Why are Hobie kayaks so expensive?

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Is Hobie worth the money?

Compared to most boats, hobies ARE cheap and hold their value as a percent of purchase price MUCH better than most other boats. It is a good product.

Where are Hobie kayaks manufactured?

shameigh, I think you miss Matt’s point that Hobie Kayaks are made up from parts sourced globally, BUT the hulls are made in Oceanside, CA.

Made in China!

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shameigh Post subject: Made in China! Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:22 am

How much is a Hobie Lynx kayak?

The Hobie Mirage Lynx retails for $2,699 and is available in Two-Tone Golden Papaya and Dune. To purchase, consumers can use the dealer locator feature at www.hobie.com to find the authorized Hobie dealer closest to their location.

Is kayaking an expensive hobby?

Although kayaking may seem like the type of activity that would cost a lot of money to start, it can be relatively affordable if you do your research. Don’t let that price tag deter you from getting into the sport of kayaking!

How much should you spend on a kayak?

For the most part however, you should expect to spend between $150 and $6o0 for a kayak.

Summary.

Type of Kayak Average Price
Beginner Kayak $250
Fishing Kayak $300
White Water Kayak $1,095
Touring Kayak $1,925
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How much does a Hobie pedal kayak cost?

The new Hobie Mirage Passport can be purchased at Hobie authorized dealers at an introductory MSRP of $1,299 (excluding taxes and shipping).

What is a racing kayak?

Racing Kayaks are a class of boat that are used primarily for flat water sprint and marathon, however the same boats are also used for descent racing (racing down rivers with varying degrees of big weirs and waves, particularly popular in South Africa). Single boats are referred to as K1s.