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 Post subject: Got to try an AI....WOW
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 5:38 pm 
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Location: Northfield, NH
Let me start by saying my sailing experience is limited to a few times using my Adventure with the small sail and sidekicks. It's fun for sure.

Today I had the opportunity to demo an AI on a small lake for about an hour. The first breathe of wind that hit the sail had me a little skeptical, being unsure what to expect as it started leaning over and moving out. It didn't take long to realize it would take a major malfunction to actually turtle it. In short time, I was zipping back and forth quite rapidly. Wind speed is unknown to me, but I can say the downwind outrigger was nearly submerged on more than one occasion.

Chop was pretty small, but the ride was understandably wet during faster passes. I hope to have the opportunity to hit a larger lake at some point. For my first time out, everything other than bare essentials remained in the Jeep so I do not have any speed numbers, pics or video. The experience was quite amazing, leaving me totally speechless....and wanting more. Kudos to Hobie on one sweet ride!

07 Ivory Dune Adventure


PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:34 pm 
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Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Oh yeah I Know that feeling well and await the weekend to get my fix. Glad you had fun!!

2010 Hibiscus Adventure Island

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