Introduction There have been a few accidents this past year resulting in personal injury while sailing. We have also had a very recent tragedy where a young sailor drown in a trapeze hook entanglement.
Day 1 After two days of registration and welcome party the 2015 Hobie® Australian Hobie Championships the racing got underway. The strong southerly breeze that battered the recent Sydney to Hobart fleet had dropped to perfect 8-12 knots.
Hobie Cat® Worldwide and the International Hobie Class Association are pleased to announce that the 21st Hobie 16 World Championships website is now live. The dates for the world championships are 29 May – 13 June, 2016 and for each series, dates and information can be found on the dedicated event website. You can enter […]
Seasons Change Here in North America winter is arriving and for most of us sailing season has come to an end. This is the time of year where we plan our events for next year and set our schedules. It’s always disappointing for me when I put the boat away for the winter. It’s a […]
Hobie Cat® Worldwide and the International Hobie Class Association are pleased to announce that the 21st Hobie 16 World Championships will take place in 2016, at the idyllic location of Dapeng, Longgang, which is set among the scenic mountains of the Dapeng District of Shenzhen in southern China.
The French Hobie Class is very pleased to announce the 2016 Hobie Championships will be in Lancieux. Lancieux is situated in the Cotes-d’Armor (Brittany region) in the north-west of France at 47 km from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital. (Lancieux is 331 km from Paris)
The 2016 Hobie 17 North American Championships will be hosted at Carlyle Sailing Association 20960 Hazlet Park Rd, Carlyle, Illinois 62231 and Hobie Fleet 123 from the 21st August to 26th August. For the Hobie 18 it will also be the also US Sailing Multihull Championships for the Hobie Alter Trophy
2016 HOBIE 16/18 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP PUERTO PEÑASCO, MEXICO OCTOBER 10-14, 2016 With an easy 4.5 hour drive from both Phoenix and Tucson, the regatta site is just an hour south of the border. A working port, this small Mexican fishing village boasts warm water, a sheltered harbor, wonderful downtown and a beautiful sandy beach. […]
The waters of Porto Belo are providing great sailing for the record first day at the 2015 Hobie Cat 14 and Hobie Cat 16 Brasilian National Championship. Teams have arrived from all corners of Brasil to make this the biggest Brasilian Championships in years. Of the more than 68 boats registered as of today, 30 […]
With less than a week to go before the first warm-up regatta, competitors in the 2015 Hobie Cat 14 and Hobie Cat 16 Brasilian National Championship regatta have started to arrive in Porto Belo, Santa Catarina. The first sailor to arrive was Mario Dubeux, with his crew Nirvana. Mario also brought Graziela, who will start […]