As the outcome of the comment period revealed possible loop-holes, the IHCA Rules Committee has decided to withdraw the rule proposal dated and posted January 10, 2017.
The IHCA Rules Committee would like to ask for comments on a proposed rules change. An issue about the length of the Hobie Cat Dragoon spinnaker pole bridle wires has been raised with Rules Committee for clarification. Addressing this matter, we have prepared below proposal. It has been endorsed by World Sailing and is hereby […]
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 […]
The International Sailing Regatta ” Sail the Gulf 2017″ from 31st January – 4th February in Doha, Qatar. As it is the 25th anniversary of this international regatta so don’t hesitate to take part in it and celebrate with us. Many activities will take place. Since it is the 25th anniversary there will be NO […]
With the nationals held for the first time ever on inland waterways in South Africa it did all that it was asked to do providing strong winds, light winds, opportunities for sailors who don’t normally come to national Championships to participate in a nationals, participation by lots of junior and up-and-coming sailors and even plenty […]
Over the years there has been discussion about the inclusion/exclusion of Catamarans in Olympics, Youth World Championships, Regional Games and in this case the Asian Games.
The 2016 Hobie 16 & 18 North American Championships had it all. From light winds to medium winds. Great parties at the pool and lots of friends telling stories each night of what might have been. Below we have captured all the highlights of the event with some great photos and videos. Enjoy the action in […]
Day 1 of the warm up The 2016 Hobie 16 & Hobie 18 North American Championships warm up regatta (aka the Pinata Regatta). Three races today in about 5 knots of wind. There were a few wind shifts and those who correctly called the shifts did well. No pressure increase with the shifts just direction […]
Pre-event Press Release Puerto Peñasco October 10-14, 2016 – The 2016 Hobie 16 & Hobie 18 North American Championships go south of the border, way south. This year’s event will be held in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (aka Rocky Point) on the Sea of Cortez. Puerto Peñasco is the favorite sailing destination for sailors from Tuscon […]