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Hobie Wave Rule 6.10 – interpretation statement

The Rules Committee has received questions on the interpretation of Hobie Wave Rule 6.10: A line or shock cord line may through a single block be attached to the bridle and run to a cleat of any design on the front crossbar to adjust mast rake. The mechanical purchase shall not exceed 2:1. There can […]

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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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IHCA Class Rules updated

The IHCA Class Rules have been updated by the Rules Committee.  This was done after consulting the class members who agreed with the changes. The updated rule Book can be found at our web site

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A message from the HCA-NA Chairman

Hello all.. I hope 2019 is finding you well. I see some of you are freezing while some of us (FL) are sweating, LOL As you can imagine there is a lot going on in the hobie world! Specifically the H16 Worlds as registration has opened up for the opens, and the sailors who have […]

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Attentional all Hobie 16 Sailor’s

From the 1st March the IHCA is opening up the qualifying for all the sailors. Competitor’s entering must supply evidence of competing in a minimum of three Hobie Class events from 1st November 2017. This shall be verified from results and confirmation from the Regional Chairman of the IHCA in your region. You must also […]

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New Hobie Wave Class Rule 6.10 – revised proposal

Dear all, With reference to Proposal 3 (new Hobie Wave Class Rule 6.10) of the rule change package posted for comments mid-December 2018, the Rules Committee has received a number of relevant and constructive comments. Thank you very much to the sailors taking the time to use their right. Helpful and much appreciated. The comments […]

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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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