Hobie Wildcat

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Hobie Wildcat
Un catamaran de sport F 18 ‘’Wild Cat‘’.JPG
A WildCat under sail
Designer Dr. Martin Fischer
Year 2009
Design One-Design
Role Racing
Crew 2
Trapeze Double
Type Multihull
Construction Fiberglass_molding Sandwich-structured_composite
Hull weight 180 kilograms (400 lb)
LOA 5.46 metres (17 ft 11 in)
Beam 2.59 metres (8 ft 6 in)
Hull appendages
Keel/board type Centerboard
Rig type Bermuda
Mast length 9 metres (29 ft 6 in)
Mainsail area 17 square metres (180 sq ft)
Jib/genoa area 4.15 square metres (44.7 sq ft)
Spinnaker area 21 square metres (230 sq ft)
Upwind sail area 21.15 square metres (227.7 sq ft)
Class association Formula_18
Class is a member of World Sailing

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]


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