The International Hobie Class Association (IHCA) and the European Hobie Class Association (EHCA) have signed and agreed with the Société des Régates Rochelaises in La Rochelle France to host the 2019 Hobie Mulitworlds and Europeans. Hobie14 and Dragoon World Championship with the Wild Cat and Tiger World Championships after meeting World Sailing Regulation 10.4 (b) […]
2018 Hobie 16 North American Championships, Navarre Beach, Florida Day 1 After a morning delay waiting for winds the first day of racing got underway in 5-7 knots of wind. Two races were completed for the day before the wind gave up. 67 teams from throughout North America are competing. Due to geographic limitations of […]
The Hobie Cat Company is proud to announce the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Hobie Cat, scheduled for October 27th, 2018 at Doheny State Beach, Dana Point California. Originating from a few simple drawings and an innovative eye, Hobie Alter and his band of likeminded friends developed the Hobie Cat 14 in 1968. The Hobie […]
The 2018 North American Hobie 16 Women and Youth championships at Huntington Lake California started in perfect sailing conditions. Four races in 10-15 knots of breeze had the Hobies flying around the lake. With 11 women teams and 12 in the youth fleets it is a highly competitive fleet. Huntington Lake produced perfect sailing conditions […]
July 4th 1968 Hobie Alter, R. Paul Allen, Sandy Banks and a group of surfers all meet at Wayne Schafer’s home. A rail line ran behind Wayne’s house with a large sign that read “POCHE.” Therefore, Wayne’s place became known as “Poche Beach.” Little did they know they were making history on this day. Six […]
The past 25, 26 and 27 of May of 2018, and for the third consecutive year, the Club Nautico San Gaspar del Lago, held the Third Hobie Cat 16 National Championship – 2018. In this third edition of the National Championship, the climate conditions played in favor of the event for all three days, making […]
33 Hobie 14’s lined up at the startline for the 50th anniversary Hobie 14 North American Championships. Hosted by Hobie Fleet 204, Oneida Shores County Park, Brewerton NY. In the 33 teams there are four women’s team, with two teams from South Africa. Day 1 Day started with fog and was delayed. Wind was very […]
The 2018 St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR) welcomes Hobie Waves to the regatta and builds on the success of a very popular Caribbean boat. The cycles of change continue and the results of the 2017 hurricane are showing in reduced participation in some local events and even the 45 year old STIR (ex Rolex) Regatta […]
The 3rd Mexican Hobie National Championships are from the 25-27 May Valle De Bravo. The Notice of Race can be downloaded here. There are lots more Hobie events in Mexico in 2018. Below are the main ones. Just click on the photos to see it in full size.
Somebody should protest! SPORTSMANSHIP AND THE RULES Competitors in the sport of sailing are governed by a body of rules that they are expected to follow and enforce. A fundamental principle of sportsmanship is that when competitors break a rule they will promptly take a penalty, which may be to retire.