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 10-14, 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 […]
Day 1 of the warm up The 2016 Hobie 16 & Hobie 18 North American Championships warm up regatta (aka the Pinata Regatta). Three races today in about 5 knots of wind. There were a few wind shifts and those who correctly called the shifts did well. No pressure increase with the shifts just direction […]
Who are the teams to watch? With the first race scheduled for the 10th October here are two teams from the Hobie® 16 & 18 fleet to watch. Who will you be following? Hobie® 16 Francisco Figueroa/Jolliam Berrios I started sailing Hobies when I was 14 on an 18′ but quickly changed to the 16. In […]
After the comment period the IHCA Rules Committee have reviewed the comments and had the updated Class Rules approved by the IHCA Council and World Sailing. The following rues have been approved
The America’s Cup youth education and sailing program, called America’s Cup Endeavour, is branching out to New York and Chicago over the coming months. AC Endeavour has been operating in Bermuda, the host venue for the 2017 America’s Cup, since last year.
Hobie Cat Worldwide in conjunction with the International Hobie Class Association would like to advise all their sailors of the future World Championships schedule. 2016 Hobie 16 Worlds – China, 2017 Hobie 16 Europeans / Hobie 14 Worlds & Hobie Wild Cat Worlds – Europe 2018 Hobie 16 Worlds – Europe 2019 Hobie 14 Worlds […]
Hobie Cat® Worldwide and the International Hobie Class Association are pleased to announce that the 21st Hobie 16 World Championships will take place in 2016, at the idyllic location of Dapeng, Longgang, which is set among the scenic mountains of the Dapeng District of Shenzhen in southern China.