Hobie Wildcat

Summary

The Hobie Wildcat is a Formula 18 developed by Hobie Cat Europe as a one-design within the Formula 18 rules. The class was recognised by the International Sailing Federation in November 2010. It is designed to replace the Hobie Tiger as a more up to date and competitive design within the Formula 18 fleet.[1][2]

Hobie Wildcat
Un catamaran de sport F 18 ‘’Wild Cat‘’.JPG
A WildCat under sail +
Development
DesignerDr. Martin Fischer
Year2009
DesignOne-Design
RoleRacing
Crew2
Boat
Crew2
TrapezeDouble
Hull
TypeMultihull
ConstructionFiberglass molding sandwich-structured composite
Hull weight180 kilograms (400 lb)
LOA5.46 metres (17 ft 11 in)
Beam2.59 metres (8 ft 6 in)
Hull appendages
Keel/board typeCenterboard
Rig
Rig typeBermuda
Mast length9 metres (29 ft 6 in)
Sails
Mainsail area17 square metres (180 sq ft)
Jib/genoa area4.15 square metres (44.7 sq ft)
Spinnaker area21 square metres (230 sq ft)
Upwind sail area21.15 square metres (227.7 sq ft)
Racing
Class associationFormula 18
Class is a member of World Sailing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "hobieclass.com: Hobie Wild Cat".
  2. ^ "hobie.com: Wild Cat".

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