Why take the leap to travel to a big event – a North Americans, a Europeans, a Worlds? Part of the fun of attending big events is traveling to new places and seeing new things. I recently had the opportunity to attend the Hobie 16 European Championships/Multiworlds on Lake Garda in Italy.
Hobie sailing has its trends and sometimes those trends are hard to predict. Here in my part of the USA, we are seeing a resurgence of the Hobie 14. Who would have predicted this, –Hobie 14’s haven’t been manufactured in the USA since the early 1990’s and until recently we hadn’t seen any at regattas […]
Despite all the computer modeling and highly educated weather forecasters, why can they not tell us how much wind we will have? Even on the day of the regatta, they can’t get it right. At a recent event here in Maryland, the forecast was for absolutely no wind all weekend. Looking at the forecast Saturday […]