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Hobie Cat FX One extreme

The Hobie Cat FX One, here in "extreme" version, is a 17’2” single handed beach catamaran designed by Hobie Cat Europe. She was built by Hobie Cat (United States) and made of sandwich foam / fiberglass / polyester. The production started in 2002 .

The Hobie Cat FX One is as well listed, on Boat-Specs.com, in version Classic.

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Hobie Cat FX One's   Main Features
Model Hobie Cat FX One
Version Extreme
Type of hull Catamaran
Shipyard
Designer Hobie Cat Europe
Construction Hulls and deck:
sandwich foam / fiberglass / polyester
First built hull 2002
Appendages Centerboard :
Twin daggerboards
Helm 1 tiller
Rudder 2 transom hung rudders
Unsinkable No
Trailerable Yes
EC certification C
Standard public price (indicative only) N/A
Hobie Cat FX One's   Main dimensions
Hull length 17’ 2”
Waterline length 17’ 2”
Beam (width) 8’ 5”
Draft 3’ 8”
Draft when appendages up 0’ 6”
Light displacement 309 lbs
Hobie Cat FX One's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 217 sq.ft
Downwind sail area 360 sq.ft
Mainsail area 172 sq.ft
Jib area 45 sq.ft
Asymetric spinnaker area 188 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi fractional
Rotating spars Yes
Mast position Fore beam stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum
Standing rigging 1x19 strand wire
PiMainsail hoist measurement (from tack to head) 26’ 7”
Hobie Cat FX One's   Performances
Crew 1 / 2
Trapezes 1 set(s)
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
74.73
Downwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
123.95
Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).
The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat.
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