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 South African Hobie 16 Championships

The Hobie 16 Nationals in Plettenburg Bay, sponsored by Robberg Fine Foods, got underway despite a nervous wobble after Monday night’s announcement by the President that beaches in the Garden Route would be closed due to covid-19 concerns. As you will see from the presentation. After clarity was received that boats would be permitted to […]

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 […]

IHCA Class Rules Updated for 2021

The International Hobie Class Rules have been updated to align themselves with the updated 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing. The Class Rules requirements remained unchanged. The IHCA Rules Committee wishes to draw to your attention two updated Racing Rules of Sailing that shall come into effect with the 2021-2024 RRS. 1st January 2021 RRS 50.1 […]

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 […]

2020 Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships series 2 Hobie 16 Women, Hobie 17 & 18

From the RC Vessel: Day 1 of the Hobie 16 Women, 17 and 18 NACs was a spectacular day. The day started as most have, with the breeze from the NE in a light to variable condition. We waited a bit to set the course and it was spot on as the breeze went right […]

2020 Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships Series 1

Series 1 of the 2020 Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships is the Hobie 14 and Hobie Wave. FROM THE RC VESSEL Day 1 of the Wave and Hobie 14 North American Championships started out like the last few days I have been here, light breeze out of the ENE.  By the time we had finished […]

Savills Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships

The elements of wind, water and waves graciously served up a weekend of Championship racing to be remembered for the 30 teams entered in the 29th Channels Islands Hobie Cat Championships, hosted by the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club and sponsored by Savills Estate Agents. Fair weather and a fresh force 5 north westerly offshore […]

2020 “Liu Zhou Cup” Hobie 16 Race

The 2020 China “Liu Zhou Cup” Hobie 16 was raced over two days October 3&4r, 15 teams sailed in this regatta. Unfortunately two days of light winds though this did not stop everyone from enjoying themselves in true Hobie style. Place 1: Lan Xinzhe, Hu Mengyue Place 2: Ma Desheng, Chen Yousheng Place 3: Qin […]

2020 Spanish Hobie 16 Championships

The Spanish Hobie 16 Championship has its new champions. After three intense days in which it has been possible to complete the established program of nine regattas. In a great venue and excellent wind conditions for the Hobie 16, the team formed by Juan Antonio Llabrés (CR Pobla Marina) and Tono Llabrés, 11 years old […]

Talking Hobies Episode 6

Talking Hobie’s episode 6 will feature a round table discussion of Hobie sailing around the world. Panelists from different regions will share Hobie sailing information from around the world. This will be an opportunity to hear how Hobie sailing is done in many different regions. Participants are encouraged to submit questions. You are invited to […]

2020 Wanning Hobie 16 Round Island Challenge

”2020 Wanning Hobie 16 Round Island Challenge“ was hosted by the People’s Government of Wanning City, Tourism Culture and Sports Bureau of Wanning City, Hainan China Source Shimei Bay Tourism Development Co., Ltd., and co organized by Hainan Huanqiu Tuohai Culture and Sports Co., Ltd. Wanning is a city in the southeast of Hainan Province, […]

Italian Hobie 16 Spi and Dragoon in Pescara

The Hobie Cat 16 Spi and Hobie Dragoon Class Double National Championships concluded in Pescara. In the beautiful scenery of the Coast of Pescara at the Sailing Circle, the 2020 Italian Hobie Cat Championships was held, which saw on the same body of water regatta 55 boats in the two youth categories, Hobie Dragoon and Hobie […]

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