Tanzacat 2018 will be held off the coast of Dar es Salaam Tanzania from 28 September to 6 October, hosted by the Dar es Salaam Yacht Club. This popular Bay Racing & Zanzibar Raid event will consist of four days of bay racing around the cans in and around Msasani Bay between mainland Tanzania and […]
The 2018 Hobie 18//20 North American Championships has been announced. The location is Huntington Lake, California. Registration will be from 6th and 7th August with racing starting on the 8th August continuing to the 10th August. There are a limited number of charter boats available. Accommodation Camping, cabins, hotels, and condos are available for this […]
In 2018, the French Hobie Class Association (AFHC) puts in place a National Challenge dedicated to Hobie Cat 14, Hobie Cat 16 and Wild Cat. 11 host clubs get involved in the Challenge, both on the Atlantic and Mediterranean seafronts. 12 competitions are proposed to teams. Among these championships, the Hobie Cat National Cup (organized […]
After the comment period and vote by the IHCA Council the following rule changes have been approved.
The Hobie Association of North American have announced the Hobie 16 North American Championship 2018 will be sailed at Navarre Beach, Florida. Held the week of Sept 9-14, 2018 directly following Juana’s Good Time Regatta at the same location. This event will coincide with the 20th Anniversary of the passing of Carleton Tucker and will be […]
This world-class bronze statue commemorating a life-sized Hobie Alter sailing his Hobie 14 catamaran in the waves of Dana Point. The base will commemorate all of Hobie’s historical contributions to the world’s surfing and sailing culture and industries. A gofundme.com page just went up today for the Hobie Memorial.
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.
2017, a new year and changes within the IHCA Rules Committee. The IHCA long standing Rules Committee Chairman for over 15 years, Erik Olsen (Denmark) has decided it was time to retire. Erik has spent over 15 years as the chairman of the IHCA Rules Committee. Erik has been a tireless worker to ensure the […]
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 […]