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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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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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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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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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5 States, 5 Nations, 68 boats

At the close of registration today, we have 68 teams from 5 nations. You could be forgiven for thinking that the 9 teams from Western Australia had travelled a long way at around 4000km, but with teams from South Africa, Denmark and the Netherlands the big distance travellers have flown up to 16000km to sail […]

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Just chillin’

With a fleet of 70 boats expected, over half are already on the beach, and some even hit the water today. Others were happy to get the boat off the trailer, catch up with old friends and chill for just one more day. The shot of the day comes to us thanks to Peter “Doogie” […]

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Where to go?

The 2015 Hobie Nationals might not officially start until tomorrow, but the shoreline is already busy today. As you come on down to the club, please check out the attached images to guide you. There will be lots of activity around the club over the next week. Part of making sure this works well for […]

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Early Entry – Hobie Cat Nationals

There are already 50 entries for the 2015 Hobie Nationals at Port Stephens, with many more planning on coming.  The organising committee has extended the early entry discount through to Sunday 8th of November to give more competitors the opportunity to take advantage of the following goodies: Discounted entry fee Skipper and Crew receive a copy […]

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