It is a perfect summers day in Noordwijk for the Hobie Wild Cat World Championships, Hobie 16 Open Europeans and Tiger International Cup. The sun is out, blue sky and 8-10 knots. The Gold Fleets sails stand out on the water adding more colour to the day. Two courses are used ,Wild Cat, Tiger and […]
Hobie 16 European qualifiers 70 boats racing. The day after the grand award ceremonies for the Hobie 14 and Dragoon World Championships and Hobie 16 Master, Grand Masters, Youth spi, and spi European Championships . What a party it was. For sure we inspired the Formula 1 on how to celebrate with the amount of […]
Day 1 of the Hobie 14 and Hobie Dragoon World Championships with the Hobie 16 Spi Youth Europeans at Noordwijk, Netherlands, the sailors were greeted with grey skies and light winds. Though the weather forecast was to change during the day and it did. It turned out to be a lovely summers day with three […]
Teaming up with the AC Endeavour Program, Hobie brought youth sailors, from around the world to the America’s Cup for the adventure of a lifetime. Hailing from eight different countries and ranging from 9 years old to 14 years old, these kids were hand selected to represent their hometowns and compete in the Hobie Junior […]
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.
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 […]