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2022 Bad News Regatta – The Match Report

How would you describe the Bad News Regatta in three words or less? “Bloody good time”; “oh my god”; “how good’s this”, “your shout bloke”; “back to Squirters?”; and … “who’s seen Worsty?” The mainsails have been pulled down and the jibs have been rolled up tight, after what was one of the most chaotic,…

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2022 Queensland State Championships – The Match Report

The Hobie Family, plus breeze, sunshine and choc tops? The true meaning of having “a bloody good time” couldn’t be more evident! As always, it was another sensational weekend for the Hobie Family, as we gathered for the 2022 Queensland Hobie Cat State Championships. Taking place at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron on the crystal…

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2022 Victorian State Championships – The Match Report

The Hobie Family was met with another glorious weekend of ‘Cowboy Racing’ down in the deep south for the 2022 Victorian Hobie Cat State Championships. Taking place at the sensationally warm and welcoming Portarlington Sailing Club, situated on the Bellarine Peninsula on the western side of Port Phillip Bay, 45 boats hit the water for…

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An Exciting Battle for the Podium at the WA Hobie 16 State Championships

It was an action-packed weekend of close racing at the 2022 Warren Taylor Homes WA Hobie 16 State Championships 2022, hosted by Geraldton Yacht Club. Known for strong winds at this time of year, the city of Geraldton had other plans for the Hobie 16 sailors. There was a mix of conditions over the 11…

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NSW Hobie Cat State Championships – The Match Report

Since the Summer of 2019, the NSW Hobie Cat Association have been attempting to hold a State Championships down in the deep south in Twofold Bay, Eden. So finally, at long last, we got it done. Over the three days of racing, three blustery races were held on Friday, whilst both Saturday and Sunday were…

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The Vincentia Sailing Club’s Match Report – NSW Hobie 14, Women & Youth States w/ Dragoon Nationals

How good is Hobie Sailing! The word is in from the Hobie Family, and we can confirm that the 2022 Hobie 14, Women & Youth State Championships, along with the inaugural Hobie Dragoon Australian National Championships, was unarguably a glorious success! And after what was an awesome presentation night up at the Vincentia Country Club,…

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2021 Bad News Regatta

The Bad News Regatta has been one of the largest winter regattas of Hobie sailing in Australia. Originally started back in the 1960’s prior to Hobies even being invented. The ‘Top Cat of the Alley’ and the ‘Currumbin Marathon’ was sailed the 2nd week end in June over what was then the Queens Birthday long…

2021 WA Hobie 16 State Championships

Crossview Enterprises 2021 WA Hobie 16 State Championships

What a treat for the Hobie 16 teams who made the journey to Esperance for the Crossview Enterprises 2021 WA Hobie Cat State Championships. Located in the south east of the state of Western Australia Esperance is a unique holiday destination blessed with some of the most pristine waters, white sands and best beaches in…

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2021 Queensland Hobie State Titles, Lake Cootharaba

The 2021 Queensland Hobie State Titles, Lake Cootharaba, took place on the golden waters of Lake Cootharaba on the Sunshine Coast, saw a gusty, 20knot + SE blowing consistently across the lake. With a low developing off the coast further North is was wet and wild conditions. With many choc-tops cemented on the head of…

2021 Victorian State Titles: The VSC Match Report

The Victorian Hobie Cat Association, in conjunction with Safety Beach Sailing Club and Nicholas Lynch Real Estate, put on another fabulous State Titles in the deep south of the state that is the Mornington Peninsula. In what were light and very shifty conditions (the absolute DREAM for any Hobie sailor), the race management team managed…