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To our Hobie family and extended community –

As we navigate these trying times through the increasing impact of COVID-19, it is important we all do our part to protect our communities, families and loved ones. Through our collective actions we can make a difference to minimize the advancement of Covid-19. One major aspect of the “Hobie Way of Life” is optimism, and along that line, focusing on all the positives the future holds.

Hopefully for some of you, it may still be possible to get out on the water and enjoy some solitude and a welcome connection to nature, while continuing to practice social distancing and implementing other necessary safeguards. For those who are able, we are happy for you and hope you find some extra positivity amidst those natural surroundings.

For those of you who can’t venture out right now, we hope you can find other ways to embrace the Hobie Way of Life in your daily routine, with optimism for the days to come – including many great days on the water ahead.

Here at Hobie, the health and safety of our staff, customers and broader communities is our top priority. In compliance with public health guidelines and the recent shelter-in-place order for the state of California, all operations at our Oceanside factory are temporarily suspended. Similar precautions are being taken at our international facilities. Meanwhile, our front office employees are working remotely and available to respond to inquiries.

As you can see, Hobie.com remains fully operational, where you can not only explore our full range of products, but also use our dealer finder tool to find your local Hobie dealer. Please be sure and call your dealer ahead of time to confirm their availability and current offerings, as they work to help facilitate your Hobie experience in whatever capacity they can in the current environment. Many of our authorized specialty retailers are still open and/or providing ecommerce.

We also have a broad range of video content available on our YouTube channel if you’re seeking some vicarious adventure, and a reminder of fun days on the water. Visit our YouTube channel to check it out.

Thank you for being a part of our Hobie family, and here’s to working together, being safe and staying strong. We can’t wait to see you all back out on the water again soon.

The Hobie Team