Hobie 16 race from USA to Cuba


Five 16-foot-long Hobie Cat sailboats depart Key West, Fla., Saturday, May 16, 2015, to begin a more than 90-mile race to Havana, Cuba. The Havana Challenge is believed to be the first U.S. government-sanctioned sailing race between Key West and Cuba in more than 50 years. – West-to-Cuba Sailing RaceBert Budde/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO Forget […]

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Hobie Wave youth sailors with AC sailors


America’s Cup sailors Jimmy Spithill, Tom Slingsby, Rome Kirby and Andrew Campbell from ORACLE TEAM USA were joined by newly appointed SoftBank Team Japan skipper Dean Barker, all of whom served as the crew on the Hobie Waves, with the youth sailors handling skippering duties. Double Olympic gold-medalist Shirley Robertson, the host of the CNN […]

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Austrian Hobie Championships 22-25 May


The Austrian  Hobie Championships is being held at Burgenlandischer Yacht Club on Lake Neusiedler. The Hobie 16 will be raced with the Hobie 16 with and without the spinnaker and the winner will be rated by the Texel Handicap rating. The first Master and first Youth will be awarded a prize. Beside excellent racing there […]

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2015 Thai Hobie 16 Nationals


There is a changing of the guard in Thailand Hobie sailing. Kitsada “Aun” Vongtim winning his first National Championships as a skipper. Aun has been a regular crew for his older brother Damrongsak on the Hobie 6. Together they have won many of the Hobie events including the Hobie Asian Games Gold medal, Asian Sailing […]

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Brazilian Hobie action


2015 Hobie 14 & 16 Brazilian Championships 31 Oct to 7 Nov Racing is from Pier Turistico de Porto Belo Santa Catarina Porto Belo is located in the Southern part of Brazil in the state of Santa Catarina. With well known excellent sailing conditions and tourist facilities the Brazilan Hobie class have chosen an great location […]

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