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.
The organisers have now moved the 2017 North American Hobie Mini Mega to Sandy Hook Bay Catamaran Club in New Jersey. The home of Hobie Fleet 250. The dates remain the same August 2 – 12, 2017, 2017 Hobie ®Mini-Mega North American Championships to consist of Hobie Waves, Hobie 14, Hobie 16 Youth, Hobie Women, […]
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.
As the outcome of the comment period revealed possible loop-holes, the IHCA Rules Committee has decided to withdraw the rule proposal dated and posted January 10, 2017.
The IHCA Rules Committee would like to ask for comments on a proposed rules change. An issue about the length of the Hobie Cat Dragoon spinnaker pole bridle wires has been raised with Rules Committee for clarification. Addressing this matter, we have prepared below proposal. It has been endorsed by World Sailing and is hereby […]
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 […]
The International Sailing Regatta ” Sail the Gulf 2017″ from 31st January – 4th February in Doha, Qatar. As it is the 25th anniversary of this international regatta so don’t hesitate to take part in it and celebrate with us. Many activities will take place. Since it is the 25th anniversary there will be NO […]
With the nationals held for the first time ever on inland waterways in South Africa it did all that it was asked to do providing strong winds, light winds, opportunities for sailors who don’t normally come to national Championships to participate in a nationals, participation by lots of junior and up-and-coming sailors and even plenty […]
Over the years there has been discussion about the inclusion/exclusion of Catamarans in Olympics, Youth World Championships, Regional Games and in this case the Asian Games.