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Hobie Revolution 13

With Mirage Drive 180

The Revolution or "Revo" 13 was designed to be versatile with great performance. The sporty hull slices through the water with great efficiency making this great for covering distance with ease. A popular choice for coastal kayak fishing and general touring and exploring!

2021 Model:£3150.00

Hobie Revolution 13 2021 with Mirage Drive 180

Hobie Revolution 13 - 2021 Model in Papaya Orange

Andrew Fishing for Pollack in West Cornwall on the Revolution 13
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Hobie Revolution 13 2021


The Hobie Revolution has the ability to cover large distances effectively whilst offering the relaxing comfortable seating position offered by the Hobie Mirage range. Pedal it, paddle it or sail it the Revolution does it all. With its sportier hull design, the Revo 13 performs well in all sorts of water conditions, from choppy sea and swells to calm rivers and lakes. The fully adjustable Vantage CT seat keeps you comfortable for long sessions on the water, and includes Boa® System Lumbar Support.


The Revolution 13 is ideal for exploring or overnight trips and also perfect for fishing on saltwater and freshwater, and is used by many UK kayak anglers. The Hobie Revolutions fingertip steering offers the user hands free travelling, ideal for fishing or bird watching. The Revo 13 is propelled through the water using the all-new revolutionary Mirage Drive 180 system - 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. A re-designed center hatch offers even easier opening and closing.


The Revo 13 also comes fitted with the Lowrance-Ready system. The Lowrance ready system makes fish finder installation easy using a large transducer scupper under the kayak and a system of deck seals for waterproof cable routing. Two 8 inch Twist-Lock hatches feature at the stern and just forwards of the seat allowing for easy access to the hull for storage. A generous rear tankwell will also take plenty of gear or a storage crate for when you need to load up with gear.


The Revolution is the kayak of choice for a paddlers/peddler looking to do a bit of everything. The Hobie Revolution 13 comes with the Hobie Mirage Drive 180 System, Vantage CT seat, fibreglass paddle, twist-n-stow rudder system, Twist-Lock hatches, Sail Mount and more!!


To read our in-depth review of the Revolution 13 click here.


hobie revolution 13 2018 model top view

Hobie Revolution 13 - 2021 Model Top View

Dimensions

  • Length: 4.09 m / 13' 5"
  • Width: 0.72 m / 28.5"
  • Height: 0.38 m / 15"
  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 159kg Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Hobie Revolution 13 2021 for your weight
  • Fitted Hull Weight: 32 kg / 70.5 lbs
  • Fully Rigged Weight: 40 kg / 88 lbs

Features

Hobie Mirage Drive 180 Kick Up

Mirage Drive 180 V2 With Glide Technology and ST Kick Up Fins

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. 2021 Models are 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.

Hobie Vantage CT Seat

Vantage CT 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.

Hobie Twist N Stow Rudder System

Twist-N-Stow Rudder System

Hobie Kayaks come with a Twist-N-Stow Rudder that is easily controllable with a lever located beside the seat. Two pull handles are found 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.

Hobie Kayak Sail Mount

Sail Mount

All the kayaks in the Hobie range (except Compass) 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

Lowrance Ready System

Lowrance Ready System

Built-in transducer scupper mount and pre-installed thru-hull cable plugs come fitted as standard. This makes fish finder installation quick and easy!

Hobie Rubber Hookless Storage Pockets

Rubber 'Hookless' Side Pockets

Keep the items you need close and handy like sun cream, snack bar or waterproof camera. The rubberised mesh prevents fouling by fishing hooks if used as a tackle storage space.

Hobie Twist-N-Seal Hatch

Twist & Seal Hatch

Twist and seal hatches are simple to use and are hinged so you will never have to worry about losing the cover. The hatches allow you to store equipment below deck. The hatch has been re-designed on 2021 models to allow for even easier opening and closing.

Hobie Two-Piece Paddle

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.

Hobie Revolution Side Handle

Mid Boat Carry Handle

Soft-touch foam handles are placed in the middle makes it easy to move, lift and store your kayak. Toggle handles are also found at the bow and stern.

Hobie Revolution 13 Front Bow Hatch

Front Hatch

Allows for storage below deck. The hatch is attached to a safely strap with a detachable clip.

Hobie Revolution 13 Rear Tank Well Cargo Area

Cargo Area with Rod Holders

Large storage area for all the gear you want to take out with you. Bungee tie downs keep it all secure. Two moulded-in rod holders are found either side.

Colours


Hobie Revolution 13 2018 Orange Papaya

Orange Papaya

Hobie Revolution 13 2018 Red Hibiscus

Red Hibiscus

Hobie Revolution 13 2018 Slate Blue

Slate Blue

Hobie Revolution 13 2018 Seagrass Green

Seagrass Green

Videos

Vantage Seat

Lowrance Ready System


Our staff having a little drag race testing the Mirage Drive against traditional paddling

Popular Accessories for the Hobie Revolution 13

Hobie MD180 Kick Up Turbo Fin Kit for the 2020 Model Only

Hobie MD180 Kick Up Turbo Fin Kit

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 new Mirage Drive 180 with Kick Up ST Fins only.

Price £197.95

Mirage Drive Stow Bag for the Hobie Revolution 13 2021

Hobie MirageDrive Carry Bag

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.

Price £68.95

Mirage Drive Leash Kit for the Hobie Revolution 13 2021

Hobie Mirage Drive Leash Kit

Protect your Mirage Drive from an accidental drop overboard! Includes hardware and instructions for attachment.

Price £28.95

Hobie Large Rudder Blade for the Hobie Revolution 13 2021

Hobie Large Rudder Blade

The large rudder blade allows for more responsive steering control of your Hobie kayak. This larger balde is particularly effective when sailing.

Price £43.95

Hobie Deep Gear Bucket for the Hobie Revolution 13 2021

Hobie Deep Gear Bucket

The Hobie Deep Gear Bucket is a large open storage tub that will allow large items of tackle or gear to be stored, such as a camera or small tackle box. This bucket will fit in all Hobie 8" Twist and Seal hatches except from the stern hatch on the Pro Angler kayaks.

Price £29.95

Hobie H-Crate for the Hobie Revolution 13 2021

Hobie H-Crate

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.

Price £170.95

Hobie Anchor Trolley Kit

Hobie Anchor Trolley Kit

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 Hobie Revolution 13 2021.

Price £57.95

Hobie Plug-In Trolley for the Hobie Revolution 13 2021

Hobie Plug-In Cart (Standard)

Light weight with durable 26 cm tires and strong spoked wheels. Stainless steel frame. Wheels are easily removable for storage.

Price £159.95

Hobie Trax 2 Cart for the Hobie Revolution 13 2021

Hobie Trax 2 Trolley

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 £238.95

Delivery Information

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We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.


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We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.


Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.


Delivery of Kayaks or Canoes that exceed 4.5m (450cm) is temporarily unavailable - Due to length restrictions with our shipping agents.


For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.


Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide:

We also offer a collect from store service. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores.


For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect

Give us a call on 01726 862798 if you have any questions about the Hobie Revolution 13 2021