Cruise Hobbes
Apr 27, 2021 7:15 AM
Frank & Karen
Cruise Hobbes
What started as a love for our 42 foot Catalina sailboat has morphed into an incredible business adventure!
 
Hobbes, the fanciful comic stuffed tiger pet of Calvin, is also our sailboat’s name.  Acquired in 2011, Hobbes has been our home for months at a time, taken us on 1000 mile journeys, helped us find our new home in Gig Harbor, and introduced us to countless new friends.  She (always for a boat even though Hobbes is a “he”) was built in 1989 and commissioned in Port Angeles.  Continuously in the Northwest, she is in fantastic shape for a 31 year old yacht. 
 
On a fateful voyage in the San Juans a few years ago, a passenger and close friend of ours made the utterance that we should “do this as a living”;  Meaning, share our beloved boat with others for pay.  A shocking concept, but now a reality.  In a few short years, Cruise Hobbes has become our livelihood.  Based in Gig Harbor, we take up to six passengers out for a few hours, or a few days, and let then experience Hobbes on the water.  To a person, everyone seems to enjoy the adventure.  Of course, whether an hour, or more, we ply our guests with flavorful treats and beverages to help them enjoy their time.  Summer, winter, spring and fall are all candidates for experiences on Hobbes as we are heated and protected from the elements. 
 
Cruisehobbes.com is our website so take a peak and see what plans may evolve for you.
 
Sincerely,
 
Frank & Karen