This event is an annual event and a highly sought after fixture on the South African Hobie calendar. Tiger sailors love sailing in Langebaan as it offers the very best conditions for these feisty catamarans and many Tiger owners keep their boats locally so as to be able to sail here year round. Others are […]
The 2018 St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) welcomes Hobie Waves to the regatta and builds on the success of a very popular Caribbean boat. The cycles of change continue and the results of the 2017 hurricane are showing in reduced participation in some local events and even the 45 year old STIR (ex Rolex) Regatta […]
This year marks the 10th Anniversary edition of the Hobie Multi-European Championships. With a little less than 5 month prior to the beginning of this year’s biggest Hobie regatta, already the number of early entries are setting new records with over 50 entries coming from 11 different nations in the most popular Hobie 16 Class.
Even though entries were down from last year to 11 this year it was a gem of a regatta. Well done to Simon Russell for having the idea in the first place.
*RACES 1 & 2 in the Rosscot Spring series on Sun 11th March, start from 12 noon in St. Aubin’s bay off the Gunsite/Hobie beach. Racing for H/Wildcats & Tigers, H16’s A & B Fleets also H16 Spi class. If you require a crew or helm please get in touch. There are 8 races in […]
The 3rd Mexican Hobie National Championships are from the 25-27 May Valle De Bravo. The Notice of Race can be downloaded here. There are lots more Hobie events in Mexico in 2018. Below are the main ones. Just click on the photos to see it in full size.
Somebody should protest! SPORTSMANSHIP AND THE RULES Competitors in the sport of sailing are governed by a body of rules that they are expected to follow and enforce. A fundamental principle of sportsmanship is that when competitors break a rule they will promptly take a penalty, which may be to retire.
The Nicholas Lynch Real Estate 2017 Australian Hobie® Cat Nationals briefing the night before the championships was well attended. Sailors from all around the world caught up. With an entry list of Hobie 16’s 43 Hobie 18’s 7 Hobie Tigers 5 Wild Cat 6 It was a very competitive fleet with former Hobie World Champions, […]
Below are the rates for the 2018 Fiji Challenge & Oceania Championship. The schedule for the 5-day expedition Challenge and the short course/round the buoy Championship racing will be determined by the dates we sail to the next venue/resort and the weather/wind conditions on the day … and both events might be raced on some […]
With 33 teams from 9 countries and 3 continents this was the largest Hobie Asian Championships in years. The Thursday night competitors meeting also gave the competitors a short rules discussion by the chairman of the jury, Nino Shmueli IJ, IRO and John Gu IJ. This was greatly appreciated by the sailors. The Opening ceremony […]