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Thanks for the replies. I'd considered trying to find another replacement non-OE sail (in fact I have a sail from a Moth boat that looks to be pretty close in size). However, it looks like the Hobie sail somehow zips around the mast. I haven't rigged the boat yet so I'm not exactly sure how it goes, but it clearly has a pocket for the mast. I presume that this will present a problem in finding a non-Hobie replacement.
Anybody familiar with these boats? I hadn't done a whole lot of research on them before I picked this one up. I'm actually working on restoring a Philip Rhodes design Robin 12' sailing dinghy. Needed a new trailer for that and found the Hobie/trailer combo that was too good to turn down. Hobie hull is very similar to a Laser, so my plan is to use it to hone my sailing skills this summer before moving up to something bigger. The Robin has been in our family for years and was the boat that I learned to sail in, so I don't plan on parting with that one.
Thanks for any info.