The i12S delivers comfort, speed, and performance. Not too big, not too small and infinitely transportable.
The i12S’ well-proportioned, PVC-vinyl hull offers speed without sacrificing stability, and an enclosed forward hatch and an above-deck, Bungee-secured storage area provide generous hauling capacity—perfect for weekend escapes or provisioning trips ashore from the family cruiser. The i12S’ MirageDrive delivers all-day comfort and performance.
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Bow Storage Area
8" Twist and Seal Hatch
An efficient corkscrew mechanism ratchets down this hatch, keeping stowed items secure irrespective of the sea state. The lid is permanently attached to its base via a hinge, so you don't have to worry about leaving it at last night's campground.
The optional Mirage Sail Kit's mast securely steps onto a deck-mounted fitting. Enjoy added power without complication; Mirage Sail Kits make sailing fun and easy.
Revolutionary hands-free propulsion system. When pedaled, the flexible fins assume the shape of a propeller blade, providing forward motion with each pedal stroke. Learn More »
Rudder Up/Down Control
Soft handle makes fingertip steering easy.
Mid-Boat Carrying Handle
These ergonomic handles are bolted onto either side of the kayak's cockpit, making it easier to negotiate launching ramps or transport.
Adjustable High-Back Padded Seat
Rear Cargo Area
Big adventures demand plenty of gear. These molded areas and Bungee® tie-downs ensure that it's still there when you get to camp.
Twist and Stow Rudder
Hobie's Twist and Stow Rudder is there when you need it, gone when you don't. Simply pull one of the T-shaped control handles to engage or disengage the retractable-rudder system. Fingertip-operated steering is fitted near your left hand, making driving a snap.
“Drop Stitch” refers to a method of construction that allows for much higher inflation pressures. Thousands of tiny threads connect the top and bottom layers of the floor, counterbalancing air pressure when it is inflated. This allows for remarkable structural rigidity (and increased performance) without sacrificing portability.
Rolling Storage Bag
The Hobie i-Series is the perfect choice for the kayaker who is short on space or storage. When portability is paramount, Hobie inflatables easily fold up and pack nicely within the included rolling travel bag.
A cart designed specifically for inflatable models takes the effort out of getting the boat to the water's edge after inflating.
Evolve Electric Motor Kit
This quiet and efficient electric motor will dramatically expand your horizons.