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BerleyPro Rectangular Hatch Bucket Bro, fits into Hobie kayak rectangular hatches. The Bucket Bro is an alternative to the Hobie Rectangular Hatch Bucket, but designed with marginally less depth to ensure fitting compatibility with certain kayak models
When the great Hobie Rectangular Hatch Bucket disaster of 2020 struck we were left without a solution to offer our customers and we felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. That’s when we started nagging BerleyPro Head Honcho Martyn Gittens with a desperate plea to build us something similar.
We weren’t overly particular about what we wanted (we trust BerleyPro to get these things right) but we did have one request, which was to make the bucket with a little less depth than Hobie’s offering. The reason we asked for that is that every now and then the standard buckets will not quite fit into Compass and 2016-2018 model Outbacks (typically due to hull deformation). We can confidently tell our customers these are going to fit into a Hobie rectangular hatch regardless of the kayak model and condition