Teaming up with the AC Endeavour Program, Hobie brought youth sailors, from around the world to the America’s Cup for the adventure of a lifetime. Hailing from eight different countries and ranging from 9 years old to 14 years old, these kids were hand selected to represent their hometowns and compete in the Hobie Junior […]
The Hobie Tiger South African Championships 2017 concluded after 4 days of intense sailing on the beautiful waters of Langebaan Lagoon. Know by many Hobie sailors around the world for past world events such as the Hobie 16 Worlds in 1991 and the Tiger Worlds in 2008.
2017 Fiji Hobie Challenge & Oceania will start and finish at Mana Island. Mana Island is 32km West of Nadi and is situated on a 300 acre lush tropical paradise, amongst white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Mana and Island X are top notch, Island X is 5 star.
At the European Hobie Class Association AGM, retiring International Hobie Class Association Rules Chairman Erik Olsen was presented an award for his years of service to the Hobie class. Erik has been the chairman of the IHCA Rules Committee for over 15 years. Last year the IHCA Council awarded Erik Life Membership of the IHCA.
The IHCA Rules Committee has published a comment period to change the Hobie 18 rudder rule. An issue with the Hobie Cat 18 rudders has been raised with Rules Committee for clarification. Addressing this, we hereby distribute our proposal for comments according to the provisions of General Class Rule 24 and the policy of IHCA. […]
Before we all get down to business of racing, we’re having a small welcome cocktails and social on the evening of February 10, 2017 (Friday) for participants and guests arriving before the start of the race. Itinerary* • February 11, 2017, Saturday (DAY 1) – Assembly for transport to Start of Race – Social, Scrutineering […]
11-13 November the French Hobie Cat 16 Classic Championship took place on the Lake of Carcans-Maubuisson (Gironde). Thirty-eight boats were registered and high-level competitors were present. The Cercle de la Voile de Bordeaux Carcans-Maubuisson hosted the event with professionalism and conviviality, either ashore or during races.
The Hobie Asian Classic opened with Registration and weigh-in being conducted on Thursday evening in a Bar. No ordinary Bar as this on was located half way up the Central Escalator. For those not aware of this amazing escalator, it runs from the “Central” area of Hong Kong up the mountain and past the mid […]
Series 3 (Hobie® 16 Gold and Silver Fleets, Wild Cat and Tiger) Day 1 The first day of the Hobie® Multi Europeans Hobie 16 Gold and Silver Fleet ,Wild Cat and Tiger . Unfortunately got off to a slow start due to not enough breeze for the sailors. This didn’t stop the sailors from enjoying […]
After the comment period the IHCA Rules Committee have reviewed the comments and had the updated Class Rules approved by the IHCA Council and World Sailing. The following rues have been approved