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Dear Hobie sailors, 


The 2013 Hobie Worlds that had world championships for the Hobie 14, Dragoon, Tiger and Wild Cat have concluded in Travemuende, Germany.


We honour the winners and congratulate all the sailors who made the effort to attend these great worlds.

14th Hobie 14 World Championships

Arnaud Thieme FRA

Oliver Stoltenberg GER

Georgia Warren-Myers AUS


4th Hobie Dragoon World Championships

Tom Heinrich/ Lea Selin Zisler GER

Brandon Wijtenburg/ Todd Fisher RSA

Lukas Vermeulen/ Alexander Van Grotenhuis BEL


7th Hobie Tiger World Championships

Robbie Lovig/Andy Dinsdale (AUS) 

Allan Lawrence/Daniel Lawrence (RSA)

Blaine Dodds/Peter Dodds (RSA)


1st Hobie Wild Cat World Championships

Emeric Dary/Maxime Blondeau (FRA)

Daniel Bjørnholt/Nicolaj Bjørnholt(DEN)

Daniel Paysen/Nico Heinrich (GER)


The IHCA Facebook page has a lot of stories as well as hundreds of photos and some videos of the racing. Our YouTube page  has the full days racing and media race for the Hobie Tiger Day 3 and Hobie Wild Cat Day 4. 


The 20th Hobie 16 Worlds Notice of Race and entry pages are available on the Hobie Worlds web site. The Notice of Race can be downloaded from this page and the entry pages can be found here. An immediate record breaking response to the opening of worldwide registrations for the Hobie 16 World Championships,The Hobie 16 Worlds have all the boats supplied by Hobie Cat Australasia and no other boats shall be allowed to compete. As the new boats are supplied numbers to the worlds are limited. It is recommended you enter as soon as possible as there is also a discount for those sailors entering early. The web site www.hobieworlds.com has all the information for accommodation and additional information. Accommodation is filling up fast with locations available from 5 star, renting houses and units are still available. So it is advisable not to delay entering and booking your accommodation. 


America’s Cup spectators will have a special opportunity to watch additional multihull racing as the 2013 U.S. Multihull Championship for the Hobie Alter Trophy will race on the America’s Cup course on September 7 as a unique precursor to the opening race. They have chosen the worlds largest mutlihull class, the Hobie 16 as the boat to used at this prestigious.  


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.


In November, the Brazilian Hobie Cat Championship regatta will be held at the Armação Beach, on the coast of the state of Sao Paulo.The Brazilian Hobie Cat Class Association, with the support of the City of Ilha Bela and the BL3 Sailing School, who will host the championship.


2013/14 Australian National Hobie Cat Championships with be raced at the Adelaide Sailing Club in South Australia.Registration is on Sunday, 29th of December, 2013.
Racing starts on Monday 30th of December 2013 and goes through to Friday 3rd January 2014. This could be a great warm up for the 20th Hobie 16 Worlds and is the only selection for the Australian sailors for the 20th Hobie 16 Worlds. 


The 2014 Hobie Philippines Challenge Notice of Race and entry form is now available. The Hobie Challenge course has changed again and now goes to six beautiful islands in the Visayan Sea


The Hobie Facebook page has had more updates added. 

The IHCA web site www.hobieclass.com has all the latest Hobie news around the world.


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Opening Ceremony for the 2013 Mutli Hobie Worlds
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Hobie 14 and Dragoons Worlds Day 1 of racing
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Day 2 of Hobie 14 and Dragoon Worlds Day 1 Tiger and Wild Cat Worlds
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Day 3 Hobie 14 and Dragoon and Day 2 Tiger and Wild Cat Worlds
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Day 4 Hobie 14 and Dragoon and Day 3 Tiger and Wild Cat Worlds
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Hobie 14 and Dragoon new World Champions
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Hobie Tiger and Wild Cat World Championships decided
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Complete videos of Tiger day 3 and Wild Cat day 4 racing
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2014 Hobie 16 Worlds Notice of Race entry now online
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The Island of Ilha Bela Prepares for the Brazilian Hobie Cat Championships
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South Pacific Youth Championship
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2013 Hobie 16 European Championships
Website up and running
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UK Hobie 16 Nationals 5&6 October
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JUMP ON BOARD and SET YOUR SAIL for Jervis Bay Hobie 16 Worlds
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Australian Hobie Nationals 2014 web site now live
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Q&A regarding when the IHCA Class Rules apply
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