Hobie Debuts Mirage Revolution 11 & Quest 11 Kayaks

Mirage Revolution 11

Hobie Cat’s new Mirage Revolution 11 was unveiled last month at the International Convention of American Sportfishing Trade show in Las Vegas, where it received the New Product Showcase Best of Show award in the Boat Category.

Quest 11

The Mirage Revolution 11 and its companion paddle model, the Quest 11, are shorter versions of the popular Mirage Revolution 13 and Quest 13, and are designed to fit a whole new range for Hobie. The new models feature the same angler-friendly design, but are shorter and lighter models designed to cut easily through the water and be more maneuverable.

The Mirage Revolution 11 is powered by Hobie’s MirageDrive pedal system, while the Quest 11 is strictly paddle-powered.

Both models are fast and nimble, track straight and have a sharp turning radius. The cockpit areas include a large front hatch for storing lots of gear, as well as a center 8” round hatch and a pair of molded-in rod holders. A live well can be added into the trunk areas. Hobie’s live well system features a high-flow, self-priming Attwood pump, a 6-volt sealed gel cell battery, an adjustable drain and an 8-gallon capacity.

The hulls are constructed of seamless rotomolded polyethylene and are designed with open-deck (sit-on-top) construction. Two-piece paddles with fiberglass shaft and deluxe, padded back-support seatbacks are included. Both models are easily carried in the back of a pickup truck or on a roof rack. And, of course, both boats meet the National Marine Manufacturers Association certification requirements for flotation.

Available colors include Caribbean Blue, Red Hibiscus, Golden Papaya, Ivory Dune, and Olive.

Model Details:

HOBIE MIRAGE REVOLUTION 11


The defining feature on the Mirage Revolution 11 is Hobie’s patented MirageDrive. The self-centering padded pedals are connected to 2 underwater flippers, much like penguin wings; and are locked and unlocked from the kayak with the Click and Go system. Steering is controlled via oversized fingertip steering handle on the left side.

  • Length: 11’ 6”
  • Width: 29”
  • Hull Weight: 47 lbs.
  • MirageDrive Weight: 6.6 lbs.
  • Capacity: 300 lbs.
  • Standard Features:
  • Oversized forward hatch
  • Two 8” Twist and Seal hatches
  • Two mesh-covered stowage pockets
  • Two-piece paddle with fiberglass shaft
  • On-deck receptacle with cap for optional accessories post or sail mast, dive flag, or nav-anchor light
  • Deluxe padded seatback with lumbar support
  • Two molded-in carrying grips
  • Gear bucket
  • Price: $1,749

HOBIE QUEST 11

  • Length: 11’ 1”
  • Width: 29”
  • Hull Weight: 47 lbs.
  • Capacity: 300 lbs.

Standard Features:

  • Oversized forward hatch
  • Two 8” Twist and Seal hatches
  • Two-piece paddle with fiberglass shaft
  • Adjustable foot braces for paddling leverage
  • Two mesh-covered stowage pockets
  • Two molded-in carrying grips
  • Gear bucket
  • Replaceable skid pad
  • Price: $949

Contact:

Hobie Cat

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