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Hobie Fleet 808 activity report Pescara

Yet another year this 2019 “Hobiettivamente” fantastic for the multiplicity of events in which the 808 fleet of Pescara participated with its numerous associates. There is little to the end of this decade that saw in its first years the rebirth of the Pescara fleet created 30 years ago. (for its history: http://www.associazioneitalianahobiecat.it/flotta-808-pescara/). The activity […]

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IHCA Class Rule Penalty Policy

At the recent IHCA AGM the IHCA Rules Committee presented a document to assist juries in awarding penalties for Class Rules Violations. The IHCA Council agreed to the IHCA Class Rule Penalty Policy. The application of the of the policy is optional or you may continue to use the current wording which would be a […]

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Third-Party Liability Insurance Update for the 22nd Hobie 16 Worlds

$300,000 Liability insurance and what does this mean? The official Notice of Race lists the following: [DP][NP] Competitor’s Insurance Each “person in charge” (see RRS46) shall have current third-party liability insurance with a minimum coverage, of not less, than $300,000 USD. Proof of this insurance must be presented at registration. What does this mean? Each […]

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Summer season of cat racing begins on the Swan River in Perth

Multihull sailing in Perth will kick in to gear this weekend with the annual Cat Classic Regatta. Hosted by the Hobie Class Association of WA and Nedlands Yacht Club, the event brings the catamaran community together to open the summer season. Raced on yardstick, catamarans from all classes are welcome to attend, there will be […]

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RCIYC Hobie Fleets Love Wine ‘Summer Breeze’ Series

The Royal Channel Island Yacht Club  Hobie Fleets Love Wine ‘Summer Breeze’ series came to a close recently. The last two races were held in somewhat lively sailing conditions, with the wind gusting to 26kts at times, the two crew Hobie teams experienced exhilarating but fast and challenging sailing as they raced in St Aubin’s […]

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Clarification of the Hobie Cat 14/16 6:1 downhaul system

Date:            Middelfart, DENMARK, September 19, 2019 To:                Hobie Cat sailors, IHCA Council members and IHCA Regional Associations From:           IHCA Rules Committee Subject:     NOTICE – Hobie Cat 14/16 6:1 downhaul system  On given requests the Rules Committee hereby repeats/clarifies the rules related to the use of […]

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