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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2015/16 Hobie Cat Australian Championships

Hobie World Champions to novices have all entered this year championship. Port Stephens is one of the family friendly locations for a holiday. With accommodation from tents to world-class accommodation to make all the Hobie sailor welcome. So mark the dates Salamander Bay – Port Stephens 29th Dec 15 – 3rd Jan 16, plan your accommodation […]

May 2015 – Why are the weather forecasts so bad!

Despite all the computer modeling and highly educated weather forecasters, why can they not tell us how much wind we will have? Even on the day of the regatta, they can’t get it right. At a recent event here in Maryland, the forecast was for absolutely no wind all weekend. Looking at the forecast Saturday […]

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