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WORLD CHAMPION WINS AUSTRALIAN JINDABYNE SAILING SAGA! (May, 1981)

All of a sudden there were yells, yahoos and smiles as the skippers and crews either hung out or hooked-up on the trapezes. World champion Hobie 16 skipper, Brett Dryland of Sydney, Australia showed almost 80 other Hobie catamaran skippers why he is the best. The second lake Jindabyne Hobie Cat saga also attracted the…

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Australian Sailing Summit | Resources for Club’s & Associations

Last weekend, I was lucky enough to represent Australian Sailing’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Group at the NSW/ACT Sailing Summit, held at Canberra Yacht Club. My expectations were absolutely blown away about what I learned from Australian Sailing, in which the ANHCA is an affiliated Class. I had the opportunity to meet and yarn…

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President’s Report | NSW Hobie Cat Traveller Series Update

What an absolute sensational season of sailing we have had! Round 1 of our State Championships went down in spectacular fashion in Kurnell. Despite the dreary weather, we had an awesome turn out of 24 x Hobie Cats with a number of interstate travellers making the trip to Botany Bay. Round 2 hosted a record…

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Toukley ’24 | Waterhouse Wins | NSW States Match Report

‘bitta breeze, bitta flat water, what could ya ask for?’ Round 2 of the NSW Hobie Cat State Championships was held at Toukley Sailing Club in Darkinjung Country over the weekend of the 10th & 11th of February. The splendidly flat waters of Tuggerah Lake hosted a grand total of 31 x Hobie 14s and…

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Hobie 18s Brighten Up Tanilba Bay for the Big Boat Regatta

‘life in technicolour’ Welcome to Tanilba Bay Amateur Sailing Club. Where the sun shines brightly through the graceful gum trees, onto the pristine rigging/camping lawn situated on the pristine shores of Port Stephens. With two days of solid nor’ east sea-breezes forecasted for bottom-half of the mid-north coast, the 40-plus strong fleet of off-the-beach catamarans…

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Entries and Notice of Race LIVE for the NSW Hobie 14, 16 Women & Youth States

Flat water sea-breezes locked, loaded and ready to go! The NSW Hobie Cat Association, in conjunction with Toukley Sailing Club, are proud to release the Notice of Race and offical open entries for the 23-24 NSW Hobie 14, Hobie 16 Women & Youth State Championships, to be held during the second weekend of February. NSW…

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Palm Beach Sailing Club’s ‘Bullets Regatta 2023’

With the lasting memories of the past two Bullets Regattas being 35 degree temperatures and howling westerlies, it was with a sense of relief when the forecast stabilised during the week. What could be considered perfect conditions on Pittwater, Palm Beach Sailing Club’s Commodore Dick Clarke made the bold statement claiming the weekend’s racetrack as…

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NSW Hobie Cat Training Weekend | 2-3 December

The NSW Hobie Cat Association, in conjunction with the Vincentia Sailing Club, will be holding a Training & Development weekend during the first weekend in December. With the VSC hosting some of the best Hobie 14 sailors in the world, and the Australian Championships just over a month away, there’s no better time to hang…