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 […]

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 […]

7 Months and counting till till 22nd Hobie 16 Worlds

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 […]

Youth grant to North American Youth sailor’s to the Hobie 16 World Championships

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 […]

2019 shapes up to be a very busy year for the Hobie sailors.

The 2019 MultiWorlds at La Rochelle that will incorporate the Hobie 14 and Dragoon World Championships. If we meet the World Sailing Regulation the Tiger and Wild Cat will also become a World Championships. Though if they don’t, they will be racing for them. Add the European Hobie 16 Championships and La Rochelle is really […]

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 […]

2019 Hobie® MultiWorlds and Europeans

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) […]

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