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.
The 2018 Hobie 18//20 North American Championships has been announced. The location is Huntington Lake, California. Registration will be from 6th and 7th August with racing starting on the 8th August continuing to the 10th August. There are a limited number of charter boats available. Accommodation Camping, cabins, hotels, and condos are available for this […]
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 […]
Day 1 Competitors were greeted with breezy conditions, warm temperatures and sun as they rigged their boats for day one of the Hobie 16 and Hobie 20 North American Championships but it was “not to be”. Shortly after racing started the breeze moderated resulting in a shifty up and down condition with large shifts and […]
Last year was the 40th anniversary of the Fleet 204’s Madcatter regatta. The fleet pulled out all the stops, promoted the event heavily and over 100 Hobie Cat’s showed up making it by far the biggest Hobie regatta in North America.
The fleet of 16 Hobie 17 catamarans completed their fourth and final set of races on Sunday at the 2017 U.S. Multihull Championship, hosted by Ocean Springs Yacht Club on Biloxi Bay. Phil Collins (Piedmont, Okla.) bolstered his Hobie 17 racing resume with another win in the class.
The Hobie Association of North American have announced the Hobie 16 North American Championship 2018 will be sailed at Navarre Beach, Florida. Held the week of Sept 9-14, 2018 directly following Juana’s Good Time Regatta at the same location. This event will coincide with the 20th Anniversary of the passing of Carleton Tucker and will be […]
Valle de Bravo, Estado de México, which is a beautiful lake just two hour drive from Mexico City. You can get to Valle de Bravo, Estado de México by two options a) Fly to México City, and then get a bus directly to Valle de Bravo b) Fly to Toluca, and get a bus directly […]