2018 South African Hobie 16 Championships

Well done to Blaine and Roxanne Dodds who claimed another South African Hobie 16 Championships. It was tough racing for the father and daughter combination who were pushed to the limit. Paul Lagesse and Tyran Keford held the lead until the last day of racing.  Former Hobie 16 World Champion Shaun Ferry and Lauren Pearce […]

Hobie Tiger SA National Championships and Xtreme Racing Series 2018

This event is an annual event and a highly sought after fixture on the South African Hobie calendar. Tiger sailors love sailing in Langebaan as it offers the very best conditions for these feisty catamarans and many Tiger owners keep their boats locally so as to be able to sail here year round. Others are […]

North American Hobie® Cat 14 Championship 2018

50th Anniversary Hobie 14 North American Championships 2018 Syracuse – NY **** Another great event by the Fleet 204 *** For your calendar, here are the dates: May 16-18 The event would be run just before the famous Madcatter (May 19-20). This is your chance the have an early jump into the sailing season and […]

Nicholas Lynch Real Estate 2017 Australian Hobie® Cat Nationals

The Nicholas Lynch Real Estate 2017 Australian Hobie® Cat Nationals briefing the night before the championships was well attended. Sailors from all around the world caught up. With an entry list of Hobie 16’s 43 Hobie 18’s 7 Hobie Tigers 5 Wild Cat 6 It was a very competitive fleet with former Hobie World Champions, […]

2017 Hobie Asian Championships opened with a bang!

With 33 teams from 9 countries and 3 continents this was the largest Hobie Asian Championships in years. The Thursday night competitors meeting also gave the competitors a short rules discussion by the chairman of the jury, Nino Shmueli IJ, IRO and John Gu IJ. This was greatly appreciated by the sailors. The Opening ceremony […]

2018 Hobie® Multi European Championships web site is now live

Hornbæk is a seaside resort town on the north coast of the Danish island of Sjælland, facing the Øresund which separates Denmark from Sweden. Hornbæk is 50km North of Copenhagen, Denmark The 2018 Hobie® Multi European Championships dates 20-28th July 2018 You can book your accommodation now. The web site has lots of options from camping, […]

2017 Hobie® 16 Asian Championship Dec 7 to Dec 10

Venue  This year Hobie 16 Asian Championship will be sailed at Long Qi Bay, Dapeng, Shenzhen P.R.China, where 21st Hobie16 Worlds were held. This will be in the Northerly Monsoon season, which is normally dry and good sailing conditions with steady consistant breeze. Official Hotel Harmona and Tiandi (where many of the competitors for the Hobie […]

2017 North American Hobie Mini Mega

2017 Hobie ®Mini-Mega North American Championships to consist of Hobie 14 and Hobie 16 Women Day 1  FROM THE SIGNAL BOAT What a beautiful day it was today. The day started early with sunshine and temps in the low 70’s for our RC Team debrief and Competitors meetings. Our personal weather forecast from JC of […]

Hobie Wild Cat World Championships, Hobie 16 European Open and Tiger Cup

It is a perfect summers day in Noordwijk for the Hobie Wild Cat World Championships, Hobie 16 Open Europeans and Tiger International Cup. The sun is out, blue sky and 8-10 knots. The Gold Fleets sails stand out on the water adding more colour to the day. Two courses are used ,Wild Cat, Tiger and […]

Hobie 16 European Qualifying

Hobie 16 European qualifiers 70 boats racing. The day after the grand award ceremonies for the Hobie 14 and Dragoon World Championships and Hobie 16 Master, Grand Masters, Youth spi, and spi European Championships . What a party it was. For sure we inspired the Formula 1 on how to celebrate with the amount of […]

Hobie® 14 and Dragoon World Championships with many European Hobie 16 European Divisions.

Day 1 of the Hobie 14 and Hobie Dragoon World Championships with the Hobie 16 Spi Youth Europeans at Noordwijk, Netherlands, the sailors were greeted with grey skies and light winds. Though the weather forecast was to change during the day and it did. It turned out to be a lovely summers day with three […]

Hobie Waves make a splash in Bermuda!

Teaming up with the AC Endeavour Program, Hobie brought youth sailors, from around the world to the America’s Cup for the adventure of a lifetime. Hailing from eight different countries and ranging from 9 years old to 14 years old, these kids were hand selected to represent their hometowns and compete in the Hobie Junior […]

The Hobie® Tiger South African Championships 2017

The Hobie Tiger South African Championships 2017 concluded after 4 days of intense sailing on the beautiful waters of Langebaan Lagoon. Know by many Hobie sailors around the world for past world events such as the Hobie 16 Worlds in 1991 and the Tiger Worlds in 2008.

2017 Fiji Hobie® Challenge and Oceania.

2017 Fiji Hobie Challenge & Oceania will start and finish at Mana Island. Mana Island is 32km West of Nadi and is situated on a 300 acre lush tropical paradise, amongst white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Mana and Island X are top notch, Island X is 5 star.

Erik Olsen presented an award for his work within the Hobie Class

At the European Hobie Class Association AGM, retiring International Hobie Class Association Rules Chairman Erik Olsen was presented an award for his years of service to the Hobie class. Erik has been the chairman of the IHCA Rules Committee for over 15 years. Last year the IHCA Council awarded Erik Life Membership of the IHCA.

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