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The Final Wrap

The final battle between the world’s best Hobie Cat® sailors was fought out on Dapeng Bay in China yesterday, in the final two races of the 21st Hobie® 16 World Championships. Going in to the day’s racing Daniel Bjornholt Christensen (DEN) had an 8 point buffer and was holding onto an amazing 5 point drop, […]

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Who Will Rule the Hobie® World

The incredible 2016 Hobie® 16 World Championship regatta culminates today in Dapeng, China with day two of the Open Finals. Yesterday the 44 teams, of international Hobie Cat® sailors, that made the final cut for the finals, had a sensational day on the water. Daniel Bjornholt Christensen from Denmark, who is on 17 points, leads […]

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Finals Day One

A field of the world’s best Hobie Cat® sailors battled it out on Dapeng Bay in China today, on the first day of competition in the two day finals series, at the 2016 Hobie® 16 World Championship. Coming into the series some competitors were simply expecting light to moderate breezes and nothing more, while others had […]

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The Pressure Is On

The final day, of the 2016 Hobie® 16 World Championship Open Semi-Finals was completed yesterday in Dapeng, China. With a total of 8 races on the board, each team rotated over the three day, semi final series and contested 4 races apiece. Last night at the Manwan Harmona Resort Ballroom the Finals Cut Party was […]

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Finals Cut Day

Day three, the final day, of the 2016 Hobie® 16 World Championship Open Semi Finals rolls on today in Dapeng, China. Yesterday, the highly, competitive fleet of international sailors competed in light to moderate winds hoping to secure a place in the world championship finals, today we’ll know those who have made the cut. After […]

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Wind in the Sails

The first group of competitors in day two of the 2016 Hobie®16 World Championship semi finals took to the water late this morning due to a lack of breeze on Dapeng Bay in South Eastern China. However, by 11:35 conditions had improved considerably and the first competitors crossed the starting line in a favourable 12kt […]

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Day Two Open Semi Finals

Day two of the 2016 Hobie® 16 World Championship Open Semi Finals takes place today in Dapeng China. Yesterday, sailors from around the world started their campaigns to make the cut to reach the world championship finals which commence on June 12, the 2016 world champion will be crowned at a presentation ceremony dinner in […]

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Cranking Winds Cracking Semis

Day one of the 2016 Hobie ®16 World Championship semi finals kicked off this morning in a solid, square breeze on the waters of Dapeng Bay in South Eastern China. The field of 56 teams, were divided into 4 groups of 14 with 28 teams in each race. The 4 groups will shuffle over the […]

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Open Semi Finals Begin

Today is the first day in the 21st Hobie® 16 World Championships Open Semi Finals and those that made the cut will be joined by the pre qualified sailors from around the world to wage their campaign for the coveted title of World Champion. It’s time to get serious! Currently outside, the clouds have lifted […]

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