Hobie Wave, Hobie 17, Hobie 18 and Hobie 20 class rule changes have been accepted.

Hobie Wave

Dear class members, We are pleased to announce the votes cast on the eight proposals published on 09-08-2023 have all been supported by a majority of 85% or more. A clear signal. Good comments were received as well. Based on this result and the comments the IHCA Rules Committee prepared and submitted a recommendation to…

Sometimes you have to do the drive!

Hobie 16 Na Championships 2023 Travel5

As a rule, we go to the Hobie 16 North American championships every year, regardless of where they are held. Other than 2022 (when we were in Spain for the worlds), we haven’t missed a North American Championships in a really long time. This year’s event was held in Alameda, CA, 2800 miles from where…

2023 Hobie 16 Open North American Championships Alameda, CA

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Day 1 Alameda, CA (August 22, 2023): 34 teams registered for the 2023 Hobie 16 North American Championships in Alameda, CA. Weather conditions improved from yesterday after Tropical Storm Hilary had winds of 30 knots on the race course. This meant all the practice racing had to be cancelled. Conditions changed rapidly for the first…

Comment period on various trampoline and Hobie Wave rules

Date: Middelfart, DENMARK, 10 August 2023 To: Hobie Class Members From: IHCA Rules Committee Subject: Comment period on various trampoline and Hobie Wave rules. Dear all, The relevance of changing the trampoline class rules for some of our classes has been discussed for a while. Discussions which have also included Starting Line Sailing (SLS), the…

Hobie H17/H18 North American Championship

Hobie H17/H18 North American Championship

Tuesday-Friday, August 1-5, 2023 Lake Quinault, WA Rain Forest Resort Village On the southeast shore of Washington State’s Lake Quinault, in the far southeast corner of the Olympic National Park, one of the quietest places on earth, a motley crew of sailors mingled Monday evening under and around the log cabana in the center of…

Hobie Mid-Winters East 2023

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The spring sailing season begins! The first regatta of the season was Midwinters East held at Ocean Springs Yacht Club in Ocean Springs, MS. This has been the first event of the season for me for the last few years and despite being a 1000-mile drive it’s a great start to the season. A great…

Starting Line Sailing new Hobie manufacturer site visit

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Believe Returning from a ski trip to New England, Carol and I took the opportunity to visit Starting Line Sailing’s manufacturing facility in Rhode Island, USA. Starting Line Sailing (SLS) is the parent company of West Coast Sailing, Zim Sailing, Dwyer Mast and Rigging and now Hobie Sailboats. Starting Line Sailing entered into a long-term…

Ready to start registration at the Hobie Multiworlds & Europeans 2023!!

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Notice of Race, registration form, and all the important information is available on the official website at these links: Notice of Race Online Entry Please remember the program foreseen for the event: July 11 Welcome on board July 12-15 Dragoon & Hobie Cat 16 Youth July 14-15 Hobie Cat Master & SPI Cup July 16-17…

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