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Hobie Mirage Tandem Island Kayak

Timeless Design & Hobie Innovation

Often praised as the best sailboat available, the Mirage Island Series offers a unique way to sail by combining the power of the pedal with the force of the wind. Designed for superior spped and performance, the Islands deliver the most exciting on-water experience imaginable from an approachable, easy-to-learn platform. Built for sailors of any size and experience level, they offer an unmatched experience for those seeking fun family outings as well as adventurers looking to push the limits of man and craft.
Available in both single and tandem versions, these sailboats are simple to launch and beach, making it easy to get started but hard to want to stop.

  1. Roller Furling Boomless Mainsails
    Providing powerful yet user friendly ride, the sail wraps easily around the carbon composite mast, making it simple to unfurl, trim and furl in all conditions.
  2. Island Rudder
    The oversized rudder makes steering effortless and precise, enabling maximum maneuverability.
  3. Kick-Up Centerboard
    The Kick-Up Centerboard is fully retractable and improves tracking performance while under sail.
  4. MirageDrive 180 w/ARC Cranks & Kick-Up Turbo Fins
    Outfitted with the MirageDrive 180, the Island Series is truly adventure ready.
  5. Aka Crossbars
    The crossbars pivot back against the hull for easy transportation, docking and storage, or to help land a nice big fish.
  6. Ama Outriggers
    The durable Ama Outriggers provide the Islands with confidence-inspiring stability.

Available colors are Red Hibiscus and Ivory Dune.


  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 18' 6" / 5.64 m
  • Beam w/ Amas Out: 10' / 3.05 m
  • Beam w/ Amas Folded In: 4' / 1.22 m
  • Capacity*: 600 lbs / 272 kg
  • Fitted Hull Weight*: 130 lbs / 59 kg
  • Fully Rigged Weight*: 240 lbs / 109 kg
  • Mast Length: 18' / 5.49 m
  • Sail Area: 90 ft2 / 8.4 m2
  • Hull Construction: Rotomolded Polyethylene


  • Two MirageDrive 180 w/Kick-Up Turbo Fins
  • Kick-up Island Rudder
  • Two Vantage CT Framed Seat w/ unparalleled adjustability for utmost in comfort 
  • Fully-Retractable, Kick-Up Centerboard
  • Patented Roller-Furling Sail with Battens
  • Two-Piece Carbon Fiber Mast
  • Deck-Mounted crossbars
  • Easily Retractable and Removable Amas
  • Two 2-piece paddles w/ On-Aka Storage
  • Dual Steering Controls in Front and Rear Cockpits
  • Dual Rudder Deploy and Retract Controls in
    Front and Rear Cockpits
  • Two Molded-In Rod Holders
  • Rear Cargo Compartment with Bungee® Tie-Downs
  • Large Bow Hatch
  • Three 8” Twist and Seal Hatches w/ Gear Bucket
  • Four Mesh Stowage Pockets
  • Four Cup Holders
  • All Lines and Hardware Plus Harken Blocks