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…

2021 HOBIE 18 & 20 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Hobie 20

The Hobie 18 & 20 North American Championships will be hosted by the Windycrest Sailing Club & Tulsa Hobie Fleet 25 at Keystone Lake, Oklahoma. Registration: On-Site: MON: 8:00 AM 11:00 AM Races: Mon: Competitors Meeting 11:00 AM First Start 12:00 PM Meals: Thursday Night Dinner Coffee and Rolls each morning Other Meals TBD Facilities:…

Hobie MultiEuropeans Series 1 Day 4 2021

Hobie Multieuropeans H14 Dragoon Hobie 16 Masters Day 4 57

Hobie MultiEuropeans Series 1, Day 4 and final day of racing for the 1st series at the Camping La Ballena Alegre. Hobie MultiEuropeans Series 1, Day 4 at the Camping La Ballena Alegre. What a wonderful way to conclude the first series of the Hobie MultiEuropeans. We had two races for all the classes to…

Life moves pretty fast. IHCA Presidents blog September 21

Ihcapresident Blog Sept 216

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. September is here and while it’s still unpleasantly hot out, the end of the sailing season is not far off now for me. Our sailing season wraps up in early October and cooler weather will be…

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

Dear Hobie Sailors, The IHCA Rules Committee requests that you review and vote accordingly with the changes they have recommended. To give some background into why the IHCA Rules Committee has submitted the rule change for comment and approval. The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) which govern our rules in racing has a minimum weight…

Temporary change to IHCA Class Rules

Recently the IHCA become aware that some trapeze harnesses, including the popular Zhik T3 are above the required weight in RRS 50.1(b). As the we have some major events taking place we don’t have the time to do a full sailor review to change our Class Rules. The IHCA in consultation with World Sailing have…

Talking Hobies, How to enjoy your first Hobie regatta

For many it is a daunting task to enter your first Hobie Regatta. I don’t anything about racing. I don’t know any of the rules. I don’t know how to enter. In fact I don’t even know where to find my nearest Hobie Regatta. In this episode of Talking Hobie Rich, Mark and Sheila discuss,…

2021 Hobie 16 North America Championships

Hobie 16 North American Championships Day 5

The 2021 Hobie 16 North America Championships is being conducted by the Ocean Springs Yacht Club: June 5 to 11, 2021. Entries were down slightly due to the travel restrictions and the friends from Canada unable to attend. Though 45 Hobie 16 teams lined up to join the Hobie fun. Being a qualifier for the…

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