All-new Hobie Mirage Lynx blends kayak into low profile hybrid

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Highly portable, lightweight kayak with MirageDrive 180 propulsion system is perfect for touring, exploring and fishing on the go.

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Kayak fishing fans who like to travel light are going to love the latest addition to the ever-growing Hobie fleet. The all-new Mirage Lynx kayak is a sleek, lightweight and rugged platform designed specifically for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts who want the flexibility and versatility to load and launch their vessel with minimal effort on a moment’s notice.

Hobie, the leading manufacturer of premium kayaks and watersport products, looked to minimize weight and maximize fun with Lynx’s truly unique design. With a hull weight of just 45 pounds, the 11’ long by 36” wide Lynx boasts a 350-pound capacity while being easy to transport, rugged, fast, and exceptionally stable. A hard-shell spin-off of Hobie’s proven inflatable 11 design, the Lynx features ACE-TEC construction for rigidity and durability, a removeable rudder system for optimal steering control, and a premium MirageDrive 180 propulsion system with Kick-Up Fin technology that affords maximum control with forward and reverse pedaling, even in shallow water. A V-hull entry, wide bow, and innovative waterflow tunnel system combine to ensure ultimate maneuverability allowing kayakers to push back into lilies, stick-ups, reeds, mangroves and shallow pockets inaccessible to others, while keeping hands free to execute that perfect cast or frame up the ideal photograph.