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.

Crossview Enterprises 2021 WA Hobie Cat State Championships

2021 Western Australia Hobie 16 State Championships

What a treat for the Hobie 16 teams who made the journey to Esperance for the Crossview Enterprises 2021 WA Hobie Cat State Championships. Located in the south east of the state of Western Australia Esperance is a unique holiday destination blessed with some of the most pristine waters, white sands and best beaches in […]

2021 Hobie Tiger South African Championships

Hobie Tigers South Africa Nationals 2021

After a sailing season of cancellations, it was encouraging to see a strong fleet of 20 boats compete in the 2021 Hobie Tiger Nationals held in Langebaan from 18-21 March. The old guard still ranked well in the results, although some strong competition from the younger sailors kept them on their toes. Duncan Ross gives […]

2021 -22 Australian Hobie Cat National Championships

The Hobie Class is returning to the scene of the 2014 Hobie 16 Worlds and 2010 Australian Nationals on the crystal clear waters of Jervis Bay. Vincentia Sailing Club are excited to have the Hobie family return to the club The Hobie 16 Open event will take place first, with the mixed fleet in the […]

Cam Owen interview

Below is an interview Mike Madge conducted  with Hobie 16 sailor Cam Owen from Australia in 2019. Congratulations on winning the recent Australian Nationals, the competition looked very tough , included Gavin Colby and Darren Smith. (Maybe here you could elaborate on the regatta and your keys to winning) Thanks for that, we are really […]

2021 Hobie MultiEuropeans

 The 2021 Hobie MultiEuropeans were conducted  15-26 September, Camping, Bungalow Resort and Spa, La Ballena, Alegre, Sant Pere Pescador (Catalonia – Spain), organized by the Club de Vela La Ballena Alegre in conjunction with the Royal Spanish Sailing Federation, in association with the European Hobie Class Association (EHCA), and Spanish Hobie Cat Association. To assist […]

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