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David Brookes

IHCA President January blog 2017

What do we do in January? Every 4 years in the US, we inaugurate a new president here in the USA. This guy, well, Trump is interesting. We are all holding our breath and hoping for the best. Many of my non-US sailing friends have pelted me with questions about the voting process, the impact […]

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Changes to the IHCA Rules Committee

2017, a new year and changes within the IHCA Rules Committee. The IHCA long standing Rules Committee Chairman for over 15 years, Erik Olsen (Denmark) has decided it was time to retire. Erik has spent over 15 years as the chairman of the IHCA Rules Committee. Erik has been a tireless worker to ensure the […]

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2017 Mexican Hobie® 16 Championships at…

Valle de Bravo, Estado de México, which is a beautiful lake just two hour drive from Mexico City. You can get to Valle de Bravo, Estado de México by two options a) Fly to México City, and then get a bus directly to Valle de Bravo b) Fly to Toluca, and get a bus directly […]

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Mitch Booth chats to Fritz Klocke about the Wild Cat

Mitch, first of all congratulations on your Worlds Title 2015 on the Hobie Wild Cat. This was really a great thing winning it with Ruben. Very well done. This to me shows how you are living the Hobie Way of Life truely in a Hobie family. MB Thanks Another great thing was your outstanding performance […]

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Australian Hobie® Championships Series 2 Hobie 16 Open

The 2nd series of the Hobie Australian Championships at Hervey Bay started today. After the final registration and weigh in the call from the race committee ‘off the beach’. The race started in 8-10 knots and built steadily throughout the day. By the time the 4th race was started the breeze was 13-15 knots. Rob Branch […]

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2016-17 AUSTRALIAN HOBIE CAT® NATIONALS Series 1

Day 1 Series 1 Being held at Hervey Bay, Queensland. Sailors in Series One for the Hobie®14 Turbo, H16 Youth, H16 Women, H16 Grand Masters, Hobie 18, Tiger and Wild Cat classes began racing this morning after a 10:30am briefing. After the final registration and weigh-in for competitors in the first series of the 2016 multi- […]

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