Hobie Mirage Compass

Affordable Mirage Drive Kayak

The latest addition to the Hobie kayaks fleet, all the toys at a lower price.


Hobie Kayaks Compass in seagrass green

Hobie Mirage Comapass in Seagrass Green

Kayak fishing on the Hobie Compass
Friends paddling on the Hobie Compass mirage drive kayak
Kayak angling on the Hobie Compass
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Hobie Compass


The Hobie Mirage Compass is a brand new sit on top kayak that takes some of the best features from a number of Hobie's most popular models to create an affordable fishing kayak that is also proving popular with recreational paddlers looking for fun days out using Hobies’ Mirage Drive system.


Combining the Hobie Revolutions bow profile with the stern and hull shape of the stable Pro Angler, the Hobie Mirage Compass gives the best of both worlds- creating a kayak that ticks many of the boxes for most paddler’s wish lists. At twelve foot in length the Mirage Compass is short enough to for use on smaller rivers and canals. Yet is also fully capable for use on larger bodies of water such as lakes and reservoirs and also sheltered coastal paddling. To reduce the overall cost, the Compass does not come with the latest 180 Mirage Drive (Reverse), it is supplied with the extremely popular GT Drive Pedal System. 

The adjustable mesh seat included is much more comfortable than most standard sit-on-top seats and allows for longer days out on the water.


For Kayak Anglers, the Hobie Mirage Compass comes ready to go with 2x rear moulded flush rod holders, ready fitted H-Track rails for mounting additional rod holders and other accessories, such as GPS, fish-finders or bait trays. The Compass like all new Hobie kayaks is Lowrance with the through-hull wiring and built in transducer mount to simplify the often complicated job of mounting a fish-finder. The forward  twist-stow hatch is and large rear tank-well gives ample opportunity for carrying plenty of kit, and a large catch on those lucky days!
The Compass is a great size, providing a nice combination of stability, manoeuvrability and forward speed. Simple to customize for kayak anglers, and at a great price point it is set to become a very popular addition to the Hobie fleet of Mirage Drive kayaks.



  • Mirage Drive System (not the 180 Reverse).
  • Forward and Rear Carry Handles.
  • 2x Front Mounted H-Tracks.
  • Moulded-In Drinks Holder.
  • Easy Steering System, with Spring-Loaded Rudder.
  • Mesh Seat with Adjustable Height.
  • Two-Piece Lightweight Paddle.
  • 2x Rod Holders.
  • Large Rear Storage with Bungee Straps.
  • Lowrance Fish-Finder Ready.
  • 1x Twist and Seal Storage Hatch.
  • Bow, Mesh Covered Storage Area.


  • Length: 12’  \  3.66 m

  • Width: 34”  \  0.86 m

  • Fitted Hull Weight*: 68 lbs  \  31 kg

  • Fully Rigged Weight*: 87 lbs  \  39 kg

  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 400 lbs  \  181 kg


Seagrass Green Hobie Compass mirage drive kayak

Seagrass Green

Slate Blue Hobie Compass mirage drive kayak

Slate Blue

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Delivery Information

Delivery of Clothing, Equipment, Accessories, Paddles & Inflatable Boats/Boards:

We offer a delivery service throughout the UK & Northern Ireland. Most deliveries arrive within 1-3 working days, although some deliveries may take longer.

Delivery of Kayaks & Canoes:

We offer a delivery service on most kayaks & canoes covering most of the UK & Northern Ireland - Some products and areas are excluded. We provide a bespoke delivery service for canoes and kayaks to improve the level of service and minimise the risk of damage.

Most Kayak & Canoe deliveries arrive within 1-2 weeks (not guaranteed) from confirming your order. The majority of Canoe & Kayak deliveries will be quicker than this but some may take longer.

For further information, please read our Delivery Information page.

Click & Collect - Stores Nationwide:

We also offer a collect from store service. 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

For further help and information about the Hobie Compass, please call us on 01925 818437