Category Archives: National News

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Australian Sailing Summit | Resources for Club’s & Associations

Last weekend, I was lucky enough to represent Australian Sailing’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Group at the NSW/ACT Sailing Summit, held at Canberra Yacht Club. My expectations were absolutely blown away about what I learned from Australian Sailing, in which the ANHCA is an affiliated Class. I had the opportunity to meet and yarn…

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Camping Available for the 24/25 Hobie Nationals Confirmed | McCrae, Victoria

Camping for the Nationals has the Green Light! Camping for the 52nd edition of the Australian Hobie Cat National Championships is a go for McCrae, Victoria. The Hobie Cat Assoc. of Victoria (HCAV) have been working tirelessly on the planning, preparation and execution of this no doubt sensational event both on and off the water….

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Bad News Regatta & Gold Coast Catamaran Club’s 60th Anniversary

It’s that time of the year again Hobie Sailors!! The Gold Coast Catamaran Club would like to formally invite all off-the-beach catamaran sailors to the annual, the one and the only, the everlasting Bad News Regatta! Taking place over the June long weekend (NSW/VIC only), the Baddie Regatta is widely known as the most spectacular…


Western Australian Hobie 16 State Championships – The Match Report

Pure Hobie Family Fun! The Pitts Design Western Australia Hobie 16 State Championships was the final major Championship event in Australian before the winter takes effect in the southern hemisphere. With a fleet consisting of some of the most successful Hobie 16 teams in the world, Geographe Bay was lit up with the colours of…


Anglesea ’24 | Hat-Trick for Warrren-Myers | Victorian State Championships Match Report

“Does a penalty turn count if the wind does a 360 around our boat?” In what can only be described as some of the most profoundly erratic, fluky and taxing wind conditions the Australian Hobie Family was ever seen on the Championship Tour, the 2024 Victorian State Championships was one of the best we’ve seen…

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Hobie 18 Class Rule Changes Accepted

Dear class members, The process started last year and is related to the six proposed changes to the Hobie 18 Class Rules, which have now ended. This was achieved via two rounds of online questionnaires and subsequent review by the Rules Committee, resulting in recommendations being prepared and submitted to the Council. We are pleased…