Hobie Outback 2019
Perhaps the ultimate kayak angling platform
Hobie have taken their most successful Mirage Drive Kayak, and improved it once again. With some hull tweaks and updated deck layout, including the H-Rail system, the ever popular Outback has just taken a step forward in terms of kayak fishing.
2019 Model: £3250.00
2019 Camo Edition:£3395.00
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Hobie Outback 2019
Tried and tested- the Outback is usually the number one choice for kayak anglers moving into the Hobie kayak range. Wider than most, the Outback provides a very stable fishing platform, with room for heaps of kit and to standing cast from if required. Although the Outback offers exceptional stability, the well designed hull shape still lends itself to being highly manoeuvrable and having a good forward speed. Capable of tacking most waters found throughout the UK from choppy sea conditions to slow moving rivers, canals and reservoirs.
The Outback as standard comes with 4 flush mounted rod positions, fish-finder wiring ready, a drop down rudder system that can be controlled easily from the fingertip , directional control, and x2 accessible watertight hatches for additional storage.
Other features which make this kayak the best in its class are the Vantage Seat System, offering unrivalled comfort. Also the legendary Hobie Mirage 180 Drive System allowing for hands-free fishing.
The Outback is simple to operate on the water, even by total beginners. And although designed primarily with kayak fishing in mind, paddlers looking for a stable kayak with a high carrying capacity that is great fun on the water the Outback is worth a look.
As with all Hobie Miragedrive Kayaks- the Outback can be pedalled, paddled or sailed.
Available in 6 different colour options including a Camo version which also has ST Turbo Fins pre-installed on the on the drive system.
New for 2019, the Outback comes with additional features, such as Deluxe H-Rails, Kick-Up Rudder System and sound dampening standing pads.
Mirage Drive 180 V2 With Glide Technology
The unique Mirage Drive System is legendary, as no other system come close to its performance, and efficiency. This incarnation of the Mirage Drive is the 180, which means it can be simply reversed to allow the kayak to be manoeuvred backwards, invaluable in tight situations!
This version has additional technology for a smoother 9gliding’ experience, and can easily be adjusted for paddlers/peddlers of various heights and leg lengths.
Vantage CTW Seat
One of the most comfortable kayaking seats ever made. The Vantage CT system found on the original Outback has been upgraded to the CTW seat, providing extra width to accommodate larger paddlers and more overall comfort. With tonnes of adjustability and the ability to raise the seat up and down, the seat system can be adjusted to suit a wide range of paddling and fishing styles. All the adjustability can be done on the water and has been cleverly designed to
be simple to achieve in a matter of seconds.
On Deck Layout
Over the years Hobie has been industry leading in its innovations for kayak angling, and is constantly striving to provide the best, most versatile on deck solutions for practical kayak anglers.
Some of these features include:
- Front and rear H-Rails, only found previously as standard on the Pro-Anglers.
- Non-Slip standing pads for stand-up casting options, with sound dampening properties!?
- Huge, rear tank well that can accommodate a H-Crate (supplied separately)
- Large, central gear compartment that can easily be accessed on the water.
- 4x Flush mounted rod holders. Side rubber, mesh storage pockets.
Retractable Transducer Shield
To solve the problem of installing a fish-finder transducer into the hull. The 2019 Outback has a retractable shield that compresses flush with the kayak hull to protect the transducer against unwanted knocks or shallow water landings. Combined with the thru-hull connections, fitting a Lowrance fish finder to the 2019 is relatively simple, without the need to drill through the hull or mess about with glues and adhesives.
Efficient Bow Design
The updated flared bow design helps to cut through swell, chop and wake without affecting the efficient forward paddling ability of the Outback. Cleverly built into the bow is a cavernous hatch, which can easily accommodate larger trolleys/karts and extra kit storage.
Kick-Up Rudder System
This style of rudder system is simple and easy to use, it also retracts into the hull of the kayak is the user forgets to retract it, and hits an underwater obstacle or enters shallow water.
Use the wind to your advantage- the Outback has an integral mast foot so that a Hobie Sail Kit (including mast) can be added to the kayak. See the accessories tab for more information.
Two-Piece Fibreglass Paddle
All Hobie kayaks come supplied with a fibreglass paddle, so that the kayak can be paddled like a traditional sit on top, when the Mirage Drive System isn’t being utilised. The paddle splits in half for ease of transport and storage, and can be locked onto the side of the Outback using the handy built-in paddle keeper.
- Length: 3.68m / 12ft 1inch
- Width: 0.84m / 33inch
- Height: 0.38 m / 15inch
Manufacturers Weight Capacity: 192 kg / 425 lbsOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Hobie Outback 2019 for your weight
- Fitted Hull Weight: 38.56 kg / 85 lbs
- Fully Rigged Weight: 46.72 kg / 103 lbs
Mirage Drive 180
Lowrance? Ready System
Light weight with durable 26 cm tires and strong spoked wheels. Stainless steel frame. Wheels are easily removable for storage.
Prolong the life of your Hobie kayak and protect it from the elements. Storing your Hobie outside for long periods of time can take its toll, covering it with the Hobie Kayak Cover will protect it from UV rays, dirt, birds and leaves.
The Hatch Liner sits just under the hatch lid allowing for storage for gear or fish and prevents items sliding forwards and backwards inside the hull.
The Hobie Rod holder secures your rod to your kayak giving you piece of mind that your not going to loose it overboard. It features a quick snap connector and hook for quick attachment/ detachment. Made from heavy duty webbed material.
When using an anchor from any angling kayak, an anchor trolley system should always be used as a safety precaution. This product from Hobie allows just that, enabling the paddler to locate an anchor, stake pole or drift chute at either end of the kayak. Simple, yet effective- the pulley/cleat system allows adjustment all along one side of the kayak.
We offer a delivery service for the Hobie Outback 2019 throughout the UK & Ireland to home and work addresses.
Unless instructed otherwise, we endeavour to supply goods ordered within 3-5 working days for the UK mainland. Our standard delivery service for the majority of canoes is 3 working days. Some addresses in Scotland and other remote areas can take a little longer.
The delivery price will be shown in the shopping basket.
Collection - Click & Collect
You can buy a Hobie Outback 2019 online from our website and pick it up from ourselves or from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with instore collection*.
Our other stores are:
- Bournemouth Canoes - Poole
- Brighton Canoes - Newhaven
- Cornwall Canoes - Near Newquay
- Kayaks & Paddles Plymouth
- Norfolk Canoes - Norwich
- Southampton Canoes - Hampshire
We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.
For further help and information about the Hobie Outback 2019, please call us on 01925 818437