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Talking Hobies episode 6; ‘Talking Hobie Sails’

IHCA President Rich McVeigh and Hobie Dealer Rob Jerry talk about the evolution of the Hobie sails.  Also about maintenance and care to your Hobie sail. During the episode the team, spoke about sail colours over the years. The links are: Hobie sail colours H 17 H 20 1982 Sail colour range       […]

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Talking Hobies Episode 6

Talking Hobie’s episode 6 will feature a round table discussion of Hobie sailing around the world. Panelists from different regions will share Hobie sailing information from around the world. This will be an opportunity to hear how Hobie sailing is done in many different regions. Participants are encouraged to submit questions. You are invited to […]

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Clarifying note on the use of mast floats/bobs

The Rules Committee has recently received a question about the rules related to the use of mast floats/bobs. As the matter is not equally clear spelled out for all classes, the Rules Committee would like to state the following:   For the Hobie Wave class a mast float is mandatory i.a.w. the Wave Class Rules. […]

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2020 Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships

The Hobie Class Assn of North America, Ocean Springs Yacht Club, Ocean Springs Sailing Squadron & Hobie Fleet 70 are excited to present Hobie Mini-Mega North American Championships. From October 18-25 2020 we shall have the Hobie 14, Hobie Wave, Hobie 17,18 16 Women and 16 Youth, racing at Ocean Springs Yacht Club, Mississippi. Sail […]

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Talking Hobies – boat maintenance

In this episode of Talking Hobies will featured boat maintenance and general repairs. Guest speaker was Rob Jerry Hobie dealer from Syracuse, NY. In this episode we explained that maintenance and general repairs are not as complex as some people may think. Doing preventative maintenance can also save you a lot of money in the […]

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2020 Hobie Mile High Regatta

The Hobie Mile High Regatta was sailed in the picturesque Huntington Lake, California and hosted by Hobie Division 3. Huntington Lake is located in the Sierra Nevada at an elevation of 7000 ft. The Lake again produced some of the best conditions with double trapeze racing. Veteran Hobie sailor Steve Leo who competed in the […]

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