Hobie’s new Mirage Lynx kayak is a sleek, rugged platform designed to meet the needs of anglers and other outdoor enthusiasts who desire flexibility and versatility.
Weighing a mere 45 pounds and measuring 11’ long by 36” wide, the Lynx boasts a 350-pound capacity yet is easy to transport and store. It’s also fast and exceptionally stable. A hard-shell spin-off of Hobie’s inflatable 11 design, the Lynx features ACE TEC construction for rigidity and durability, a removeable rudder system for steering control, and a 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 enhance maneuverability.
The elevated and breathable mono-mesh fabric seat improves visibility while keeping the user cool, comfortable and above the spray in a moderate chop. A seatback storage pouch makes it easy to keep important items like car keys, wallets and cell phones in a dry bag within reach.
The new Lynx platform also includes molded-in tracks for mounting accessories, an EVA standing pad, and ample cargo room. A Hobie H-Bar standing support can easily be added for maximum stability. Even more accessories can be added by upgrading to a Hobie H-Rail mounting platform with integrated, patented RAM Hand-Track. Hobie’s optional Sail Kit and Bimini Sunshade can also be added using the accessory mount. Aside from its light weight, additional features like ergonomic handles and loading pads make transporting the Lynx hassle-free.