The world may change but the Hobie fun will always be there

COVID-19 has put many countries into isolation this virus has caused the cancellation or postponement of many Hobie events. On the positive it has kept many sailors home to do the much need maintenance on their boats. Contacting many of the Hobie sailors around the world it is encouraging to see so many getting ready […]

Thanks to everyone involved in the 22nd Hobie 16 World Championships

The 22nd Hobie 16 World Championships has concluded an what a great event. A huge thank you to the 504 athletes that attended. Also, well as their friends and family which came to support them and enjoy the Hobie hospitality. With two days lost in the sailing. One day due to no wind and one […]

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 […]

Steve Fields Managing Director of Hobie Asia Pacific takes on a new role at Hobie Cat

Recently, the following press release was issued by Hobie Cat regarding the exciting new position Steve Fields Managing Director of Hobie Asia Pacific will take. Steve will still remain on the IHCA Rules Committee with his expert knowledge of Hobie racing boats. To give a short run down on Steve’s achievements in Hobie sailing. Hobie […]

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 […]

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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