs nicely within its own rolling travel bag, so it can fit in the trunk of your car, on your boat, in your motor home - you can even take it on the plane for your next vacation.
The i9s features the super comfortable Vantage CTi seat system. The raised seating position of the Vantage seat off the deck makes for a drier, more comfortable ride. The seat is fully adjustable and features Boa Lumber support. The Mirage Drive system will see you zipping around your favourite bay, lake or river in the very maneoverable i9s. The i9s features the Mirage Drive 180 full power pedal drive in forwards... and reverse! Switching between forwards and reverse is as simple and easy as pulling a toggle on the drive system. The Mirage Drive 180 comes equipped with the new Kick Up Fins. Kick Up fins offer worry-free pedalling - should you strike an object with the fins they simply kick up out of harms way to help reduce the risk of damage. The drive system features 'Glide Technology' with roller bearings found on the major pivoting components of the drive, for a smoother and easier pedalling experience. The i9s also comes with a 4 piece paddle, with on-deck storage, incase you fancy a paddle workout.
The i9s and it's lightweight hull accelerates fast and has an impressive turning radius allows you to pedal into the tightest of spots - great for exploring overgrown river creeks! The fingertip steering of the twist-n-stow rudder system offers the user hands free travelling, ideal for fishing, photography or bird watching.
The i9s is at home cruising around on calm inland waters and sheltered coastal waters. It is great for a spot of fishing too!
Hobie i9S - 2020 Model Top View
- Length: 2.74m / 9'
- Width: 0.91m / 36"
- Height: 0.44m / 17.5"
- Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 147kg Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Hobie Kayaks i9s 2020 for your weight
- Fitted Hull Weight*: 18.6kg / 41lbs
- Fully Rigged Weight*: 31.8kg / 70kg
- Bag Dimensions: 76 x 64 x 30cm \ 30" x 25" x 12"
- Hull Construction: 1000 Denier PVC
The Hobie kayaks are famous for their Mirage Drive pedal system. This system consists of a pair of pedals that drive two rubber fins side to side to propel the kayak forward. The revolutionary Mirage Drive 180 allows you to pedal in reverse, all at the pull of a toggle! The Mirage System is silent while pedalling and creates no splash, it also allows you to effortlessly pedal the kayak with your feet while keeping your hands free, perfect for fishing and photography.
Equipped with ARC pedal cranks that adjust with the push of a button to accommodate users from child size to tall adults. The drive system features 'Glide Technology' with roller bearings found on the major pivoting components of the drive, for a smoother and easier pedalling experience. Fitted with ST Kick Up Fins for worry-free pedalling - if you strike an object with the fins they simply kick up out of harms way to help reduce the chance of damage.
Vantage CTi Seat
New state-of-the-art design, with lots of adjustablity for more comfort in the cockpit or on the beach, Enjoy breathability, infinite flexibility and better visibility.
Retractable Rudder System
Hobie's come with a Rudder that is easily controllable with a lever to steer as well as two pull handles on either side of the kayak: a "Down" handle to deploy the rudder and an "Up" handle to lift the rudder out of the water when in shallow water and for landing.
All the kayaks in the Hobie range can take a sail to power your kayak. The optional Mirage Sail Kit attaches to the sail mount on the kayak. The sail maintains speed with or without peddling
Drop stitch flooring allows for the construction of an inflatable kayak with greater inflation pressures.
Hobie inflatable's fold up easily and pack away in to the included for convenient transportation and storage.
Four piece paddle
Hobie's come complete with a four piece paddle that can be used for additional manoeuvrability or for when you are not peddling. When not in use the paddle can be stored in the handy hull paddle holder.
Mid Boat Carry Handle
Placed in the middle makes it easy to move, lift and store your kayak.
Bow Storage Area
Storage space at the front of the boat.
Fishing Rod Holders
Molded in to the hull, these rod holders are ideally placed for rods. The holders are also handy for carrying a fishing net or safety flag.
Large storage area for all the gear you want to take out with you. Bungee tie downs keep it all secure
Pump to inflate your Hobie
Popular Accessories for the Hobie i9s
Light weight with durable 26 cm tires and strong spoked wheels. Stainless steel frame. Wheels are easily removable for storage.
Protect your MirageDrive... and other goods in your car from the drive! This heavy duty Cordura and mesh bag fits the complete MirageDrive with standard fins or the ST Turbo length.
Want to go faster? The Kick Up ST (Square Tip) Turbo Fins are a fin with greater surface area to provide greater resistance through the water giving more thrust! Users report as much as a 10% or more increase in speed through the water. Not only are they faster but you can reach a cruising speed at a lower rat eof pedalling thus saving some energy and effort if pedalling over distance. This is one of the most popular upgrades on a Mirage Drive kayaks. This kit is for the Mirage Drive 180 with Kick Up ST Fins only.
We offer a delivery service for the Hobie Kayaks i9s 2020 throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.
The delivery price will be shown in the shopping basket.
Collection - Click & Collect
Buy a Hobie Kayaks i9s 2020 online from our website and collect from our shop in St Columb Road near Fraddon in Cornwall or you can collect from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection*.
Our other stores are:
- Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
- Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
- Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth
- Manchester Canoes - Warrington
- Norfolk Canoes - Norwich
- Southampton Canoes - Hampshire
We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.
0% Finance Now Available On This Product!
We can now offer 0% Finance on the Hobie Kayaks i9s 2020 (0% APR Representitive).
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