Description

The best of the two modern performance cat worlds : Formula 18 racing, and the ISAF recognised Hobie Tiger International Class.

The Hobie Tiger, nearing 1 000 units worldwide, has active fleet racing on 4 continents.

On the open regatta side, the Hobie Tiger has won at least once all great F18 regatta:

  • Round Texel (1995, 2001, 2003)
  • Eurocat (1996 - 2002 - 2003)
  • F18 European championships (1999)
  • F18 world championships (2000, 2001 & 2002)
  • F18 Vice World Champion (2003).

On the class regatta side, already 3 Hobie Tiger world championships have been organised with great success. The last one was held in Singapore in February 2003.

Specifications

  • Length: 5,51 m
  • Width: 2,50/2,60 m
  • Mast height: 9 m
  • Weight (with spi): 180 kg
  • Mainsail area: 17 m2
  • Jib area: 3,45/4,15 m2
  • Spi area: 19/21 m2
  • ISAF International Class
  • Crew: 2-3
  • EC homologation category C
  • ISAF rating : 1,01 (with spi)

Features

  • Symmetric white hulls in polyester
  • Double trapeze with J&H handles
  • Daggerboard
  • Anti-skid neoprene
  • Jib furler
  • Fibreglas tiller extension
  • Harken Race mainsheet system
  • Mesh trampoline with pocket
  • White Knight rudder blades
  • Fredericksen main traveller
  • Square Top Mylar main sail and Foc radial cut white or colour
  • self-tacking jib

Options

  • 2-piece mast
  • Jib cunningham
  • Pack Open Class (std blades and boards + carbon blades and boards)
  • Spi kit Classical(white or yellow sail)
  • Spi kit Trumpet
  • Spi kit trumpet soft
  • Sport wings
  • Comfort wings
  • Classic wings
  • Anti-skid neoprene
  • boat cover + rudder and blade covers
  • Cat Trax with cradles

Manuals

Tiger Assembly Manual

Tiger Parts Guide

Tiger Tuning Guide

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