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Hobie Mirage Outback
Powered by Mirage Drive 180
The best selling Hobie fishing kayak featuring a stable yet efficient hull design and all the latest fishing features. The Outback is the best all-round pedal drive fishing kayak we have seen! A superb option for general coastal and inland waters.
2022 & 2023 Standard Colour Price: £3,510.00 (RRP £3,850.00 - Saving £340.00)
2022 Camo Colour Price: £3,645.00 (RRP £4,000.00 - Saving £355.00)
2024 Price: £4150.00
Hobie Mirage Outback
The all-new Mirage Outback see's Hobie bring a fresh new design to their top selling fishing kayak. Stacks of stability, an efficient hull design, unbelievable seating comfort, fully loaded with the latest fishing features and all powered by the incredible Mirage Drive 180 with ST Turbo Fins. Hobie have set a new standard amongst pedal-drive fishing kayaks with the Outback!!
Designed to be the perfect all-rounder for both fishing and general touring, the Outback has a hull design which performs well on both inland waterways and inshore coastal waters. The stable hull design provides a comfortable platform to fish from all-day long and the new efficient bow design pierces well through wind and chop whilst reducing hull slap. The Outback is propelled through the water using the revolutionary Mirage Drive 180 system with Kick-Up Turbo Fins - 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 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 Mirage Drive 180 comes equipped with 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 Outback is also supplied with a 2-piece fibreglass paddle incase you fancy exercising your arms. Steering is easy with the integrated kick-up rudder and steering controls found on both sides of the seat, allowing you to maneovure in and out of the tightest of spots.
The super comfortable Vantage CTW seat ensures you will have comfortable ride and is 1.5in wider than the standard CT seat, providing extra room and comfort, particularly for the larger user. This kayak is stacked out with cool features including a large rectangular centre hatch with easy twist-n-lock open/closure, perfect for storing tackle/bait. The hatch comes complete with a gear bucket and features a rubber mesh pocket and bottle opener on its lid!
Everything is just where you need it with H-Rail Deluxe (H-Rail with integrated H-Track!) and H-Track on either side of the cockpit providing the perfect solution to mounting fish finders, rod holders and other accessories. The space between the inner H-Rail Deluxe and Outer H-Track forms the perfect space for storing tackle boxes such as the Plano Waterproof Boxes. Rubber Mesh Storage Pockets also make a handy place to store small items of gear. There are also tool holding notches present - ideal for keeping your scissors handy. H-Tracks are also found at the sides of the rear cargo area - perfect for mounting camera poles/booms, safety flags and lighting poles.
There is stacks of storage space on this kayak with a large rear cargo area which will easily hold a H-Crate or Livewell. A large bow hatch will take further gear and has enough space for fold-up trolleys such as the Railblaza C-Tug. The Outback also comes fitted with the Hobie Guardian Transducer Sheild - a retractable transducer mount for your fish finder keeping it well protected during lauch/landing and transport. Fitted Thru-Hull Cable Seals for the fish finder wiring makes fish finder installation easy on the Outback.
The superior stability provided by the Outbacks hull design allows for stand-up fishing and casting on calm waters. EVA Foam Standing Pads are fitted either side of the centre hatch to give a grippy level surface for standing. Other features include 4 flush mounted rod holders, a bungee trolley retainer at the back of the cargo area, a sail mount for an optional sail kit, front toggle handle, large h-rail rear handle, central carry handles located under the seat, reinforced scupper holes, cup holders, side storage recesses, power-pole mounting inserts and more!!
This is possibly the best-equipped and most well thought-out fishing kayak ever for all-round fishing kayak on coastal and inland waters.
2022 Model: Features Rod Holders moulded-into the hull
2023 & 2024 Model: Features Rod Holder Flush Mounted into the hull
No other major changes between 2022-2024 year models
- Length: 3.89m / 12'9"
- Width: 0.86m / 34"
- Height: 0.38 m / 15"
Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 192.78kg Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Hobie Mirage Outback for your weight
- Fitted Hull Weight: 38.56 kg / 85 lbs
- Fully Rigged Weight: 46.72 kg / 103 lbs
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 Turbo 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 CTW Seat
State-of-the-art design, with 4-way adjustablity for more comfort in the cockpit or on the beach, Enjoy breathability, flexibility and better visibility over the water. The seat also features Boa lumbar support for the ultimate in comfort. The CTW seat is 1.5in wider than the standard CT seat, offering more space and more comfort, particularly for the larger user.
The cockpit features stacks of stacks of gear storage options. A large rectangular hatch features a gear bucket and rubber mesh storage pocket and even a bottle opener on the inside of the lid - this is the perfect place to store tackle and tools. H-Rail Deluxe and H-Track on either side of the cockpit provides the perfect mounting solution for fish finders, rod holders and more. The areas between the Rails and Track form a great place to hold tackle boxes, with cut-out notches to hold tools. Rubber mesh storage pockets are also fitted.
EVA foam standing pads are featured either side of the hatch to provide a grippy and level standing platform for stand-up fishing and casting.
A retractable shield protects your fish finder transducer on impact and retracts away for transport and shallow water landings. The built-in transducer mount allows side scanning for optimal fishfinder performance. Pre-installed thru-hull cable plugs allow quick, no-drill, no-glue fishfinder installation. Compatible with a wide-range of popular fish finder transducers.
A new piercing bow design helps cut effortlessly through the water, wind, wake, and chop while reducing hull slap. Reflective bow graphics provide an added safety feature.
A large bow hatch allows for plenty of extra gear storage, and will take fold -up trolleys such as the C-Tug.
The Kick-Up Rudder locks in to place when you need it and retracts on impact.
Many kayaks 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
Two-Piece Fibreglass Paddle
Hobie's come complete with a two piece fibreglass 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.
Popular Accessories for the Hobie Outback
A versatile and super strong storage crate for your fishing kayak, with 4 integrated rod holders and H-Rails for accessory attachment. Includes tie-down straps for a secure fit to most fishing kayaks.
H-Rail Upgrade for Outback 2019+ Rear H-Track
Replace the rear H-Track Bungees on 2019+ model Outbacks with H-Rail Deluxe using this easy upgrade kit. Includes bungee T-ends to replace existing bungee hooks. This upgrade offers more space for accessory attachment alongside the cargo area.
Hobie H-Rail Bolt-On Kit For Outback 2019+
Tough plastic hatch liner for the bow hatch on the Hobie Outback 2019 onwards model.
Hobie Hatch Liner for Hobie Outback 2019+
Add H-Rails between the rear H-Track and front H-Track on the Outback 2019 onwards models. Gently curved rails offer lots of extra accessory mounting space and act as grab points for getting in and out of the seat.
Hobie Anchor Trolley Kit for Outback
An anchor trolley kit allows you to set your anchor line or drift chute safely from the bow or stern of your kayak. Supplied as a complete kit with fixings for the Outback.
Price £64.95 (RRP £104.95 - Saving £40.00)
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.
Hobie Mirage Drive Leash Kit
Protect your Mirage Drive from an accidental drop overboard! Includes hardware and instructions for attachment.
Price £42.26 (RRP £46.95 - Saving £4.69)
A Heavy Duty trolley designed for use with Hobie kayaks. Great for transporting heavier kayaks from your vehicle to the water over solid ground and rougher terrian. 225lb Capacity rating.
Price £230.35 (RRP £255.95 - Saving £25.60)
The Trax “2” Cart has 24 cm (blow-molded polyurethane) pneumatic tires. These tires have a high capacity and are very durable! Welded Stainless steel frame.
Price £269.95 (RRP £299.95 - Saving £30.00)
Numerous accessories that attach to the Hobie H-Rail fitted to the Hobie Mirage Outback. Attach your favourite accessory with a Hobie H-Rail Mount including mounts for Railblaza, Scotty, Ram Mounts, YakAttack and generic Mounting Plates, Rod Holders and Tackle Bins.
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