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'Hobie' Alter dies: Surfboard, sailboat innovator was 80 - abc7.com
by NewsReader 03-31-2014


'Hobie' Alter dies: Surfboard, sailboat innovator was 80
Hobart Alter, whose development of the foam surfboard and the "Hobie Cat" sailboat brought masses to the water, has died. He was 80. A statement on the Hobie sporting goods website says Alter died Saturday at his Southern California home. A cause of ...

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