Your ticket to all-out thrills
The Wild Cat is your ticket to all-out thrills. Simply put, speed is addictive. Savor some windy-day trapeze time and your brain quickly acclimates to quick closing times, and rapidly advancing horizons.
The Wild Cat—Hobie Cat Europe’s no-holds-barred Formula 18 class killer—is designed to efficiently feed your adrenaline addiction. Elegant, functional touches include wave-piercing bows, an integrated wing-mast section, high- aspect ratio daggerboards and rudders, dual trapezes, a spinnaker launching-and-retrieval system and seriously fast fiberglass hulls.
Weight the trapeze wires and the Wild Cat immediately delivers real-world lessons in “evolving” apparent-wind angles. Caveat emptor: face-splitting smiles and unadulterated good times included!.
Length: 18' / 5.46 m.
Beam: 8' 6" / 2.59 m.
Capacity: 529 lbs / 240 kg.
Weight: 397 lbs / 180 kg.
Draft w / Rudder Up: 7" / 0.18 m.
Mast Length: 29' 6" / 9 m.
Sail Area: 454 sq ft / 42 m2.
Hull Construction: Fiberglass/Foam Sandwich.