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05 October 2016

Hobie 2017 Multi Worlds & Europeans


The Zeilvereniging Noordwijk (ZVN), the coastal sailing club of Noordwijk, is very proud to host the Hobie® 2017 Multi Worlds & Europeans; it celebrates its 60th anniversary as the oldest beach sailing club of the Netherlands. The club has a long track record with regard to cat sailing, as a strong promotor of the Hobie® class and as a breeding place for talented sailors. The club, it’s members and it’s volunteers are looking forward very much to welcome you in their backyard and show why they are so proud to be part of this ‘family’.

After granting the Hobie® 2017 Multi Worlds & Europeans to the Netherlands, both the European Hobie Cat® Class Association (EHCA) as well as the Dutch Hobie Cat® Class Association (HCKAN) have strived to have it named a World Championship for the ISAF recognised classes. This means that at this moment, the event will be a World Championship for HOBIE 14 and HOBIE WILD CAT and a European Championship for the HOBIE 16 and HOBIE DRAGOON. All parties involved will try to obtain approval from World Sailing to also grant the World Championship title to the HOBIE DRAGOON, thus promoting cat sailing among our talented youngsters. Mark you: the annual Dutch Dragoon Cup has seen more than 30 Dragoons on the Veerse Meer for 3 consecutive years! We hope to convince World Sailing that we will meet their requirement of more than 25 boats competing in 2017 for sure.

What about the other Hobie® classes, like HOBIE TIGER and HOBIE FX ONE? The ZVN aims to “throw a real HOBIE CAT® party” and would like to see as much Hobie® aficionados on their beach as possible. On the other hand, organizing a European Championship requires a representative fleet on the water as well. We therefore would like to have a European Championship for all Hobie® classes that meet the number of 8 paid-up entrants on June 1, 2017 from at least 2 different countries. So don’t hold back, engage your fellow-class mates and register a.s.a.p. In case of cancellation of a class, entry fees will be returned of course.

The ZVN, IHCA, EHCA and HCKAN are strongly committed to organize an exciting, vibrant, competitive & social Hobie® 2017 Multi Worlds & Europeans in Noordwijk. In the upcoming months, regularly updates of the programme, notice of race, accommodation et cetera will be posted on this website and the linked social media. After the 2016 Hobie® Europeans in Neusiedler See (AUT) we will have more than enough information available for you to have your entry being just a formality; nobody wants to miss out on this one in 2017!

More detailed information including online entry forms will be on the event website at hobieworlds.com.

03 December 2015

Hobie 16 Worlds 2016


Hobie Cat® Worldwide and the International Hobie Class Association are pleased to announce that the 21st Hobie 16 World Championships will take place in 2016, at the idyllic location of Dapeng, Longgang, which is set among the scenic mountains of the Dapeng District of Shenzhen in southern China.

The area boasts a comfortable climate all year and is conveniently situated just 90 km (90 minutes) from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport and just a few hours by road from the thriving metropolis and gateway to the orient, magnificent Hong Kong.

The region boasts a mix of ancient and modern, of beauty and serenity, entrenched environmental awareness, progressive infrastructure, wonderful scenery, awe inspiring attractions and a local population who are happy, friendly and welcoming.
The official world championship resort is modern and luxurious. Sailors and their entourage will enjoy all of the benefits this exclusive, sophisticated 5 star Regatta Resort has to offer. Luxury suites, magnificent swimming pool, children’s play areas, tennis, squash, gymnasium, bars western and Chinese cuisine restaurants, all of this and much more at an unbelievably modest tariff.

The world championships will be fought on sailing courses that are surrounded by granite covered hills and the impressive Mount Qiniang which climbs above the regatta venue and its white, sandy beaches. The beauty of the magnificent bay further highlights the exceptional sailing conditions the waters surrounding the Dapeng Peninsula has to offer the world’s best Hobie 16 sailors.

It’s your time once again to unleash your competitive streak and indulge yourself in some truly world class sailing; to once again meet up with your Hobie friends from worlds apart; and to again soak up the Hobie Way of Life, the spirit, comradery and superb atmosphere of the 21st Hobie 16 World Championships.

More detailed information including online entry forms will be on the event website at hobieworlds.com.

Hobie 16 National Championship 2017

30 September - 3 October 2017
Club Mykonos, Langebaan

To enter visit www.hobiesa.co.za

Hobie 14 Nationals 2017

16 - 18 June 2017
PYC Beach Site, Durban

For more info visit www.hobiecatkzn.co.za

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Hobie worlds & Europeans 2015

We are sending a container to Italy next year for South Africans to participate.

For more info visit the site.
Hobie 16 Europeans

Next year Hobie SA will be sending a container to Lake Garda Italy for the Multi World Championships and European Hobie 16 Championships.
Dear Hobie sailors,

The Hobie MultiWorlds for Hobie14, Dragoon, Wild Cat and Tiger at Lake Garda,23rd July to 1st August 2015 have been approved by ISAF. The web site is live at www.hobieworlds.com The web site has a lot of information and will be continually updated as more information becomes available.

The Hobie MultiWorlds is a bring-your-own-boat world championships. There maybe limited new charter boats for some of the classes. As always when the details have been confirmed the IHCA will announce this to all the sailors. So don’t wait, book your travel and accommodation now, so your are not disappointed.
The European Hobie 16 Women, Masters, Grand Masters,Great Grand Masters and Open Spinnaker will be held at the same location 25-26 July.
Hobie 16 Open Europeans 27th July to 1st August.

Campione Univela is a professionally run sailing club that will give the Hobie sailors excellent service. Lake Garda is well known as one of the best sailing locations in the world. It is also one of the most picturesque locations to attend.

We all hope as many of you as possible will attend the Hobie World Championship to enjoy the wonderful sailing conditions and atmosphere.