As the Northern Hemisphere slows down after a very busy Hobie® summer. The Southern Hemisphere (while parts of it never stopped racing) gears up for a busy time. It is time to reflect a bit about what has happened.
In 2018, the French Hobie Class Association (AFHC) puts in place a National Challenge dedicated to Hobie Cat 14, Hobie Cat 16 and Wild Cat. 11 host clubs get involved in the Challenge, both on the Atlantic and Mediterranean seafronts. 12 competitions are proposed to teams. Among these championships, the Hobie Cat National Cup (organized […]
I hope you were following the recent Multiworld’s/European Championships in The Netherlands. It turned out to be a really nice and extremely well attended event, 287 boats from 24 countries. This event was the world championships for the Hobie 14, Wild Cat and Dragoon, combined with the European championships for the Hobie 16 open, H16 […]
Venue This year Hobie 16 Asian Championship will be sailed at Long Qi Bay, Dapeng, Shenzhen P.R.China, where 21st Hobie16 Worlds were held. This will be in the Northerly Monsoon season, which is normally dry and good sailing conditions with steady consistant breeze. Official Hotel Harmona and Tiandi (where many of the competitors for the Hobie […]
Since the French National Championships in Châtelaillon-Plage this past June, we were sure that the Hobie spirit was still alive. The Hobie World Cat organized in Sylt by Pro Sail last week has shown that it is still powerful. What are ingredients of such success? Let’s try to see…. Countries in all parts of the […]
The victory of the Hobie World Cat 2017 at the Brandenburg beach in Westerland on Sylt goes to Australia. The team Cam Owen / Susan Ghent sailed impressivly in all conditions, won half of the races and the victory was celebrated on Sunday at the price giving in a full tent of visitors and their […]
Day 1 for the Waves, H16 Youth, H17 and H18 FROM THE SIGNAL BOAT What a challenging day it was today for the start of Mini-Mega Part 2 – the Waves, H16 Youth, H17 and H18s. The day started early with rain and storms forecast all day including imbedded thunderstorms. We were looking to get […]
From 8th August the world’s best Hobie 16 sailors will start at the Hobie World Cat 2017 within the Sylt Sailing Week. A total of 9 invited teams from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, South Africa and the USA will compete.
After two days of near perfect sailing conditions two inshore races and tow long distance races have been held. Wind conditions on both days have been 6/8 knots on the start line building to 12/15 midday and 18/20 to top of the days. The racing has been held in lagoons or behind islands. With flat […]
2017 Hobie ®Mini-Mega North American Championships to consist of Hobie 14 and Hobie 16 Women Day 1 FROM THE SIGNAL BOAT What a beautiful day it was today. The day started early with sunshine and temps in the low 70’s for our RC Team debrief and Competitors meetings. Our personal weather forecast from JC of […]