Hobie 17 & Hobie 18 North American Championships

Hobie 17

The 2022 Hobie 17/18 North American Championship is hosted by Perry Yacht Club. Perry Yacht Club is a private, gated club on the North end of Perry Lake. It features a private beach for launching, Hot showers, and restrooms, and a fantastic view of the racing area. Primitive Camping and limited RV parking is available,…

New & Charter Boats Available for the 50th Australian Hobie Nationals

Hobies On The Beach

Calling all International Hobie Sailors to the 50th Australian Hobie Cat National Championships. The NSW Hobie Cat Association and the Vincentia Sailing Club, along with Hobie Asia Pacific have some very special news for you regarding the 50th Australian Hobie Cat Nationals. Like everyone else, we are utterly blown away at the scale this event…

The IHCA Council approved the following class rules for the Hobie 20 & 17

Ihca Sail Label Ver. 2

Appendix F – Hobie Cat 17 sail Sails manufactured under the provisions of Gen. Class Rule 6 IHCA licensed sailmaker(s): Elliott Loft, LCC. Whirlwind Sails.   Sails manufactured by a licensed sailmaker must comply with the specifications and measurements in this appendix.   All main sails manufactured by non-HOBIE CAT CO. sailmakers shall bear the…

IHCA Presidents July 2022

Ihca Palm Trees

We are about ½ way through the sailing season now in North America. Today is one of those days, where it’s so hot you don’t want to leave the house. I am also quarantining following yet another COVID exposure. Considering the temperatures outside, I suppose it’s not a bad time to have to quarantine. Fortunately,…

Ron Palmer, Life Member of the IHCA and former Executive Director passes away

Ron Palmer

Paul Ronald Palmer, age 83, of Tucson, AZ, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 with his two daughters and one of his closest friends by his side. He has now joined his wife and lifelong love, Shirley. Ron was born August 2, 1938 in Clinton, Iowa. He lived with his parents and older brother…

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