Last year was the 40th anniversary of the Fleet 204’s Madcatter regatta. The fleet pulled out all the stops, promoted the event heavily and over 100 Hobie Cat’s showed up making it by far the biggest Hobie regatta in North America. This year was Madcatter number 41 and while not an anniversary the fleet still […]
Hobie® 2017 Multi Worlds & Europeans – Noordwijk, The NetherlandsThe Dutch Hobie Cat class association together with Coastal Sailing club Noordwijk are very proud to invite all Hobie Cat sailors and aficionados to join us for the Hobie® 2017 Multi Worlds & Europeans. In the last week of July ’17, the beautiful village of Noordwijk […]
Book your holidays, organise your transport and accommodation. The schedules for the Race schedule Hobie® 2017 Multi Worlds & Europeans has now been released. More details at www.hobieworlds.com Monday 17 July 2017 Registration and boat transport onto the beach Tuesday 18 July 2017 Registration and boat transport onto the beach Wednesday 19 July 2017 Registration and […]
The 2016 Hobie® 17 North American Championships and US Sailing Multihull Championships for the Hobie Alter Trophy on Hobie® 18 was conducted at lake Carlyle. US Sailing Multihull Championships for the Hobie Alter Trophy is sailed annually and rotates amongst the multihull classes in the USA. This years event is being sailed on the Hobie […]
Hobie® 16 and Hobie 20 North American Championships Dates June 19-23, 2017 Lewis and Clark Reservoir, Yankton, SD Experience what a small town in Middle America has to offer. Yankton, SD will host the 2017 16 & 20 North Americans. Yankton was originally occupied by the Sioux Indians and was visited by Lewis and Clark […]
After the comment period the IHCA Rules Committee have reviewed the comments and had the updated Class Rules approved by the IHCA Council and World Sailing. The following rues have been approved
Fleet 204 from Syracuse, NY has a long reputation for running large and fun regattas on their local lake. In 1976, they started the “Madcatter” regatta and had 14 attendees. Some years later they added a preceding event – a tune up event called the “Madhatter”.
Carlyle Lake Sailing Association will host the 2016 Hobie 17 North American Championships Racing will be on Carlyle Lake, Illinois 22-26 August 2016. There are many hotels to choose from in Carlyle which is about 10 miles from the sailing venue. There is camping at Hazlet State Park about half a mile away. Hazlet State […]
The North American Hobie 20 Championships will be held at Ocean Springs Yacht Club, Mississippi, 8-11 June 2016.
Introduction There have been a few accidents this past year resulting in personal injury while sailing. We have also had a very recent tragedy where a young sailor drown in a trapeze hook entanglement.