Shore Thing Outdoor Sports

The Hobie Centre has a new name!

We will be expanding the range of products which you can buy from us.  We will continue to sell all things Hobie and in addition, we will be offering a range of new products associated with outdoor sports under the new name of Shore Thing.

#SHORETHING #LIFESTYLE

Discover everything we have to offer.

Sail Hobie

In the past four decades, more people have taken to the water on a Hobie catamaran than almost any other sailboat design.

Hobie Fishing

Hobie offers the ultimate in stealth. With our MirageDrive pedal kayak models, you’ll never have to put down your rod.

Hobie Kayaks

Powered by Hobie’s MirageDrive. Hobie didn’t invent the kayak. We perfected it.

Hobie Eclipse

Break free from the shore. Trade the well-worn path for a waterway. Step out of your routine and onto a pedalboard.

Hobie Virtual Boat Show 2019

A complete look around all the latest Hobie Products
Explore Hobie Kayaks, Hobie Cats and stand up pedalboards.

Retro E-Bikes

Electric vehicles.
Unique designs.
High quality products.
Funky and fresh.

Starting at £1,599.99

Excel Inflatable Boats

Extensive range.
High specifications.
Leading Worldwide designs.
Affordable prices.

Starting at £469

Retro E-Bikes

Electric vehicles.
Unique designs.
High quality products.
Funky and fresh.

Starting at £1599.99

Excel Inflatable Boats

Extensive range.
High specifications.
Leading Worldwide designs.
Affordable prices.

Starting at £469

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Our Story so far

EARLY DAYS

Established in 1997

The Hobie Centre was first established in 1997.  We quickly developed an RYA Multihull specialist training school and used our range of Hobie Cats and our team of instructors to train people to sail catamarans….  Later came the Mirage Drive Kayaks and Kayak Angling …

Devoted to

Expert Personal Service

For 22 years the Hobie Centre has been offering the range of Hobie watersports products from our base at Rockley Beach. Our focus has always been matching you your perfect craft; from Hobie Kayaks to Hobie Cats, SUPs and pedalboards. Being based by the water means you can try the products thoroughly before you buy. After purchasing we always offer a full handover, so that when you leave you are prepared and ready to get the best out of your chosen kit.

Demos on the water today

The Hobie Centre, Rockley Beach, Poole, BH15 4LZ

01202 671 661