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
The IHCA is pleased to announce the 2017 Hobie® MultiWorlds and Europeans. We will be sailing at Zeilvereniging Noordwijk which is located on the most supreme spot on the 13 km long beach of Noordwijk, Netherlands,in front of the village centre next to the famous Grandhotel Huis ter Duin. Racing will start 20th July to […]
21st Hobie ®16 A field of the world’s best Hobie Cat® sailors battled it out on Dapeng Bay in China, on the first day of competition in the two day finals series, at the 2016 Hobie® 16 World Championship.
Day 1 Day one of the 2016 Hobie ®16 World Championship semi finals kicked off this morning in a solid, square breeze on the waters of Dapeng Bay in South Eastern China.