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2020 Wanning Hobie 16 Round Island Challenge

”2020 Wanning Hobie 16 Round Island Challenge“ was hosted by the People’s Government of Wanning City, Tourism Culture and Sports Bureau of Wanning City, Hainan China Source Shimei Bay Tourism Development Co., Ltd., and co organized by Hainan Huanqiu Tuohai Culture and Sports Co., Ltd. Wanning is a city in the southeast of Hainan Province, […]

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Italian Hobie 16 Spi and Dragoon in Pescara

The Hobie Cat 16 Spi and Hobie Dragoon Class Double National Championships concluded in Pescara. In the beautiful scenery of the Coast of Pescara at the Sailing Circle, the 2020 Italian Hobie Cat Championships was held, which saw on the same body of water regatta 55 boats in the two youth categories, Hobie Dragoon and Hobie […]

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Hobie 14 Wassenaar Cup was great again.

Despite that foreign sailors could not attend due to covid 19 restrictions, on Saturday 10 enthusiastic Hobie sailors were ready for the start. The weather conditions were rough with 16-25 knots northwest with a very high surf. Our best sailors and the lifeboat flipped over in the surf. We decided with pain in our hearts […]

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Clarifying note on the use of mast floats/bobs

The Rules Committee has recently received a question about the rules related to the use of mast floats/bobs. As the matter is not equally clear spelled out for all classes, the Rules Committee would like to state the following:   For the Hobie Wave class a mast float is mandatory i.a.w. the Wave Class Rules. […]

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2020 Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships

The Hobie Class Assn of North America, Ocean Springs Yacht Club, Ocean Springs Sailing Squadron & Hobie Fleet 70 are excited to present Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships. From October 18-25 2020 we shall have the Hobie 14, Hobie Wave, Hobie 17,18 16 Women and 16 Youth, racing at Ocean Springs Yacht Club, Mississippi. Sail […]

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Talking Hobies – boat maintenance

In this episode of Talking Hobies will featured boat maintenance and general repairs. Guest speaker was Rob Jerry Hobie dealer from Syracuse, NY. In this episode we explained that maintenance and general repairs are not as complex as some people may think. Doing preventative maintenance can also save you a lot of money in the […]

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