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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 […]

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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 […]

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2019 Hobie Asian Championships

33 boats from 8 countries attended the 2019 Hobie 16 Asian Champions in Weihai,China.  All boats were supplied and chartered. 15 of the boats were new boats. Weihai had previously hosted a Hobie 16 World Championships. With a new sailing club and new organisation the event was totally reformed. With anew 4 star host hotel […]

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Italian Hobie Championships

The Italian National Hobie Championship hosted in Pescara (Italy) from the 2nd to the 4th of May had all the right ingredients: wind, sun, races and athletes, thank to the perfect organization and hospitality of Circolo Velico Svagamente. Eight wonderful races have been completed between 10 and 15 knots, mainly from east and south-east, having […]

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South African Hobie 16 National Championships

This year’s Hobie 16 Nationals, originally to be held over the Easter weekend was moved to the following long weekend, and fortunately so as the country watched on while Durban endured severe flooding over Easter, and Mozambique was hit by Cyclone Kenneth, it’s second for the year. The Durban organisers promptly assured the entrants that […]

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