Hobie Cat® Worldwide and the International Hobie Class Association are pleased to announce that the 21st Hobie 16 World Championships will take place in 2016, at the idyllic location of Dapeng, Longgang, which is set among the scenic mountains of the Dapeng District of Shenzhen in southern China.
With 70+ teams from all across North America will be descending on Pensacola, Florida and the Pensacola Yacht Club for the 45th Hobie 16 North American Championships. There is a growth in the Hobie 16 class and this will be the largest Hobie 16 North American Championship since 2005.
Porto Belo is located in the Southern part of Brazil in the state of Santa Catarina. With well known excellent sailing conditions and tourist facilities the Brazilan Hobie class have chosen an great location for their Hobie National Championships.