IHCA President June 2024 Blog “Call your Dealer”

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Hobie Dealers – purchasing parts and boats. Lately, there have been lots of questions and confusion about what is available and where you should go to purchase parts and accessories. Granted, we are in a transitional time as Hobie Cat Company restarts production, but everything is coming. The message from Hobie Cat Co. is to […]

Wildwind IHCA sponsorship update

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Simon Morgan here, founder of Wildwind, as any many of you will know already, an avid Hobie 16 racer, who will once again be participating in the European championships in Garda in July. We have just come to the end of Wildwind’ s 18 month commitment to sponsor and support the IHCA through a rather […]

Weihai Hobie Open Regatta & Hobie 16 Asian Championship

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From June 15 to 17, 2024, the China Weihai HOBIE Open Regatta and HOBIE 16 Asian Championship were held at Weihai International Sea Water Bathing Beach. 33 fleets from Thailand, Beijing, Shanghai, Hainan, Hong Kong, and 16 other provinces, municipalities, and regions gathered in Weihai to compete for the laurels of this international sailing event. […]

Hobie, fleets 340 Costa Pontina – Astura Bay, 383 Terracina and 808 Pescara long distance 2-day race

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THE ROUTE DE L’ODYSSE’E, “THE” Sailing Raid HOBIEctively fantastic with 32 boats The Raid from the point of view of the Commodore of the 808 Fleet of Pescara SATURDAY 8, AND SUNDAY 9 JUNE 2024 Dear Hobie sailors, I begin this article by taking inspiration from what I wrote to my Hobie Fleet 808’s associates […]

Hobie North Adriatic Cup (Nation Regatta for Italian and Austrian Championship)

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The second edition of the Hobie North Adriatic Cup ended on June 2nd. Despite the uncertain and, at times, unfavourable weather, five races were held, which confirmed the event’s validity as a national regatta for Italy and as a national championship for Austria. The Italian crew of Gini-Orsolini won the event, second place went to […]

Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships – Saturday 29Th & Sunday 30Th June.

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Entries are open for the 33rd Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships, which will be held at the end of June in the beautiful sailing arena of St Aubins Bay, Jersey. The Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club hosts the event, which is sponsored by Savills Estate Agents for the sixth year running. Registration, weigh-in, and a […]

Change to Hobie Cat 20 mainsheet ruling has been accepted.

Dear class members, We have received a proposal from Hobie Class Association North America (HCANA) suggesting changing the maximum mainsheet purchase advantage in HC 20 rule 7.4. The proposal aims to increase the advantage from 7:1 to 10:1. The proposal has been reviewed and considered by the Rules Committee. It is a simple, non-controversial change. […]

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