Author Archives: David Brookes

Hobie Cats Vincentia NSW

Update on the 50th Anniversary Australian Hobie Championships

A statement from the NSWHCA regarding the upcoming NSW State Championships and the 50th Anniversary of the Australian Hobie Cat National Championships – Jervis Bay, NSW. For those who are in lockdown, a huge congratulations goes out to you guys for getting through another week off the water! As it is the second last weekend…

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Temporary Rules Change

Recently the IHCA become aware that some trapeze harnesses, including the popular Zhik T3 are above the required weight in RRS 50.1(b). As the we have some major events taking place we don’t have the time to do a full sailor review to change our Class Rules. The IHCA in consultation with World Sailing have…

Hobie 14 NSW State Titles

2021 Hobie 14 NSW State Championships

The 2021 Hobie 14 New South Wales State Championships will be held at the Great Lakes Sailing Club, Forster. The Hobie 14 NSW State Championships will be held in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Wildcat Regatta. The event will be held over the October long weekend. All Hobie 14 sailors are invited to…

NSW Hobie State Titles 2021

2021 NSW Hobie Cat State Championships

After the highly eventful and tumultuous year that was 2020. The NSW Hobie Cat Association has decided to hold the NSW Hobie Cat State Championships at Twofold Bay Yacht Club, right next to Eden situated on the far south coast of NSW. During February of 2020, the NSW States in Twofold Bay were postponed due…

Hobie Regatta Gold Coast Bad News

Hobie 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…

Hobie volunteers needed

Volunteers required for the Hobie National Championships

REPORT: The Australian Hobie Cat Nationals taking place in Jervis Bay is fast approaching, and big things are falling into place! But the Vincentia Sailing Club (VSC) can’t do it alone.. The VSC is looking for some energetic volunteers from the Hobie Family to help out in the organisation and running of the 50th Australian…

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…

QLD Hobie state titles 2021 Lake Cootharaba

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 Queensland Hobie Cat State Titles

2021 Queensland Hobie Cat State Titles Lake Cootharaba Sailing Club, Boreen Point Friday 2 April to Sunday 4 April 2021 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Registration and Weigh-in: Friday 2 April 9:30 to 10:30 Official Competitor’s Briefing: Friday 2 April 11:00 (location to be advised at registration) Schedule of racing: Friday 10 April 2021 Two races back…