The fleet of 16 Hobie 17 catamarans completed their fourth and final set of races on Sunday at the 2017 U.S. Multihull Championship, hosted by Ocean Springs Yacht Club on Biloxi Bay. Phil Collins (Piedmont, Okla.) bolstered his Hobie 17 racing resume with another win in the class.
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.
The organisers have now moved the 2017 North American Hobie Mini Mega to Sandy Hook Bay Catamaran Club in New Jersey. The home of Hobie Fleet 250. The dates remain the same August 2 – 12, 2017, 2017 Hobie ®Mini-Mega North American Championships to consist of Hobie Waves, Hobie 14, Hobie 16 Youth, Hobie Women, […]
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.
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 […]
Valle de Bravo, Estado de México, which is a beautiful lake just two hour drive from Mexico City. You can get to Valle de Bravo, Estado de México by two options a) Fly to México City, and then get a bus directly to Valle de Bravo b) Fly to Toluca, and get a bus directly […]
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. […]
The 2nd series of the Hobie Australian Championships at Hervey Bay started today. After the final registration and weigh in the call from the race committee ‘off the beach’. The race started in 8-10 knots and built steadily throughout the day. By the time the 4th race was started the breeze was 13-15 knots. Rob Branch […]