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MiniCat vs. Competition

MiniCat 310
MiniCat 420
MiniCat 460
Smartkat
Hobie 16
Hobie Wave
Hobie T2
Hobie Getaway
Length
10' 1”
13' 9”
15' 1”
13' 9”
16' 7”
13'
16'
16' 7”
Beam
4' 7”
6' 11”
7' 3”
7' 2”
7' 11”
7'
8'
7' 8”
Weight
77 lbs
97 lbs
128 lbs
97 lbs
320 lbs
245 lbs
388 lbs
390 lbs
Mast Height
12' 5”
16' 7”
20'
15' 9”
26' 6”
20'
16' 6"
25'
Sail Area (Jib + Main)
55.4 ft²
104.4 ft²
124 ft² (129 ft² Gennaker)
107 ft²
218 ft² (161 ft² Spinnaker)
95 ft² (25 ft² opt jib)
176 ft² (75.3 ft² Spinnaker)
180 ft²
Crew Size
1 – 2
1 – 4
1 – 4
1 – 4
1 – 2
1 – 4
1 - 4
1 – 6
Hull Material
Heytex 5509
Heytex 5509
Heytex 5509
PVC
Fiberglass
Rotomold Poly
Rotomold Poly
Rotomold Poly
Carrying Capacity
529 lbs
992 lbs
1212 lbs
992 lbs
800 lbs
529 lbs
529 lbs
1000 lbs
Custom Sails
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Optional Motor Bracket
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Setup/ Rigging Time
25 minutes
30 minutes
40 minutes
~30 minutes
~45 minutes
~20 minutes
~20 minutes
~20 minutes
Keel Type
LAR Keels
LAR Keels
LAR Keels
Centerboard
Assym Hulls
Assym Hulls
Assym Hulls
Assym Hulls
Starting Price
$4,400 No Trailer
$5,650 No Trailer
$7,800 No Trailer
$5,995 No Trailer
$10,999 + Trailer
$5,699 +Trailer
$7999 + Trailer
$8,199 + Trailer