Hobie Fleet 808 activity report Pescara

Yet another year this 2019 “Hobiettivamente” fantastic for the multiplicity of events in which the 808 fleet of Pescara participated with its numerous associates. There is little to the end of this decade that saw in its first years the rebirth of the Pescara fleet created 30 years ago. (for its history: http://www.associazioneitalianahobiecat.it/flotta-808-pescara/). The activity […]

Thanks to everyone involved in the 22nd Hobie 16 World Championships

The 22nd Hobie 16 World Championships has concluded an what a great event. A huge thank you to the 504 athletes that attended. Also, well as their friends and family which came to support them and enjoy the Hobie hospitality. With two days lost in the sailing. One day due to no wind and one […]

2020 Hobie Multi Europeans postponed to 1-9 July 2021

The Hobie 2020 Multi Europeans will be from the 27th June to the 5th July. Hosting the event will be Club De Vela Ballena Alegre which is located at Costa Brava. With easy access from 3 major airports Costa Brava is an easy location for people to fly into as well as drive and catch […]

Third-Party Liability Insurance Update for the 22nd Hobie 16 Worlds

$300,000 Liability insurance and what does this mean? The official Notice of Race lists the following: [DP][NP] Competitor’s Insurance Each “person in charge” (see RRS46) shall have current third-party liability insurance with a minimum coverage, of not less, than $300,000 USD. Proof of this insurance must be presented at registration. What does this mean? Each […]

2020 Hobie 16 & 20 North American Championships [postponed to 2021]

It is with great sadness that the Association of North America announces the postponement of the Hobie 16 / Hobie 20 North American Championships to September of 2021. The class and the organizers agree that we could not put on our signature event with minimal social events. Much of Michigan City remains closed. So much […]

Summer season of cat racing begins on the Swan River in Perth

Multihull sailing in Perth will kick in to gear this weekend with the annual Cat Classic Regatta. Hosted by the Hobie Class Association of WA and Nedlands Yacht Club, the event brings the catamaran community together to open the summer season. Raced on yardstick, catamarans from all classes are welcome to attend, there will be […]

Steve Fields Managing Director of Hobie Asia Pacific takes on a new role at Hobie Cat

Recently, the following press release was issued by Hobie Cat regarding the exciting new position Steve Fields Managing Director of Hobie Asia Pacific will take. Steve will still remain on the IHCA Rules Committee with his expert knowledge of Hobie racing boats. To give a short run down on Steve’s achievements in Hobie sailing. Hobie […]

Clarification of the Hobie Cat 14/16 6:1 downhaul system

Date:            Middelfart, DENMARK, September 19, 2019 To:                Hobie Cat sailors, IHCA Council members and IHCA Regional Associations From:           IHCA Rules Committee Subject:     NOTICE – Hobie Cat 14/16 6:1 downhaul system  On given requests the Rules Committee hereby repeats/clarifies the rules related to the use of […]

2019 Hobie 16/20 North American Championships

Day 1 With the Hobie 16 and 20 sailors all attending the North American Championships at Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia – Canada it seems somebody forgot to order the wind. With no wind there was no racing for the day. Though the chief judge gave an informative rules lecture which was appreciated by all […]

Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships 2019

A flat, glassy calm sea with virtually no wind greeted the Hobie crews as they rigged their boats in sizzling 30 degree heat at the Gunsite beach on Saturday morning, ready for the first of six Championship races over two days, three scheduled for each day. A light south easterly breeze soon developed, allowing Race […]

Hobie Cat Wave Rule 6.10 change proposal

Date: Middelfart, DENMARK, August 15, 2019 To: Hobie Cat sailors, IHCA Council members and IHCA Regional Associations From: IHCA Rules Committee Subject: Hobie Cat Wave Rule 6.10 change proposal Dear all, Based on feedback and after consultations with representatives of the Hobie Cat Wave sailors the Rules Committee has decided to propose Hobie Cat Wave […]

Denmark wins Hobie World Cat in Westerland on Sylt ahead of Germany and Australia

Daniel and Nicolaj Björnholt Christensen win the Hobie World Cat 2019 in Westerland on Sylt ahead of German Jens Goritz and the Hobie World Cat winners 2017 from Australia Cam Owen and Susan Ghent. After nine years, Sylt has become World Cat the megapot of the Hobie catamarans. The unique surf in the western winds, […]

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