International Hobie Class Association News, June 2011

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Dear Hobie sailors, 

The Hobie Europeans web site has the Notice of Race, online entry form, accommodation and lots more information. As always the Hobie Europeans is a high quality Hobie event and it should not be missed.

Tanzacat 2011 dates have been announced 2-11 September. This world acclaimed event has included the Zanzibar Raid. With a limited number of brand new Hobie Tiger and Hobie 16 (that is right brand new charter boats available) this is another Hobie event not to miss.

Hobie 16 Asian Championships is announced for Weihai, China, September 6th to 14th. There are large range of FREE boats available that are in excellent condition. The Weihai Government is putting a big effort into increasing Hobie sailing in China. It will be another spectacular event.  The new host hotel is is offering rooms from 60USD per person per day. Everyone is invited from Asia and around the world.

2011 Fiji Hobie Challenge and Oceanic Challenge web site with news, Notice of Race. You will need to enter and send money quickly as there are very few charter boats left. Fiji has done a great job by having a introduction to sailing and have another 25 new members. Some of the new members are from the local villages who normally would never have the opportunity to sail. Well done for increasing the Hobie sailing and for the community work. 

XXXV Brazilian Hobie Cat 16 Championship and XXXIX Brazilian Hobie Cat 14 Championship have been announced October 29 – November 05, 2011. The host location Buzios, has been nominated as one of the top-10 most beautiful places in the world only 2 hours from Rio de Janeiro.

2011 North American Championships

Hobie Wave, 14, 17, and 18 North American Championships 

Ocean Springs Yacht Club, Ocean Springs, MS

June 19-23 Hobie 17 and 18 NAC

June 24-26 Hobie Wave, 14 NAC, Hobie 16 Women, Hobie 16 Youth and Hobie Wave Junior

Hobie 16 and Hobie 20 North American Championships 

Ft. Walton Beach, FL

November 7-11, 2011

The Australian Hobie Championship has been announced at Mooloolaba, on Queensland’s famous Sunshine Coast. A world famous beach and holiday resort. One of the best sailing locations in the world with lots of accommodation and prices.

The IHCA welcomes our newest Hobie Fleet, Bulgaria.  We wish them well and hope to see them at an international Hobie event very soon.

The IHCA web site www.hobieclass.com has all the latest Hobie news around the world.

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