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IHCA Class Rules updated

The IHCA Class Rules have been updated by the Rules Committee.  This was done after consulting the class members who agreed with the changes. The updated rule Book can be found at our web site

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2019-20 Australian Hobie Championships

The Australian Hobie Nationals are heading back to Western Australia. There has been a WA team on the podium in the Hobie 16 Nationals every year for the last 10 years, with a strong presence backing them up through the entire fleet. Jervoise Bay is a favourite playground for Hobies in The West, so make […]

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Attentional all Hobie 16 Sailor’s

From the 1st March the IHCA is opening up the qualifying for all the sailors. Competitor’s entering must supply evidence of competing in a minimum of three Hobie Class events from 1st November 2017. This shall be verified from results and confirmation from the Regional Chairman of the IHCA in your region. You must also […]

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Proposed Rule Changes

Dear all, The Rules Committee has the last couple of months worked on several issues and proposals. This work has materialized in a rule change package consisting of six proposals. These proposals are hereby distributed for comments according to the provisions of General Class Rule 24 and the policy of IHCA. Changes to the current […]

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2019 Hobie® MultiWorlds and Europeans

The International Hobie Class Association (IHCA) and the European Hobie Class Association (EHCA) have signed and agreed with the Société des Régates Rochelaises in La Rochelle France to host the 2019 Hobie Mulitworlds and Europeans. Hobie14 and Dragoon World Championship with the Wild Cat and Tiger World Championships after meeting World Sailing Regulation 10.4 (b) […]

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Presidents January Blog 2018

Somebody should protest! SPORTSMANSHIP AND THE RULES Competitors in the sport of sailing are governed by a body of rules that they are expected to follow and enforce. A fundamental principle of sportsmanship is that when competitors break a rule they will promptly take a penalty, which may be to retire.

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