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Hobie Cat 14 LE Turbo is a Double handed sport/beach catamaran built by Hobie Cat and designed by Hobbart (Hobie) Alter. Her first hull was built in 1968 with an overall lengh of 4.25 m or 13.11 ft long and a Fore beam stepped mast mast configuration.

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HOBIE CAT 14 LE TURBO Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft4.25 m / 13.11 ft
Builder(s)Hobie Cat
Designer(s)Hobbart (Hobie) Alter
BrandHobie Cat
VersionLE Turbo
categoryDouble handed sport/beach catamaran
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeCatamaran
First Hull Built1968
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesHull asymmetric hulls
HelmSingle tiller
RudderTwin transom hung rudders
CockpitNo cockpit
Rigging TypeCat boat Marconi fractional
Mast LayoutFore beam stepped mast


Overall Length (LOA) 4.25 m / 13.11 ft
Hull Length4.25 m / 13.11 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)3.94 m / 12.11 ft
Beam (width)2.31 m / 7.7 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 109 kg / 240 lb


Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)50
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement58.11 m²/T / 625 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutFore beam stepped mast
Rotating SparsYes
Spreaders AngleNo spreader
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Upwind Sail Area13.26 m² / 143 ft²
Mainsail Area10.46 m² / 113 ft²
I12.4 ft * 3.75 m
P21.7 ft * 6.57 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)No engine
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