Author Archives: Paddy Butler

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Totally Immersed TV Presents: The 50th Hobie Nationals

This has been the 50th Hobie Nationals … and this is Totally Immersed TV! Coming in hot after The Spain Files, Paddy, Pelican & Elisabeth have picked up a few new members for the TITV team. Bryn, Bridgey, Jimmy and the rest of the Vincentia Sailing Club Grom Squad were on the ground in Jervis…

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2022: A Totally Immersed TV Special

“We’ve been the Australian Hobie Class, and this is Totally Immersed TV!” Watch in wonder and totally immerse yourselves in the year that was. With takes from Jervis Bay, Twofold Bay, Moreton Bay, Currumbin Alley, and finally the Hobie 16 Worlds in Spain, the Australian Hobie Class has had another astounding year to date. Finally,…

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The 50th Hobie Nationals Match Report

Well, was that worth the wait or what?! It’s all said and done. The racing sails have been dropped, rolled up and put back into storage after what has been one of the most spectacular gatherings of the Australian Hobie Family in over 50 years. Across the 10 day extravaganza, the true meaning of “having…

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The Australian Hobie Class: Cowboy Sailing

2022: What a year, what a lovely year… After what has been the one of the most successful years for the Australian Hobie Class to date, the 50th Australian Hobie Cat Nationals is shaping up to be something truly glorious; and with over 120 boats and only a few sleeps away, it’s about time we…

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Totally Immersed TV – Episode 8: The Final Countdown

Time to kick it ‘n’ rip it… It’s less than a month until the 50th Hobie Nationals kicks into gear and your hosts, Bridget & Bryn, are here to give you the latest ‘n’ greatest news coming out from the Vincentia Sailing Club. Along with Jimmy & Brody on the helm, take notes as the…

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Final Press Release: 50th Hobie Nationals

It’s truly time to kick it ‘n’ rip it, Cowboy Sailors… Like everyone else, we are utterly blown away at the scale this event is shaping up to be. With over 113 boats and counting already entered across two series, now with less than four weeks to go, this event is one that you cannot…

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Totally Immersed TV: Bullets (Part 1, 2 & 3)

Never has a regatta lived up to its name like this… Welcome to ‘Beware the Bullets’, your one stop shop to gusts, puffs and all things that blow. Taking you behind the scenes of one of the most infamous catamaran regattas to greet the eastern seaboard of Australia, TITV brings you all the action, both…

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Beware The Bullets – The Match Report

Never has a regatta lived more truly to its name than this… It was a weekend like no other on Pittwater for the first Round of the NSW State Championships. Running in conjunction with Palm Beach Sailing Club’s annual ‘Beware The Bullets’ Regatta, fifteen Hobie 16s and five Hobie 14-Turbos hit Pittwater over the course…

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Totally Immersed TV – Episode 4: Age of the Resurgence

I’m livin’ in the 70s… The fourth instalment of TITV’s maiden season follows the world’s original off-the-beach catamaran: the humble, yet infamous, Hobie 14. Join Paddy, MB & the rest of Team Vincentia Sailing Club, as they venture to Mannering Park Amateur Sailing Club, on the shores of Lake Macquarie, for the annual Phil Johnston…

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Hobie 16 Worlds – The Team Australia Match Report

What a day, what a lovely day… The true nature of a Hobie 16 Worlds is indescribable. To not be there is to risk the worst case of FOMO ever experienced by an individual. With a vast number of the Australian Hobie Family coming down with the deadly illness over the duration of the three…