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David Brookes

Third-Party Liability Insurance Update for the 22nd Hobie 16 Worlds

$300,000 Liability insurance and what does this mean? The official Notice of Race lists the following: [DP][NP] Competitor’s Insurance Each “person in charge” (see RRS46) shall have current third-party liability insurance with a minimum coverage, of not less, than $300,000 USD. Proof of this insurance must be presented at registration. What does this mean? Each […]

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Clarification of the Hobie Cat 14/16 6:1 downhaul system

Date:            Middelfart, DENMARK, September 19, 2019 To:                Hobie Cat sailors, IHCA Council members and IHCA Regional Associations From:           IHCA Rules Committee Subject:     NOTICE – Hobie Cat 14/16 6:1 downhaul system  On given requests the Rules Committee hereby repeats/clarifies the rules related to the use of […]

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Hobie® 16 Youth World Championships entry fee reduction

To incentivise more participants in the Hobie 16 Youth World event the entry fee to 22nd Hobie 16 Youth World Championships at Captiva Island Florida has been reduced from USD$590 to USD$400. Due to the generous support from Hobie Cat Company, for a limited time, the youth entry fee has been reduced until the 31st […]

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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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