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Met Hobie in California and gotto take a ride with him ona 16back in the late 80s.
Was quite a characterMy first sailboat was a a hobie 16...ageless fun boat

RIP my friend
 

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I surfed on my first Hobie surf board in 1966 - he made surf boards before he started making sailboats.

Also had a H16 for a few years, great fun.

RIP Mr Alter
 

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One character gone from that era. I wonder when his neighbor on Orcas Island in the san juans, one Mr Warren Miller will be gone too! They do not always make them like they used to!
Marty
 

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I have been sailing Hobie Holder 14 for 16 years now. One of the best dinghies I ever sailed.
Hobie Alter is now sailing the great fleet in the Sky. Thank you, dude.
 
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