With 33 teams from 9 countries and 3 continents this was the largest Hobie Asian Championships in years. The Thursday night competitors meeting also gave the competitors a short rules discussion by the chairman of the jury, Nino Shmueli IJ, IRO and John Gu IJ. This was greatly appreciated by the sailors. The Opening ceremony […]
Day 1 Last week, the truck started the long journey from Fortaleza, in the State of Ceara, south to Porto Alegre, in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, host of the championship regata. Traveling more than 4,200 kilometers, the truck picked up boats from the States of Ceara, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Sergipe, Bahia, Espirito Santo, […]
The Royal Belgium Sailing Club at Duinbergen conducted the Belgium Youth Multihull Championships which was won by Marie Uyttendaele aged 10 & Boris Goethals aged 12 on a Hobie® Dragoon.
The Hobie 16 South African National Championships 2017 is being held at held at Club Mykonos, Langebaan. Langebaan is situated 120 km north of Cape Town and has hosted Hobie World Championships as well as many South African Championships. With a tough competition with current Hobie 16 world champion Daniel Bjornholt Christensen and his brother Nicolaj from Denmark. […]
26 Open and 12 youth teams competed at Dadonghai Beach, Sanya, China. The racing was 1st to 3rd September. Sanya is on Hainan Island, the most southern part of China. Sanya is famous for the water sports activities and the Hobies certainly added the colour to the island. Sanya is one of the most popular […]
Since the French National Championships in Châtelaillon-Plage this past June, we were sure that the Hobie spirit was still alive. The Hobie World Cat organized in Sylt by Pro Sail last week has shown that it is still powerful. What are ingredients of such success? Let’s try to see…. Countries in all parts of the […]
The victory of the Hobie World Cat 2017 at the Brandenburg beach in Westerland on Sylt goes to Australia. The team Cam Owen / Susan Ghent sailed impressivly in all conditions, won half of the races and the victory was celebrated on Sunday at the price giving in a full tent of visitors and their […]
Day 1 for the Waves, H16 Youth, H17 and H18 FROM THE SIGNAL BOAT What a challenging day it was today for the start of Mini-Mega Part 2 – the Waves, H16 Youth, H17 and H18s. The day started early with rain and storms forecast all day including imbedded thunderstorms. We were looking to get […]
From 8th August the world’s best Hobie 16 sailors will start at the Hobie World Cat 2017 within the Sylt Sailing Week. A total of 9 invited teams from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, South Africa and the USA will compete.
After two days of near perfect sailing conditions two inshore races and tow long distance races have been held. Wind conditions on both days have been 6/8 knots on the start line building to 12/15 midday and 18/20 to top of the days. The racing has been held in lagoons or behind islands. With flat […]