RCIYC Hobie Fleet – Rosscot Winter Series, October – December 2020

The RCIYC Hobie Fleets Rosscot Winter series came to a close during December. The event started in October with eight races scheduled to finish on the 20th December. Results were taken on the 4 races held due to the extra Covid distancing restrictions coming in two days before the last races were due to take […]

2020 Beibu Gulf International Regatta Hobie 16 Class

18 teams braved the cold weather, 6-9 degrees Celsius and a strong current. Add a strong current and winds of 25-35 knots it tested these brave sailors. Fang Cheng Gang, China certainly started the winter off for these tough sailors. Considering the wind and temperature were too severe to some of the sailors, RC decided […]

2020 Hobie Cat 16 South African National Championship

The Hobie 16 South African Hobie Championships will be sailed from ‘Hobie Beach’ Plettenberg Bay. Of course they would be racing at ‘Hobie Beach’.  Plettenberg Bay, nicknamed Plet or Plett, is the primary town of the Bitou Local Municipality in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Plett lies on South Africa’s Garden Route 210 […]

Hobie Cup Italy 2020, registration fee payable at the final checkin during registration.

The Hobie Cup will be at Campione del Garda 2-4 October 2020 for the Hobie 16 and Hobie 14 classes. At the conclusion of racing on the 2nd and and 3rd will Pizza and beer party for the sailors to relax and enjoy themselves. Lake Garda is known for not only its beautiful location but […]

2020 Hobie 16 Spanish Championships also the Valencian Regional Championship

The Hotel Roc Doblemar once again hosts the 2020 Hobie 16 Spanish championship who will compete for the title between September 24 and 27 . The Murcian event, organized by the Sailing Federation of the Region of Murcia, by the delegation of the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation, in collaboration with the National Secretariat of the […]

2020 Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships

The Hobie Class Assn of North America, Ocean Springs Yacht Club, Ocean Springs Sailing Squadron & Hobie Fleet 70 are excited to present Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships. From October 18-25 2020 we shall have the Hobie 14, Hobie Wave, Hobie 17,18 16 Women and 16 Youth, racing at Ocean Springs Yacht Club, Mississippi. Sail […]

2020 Austrian Hobie 16 Championships concludes

The Austrian Hobie 16 Championships was held 25-26 July 2020. It was hosted by the Yacht-Cub Weiden on Neusiedleer See the largest lake in Austria.The racing was conducted in a variety of conditions testing out the skill of the sailors. Congratulations to Daniel Tippelt and Valerie Sindelar on winning the Hobie 16 class championship 2020 […]

2020 Hobie 14 Wassenaar Cup (unofficial Dutch nationals)

The 2020 Hobie 14 Wassenaar cup  which is the unofficial Dutch Hobie Nations will be held at Kust Zeil Vereniging Wassenaar (KZVW). The KZVW is located at the “Wassenaarse Slag”, one of the finest and most beautiful places along the Dutch coast. There is camping available on the beach and a BBQ. For more information […]

North American Hobie 17/18, Hobie 16 Women & Youth Championships, [postponed] The exciting news is…

The committee is working with Ocean Springs YC to bring back the Hobie Mini-Mega, October 19-25th.  They are hopeful the world will be a bit more settled then.  Included classes would be the Hobie Wave, 14, 17, 18, 16-Women, 16-Youth.  The full details are being discussed , but expect the event to be similar to […]

Australian Hobie Championships underway

Racing on day 1 With four races on day 1 with the wind building up to 20 knots it was the perfect stat to the Australian Hobie Championships. With the current European Champions sailing on their home city am Owen  and Susan Ghent take the lead. three first places and a second place. Closely followed […]

2020 Hobie 16 & 20 North American Championships [postponed to 2021]

It is with great sadness that the Association of North America announces the postponement of the Hobie 16 / Hobie 20 North American Championships to September of 2021. The class and the organizers agree that we could not put on our signature event with minimal social events. Much of Michigan City remains closed. So much […]

2019 Hobie 16/20 North American Championships

Day 1 With the Hobie 16 and 20 sailors all attending the North American Championships at Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia – Canada it seems somebody forgot to order the wind. With no wind there was no racing for the day. Though the chief judge gave an informative rules lecture which was appreciated by all […]

Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships 2019

A flat, glassy calm sea with virtually no wind greeted the Hobie crews as they rigged their boats in sizzling 30 degree heat at the Gunsite beach on Saturday morning, ready for the first of six Championship races over two days, three scheduled for each day. A light south easterly breeze soon developed, allowing Race […]

Denmark wins Hobie World Cat in Westerland on Sylt ahead of Germany and Australia

Daniel and Nicolaj Björnholt Christensen win the Hobie World Cat 2019 in Westerland on Sylt ahead of German Jens Goritz and the Hobie World Cat winners 2017 from Australia Cam Owen and Susan Ghent. After nine years, Sylt has become World Cat the megapot of the Hobie catamarans. The unique surf in the western winds, […]

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