Since 1950, Hobie has been in the business of shaping a unique lifestyle based around fun, water, and innovative quality products. From their worldwide headquarters in Oceanside, California, Hobie Cat Company manufactures, distributes, and markets an impressive collection of eco-sensitive watercraft, with subsidiaries; Hobie Cat Australasia, in Huskisson, NSW, Australia and Hobie Cat Europe, in Toulon, and independent distributors; Hobie Kayak Europe and Hobie Cat Brasil. These products include an ever-expanding line of recreation and racing sailboats, pedal-driven and paddle sit-on-top recreation and fishing kayaks, inflatable kayaks, fishing boats, surfboards, stand-up paddleboards and the new Hobie Mirage Eclipse™ Standup pedalboards, plus a complementary array of parts and accessories.
As Hobie Alter’s dream started in a small garage, and it’s grown into a broad spectrum of innovative sports brands. Covering all aspects of water sports, Surfing, SUPing, Sailing, Kayaking, to on and off the water accessories and apparel, Hobie has moved from that garage into a worldwide ocean. Take a look at the links to the right to explore the rest of the Hobie world.