US Sailing Leadership Forum 7th May

US Sailing through their Starboard Portal conducted an online video forum Agenda • Health and Safety in Sailing 2020 – Dr. Anne Allen, Chair of the US Sailing Medical Committee • Return to Play and Racing – Mark Townsend, International Race Officer/International Judge • Proactive Planning through Reactivity – Brad Read, Executive Director of Sail…

The world may change but the Hobie fun will always be there

COVID-19 has put many countries into isolation this virus has caused the cancellation or postponement of many Hobie events. On the positive it has kept many sailors home to do the much need maintenance on their boats. Contacting many of the Hobie sailors around the world it is encouraging to see so many getting ready…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Event Organizers for the Protection of the Health of Athletes (updated 29th May)

World Sailing’s Medical Commission are in close communication with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Games Group and public health experts. They continue to monitor the development of this outbreak, advised countermeasures and make qualified decisions The Medical Commission have produced an extensive document titled, ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Event…

North American Hobie 17/18, Hobie 16 Women & Youth Championships, [postponed] The exciting news is…

The committee is working with Ocean Springs YC to bring back the Hobie Mini-Mega, October 19-25th.  They are hopeful the world will be a bit more settled then.  Included classes would be the Hobie Wave, 14, 17, 18, 16-Women, 16-Youth.  The full details are being discussed , but expect the event to be similar to…

2020 North American Hobie 14 Championships POSTPONED

2020 Hobie 14 North Americans Postponed 2020 Hobie Midwinters East Cancelled It is with great regret that we make this announcement regarding these two events, originally scheduled to be held in approximately two weeks’ time at Ocean Springs Yacht Club (OSYC). OSYC is one of the Hobie Class’ preferred venues, and their volunteers and staff…

Third-Party Liability Insurance Update for the 22nd Hobie 16 Worlds

$300,000 Liability insurance and what does this mean? The official Notice of Race lists the following: [DP][NP] Competitor’s Insurance Each “person in charge” (see RRS46) shall have current third-party liability insurance with a minimum coverage, of not less, than $300,000 USD. Proof of this insurance must be presented at registration. What does this mean? Each…

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