2018 Hobie Mirage Outback Experience why the Hobie MirageDrive is a breakthrough design that maximizes fun and performance. The legendary design that propelled the MirageDrive to kayak fishing supremacy is better than ever. It’s still every inch an Outback fishing kayak, with a time-tested hull that’s an ideal blend of confident stability and smooth maneuverability. Yet more nimble than ever, thanks to the efficient reversing MirageDrive 180. The deck is designed around the marvelous Vantage CT seat to maximize stand-up space and storage. Cruise, camp, or catch. The Outback is packed full of kayak fishing features, including the Lowrance Ready System that makes sonar installation a cinch. Features may include: Padeye XL 3-way connector for Lowrance Ready, Thru-Hull Wire Plugs (Backwards Compatible) Repositioned Thru-Hull wire plugs for easier access Large Covered Bow Hatch Two-Piece Paddle with On-Hull Storage MirageDrive with ST Fins Twist and Stow Rudder Sail Mount Mesh Stowage Pocket Four Molded-In Rod Holders Rear Cargo Area with Bungee® Tie Downs Vantage CT Seating Two 8” Twist and Seal Hatches with Gear Bucket Lowrance® Ready Molded Carrying Handle Ergonomic handles fitted to stainless padeyes make portaging easier and more comfortable. Large Bow Hatch Enables easy access to the bow's stowage compartment. A security strap with a detachable clip tethers the hatch; abovedeck, Bungee® cords secure extra gear. Rod Holder These molded-in holsters securely tote your rods, are perfectly angled for trolling and can accommodate a gaff, nets and other gear. Mesh Stowage Pocket Easy access and safe stowage for the things you reach for most. Now made with rubber for improved durability. 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. 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. Vantage CT Seating New state-of-the-art design, with 4-way adjustablity for more comfort in the cockpit or on the beach, Enjoy breathability, infinite flexibility and better visibility. 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.