MiniCat vs. Competition

 
MiniCat 310
MiniCat 420
MiniCat 460
SmartKat
Happy Cat Neo
Happy Cat Evolution
Happy Cat Hurricane
Hobie 16
Hobie Wave
Hobie T2
Hobie Getaway
Length
10'1"
13'9"
15'1"
13'9"
13'9"
15'3"
16'4"
16'7"
13'
16'
16'7"
Beam
4'7"
6'11"
7'3"
7'2"
6'9"
7'3"
7'8"
7'11"
7'
8'
7'8"
Weight
77 lbs.
97 lbs.
128 lbs.
97 lbs.
123 lbs.
165 lbs.
176 lbs.
320 lbs.
245 lbs.
388 lbs.
390 lbs.
Mast Height
12'5"
16'7"
20'
15'9"
16'7"
20'1"
20"1'
26'6"
20'
16'6"
25'
Sail Area (Jib + Main)
55.4 ft²
104.4 ft²
124 ft² (129 ft² Gennaker)
107 ft²
97 ft²
124 ft²
124 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 – 4
1 – 4
1 – 4
1 – 2
1 – 4
1 – 4
1 – 6
Hull Material
Heytex 5509
Heytex 5509
Heytex 5509
PVC
1000 dtex
1000 dtex
1000 dtex
Fiberglass
Rotomold Poly
Rotomold Poly
Rotomold Poly
Carrying Capacity
529 lbs.
992 lbs.
1212 lbs.
992 lbs.
772 lbs.
1102 lbs.
1323 lbs.
800 lbs.
529 lbs.
529 lbs.
1000 lbs.
Custom Sails
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Optional Motor Bracket
-
-
-
-
Setup Time
25 mins.
30 mins.
40 mins.
~30 mins.
~30 mins.
~40 mins.
~40 mins.
~45 mins.
~20 mins.
~20 mins.
~20 mins.
Keel Type
LAR Keels
LAR Keels
LAR Keels
Centerboard
Centerboard
Centerboard
Centerboard
Assym Hulls
Assym Hulls
Assym Hulls
Assym Hulls
Starting Price
$4,400 No Trailer Needed
$5,650 No Trailer Needed
$7,800 No Trailer Needed
$5,995 No Trailer Needed
$6,160 + Shipping No Trailer Needed
$7,370 + Shipping No Trailer Needed
$8,910 + Shipping No Trailer Needed
$10,999 + Trailer
$5,699 + Trailer
$7,999 + Trailer
$8,199 + Trailer
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