Terms and Conditions

Shore Thing/Hobie Centre are completely dedicated to your total satisfaction.

Mailing address
Shore Thing Limited
The Hobie Centre
Rockley Park,
BH15 4LZ
United Kingdom

Telephone number: +44 (0)1202 671 661
Email address: [email protected]

Why are these Terms and Conditions important to me? These Terms and Conditions are important to you because they apply to all orders that you place with Shore Thing/Hobie Centre online, by email and by phone.

We strongly recommend that you read these Terms and Conditions carefully before submitting your order to us.

VAT number: 717 6131 44
Company registration number: 3528922

Making a Purchase

Making a purchase could not be easier. Just browse our store, and add any items that you wish to buy into the shopping cart. After you have finished your selection, click on ‘Checkout’ and you will be asked for a few details that we need to be able to complete the order.  Some items may take a couple of weeks to arrive, this will be indicated before you make a purchase.

Shipping Outside of UK Mainland

If you would like to order items to be delivered outside of the UK Mainland please call us on +44 1202 671 661 and we will process your order over the phone.

Back Orders

If your item is not in stock, we will back order for you. You will always be emailed with the option to cancel your order if you would rather not wait.
Tax Charges For orders made from the UK, 20% VAT is added.

Credit Card Security

When the order is placed at our website, credit card numbers are taken via secure Worldpay Business Gateway*. They are not held in clear text on any web site.


We guarantee your satisfaction.

All of our products come with a 30 day no quibble guarantee.

Privacy Policy


THE HOBIE CAT CENTRE do not disclose buyers’ information to third parties other than when order details are processed as part of the order fulfilment. In this case, the third party will not disclose any of the details to any other third party.

Cookies are used on this shopping site to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart, to store delivery addresses if the address book is used and to store your details if you select the ‘Remember Me’ Option. They are also used after you have logged on as part of that process. You can turn off cookies within your browser by going to ‘Tools | Internet Options | Privacy’ and selecting to block cookies. If you turn off cookies, you will be unable to place orders or benefit from the other features that use cookies.Data collected by this site is used to:
a. Take and fulfill customer orders
b. Administer and enhance the site and service
c. Only disclose information to third-parties for goods delivery purposes

Returns Policy

Your rights to return goods are protected under the EU Distance Selling Directive which can be found at http://www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2000/20002334.htm

Remittance Terms

Goods will only be despatched once full payment has been received.
Hobie Spares online shop can only accept payment through Worldpay Business Gateway*, if you would like to use an alternative payment method, please telephone us on +44 (0)1202 671 661.

* Accept all major card payment – Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, UnionPay, Maestro and Carte Bleue.