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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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2021-2024 Racing Rules of Sailing released with study version

The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) governs the sport of sailboat and sailboard racing. It is revised and published every four years by World Sailing. The current edition is The RRS 2017-2020. The RRS for 2021-24, which take effect on 1 January 2021. The study version highlighting the changes between the current rules and the […]

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Talking Hobies Episode 2; continuing fibreglass repairs

Talking Hobies. A new webinar series by the International Hobie Class Association on all things related to Hobie Cat sailing. Episode 2 will continue the topic of fiberglass repair featured in episode 1. Mark Modderman is a fiberglass repair professional and will demonstrate gel coat application and finishing repairs. #talkinghobies

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Talking Hobies Episode 1; Boat repairs

Talking Hobies Episode 1; Boat repairs A new webinar series by the International Hobie Class Association on all things related to Hobie Cat sailing. Our first webinar speaker will be Mark Modderman. Mark is a professional at fiberglass repair. We will demonstrate some examples of repairs, and respond to questions. The webinar is free but […]

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