Hobie Tandem Island – Spinnaker Kit
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Hobie Tandem Island – Spinnaker Kit

1,099.00 incl. VAT

Add performance when reaching or running to your Hobie Island. Off-the-wind sailing is typically the slowest point of sail, add a spinnaker and the Island comes alive! The Hobie spinnaker kit includes a snuffer launching and retrieving bag which makes handling the spinnaker as easy as can be. Simply pull on the halyard line to launch, set the sheet and off you go! To lower, ease off the halyard and pull on the retrieval line. The spinnaker drops and stows directly into the snuffer system. The kit includes a mast head wind direction vane for use while rigged for the spinnaker. The mast head wind direction vane will help you keep the Island on course for spinnaker sailing. Spinnakers are for broad reaching across the wind to directly sailing down wind. They are not for sailing higher angles than a reach across the wind.

*May require sail head modification by a sailmaker in older model Islands. Requires several inches of mast above sail head to fit into mast head fitting. If you need any adivce on how to install your spinnaker kit please do not hesitate to get in touch with us and remeber if you order this kit as an accessory on a new boat we will install it for you free of charge. We also offer training in how to use the spinnaker on the water.

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