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50th Anniversary Hobie Cat 16 European Championship

Attention all Hobie enthusiasts! In just two months, you have the unique opportunity to witness [...]

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Events International Hobie Class News

2024 China Weihai Hobie Open Regatta and Hobie 16 Asian Championship

The picturesque coastal city of Weihai gears up to host the prestigious 2024 China Weihai [...]

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48th Vele di Pasqua with 12 Hobie Cat 14

And again, Cesenatico hosted the Vele di Pasqua Regatta for the 48th time. If two [...]

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Twist Toggle REMINDER – update

Responses and questions to our original post published March 23, 2024, revealed some uncertainty on [...]

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Wildwind Mauritius

What are Joe and Simon up to this summer? I caught up with Wildwind founder [...]

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International Hobie Class News

Twist Toggle REMINDER

General Hobie Class Rule 15.2 says: Shrouds and forestays shall connect to the HOBIE CAT [...]

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Hobie 18 class rule changes have been accepted.

Dear class members, The process started last year and is related to the six proposed [...]

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Membership matters

The class reviews our finances and membership at the end of each year. Membership is [...]

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Hobie 18 Rule Change questionnaire – round 2 result

Dear class members, Following our first round of the Hobie 18 Rule Change questionnaire posted [...]

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From the International Hobie Class Association

President's Report

Winter is over and the sailing season begins

It’s over! Winter, that is. Climate change continues, and winter in my part of the world has come to an early and abrupt end. As I like to ski, this is always traumatic, but I was able to get on one last ski trip with my daughter. My other winter [...]

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Executive Director's Report

23rd Hobie 16 Worlds conclude

Another Hobie 16 World Championships conclude and what a world championship it was. Club de Vela La Ballena Alegre was the perfect host for the Hobie sailing. Not only was everyone accommodated in the resort it gave the sailors the opportunity to meet and mingle all the time. There were [...]

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