IHCA Rule Book, standard Notice of Race and Sailing instructions updated

The IHCA Rules Committee have been very busy. The Class Rules, IHCA standard Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions have been updated to conform to the new Racing Rules of Sailing. The IHCA Rules Committee wishes to draw to your attention two updated Racing Rules of Sailing that shall come into effect with the 2021-2024 […]

IHCA Class Rules Updated for 2021

The International Hobie Class Rules have been updated to align themselves with the updated 2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing. The Class Rules requirements remained unchanged. The IHCA Rules Committee wishes to draw to your attention two updated Racing Rules of Sailing that shall come into effect with the 2021-2024 RRS. 1st January 2021 RRS 50.1 […]

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 […]

IHCA Rules Committee has proposed 3 rules for comment

Dear all, With outset in sailor feed back and questions the Rules Committee has prepared a rule change package for comments. The package consists of the below three proposals. PROPOSAL 1 General Rule 9.1 Amend to read: “Hulls may be rubbed, waxed, sanded, or buffed or painted in the normal process of maintenance.” REASON Allow […]

Amendment to the Notice of Race 1 for the 22nd Hobie 16 World Championships.

Amendment to Notice of Race Number 1 Delete IHCA General Class Rule 13.3 (a) The IHCA Rules Committee have agreed to delete HCA General Rules 13.3 a) for the 22nd Hobie 16 World Championships ONLY. The boats shall be raced with all aluminium mast. After the event, HCC is looking to ship some boats to […]

50 years ago on July 4th the very first Hobie® races took place

July 4th 1968 Hobie Alter, R. Paul Allen, Sandy Banks and a group of surfers all meet at Wayne Schafer’s home. A rail line ran behind Wayne’s house with a large sign that read “POCHE.” Therefore, Wayne’s place became known as “Poche Beach.” Little did they know they were making history on this day. Six […]

2017 Hobie® MultiWorlds and Europeans dates and location announced

The IHCA is pleased to announce the 2017 Hobie® MultiWorlds and Europeans. We will be sailing at Zeilvereniging Noordwijk which is located on the most supreme spot on the 13 km long beach of Noordwijk, Netherlands,in front of the village centre next to the famous Grandhotel Huis ter Duin. Racing will start 20th July to […]

Executive Directors January 2016 Report

2016 for the Hobie® sailors looks to be another wonderful year. For the Hobie 16 sailors the pinnacle of sailing, a world championships has been announced. It was decided to give the sailors what they were asking for, a quality Hobie 16 World Championships. A 5 star resort, breakfast and lunch included, an enclosed safe […]

AN EARLY CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR HOBIE® SAILORS

Hobie Cat® Worldwide and the International Hobie Class Association are pleased to announce that the 21st Hobie 16 World Championships website is now live. The dates for the world championships are 29 May – 13 June, 2016 and for each series, dates and information can be found on the dedicated event website. You can enter […]

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