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09/03/2017

Hobie® 16 North American Championship 2018 early announcement

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 referred to as the Carleton Tucker Hobie 16 North American Championships. This event is being hosted by Hobie Division 15 with Hobie Fleet 35 and 178.

Navarre Beach Florida is located in the panhandle of Florida, 30 minutes east of Pensacola Beach and just south of I-10. There are many hotel, condo, house and apartment options for awesome accommodations, all located within a few minutes of the regatta site.

The weather in Navarre Beach is expected to be in the low 80s, moderate winds from the North (30% of the time) with humidity to be moderate (below 70%) and pleasant all the way around.

Accommodation deals

Best Western Navarre Waterfront has a block of rooms – 3/4 mile from site (across the causeway)
8697 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL 32566
(850) 939-9400

Santa Rosa RV Resort – 1/2 mile from site (across the causeway)
8315 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL 32566
(850) 936-4791

Summerwind Resort Condo Rental – the organisers are working on having discounts for the sailors – across the street from site
8577 Gulf Blvd, Navarre, FL 32566
(850) 936-1312

For those travelling to and from the causeway, it is bicycle friendly . Click on the address to show you the accommodation on Google Maps.