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Vale: Robert “Hendo” Henderson

Very sad news – Bob Henderson, an old-time Hobie sailor from Yarra Bay, died on the weekend in Qld. Bob Henderson and wife crew Marilyn began sailing at Yarra Bay 16 foot Skiff Club along with good mate Bob Munroe, initially Hobie 14’s, then H16’s. Yarra Bay had a very strong H14 fleet at that […]

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2017-18 State Titles

NSW Hobie State Titles this season will again be split into two rounds: ROUND 1 – Illawarra Yacht Club – 2nd & 3rd December This weekend is for H16 Open, Masters and GM and for the H17, H18, Tiger and Wildcat. ROUND 2 – Palm Beach Sailing Club – 10th & 11th Feb This round […]

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NOTICE OF AGM

Download Notice of AGM and Proxy Forms:   notice-of-agm-nsw-hobie-2016 NOTICE OF AGM HOBIE CAT ASSOCIATION OF NEW SOUTH WALES TO BE HELD SATURDAY 3RD DECEMBER 2016 AT 5.00PM AT TOUKLEY SAILING CLUB (STATE TITLES VENUE) Meeting to be opened by President Apologies Confirmation of minutes of previous AGM Business arising from minutes of previous AGM Correspondence […]

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2016 NSW States

The 2016 NSW Hobie Cat State Titles will be sailed at Toukley Sailing Club over the weekend of the 3rd and 4th of December 2016.  For all the info, NoR, Entry Form and to see who is going, check out the EVENT SITE As always, we appreciate the support of the event sponsors: Hobie Cat […]

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2016 – QLD Youth Week

Queensland Youth Week From the 1-5 July, RQYS once again hosted the annual Queensland Youth Championships. Youth Week is an event for all classes, ranging from dinghies, skiffs, sailboards and most importantly the cats. Youth Week is used as the final selection regatta for the Australia youth sailing team, and for the last time, the […]

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Combined High Schools Regatta

During the first week of the April holidays, the 50th annual CHS sailing regatta was held at Belmont 16’s sailing club. There were 6 exciting races held over the 4 day event, with all sailors immensely enjoying their time on Lake Macquarie, NSW. There were six Hobie 16’s at the event with the top four being […]

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A new champion

A fleet of 18 Hobie 14s lined up for the first H14 Nationals in 17 years. The competitors ranged from Hobie “Die Hards” sailing boats that cost from $0 – $1000, borrowed boats through to brand new boats. Almost half the fleet are women! Favourites Fletch & Georgia Warren-Myers (3rd and 2nd in the recent […]

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Hobie 14 Nationals – day 1

The first day of the Hobie 14 Nationals and Jervis Bay Classic was as good as it gets. A Fleet of 18 Hobie 14s, 7 Hobie 16 Youth teams and 10 open H16s enjoyed (or endured) a Jervis Bay Nor-Easter that built quickly from around 12 knots at the start of race 1, through to […]

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Worlds Selection

The 21st Hobie 16 World Championships entry page is now live and taking entries. The web site with all the information is  hobieworlds.com   Australia has three prequalified spots allocated which are offered in order of finishing at the recent Australian Hobie 16 Championships at Port Stephens. We require confirmation from place getters as to […]

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Australian Youth Nationals

The Australian Youth Championships were sailed over 4 days in varying conditions on Sydney Harbour, out of Woolarah Sailing Club. In the Hobie 16 fleet, the regatta was dominated by Lachie and Ethan White, with the battle for second and third a close battle between Vincentia club-mates Kyle Fortier / Bonnie Butler and Will McKenzie […]

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