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Congratulations to Yamil SABA and Gonzalo CENDRA from Venezuela are the 2019 Hobie 16 World Champions

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22nd Hobie Worlds 16 Final Report and Photos

22nd Hobie Worlds 16 Final Report and Photos

The 22nd Hobie 16 World Championship held on Captiva Island in Florida, USA was a regatta at which 60 completely, new Hobie 16 catamarans, were built in Australia, and shipped to Florida. They were provided by the Hobie Cat Company for the use of competitors in the championship. Around 500 competitors from 25 countries, across six continents, competed in the regatta. Following each session, the fleet would return to shore and teams would switch to a different boat for the next session. The first series which was contested by a 54-boat fleet with skippers aged 45 years or older, and crews. The series was dominated by Australians with seven teams […]

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WINK News

WINK News

WINK News, Southwest Florida’s News Leader covers the 22nd Hobie 16 World championship with these two reports:

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November 15 2019 Daily Report

November 15 2019 Daily Report

Wet and wild for day 5 of the Hobie 16 Open World Championships. Early morning storms generated a very large and confused sea state. The wind was up and down some during the day but mostly 14-20 knots.

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November 14 2019 Daily Report

November 14 2019 Daily Report

Wet and wild for day 5 of the Hobie 16 Open World Championships. Early morning storms generated a very large and confused sea state. The wind was up and down some during the day but mostly 14-20 knots.

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November 13 2019 Daily Report

November 13 2019 Daily Report

Windy conditions for day 3 of the Hobie 16 Open World Championships. The promised cold front arrived overnight and sailors were greeted with strong wind conditions for day 3.

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