Fleet 204 from Syracuse, NY has a long reputation for running large and fun regattas on their local lake. In 1976, they started the “Madcatter” regatta and had 14 attendees. Some years later they added a preceding event – a tune up event called the “Madhatter”.
Six months before the annual French Hobie Cat® 16 Classic Championships which will hold from the 11th to the 13th of November 2016 on the Lake of Carcans-Maubuisson (Gironde), the French Hobie® Championships 2016 held in Lancieux (Côte d’Emeraude) between the 14th and the 16th of May.
The IHCA Rules Committee wishes to put the following rules out for comment. Comments to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with copy to email@example.com. Please state your full name and the Hobie® Association/Fleet you are a paid up member of when making your comment. Deadline: June 18, 2016. The proposed changes are supposed to go into […]
A high-class season opening of the Super Sail Tour in Grömitz with more than 90 boats, sun, hail, a lot of wind and great atmosphere among the sailors. Grömitz was already the host venue in the past few years of the first stop of four in Germany‘s biggest sail-event tour.
21st April On the 21st of April, everyone met in Aracaju in the State of Sergipe. We trailered the Hobies to Ilha das Flores, also in the State of Sergipe, which sits at the mouth of the “Old San Francisco” river. By 13:00 hours, we all arrived at the bed and breakfast. By the end […]
The European Hobie Class has produced a calendar of Hobie racing for 2016. Designed to help sailors maximise their time to attend as many Hobie events as possible. The two highlights for 2016 are the: 21st Hobie World Championships 29th May to 13 June Shenzhen Hobie Cat Multieuropeans 22nd to 30th July Lake Neusiedl Calendar […]
Day 1 After two days of registration and welcome party the 2015 Hobie® Australian Hobie Championships the racing got underway. The strong southerly breeze that battered the recent Sydney to Hobart fleet had dropped to perfect 8-12 knots.
2016 HOBIE 16/18 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP PUERTO PEÑASCO, MEXICO OCTOBER 10-14, 2016 With an easy 4.5 hour drive from both Phoenix and Tucson, the regatta site is just an hour south of the border. A working port, this small Mexican fishing village boasts warm water, a sheltered harbor, wonderful downtown and a beautiful sandy beach. […]
So get ready and book your holidays and accommodation for 10-14 October 2016. This is one you don’t wish to miss.
Day 1 73 Hobie 16 teams started competition today at Pensacola Yacht Club in gusty north winds that varied from 8 to 25 knots. The wind came from off shore making the wind a bit gusty and shfting. Four races were completed with most of the races sailed with winds in the upper teens. A […]