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Hobie 16 World Championship 2014 - Hobies coming to Australia

by IHCA on 21 Feb 2013
Hobies are coming in Jervis Bay for the Hobie 16 World Championship TOTG Event Media
The 20th Hobie 16 World Championship will be held at Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia. The world championship event will take place in Australia in 2014 with the opening ceremony on January 31 and competition continuing through to the open finals and closing ceremony on February 15.

Hobie Cat Australasia has been able to secure the world championships for the region with the support of the New South Wales state government through its events promotion arm Destination New South Wales and the Shoalhaven City Council via Shoalhaven Water and Shoalhaven Holidays.

In more exciting news and show of strength of the largest multihull class in the world. Hobie Cat Company will announce an additional two more Hobie 16 World Championships in the next five years. That is a total of three Hobie in five years. Again showing the strength of the Hobie Class and the great support by the Hobie Cat manufacturers.

A Notice of Race for the Hobie 14, Dragoon, Tiger and Wild Cat World Championships at Travemuende, Germany has been released by our hosts.

20 and 21 July 2013 measurement with practice race in the afternoon (21st) and opening ceremony on 21st evening.

22-27 July 2013 racing for the Hobie 14 and Dragoon with the prize giving on the evening on the 27th

20- 22 July 2013 measurement for the Hobie Tiger and Wild Cat

23-28 July racing for the Hobie Tiger and Wild Cat prize giving on the evening on the 28th

The Hobie Tiger and Wild Cat have had their world championships moved one day later They have had a warm up regatta added immediately prior to the world champions commencing.

These World Championships would be a bring-your-own-boat world championships. We have created a message board so that sailors can request information. Also people that are not attending the worlds may wish to make their boats available for charter.

We have a message board for the sailors to make contact as well as information on our Facebook page.

EHCA has announced the 2013 Hobie 16 Europeans.The Europeans will be hosted by the Windsurfing Club Cagliari/ Italy from 11 to 20 October 2013.These days have been chosen as they are outside of the European national events and a cheap season in Cagliari with steady and great sailing conditions.

Hobie Fleet 252 in Fiji is planning Great Fiji Warmup Regatta at Pacific Harbour the site of the 1986 Hobie 16 Worlds. The Notice of Race ad entry form is now on our web site.The format 25 / 30 ex Fiji Worlds H16s fully refurbished maximum of two teams sharing a boat. 50/ 60 teams. Bring your own sails and main blocks if you wish, or use the ones supplied.

This event will be immediately followed by a lay day and the 5-day; long distance Fiji Challenge, entries in this event will be limited to 30.

The IHCA Rules Committee have submitted a rule change for comment. If accepted this will clarify the rule also ensure mast distribution to regions with manufacturers agreements.

Oman Mussanah Race Week 10-16 March. The hosts have free entry and free boat charter for Hobie 16 sailors. That is right free entry and boat charter. Another very professional run regatta in a warmer climate when some of the Northern Hemisphere is still feeling the cold. A great way to start the 2013 Hobie racing season with some early racing. See the web site for more details. Hobie Class

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