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Kevin Batchelor
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Sailing Hobie Getaway out of Long Beach
 We finally decided to take the Hobie out to the Pacific. This is something that I have always wanted to do, but had yet to get around to until this spring break. My family and I actually drive from Utah to California 2 times a year for vacation, but this s...

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Hobie Getaway Spinnaker
Last summer I installed a spinnaker on my Hobie Getaway. I'll start off by saying that sailing with a spinnaker is super fun. It is challenging and rewarding. Installing the spinnaker pretty strait forward, but the instructions provided by Hobie are basical...

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I put this video together from Labor day last year 2015. Bear Lake is my favorite place to sail in Utah. It is big, so you have lots of space and in the afternoons the wind picks up nicely, all of the ski boats run for cover and all of the sail boats go out...

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Places to Sail Across the Country
I found this great map posted on the Hobie Forums while looking for a place to launch my boat near Long Beach California. https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1IQdKKT-NlypedhIQ77jFXwxKOoo Perhaps someone will find it useful, I did.

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Hobie Adventure Island
Well we sold the Open Bic, and replaced it with the Hobie Adventure Island.  The Open Bic was just to small and our kids are getting bigger so we decided to get them the Adventure Island Tandem. Unfortunately we may not be able to keep it either as our HOA ...

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Custom Tarp New for Hobie Getaway
 Just wanted to quickly give an update to the post I added in September of 2013 .  The tarp lasted through two winters and was tightly fitted until the end. I had some tarp covering the wing seats, but despite all I could do the wind would blow them off. I ...

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