There was close to 20 catamarans of every kind at Clinton Lake back in the 80s. Catamaran sailing is where I learned sailing. What a scene it was back then nation wide.
Here's the old ad for Hobie 18. And yes, they sailed away from it.
The shot is from the movie "SHARING THE WIND".
R.I.P. Hobart "Hobie" Alter (October 31, 1933 – March 29, 2014)
"1958 Hobie and Gordon "Grubby" Clark Clark Foam began experiments making surfboards out of foam and fiberglass. The new boards were lighter, faster and more responsive than wooden ones."
Hey Brian! Season is almost upon us : ) I got to hang out a bit with Ben and Justyna in Pozo. Very gracious hosts. The mention in the Pozo Training Diaries was a total surprise. I wasn't exactly doing doubles with Koster et al. : )