The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) governs the sport of sailboat and sailboard racing. It is revised and published every four years by World Sailing. The current edition is The RRS 2017-2020. The RRS for 2021-24, which take effect on 1 January 2021. We shall publish the changes to the RRS when they become available.
Talking Hobies. A new webinar series by the International Hobie Class Association on all things related to Hobie Cat sailing. Episode 2 will continue the topic of fiberglass repair featured in episode 1. Mark Modderman is a fiberglass repair professional and will demonstrate gel coat application and finishing repairs.
Talking Hobies Episode 1; Boat repairs A new webinar series by the International Hobie Class Association on all things related to Hobie Cat sailing. Our first webinar speaker will be Mark Modderman. Mark is a professional at fiberglass repair. We will demonstrate some examples of repairs, and respond to questions. The webinar is free but […]
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of one the original Hobie sailors, Wayne Schafer. It was in 1968 that he got into a Hobie 14 and then a Hobie 16 in 1971.Friends with Hobie for over 40 years, Wayne and Hobie tested the first ever Hobie Cat on the beach in front […]
The Gowrie Group [insurers to US Sailing and Hobie Class] have a range of Covid-19 information and updates Below is an interactive site that will show which areas allows sailing and the government restrictions. Just click on the photo to go to the site with all the information. State-by-State Detailed Access Updates [updated 7th May […]
US Sailing through their Starboard Portal conducted an online video forum Agenda • Health and Safety in Sailing 2020 – Dr. Anne Allen, Chair of the US Sailing Medical Committee • Return to Play and Racing – Mark Townsend, International Race Officer/International Judge • Proactive Planning through Reactivity – Brad Read, Executive Director of Sail […]
World Sailing’s Medical Commission are in close communication with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Games Group and public health experts. They continue to monitor the development of this outbreak, advised countermeasures and make qualified decisions The Medical Commission have produced an extensive document titled, ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Event […]
The committee is working with Ocean Springs YC to bring back the Hobie Mini-Mega, October 19-25th. They are hopeful the world will be a bit more settled then. Included classes would be the Hobie Wave, 14, 17, 18, 16-Women, 16-Youth. The full details are being discussed , but expect the event to be similar to […]
2020 Hobie 14 North Americans Postponed 2020 Hobie Midwinters East Cancelled It is with great regret that we make this announcement regarding these two events, originally scheduled to be held in approximately two weeks’ time at Ocean Springs Yacht Club (OSYC). OSYC is one of the Hobie Class’ preferred venues, and their volunteers and staff […]
The 5th Mexican Hobie 16 National Championships will be held at the Club Náutico San Gaspar del Lago which is in Valle de Bravo, Estado de México. The dates of the competition are 24-26 April 2020. More information can be found at the Mexican Hobie Class web site www.hobiecat.org.mx Notice of Race Sailing Instructions