Last year was the 40th anniversary of the Fleet 204’s Madcatter regatta. The fleet pulled out all the stops, promoted the event heavily and over 100 Hobie Cat’s showed up making it by far the biggest Hobie regatta in North America. This year was Madcatter number 41 and while not an anniversary the fleet still […]
The Hobie Tiger South African Championships 2017 concluded after 4 days of intense sailing on the beautiful waters of Langebaan Lagoon. Know by many Hobie sailors around the world for past world events such as the Hobie 16 Worlds in 1991 and the Tiger Worlds in 2008.
2017 Fiji Hobie Challenge & Oceania will start and finish at Mana Island. Mana Island is 32km West of Nadi and is situated on a 300 acre lush tropical paradise, amongst white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Mana and Island X are top notch, Island X is 5 star.
At the European Hobie Class Association AGM, retiring International Hobie Class Association Rules Chairman Erik Olsen was presented an award for his years of service to the Hobie class. Erik has been the chairman of the IHCA Rules Committee for over 15 years. Last year the IHCA Council awarded Erik Life Membership of the IHCA.
The IHCA Rules Committee has published a comment period to change the Hobie 18 rudder rule. An issue with the Hobie Cat 18 rudders has been raised with Rules Committee for clarification. Addressing this, we hereby distribute our proposal for comments according to the provisions of General Class Rule 24 and the policy of IHCA. […]
Before we all get down to business of racing, we’re having a small welcome cocktails and social on the evening of February 10, 2017 (Friday) for participants and guests arriving before the start of the race. Itinerary* • February 11, 2017, Saturday (DAY 1) – Assembly for transport to Start of Race – Social, Scrutineering […]
11-13 November the French Hobie Cat 16 Classic Championship took place on the Lake of Carcans-Maubuisson (Gironde). Thirty-eight boats were registered and high-level competitors were present. The Cercle de la Voile de Bordeaux Carcans-Maubuisson hosted the event with professionalism and conviviality, either ashore or during races.
The Hobie Asian Classic opened with Registration and weigh-in being conducted on Thursday evening in a Bar. No ordinary Bar as this on was located half way up the Central Escalator. For those not aware of this amazing escalator, it runs from the “Central” area of Hong Kong up the mountain and past the mid […]
Book your holidays, organise your transport and accommodation. The schedules for the Race schedule Hobie® 2017 Multi Worlds & Europeans has now been released. More details at www.hobieworlds.com Monday 17 July 2017 Registration and boat transport onto the beach Tuesday 18 July 2017 Registration and boat transport onto the beach Wednesday 19 July 2017 Registration and […]
The 2016 Hobie® 17 North American Championships and US Sailing Multihull Championships for the Hobie Alter Trophy on Hobie® 18 was conducted at lake Carlyle. US Sailing Multihull Championships for the Hobie Alter Trophy is sailed annually and rotates amongst the multihull classes in the USA. This years event is being sailed on the Hobie […]