Savills Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships

Hobie 16 Channel Islands start

Virtually perfect wind and sea conditions gave the record turnout of 35 teams excellent and competitive racing over the weekend in the Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships on the event’s 30th Anniversary year. The Championships were sponsored for a fourth year running by Savills Estate Agents and hosted by the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club. […]

Talking Hobies, How to enjoy your first Hobie regatta

For many it is a daunting task to enter your first Hobie Regatta. I don’t anything about racing. I don’t know any of the rules. I don’t know how to enter. In fact I don’t even know where to find my nearest Hobie Regatta. In this episode of Talking Hobie Rich, Mark and Sheila discuss, […]

Hobie Raid 2021 Pescara, Hobie Fleet 808

Hobie 16 Raid Pescara 2021

HOBIE FLEET 808 WAY OF LIFE NUMBER ONE! For the Hobie catters of the Pescara 808 fleet, it is one of the most awaited events. The raid is always perceived as a social and pleasant race. Moving on to more playful than competitive activities, everyone wants to camp on the tents mounted directly on the […]

Hobie 16 South African Championships 2021/22

2021/21 South African Hobie 16 Championships poster

The Hobie 16 South African Championships will be held 28 April to 1st May 2022 Langebaan, Western Cape. Membership Requirements In order to participate in this event, you will need to be a paid up member of your regional Hobie class association as well as South African Sailing SAS Accommodation Options Friday Island – Contact […]

Hobie Cat Raid from Hobie Fleet 808 Pescara

Hobie 16 Hobie Raid Italy

For the Hobie Catters of the Pescara 808 fleet, it is one of the most awaited events. The raid is always perceived as an aggregative, social and pleasant fact. Moving on to more playful than competitive activities, everyone wants to camp on tents mounted directly on Hobies with cats by the sea in total peace, […]

2021 Hobie 16 North America Championships

Hobie 16 North American Championships Day 5

The 2021 Hobie 16 North America Championships is being conducted by the Ocean Springs Yacht Club: June 5 to 11, 2021. Entries were down slightly due to the travel restrictions and the friends from Canada unable to attend. Though 45 Hobie 16 teams lined up to join the Hobie fun. Being a qualifier for the […]

Catamaran Spanish Cup (Hobie 16)

2021 Hobie Spanish Cup

The Catamaran Spanish Cup is the 2nd most important for catamaran sailors in Spain. The Hobie 16 has its own division in the Catamaran Spanish Cup. The team of Marc Jovani and Marta Porta (CN Cullera) won the Spanish Cup and will take the trophy back to Cullera. After six races of nine scheduled they […]

25 skippers under 14 years old enjoy Hobie sailing at Shimay Bay

Hobie Family Regatta; Shimay Bay, Wanning, China

There were 25 skippers under 14 years old sailing with their parent(s) on Hobie T2. These young sailors were Optimist sailors and they had two months’ practice with Hobie T2.They just love sailing Hobies.

Rich and Daniel on Talking Hobies

Rich and Daniel Bjornholt talking hobies

Rich McVeigh interviews the 2016 Hobie 16 World Champion Daniel Bjornholt Christensen on Hobie sailing, training and tips for improving your game. With Daniel’s crew, Thomas Faurbye discuss all aspects of Hobie sailing. Thomas is new to sailing and gives his impressions of Hobie sailing and the Hobie Way of Life. Daniel gives a wonderful […]

Hobie Regatta in Pescara, Italy

Hobie Regatta Pescara, Italy

Nearly 50 crews (30 HC16 and 17 DRAGOON) in all from all over Italy, who for two days transformed the coast of Pescara into a multicolored show of sails in the wind for the National Multiclasse Hobie Cat Regatta, now in its sixth edition, promoted by the Svagamente asd club with its president Mauro Di […]

2021 Hobie Open Regatta, Weihai, China

Weihai, China Hobie 16

The 2021 Hobie Open Regatta, Weihai, China shall be raced from 12-14 June 2021 in the following disciplines; Open Class, Grand Masters Class, Master Class, and  Women’s Class Organizers International HOBIE Class Association (IHCA) China Yachting Association Shandong Province Administration of Sports Weihai Sports Federation Weihai Major Sports Event Organizing Committee Organized by: Weihai Municipal […]

Back to Sailing, April 2021 from the IHCA President

Hobie 16

It’s finally spring and Hobie sailing season is here. After having nearly every regatta cancelled last year it was a pleasure to finally go to a Hobie regatta. COVID19 restrictions are still in place but we have learned how to go Hobie sailing safely. This first regatta was a long trip for us, and our […]

Ocean Springs Yacht Club a gem of the South

Hobie April Fools Regatta 2021, Ocean Springs

I recently had an opportunity to again visit the Ocean Springs Yacht Club in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. What a nice a place to sail Hobie Cat’s. Ocean Springs YC is the host venue for the 2021 Hobie 16 North American Championships in June 2021.

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