David Brookes

Wayne Schafer, the passing of a Hobie Legend

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of one the original Hobie sailors, Wayne Schafer. It was in 1968 that he got into a Hobie 14 and then a Hobie 16 in 1971.Friends with Hobie for over 40 years, Wayne and Hobie tested the first ever Hobie Cat on the beach in front […]

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Royal Channel Islands Hobie updated sailing information

*THE FIRST two races in the Love Wine ‘Summer Breeze’ series will not take place this Sunday 31st May due to the continuing Government guidelines on 2 metre social distancing. Hopefully the series will commence on Sunday 14th June. *HOWEVER we intend to run some ad hoc racing off the beach this Sunday, depending on […]

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IHCA President May 2020

When will postponement come down? Currently COVID-19 has put sailboat regattas on hold around the world but many parts of the world are starting to reopen in phases. Financial uncertainty for individuals, sponsors and event hosts is a fact of life right now and many sailing events are being cancelled right now due to financial […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Event Organizers for the Protection of the Health of Athletes (updated 29th May)

World Sailing’s Medical Commission are in close communication with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Games Group and public health experts. They continue to monitor the development of this outbreak, advised countermeasures and make qualified decisions The Medical Commission have produced an extensive document titled, ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Event […]

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