It’s all about sailing!

Awww yeah! New project and bucket list sailing kayak that I picked up a couple of days ago and in my favorite color to boot! Hobie Mirage Tandem Island. This should be loads of fun! ๐Ÿ˜

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I just completed a leak check this afternoon on the hull to make sure that there are no hidden cracks which I don’t yet know about. It’s a bit time consuming to do but necessary sometimes for a peace of mind… At a length of 18.5 feet long – she is a beast! ๐Ÿ˜ณ

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Ama / Motor Mod: 2019 Hobie PA14 for Offshore Fishing

Here is another diy where I modify my buddies 2019 Hobie Pro Angler 14 by adding a single ama from a Hobie Adventure Island which will include a removable engine mount setup for a Suzuki 2.5 hp outboard. For a complete breakdown on how this mod was accomplished, check out the following video: https://youtu.be/9zqyuEJtoD8

Rear Xbar Template: PDF

DIY Floating Bait Livewell ( Ver 2.0 )

This is version 2.0 of my floating bait livewell that I can drag behind me with the kayak or use it off a pier, the shoreline or jetties. Itโ€™s circumference is the size of a five gallon bucket but the netting allows it to hold a large amount of bait. I like this setup for the main reason that the bait is in its environment with no need to worry about water temp, circulating the water or using a air bubbler to oxygenate the water to try and keep the bait fish alive.

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