|have a look through the archives;
Page 5 ‘hobie 16 wanted, any tips’
‘You probably want to get a LE model rather than an SE model. The LE's have Harken blocks, mesh tramp, white knight rudder blades (gel coat/carbon, not plastic), cleats on the batten ends.’
Page 7 ‘potential entrant asks naïve questions’
the hobie 16 forum on
is also really good.