Hobie Revolution 16
Mirage Drive Sit On Top Kayak
The Hobie Revolution 16 is for someone looking to cover good distance or for fitness training. Its sleek, long water line makes this the quickest Hobie. But still stable enough for a spot of fishing. Popular with UK kayak anglers wanting the fastest fishing kayak on the water.
The Hobie Revolution 16 has been discontinued and is no longer available to order. Please see the Hobie Revolution 13 for the closest alternative in the Hobie MirageDrive Range.
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Hobie Mirage Revolution 16
A long waterline, a slim beam and the ability to quickly cover ground typify the Hobie Revolution 16 experience. This long, lean touring kayak allows you to fly through the water - this is one of the fastest kayaks out there with typical cruising speeds of 4-5.5 knots and more if you pedal hard and fast! This makes it superb for covering distance to offshore fishing grounds, or for simply getting hwere you wnat to go quickly. The hull cuts through the water effortlessly and will handle choppy wanters and swell without trouble. A popular choice for the hardcore UK kayak anglers who like to push the limits of kayak fishing.
Equipped with a the comfortable Vantage CT Seating system, you can be assured of a comfortable ride. Powered by the efficient MD180 mirage drive for forwards and reverse pedalling. Add the optional Turbo Fin Kit to get the ultimate speed and performance from this speed machine! A large bow hatch offers plenty of internal storage, with an additional 2 x Twist-N-Seal hatches for more access to the hull. A large rear cargo area offers plenty of space for a storage crate including the Hobie H-Crate. Mesh side pockets are found in the cockpit which are handy for small items of gear.
Steering easily using the Twist-N-Stow rudder system and fingertip controls... handling this 16ft kayak is no problem! Off the water the Revolution 16 is one of the lighter Mirage Kayaks and the bare hull weight of 34kg can be car topped by most people. There is a Lowrance-Ready System integrated into the kayak where there is a transducer scupper mounting point on the hull along with cable seals ready to take fish finder wiring - fitting a fish finder is very easy.
If you want the fastest fishing kayak out there then the Revolution 16 will tick the box for you.
- 2019 Model: MirageDrive 180 with ST Fins
- 2020 Model: MirageDrive 180 with Kick Up Fins
- Large Covered Bow Hatch
- Lowrance Ready
- Rear Cargo Area with Bungee Tie Downs
- Sail Mount
- Twist and Stow Rudder
- Two 8” Twist and Seal Hatches with 1 x Gear Bucket
- Two Mesh-Covered Stowage Pockets
- Two Molded-In Rod Holders
- Two-Piece Paddle with On-Hull Storage
- Vantage CT Seating
Length: 4.88 m \ 16'
Width: 0.7 m \ 27.5in
Height: 0.38 m \ 15in
Fitted Hull Weight*: 34 kg \ 75.5 lbs
Fully Rigged Weight*: 42 kg \ 92 lbs
Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 159 kg | 350 lbs Optimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Hobie Mirage Revolution 16 for your weight
Popular Hobie Accessories for the Hobie Mirage Revolution 16
Hobie Standard Plug-In Cart
A lightweight trolley for use with the Hobie Kayaks. Suitable for use on firm ground. Max Capacity 150lb.
Hobie Heavy Duty Plug-In Cart
A strong and durable trolley for use with the Hobie Kayaks. Great for heavily laden fishing kayaks. Suitable for use on firm ground. Max Capacity 225lb.
Hobie Trax 2 Plug-In Cart
A trolley for Hobie Kayaks featuring low pressure 'balloon' style wheels for riding over soft sand with ease. Suitable for use on both firm and soft ground. Max Capacity 176lb.
Hobie MD180 ST Turbo Fin Kit
Compatible with Mirage Drive 180 with ST Fins Only - Revolution 16 2019. Add extra power and thrust to your Mirage Drive! These longer fins will add extra speed but also allow you to pedal at a given speed for less pedal strokes - This makes it easier to cover distance but also provides spurts of acceleration when you pedal hard!
Hobie Kick Up Turbo Fin Kit
Compatible with Mirage Drive 180 with Kick Up Fins Only - Revolution 16 2020. Add extra power and thrust to your Mirage Drive! These longer fins will add extra speed but also allow you to pedal at a given speed for less pedal strokes - This makes it easier to cover distance but also provides spurts of acceleration when you pedal hard!
The ultimate gear storage crate featuring H-Rail handles, grid walls and 4 vertical rod holders with built-in retainers. Very sturdy design that will hold plenty of fishing gear. Easy to customise with H-Rail Accessory Mounts to add your favourite accessories. Includes tie-down straps and clips for attaching to your fishing kayak. Footprint size: 35.9cm x 44.3cm x 33cm.
Hobie Fishing Rod Leash
Simple and effective bungee fishing rod leash for your fishing kayak. Clip this leash onto your kayak using the integrated brass dog clip and attach the other end to your fishing rod using the bungee attachment on the leash. The rod attachment can be unclipped for easy release from the leash if needed.
Hobie Mirage Drive Leash
Secure your Mirage Drive by leashing it to your kayak using this handy kit!
Hobie Kayaks Anchor Trolley for Revolution 16
An anchor trolley system allows you to position your anchor line or drift chute line off the bow or stern of your kayak. Supplied as a complete kit with full instructions for installation onto your Hobie Mirage Revolution 16.
Hobie Drift Chute
Large cone shaped parachute deployed in the water slows your drift in windy conditions when anchoring is not possible or desired. Design keeps chute just under the surface and fully inflated. Anchor line not included. (Connect to the Hobie Anchor Trolley System for best results).
Hobie Deep Gear Bucket
Handy bucket that fits within the 8in Twist N Seal Hatch. Useful for storing small essentials and fishing tackle. Comes with lid.
Hobie SideKick AMA Kit
Enhance the stability of your kayak with the SideKick Outrigger Kit from Hobie. A crossbar fits to your kayak onto which you can attach and detach the AMA arms and outrigger floats. The outriggers are inflatable and constructed from a durable material. Very quick to inflate and deflate and pack down small for storage. You can position the outrigger arms in 3 positions - low, mid and high so that you can pedal with little resistance int he water (high) and deploy them into the low position whilst fishing for lots of extra stability. Includes all fitings and full instruction for installation. Will fit most fishing kayaks.
Hobie Mirage Revolution 16 Delivery
We offer a delivery service for the Hobie Mirage Revolution 16 covering many areas of mainland UK using our own fleet of vehicles. (We are unable to offer a courier delivery service for Hobie Kayaks).
Please contact us with your address and we can advise price and availability for delivery to your area.
Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide
We offer a collect from store service for the Hobie Mirage Revolution 16. Collection for orders placed online can be made from any of our Canoe Shops UK Stores. For full details on our Click & Collect service, please see: Nationwide Click & Collect
If you need any further help or advice about the Hobie Mirage Revolution 16 please get in touch by email, phone or visit our shop