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Hobie 14 Nationals – day 1

The first day of the Hobie 14 Nationals and Jervis Bay Classic was as good as it gets. A Fleet of 18 Hobie 14s, 7 Hobie 16 Youth teams and 10 open H16s enjoyed (or endured) a Jervis Bay Nor-Easter that built quickly from around 12 knots at the start of race 1, through to […]

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Worlds Selection

The 21st Hobie 16 World Championships entry page is now live and taking entries. The web site with all the information is  hobieworlds.com   Australia has three prequalified spots allocated which are offered in order of finishing at the recent Australian Hobie 16 Championships at Port Stephens. We require confirmation from place getters as to […]

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Australian Youth Nationals

The Australian Youth Championships were sailed over 4 days in varying conditions on Sydney Harbour, out of Woolarah Sailing Club. In the Hobie 16 fleet, the regatta was dominated by Lachie and Ethan White, with the battle for second and third a close battle between Vincentia club-mates Kyle Fortier / Bonnie Butler and Will McKenzie […]

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5 States, 5 Nations, 68 boats

At the close of registration today, we have 68 teams from 5 nations. You could be forgiven for thinking that the 9 teams from Western Australia had travelled a long way at around 4000km, but with teams from South Africa, Denmark and the Netherlands the big distance travellers have flown up to 16000km to sail […]

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Just chillin’

With a fleet of 70 boats expected, over half are already on the beach, and some even hit the water today. Others were happy to get the boat off the trailer, catch up with old friends and chill for just one more day. The shot of the day comes to us thanks to Peter “Doogie” […]

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Where to go?

The 2015 Hobie Nationals might not officially start until tomorrow, but the shoreline is already busy today. As you come on down to the club, please check out the attached images to guide you. There will be lots of activity around the club over the next week. Part of making sure this works well for […]

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2015 NSW Hobie States

Are you going to the NSW Hobie States? The early entry discount ends at the end of the month – so make sure you head to http://nsw.hobiecat.asn.au/state-titles/ and get your entry in. Please remember, to compete, both skipper and crew must be members of a Hobie Association, so once you’ve entered, just click on the membership tab […]

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Early Entry – Hobie Cat Nationals

There are already 50 entries for the 2015 Hobie Nationals at Port Stephens, with many more planning on coming.  The organising committee has extended the early entry discount through to Sunday 8th of November to give more competitors the opportunity to take advantage of the following goodies: Discounted entry fee Skipper and Crew receive a copy […]

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Youth Worlds Team Selected

The 2015 Queensland Youth Week came to a close on Tuesday, 7 July 2015 at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron with the final points awarded to select the 2015 Australian Sailing Youth Team. The team will represent Australia at the 2015 ISAF Youth World Championship in Malaysia at the end of the year (27th of December […]

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Mid Winter Youth Champs

After a challenging light weather series, with only 2 races strong enough to get the teams out on the wire, the QLD mid winter youth champions have been crowned. Will McKenzie and Patrick Butler dominated the 7 boat Hobie 16 fleet and won the regatta with a 15 point margin over Vincentia club mates Kyle […]

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