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Hobie Kayaks Revolution 16

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Hobie Kayaks Revolution 16

Revolution 16 - Fast Touring MirageDrive Kayaks

The Hobie Revolution 16 is a Mirage Drive touring & fishing kayak. The Revolution 16 is the fastest in the range and offers the best paddling range for exploration. Featuring the new MirageDrive 180 & legendary Vantage seat.


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Hobie Revolution 16 2020


The fastest solo kayak in Hobie's Mirage kayak series, the Hobie Revolution 16 was designed for fast touring and fishing. Pedal it, paddle it or sail it the Hobie Revolution 16 offers all the features of the Hobie Mirage kayak range.


A long waterline, a tidy beam and the ability to quickly cover ground typify the Hobie Revolution 16 experience. This long, lean touring kayak allows you to fly through the water, and its deck's carefully positioned features, such as molded-in drink holders and mesh-covered stowage pockets, ensure a comfortable ride.


The Hobie Revolution 16's fingertip steering offers the user to hands free travelling, ideal for fishing or bird watching. The Hobie Revolution 16 comes with the Hobie Drive System, seat, paddle, rudder system, drinks bottle, dry bag and more.


This latest specification sees the dramatic improvements to the Mirage Drive system itself with the inclusion of the MirageDrive 180. This allows full power reversing by simply pulling a lever - making it super easy to manoeuvre even the longest Hobie. Also featured is the state-of-the-art Vantage seating system including 4-way adjustability for more comfort in the cockpit or on the beach, Enjoy breathability, infinite flexibility and better visibility.


Check out our full in depth report on this kayak - Hobie Revolution 16 Review

2020 Update: The 2020 version of the Hobie Revolution 16 comes equipped with Kick Up Fins. This latest innovation from Hobie provides worry-free pedalling as if you hit a submerged object the fins flip up out of harm's way, reducing the risk of damage.


  • Large Covered Bow Hatch

  • Lowrance® Ready

  • MirageDrive 180 with ST (Kick-up) Fins & Glide Technology

  • Sail Mount

  • Twist and Stow Rudder

  • Two 8" Twist and Seal Hatches with Gear Bucket

  • Two Mesh-Covered Stowage Pockets

  • Two Molded-In Rod Holders

  • Two-Piece Paddle with On-Hull Storage

  • Hobie Vantage CT Seat with 4 way adjustment


  • Length: 4.88 m | 16'

  • Width: 0.7 m | 27.5"

  • Height: 0.38 m | 15"

  • Manufacturers Weight Capacity:159 kg | 350 lbsOptimum weight capacity may differ - please contact us if you are unsure about the suitability of the Hobie Revolution 16 2020 for your weight
  • Fitted Hull Weight: 34.25 kg | 75.5 lbs

  • Fully Rigged Weight: 40.28 kg | 88.8 lbs


Hobie Mirage Drive




Hobie revolution-16 Slate Blue
Hobie revolution-16 Orange Papaya
Hobie revolution-16 Seagrass Green
Hobie revolution-16 Red Hibiscus
Hobie revolution-16 Ivory Dune
Slate Blue
Orange Papaya
Seagrass Green
Red Hibiscus
Ivory Dune

Accessories that you may need


Hobie plug-in cart

Standard Plug-In Cart

Light weight with durable 26cm tyres and strong spoked wheels. Stainless steel frame. Wheels are easily removable for storage.

Price £159.95
hobie trax trolly

Hobie Trax

The Trax 2 Cart has 24cm pneumatic tyres. These tyres have a high capacity & are very durable! Welded Stainless steel frame. Wheels are easily removable (quick twist knob to unlock wheels) for storage. This is the best cart for soft sand & uneven terrain.

Price £238.95
Hobie fin kit

ST Turbo Fin Kit (V2)

ST Turbo Fins users report as much as 10% increase in speed and more using ST TURBO Fins. The fins also allow for a higher top end speed and a slower cadence for cruising (Less pedals per mile).

Price £166.95


We offer a delivery service for the Hobie Revolution 16 2020 to home and work addresses throughout England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland & Ireland.

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Collection - Click & Collect

Buy a Hobie Revolution 16 2020 online from our website and collect from our store in Newhaven, East Sussex or from any branch within the Canoe Shops Group. There is no cost associated with this.

Our other stores are:

  • Brighton Canoes - Newhaven, BN9 0DH
  • Bournemouth Canoes - Poole, BH16 5BW
  • Cornwall Canoes - St Columb Road, TR9 6PZ
  • Kayaks & Paddles - Plymouth, PL21 9RL
  • Manchester Canoes - Warrington, WA1 4RX
  • Norfolk Canoes - Norwich, NR5 0JU
  • Southampton Canoes - Totton, SO40 3SA

We will contact you to arrange collection upon receipt of you order.

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