Membership matters

Membership

The class reviews our finances and membership at the end of each year. Membership is our primary source of income, and it’s only through your support that the class can function at all. It’s interesting to understand where our members are located worldwide, and below is a breakdown of our 2023 membership by region and […]

51st Australian Hobie Championships Series 1 (Hobie 16&18)

Hobie Aus Nat Day 1 Series 1

2023 ended with another fun Hobie regatta, the 51st Australian Hobie Championships Series 1. The first series was the Hobie 16 Open and Hobie 18. The racing attracted some of the best sailors from the Australia and Pacific Islands. With two top podium winners at the last Hobie 16 World Championships and the local hotshots, […]

WildWind Sailing Holidays and Joyrider TV wish you a Merry Christmas

Wildwind Joyridertv Christmas

On behalf of the entire Wildwind team, Joe wishes you a very Merry Christmas and all the best for 2024! Can’t think of an excellent New Year’s resolution? This one’s easy! Subscribe to Joe’s JoyRider TV YouTube channel and, while you’re at it, subscribe to the Wildwind YouTube channel as well! Do it right now, […]

HOBIE CAT SAILING RETURNS TO THE HOBIE FAMILY

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Hobie Cat Company I| and Starting Line Sailing have jointly decided to conclude their licensing agreement, marking a momentous occasion as Hobie Cat Sailing rejoins Hobie. Hobie expresses its sincere appreciation to the SLS family of companies for their recent stewardship of Hobie Sailboats. Leading the way in this thrilling resurgence is Steve Fields, the […]

UPDATED CLASS RULES

Dear class members, As announced in September the implementation of the changes to the trampoline rules for the Hobie Wave, Hobie 17, Hobie 18, and Hobie 20 depended on a World Sailing (WS) approval of the change to General Class Rule 16.5. A change is the prerequisite for the other rule updates. Click here for […]

2024 Hobie Multi-Europeans

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Dear Hobie sailors, The EHCA and Univela Campione del Garda are delighted to announce the dates for the 2024 Hobie Multi-Europeans. The event will be held from the 16th to the 26th of July with the following race agenda: Hobie Dragoon: 17th-20th July Hobie 14: 17th-20th July Hobie Cat 16 Youth: 17th-20th July Hobie Cat […]

Sometimes you have to do the drive!

Hobie 16 Na Championships 2023 Travel5

As a rule, we go to the Hobie 16 North American championships every year, regardless of where they are held. Other than 2022 (when we were in Spain for the worlds), we haven’t missed a North American Championships in a really long time. This year’s event was held in Alameda, CA, 2800 miles from where […]

British Hobie 16 Nationals, Sponsored by WildWind– Poole Yacht Club

2023 British Hobie Championships

Twenty-two teams lined up for the British Hobie 16 Nationals, sponsored by WildWind, over three days at Poole Yacht Club. With an increasing international flavour present from South Africa, Greece and the Channel Islands the teams eagerly awaited the flat and fast conditions normally offered on the harbour. Day one saw the fleet depart the […]

Hobie 14 Wassenaar Cup 2023 The Netherlands

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On 19-20 August, 18 Hobie 14s competed for the “Hobie 14 Wassenaar Cup” at the KZVW in the Netherlands. This year was the 5th year in a row for the Wassenaar Cup with sailors from various countries. Conditions were perfect from light weather to high waves with winds of over 20 knots. Something for everyone. […]

Pescara Raid 2023 hosted by Hobie Fleet 808

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On a weekend of this very hot July, the usual raid of the 808 Fleet of Pescara took place, now in its eighth edition. The raid is an event eagerly awaited by the 808 Hobie caters as it brings together not only the crews who are passionate about regattas but also those who experience the […]

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