Change is sometimes a good thing.

A New Hobie Day

You have seen the announcement about Hobie Cat Company licensing out the sailboat side of the business, but many are wondering what does this really mean? Hobie Cat Company has not been sold and will continue to operate building kayaks and pedal boards. Hobie Cat Company has entered into a long-term licensing agreement with Start […]

Hobie 14 Wassenaar Cup 2022 The Netherlands

Gerard Loos

On 20-21 August, 20 Hobie 14s competed for the “Hobie 14 Wassenaar Cup” at the KZVW in the Netherlands. The wind conditions were perfect and varied between 8-15 knots. The results overall: Gerard Loos (NED) Thorin Zeilmaker (NED) Onno Schuitema (NED) Women’s team: Edith Henk (GER) Anna Smit (NED) Birgit von Hauseu (GER) We hope […]

New & Charter Boats Available for the 50th Australian Hobie Nationals

Hobies On The Beach

Calling all International Hobie Sailors to the 50th Australian Hobie Cat National Championships. The NSW Hobie Cat Association and the Vincentia Sailing Club, along with Hobie Asia Pacific have some very special news for you regarding the 50th Australian Hobie Cat Nationals. Like everyone else, we are utterly blown away at the scale this event […]

2022 Hobie Multi-Europeans Championship

Plakat Basis Facebook

EHCA is pleased to announce posting of the Notice of Race for the 2022 Hobie Multi-Europeans Championship. The championships will be held in Travemünde, Germany, 22-31July as part of the Travemünde Woche 2022. Notice of Race Registration Entries (select class in the dropdown window) Venue information (location, accommodation etc.) Please be aware that only for […]

Pescara, Italy hosts National Hobie Multiclass

Hobie Dragoon Pescara

Positive balance for the three days of regattas for the catamarans engaged in the National Hobie Multiclass which took place in Pescara under the expert organization of Mauro Di Feliciantonio and his ASD Svagamente within the official calendar of the Italian National Sailing Federation. Sunny days and a good east wind accompanied the more than […]

March 2022 President’s Blog

Wheel Bearing

Ski season is winding down and sailing season is coming. As some of you know, my winter thing is working as a ski patroller at our local hill. I really enjoy the emergency medical component of ski patrol and helping people who are having a bad day. This past weekend, I was home and it […]

Winter

Ihca Calendar

Winter was late but it finally arrived here in the US and for me, it’s ski season. The boat is tucked away in the garage. Our friends in Florida are hosting their popular winter Hobie sailing events as sailors from the north travel in search of warmer weather. Worlds date changes Many of you watched […]

IHCA Rules Committee invite you to vote on a class rule change

Trapeze Hook

Rule 50.1 (c) of the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), which govern our rules in racing, are as of 1 January 2023 requiring all trapeze harnesses to be of the quick release (QR) variety complying with ISO 10862. This is unless the class rules permit a trapeze harness that is not QR trapeze harnesses variety.It […]

Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open Final Day

Hobie Multieuropeans Hobie 16 Gold Fleet Final Day . 129

Hobie MultiEuropeans, Hobie 16 Open Final Day Five races on the final day of the Hobie 16 Open European championships were held at Camping La Ballena Alegre. This would give the championships 12 races overall and allow the competitors to discard their two worst races. With the wind arriving it also gave the sailors excellent […]

Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open Day 3

Hobie Multieuropeans Hobie 16 Gold Fleet Day 3. 1

Hobie MultiEuropeans, Hobie 16 Open Day 3 The Hobie MultiEuropeans Hobie 16 Open Day 3, unfortunately, the wind was very light and unstable in the morning. When a suitable sailing breeze arrived, so did the waves. This made a large shore break that made it dangerous to leave the beach. The organisers for safety reasons […]

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