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2020 Hobie Mile High Regatta

The Hobie Mile High Regatta was sailed in the picturesque Huntington Lake, California and hosted by Hobie Division 3. Huntington Lake is located in the Sierra Nevada at an elevation of 7000 ft. The Lake again produced some of the best conditions with double trapeze racing. Veteran Hobie sailor Steve Leo who competed in the […]

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2020 Austrian Hobie 16 Championships concludes

The Austrian Hobie 16 Championships was held 25-26 July 2020. It was hosted by the Yacht-Cub Weiden on Neusiedleer See the largest lake in Austria.The racing was conducted in a variety of conditions testing out the skill of the sailors. Congratulations to Daniel Tippelt and Valerie Sindelar on winning the Hobie 16 class championship 2020 […]

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2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing released with study version

The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) governs the sport of sailboat and sailboard racing. It is revised and published every four years by World Sailing. The current edition is The RRS 2017-2020. The RRS for 2021-24, which take effect on 1 January 2021. The study version highlighting the changes between the current rules and the […]

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Talking Hobies Episode 2; continuing fibreglass repairs

Talking Hobies. A new webinar series by the International Hobie Class Association on all things related to Hobie Cat sailing. Episode 2 will continue the topic of fiberglass repair featured in episode 1. Mark Modderman is a fiberglass repair professional and will demonstrate gel coat application and finishing repairs. #talkinghobies

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Talking Hobies Episode 1; Boat repairs

Talking Hobies Episode 1; Boat repairs A new webinar series by the International Hobie Class Association on all things related to Hobie Cat sailing. Our first webinar speaker will be Mark Modderman. Mark is a professional at fiberglass repair. We will demonstrate some examples of repairs, and respond to questions. The webinar is free but […]

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Wayne Schafer, the passing of a Hobie Legend

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of one the original Hobie sailors, Wayne Schafer. It was in 1968 that he got into a Hobie 14 and then a Hobie 16 in 1971.Friends with Hobie for over 40 years, Wayne and Hobie tested the first ever Hobie Cat on the beach in front […]

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