2016 South African Hobie 16 Championships

With the nationals held for the first time ever on inland waterways in South Africa it did all that it was asked to do providing strong winds, light winds, opportunities for sailors who don’t normally come to national Championships to participate in a nationals, participation by lots of junior and up-and-coming sailors and even plenty […]

Hobie Asian Classic

The Hobie Asian Classic opened with Registration and weigh-in being conducted on Thursday evening in a Bar. No ordinary Bar as this on was located half way up the Central Escalator. For those not aware of this amazing escalator, it runs from the “Central” area of Hong Kong up the mountain and past the mid […]

2016 Hobie® 16 Open Hobie® 18 North American Championships

The 2016 Hobie 16 & 18 North American Championships had it all. From light winds to medium winds. Great parties at the pool and lots of friends telling stories each night of what might have been. Below we have captured all the highlights of the event with some great photos and videos. Enjoy the action in […]

2016 Hobie 16 Open Hobie 18 North American Championships Warm Up regatta

Day 1 of the warm up The 2016 Hobie 16 & Hobie 18 North American Championships warm up regatta (aka the Pinata Regatta). Three races today in about 5 knots of wind. There were a few wind shifts and those who correctly called the shifts did well. No pressure increase with the shifts just direction […]

2016 Hobie 16 Open Hobie 18 North American Championships Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico

Pre-event Press Release Puerto Peñasco October 10-14, 2016 – The 2016 Hobie 16 & Hobie 18 North American Championships go south of the border, way south. This year’s event will be held in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (aka Rocky Point) on the Sea of Cortez. Puerto Peñasco is the favorite sailing destination for sailors from Tuscon […]

2016 Hobie® 16 & Hobie® 18 North American Championships teams to watch

Who are the teams to watch? With the first race scheduled for the 10th October here are two teams from the Hobie® 16 & 18 fleet to watch. Who will you be following? Hobie® 16 Francisco Figueroa/Jolliam Berrios I started sailing Hobies when I was 14 on an 18′ but quickly changed to the 16. In […]

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