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Surfing Innovator Hobie Alter Passes Away At 80

The world of watersports lost a great man on Saturday. Hobart “Hobie” Alter, the man responsible for turning surfing and sailing into popular water activities passed away in his home in Palm Desert, California. He was 80 years old. Alter is best known for making a lightweight and high-performance sailboat, which he named “Hobie Cat”, as well as the mass …

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