Pescara, Italy hosts National Hobie Multiclass

Hobie Dragoon Pescara

Positive balance for the three days of regattas for the catamarans engaged in the National Hobie Multiclass which took place in Pescara under the expert organization of Mauro Di Feliciantonio and his ASD Svagamente within the official calendar of the Italian National Sailing Federation. Sunny days and a good east wind accompanied the more than […]

50th Australian National Hobie Championships.

Hobie 14 Aus

The Story… Who would’ve thought that after 50 years in Australia, the Hobie Cat Class would be as thrilling, influential, and undoubtedly unique as it was all those years ago? We are pleased to announce the 50th Australian National Hobie Championships. Just about everyone! The Vincentia Sailing Club, in conjunction with the NSW Hobie Cat […]

March 2022 President’s Blog

Wheel Bearing

Ski season is winding down and sailing season is coming. As some of you know, my winter thing is working as a ski patroller at our local hill. I really enjoy the emergency medical component of ski patrol and helping people who are having a bad day. This past weekend, I was home and it […]

Winter

Ihca Calendar

Winter was late but it finally arrived here in the US and for me, it’s ski season. The boat is tucked away in the garage. Our friends in Florida are hosting their popular winter Hobie sailing events as sailors from the north travel in search of warmer weather. Worlds date changes Many of you watched […]

IHCA Rules Committee invite you to vote on a class rule change

Trapeze Hook

Rule 50.1 (c) of the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), which govern our rules in racing, are as of 1 January 2023 requiring all trapeze harnesses to be of the quick release (QR) variety complying with ISO 10862. This is unless the class rules permit a trapeze harness that is not QR trapeze harnesses variety.It […]

Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open Final Day

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Hobie MultiEuropeans, Hobie 16 Open Final Day Five races on the final day of the Hobie 16 Open European championships were held at Camping La Ballena Alegre. This would give the championships 12 races overall and allow the competitors to discard their two worst races. With the wind arriving it also gave the sailors excellent […]

Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open Day 3

Hobie Multieuropeans Hobie 16 Gold Fleet Day 3. 1

Hobie MultiEuropeans, Hobie 16 Open Day 3 The Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open Day 3, unfortunately, the wind was very light and unstable in the morning. When a suitable sailing breeze arrived, so did the waves. This made a large shore break that made it dangerous to leave the beach. The organisers for safety reasons […]

Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open Day 2

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Hobie MultiEuropeans, Hobie 16 Open Day 2 The Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open Day 2 had action and excitement on the racecourse. The wind was up to 20 knots on the racecourse which had the Hobie 16 sailors blasting around at full speed. With four races in these conditions, there were many tired sailors at […]

Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open series starts

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Hobie MultiEuropeans, Hobie 16 Open Series starts The Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open series started at 9 AM at the Camping La Ballena Alegre. The first order of the day was to collect the new customised Hobie 16 sails supplied by Hobie Cat Europe. The sails and battens are all new and the colour of […]

Hobie MultiEuropeans Series 2, Hobie 16 Qualifying Day 2

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Hobie MultiEuropeans Series 2, the final day for the Hobie 16 Qualifying at the Camping La Ballena Alegre The second and final day of the Hobie 16 Qualifying has been held in a breeze gusting up to 20 knots. This kept some of the sailors on the limit, with a couple deciding to capsize. There […]

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