Monthly Archives: November 2023

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2014 Hobie 16 Worlds, From the Jervis Bay Archives

I would always recommend wearing your VSC (or any Hobie sailing shirt for that matter) shirt in public – you never know who you’ll meet. While out and about on the town, I found myself at a table at the Husky RSL in conversation with my mate’s grandfather, John Buttle. He’d come to have a…

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Entries and Notice of Race LIVE for the NSW Hobie 14, 16 Women & Youth States

Flat water sea-breezes locked, loaded and ready to go! The NSW Hobie Cat Association, in conjunction with Toukley Sailing Club, are proud to release the Notice of Race and offical open entries for the 23-24 NSW Hobie 14, Hobie 16 Women & Youth State Championships, to be held during the second weekend of February. NSW…

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Hobie F18 Cup to be Introduced at the Australian Championships

Attention Hobie Tiger & Hobie Wildcat owners/sailors! The Queensland Hobie Cat Association, in conjunction with the International Hobie Class Association is proud to announce the inaugural ‘Australian Hobie F18 Cup’, running in conjunction with Series 2 at the 51st Australian Championships at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron in Manly, Brisbane. This event will be open…

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Palm Beach Sailing Club’s ‘Bullets Regatta 2023’

With the lasting memories of the past two Bullets Regattas being 35 degree temperatures and howling westerlies, it was with a sense of relief when the forecast stabilised during the week. What could be considered perfect conditions on Pittwater, Palm Beach Sailing Club’s Commodore Dick Clarke made the bold statement claiming the weekend’s racetrack as…

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Sail Brisbane ’23 | Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

It’s almost time to head to the sunshine state for the 51st Australian Championships at RQYS. Before all that RQYS is hosting Sail Brisbane ’23 on the 9th and 10th of December. With the invite going out to all keen Hobie sailors that just can’t wait to come to Queensland. For interstate travellers there will…

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NSW Hobie Cat Training Weekend | 2-3 December

The NSW Hobie Cat Association, in conjunction with the Vincentia Sailing Club, will be holding a Training & Development weekend during the first weekend in December. With the VSC hosting some of the best Hobie 14 sailors in the world, and the Australian Championships just over a month away, there’s no better time to hang…

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Top Gun ’23 | The NSW States Match Report

Revvin’ up your engine, Listen to her howlin’ roar… Joining the contingent of cargo ships, jellyfish, and planes overhead on the flat waters of Botany Bay in Dharawal country, a strong fleet of catamarans hit the water over the weekend of the 4th and 5th of November. Kurnell Catamaran Club played host to the first…

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2024 Hobie Multi-Europeans | Lake Garda

Dear Hobie sailors, The EHCA and Univela Campione del Garda are delighted to announce the dates for the 2024 Hobie Multi-Europeans. The event will be held from the 16th to the 26th of July with the following race agenda: Hobie Dragoon: 17th-20th July Hobie 14: 17th-20th July Hobie Cat 16 Youth: 17th-20th July Hobie Cat…

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Cam & Suzzi Nominated for Australian Sailing’s Team of the Year

Representing Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club and Nedlands Yacht Club, Cam Owen and Susan Ghent continue to support their sport and their Hobie 16 class through travel to regional clubs and special events, interstate and overseas. The Western Australian team traveled to Spain to compete in the 2022 Hobie 16 World Championships, where they went head-to-head with 225…