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The first part of your question can mostly be answered by finding the kayak serial number. Here is the information you need to do that:
Serial numbers are hand-engraved using a vibration tool. To find your boat’s serial number:
On kayaks, serial numbers are located near the rear of the boat, on the underside on most models.
On sailboats, serial numbers are located near the rudder attachment point.
Newer boats have a rectangular, raised ridge around the serial number to make it easier to find. Rubbing a small amount of graphite or soil into the serial number engraving may make it easier to read. Each serial number follows one of the following patterns:
Broken into its component parts (US- | CCM | B1234 | A | 7 | 08) , a boat serial number conveys the following information:
US- or FR- or CN-: Country of origin of the boat (Hobie boats are made in the United States, France, and China). The country of origin may not appear on older boats.
CCM or HCC or HCE: Indicates the manufacturing company. CCM and HCC indicate boats manufactured by Hobie Cat Company (USA). HCE indicates boats manufactured by Hobie Cat Europe.
B1234: Indicates the model and sequential serial number. In most cases, the model is indicated with a single letter, but sometimes two letters are used.
A: Month of manufacture – A (January) through L (December).
7: Last digit of the year of manufacture.
08: Last two digits of the model year.
Once you have found that information, you can take a look at Hobie's accessories page to see if they have a seat available that might fit your boat.
Hopefully this helps, thanks!
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