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32 Boats at 2019 WA Hobie States

Plenty of colour and action at the Hobie 16 State Championships in Western Australia The Hobie 16 class is thriving in Western Australia and thirty-two boats contested the State Championships on the first weekend in March, hosted by Nedlands Yacht Club on the Swan River in Perth. Sailed in teams of two, the sixty-four sailors…

A new champion

A fleet of 18 Hobie 14s lined up for the first H14 Nationals in 17 years. The competitors ranged from Hobie “Die Hards” sailing boats that cost from $0 – $1000, borrowed boats through to brand new boats. Almost half the fleet are women! Favourites Fletch & Georgia Warren-Myers (3rd and 2nd in the recent…