With less than 7 months to the start of the 22nd Hobie 16 World Championships at Captiva Island, Florida we have started to attract some famous names from the past and stars of the future. This month we look at the Great Grand Masters, as we have Steve Leo USA and John Dinsdale FRA. Steve […]
The Hobie Class Association of North America (HCANA) has an initiative to attract to more youth from their region to attend the 22nd Hobie 16 Youth World Championships. They have $10,000 allocated for a maximum of 10 youth sailors to receive a maximum of $1,000 to attend the Hobie 16 Youth Worlds. It is hoped […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]
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.
The Notice of Race for the Hobie® 2017 Multiworlds and Europeans is now available for download at http://www.hobieworlds.com Then head to ‘Event’ and ‘Notice Board’ and you can read or download the Notice of Race.
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