Months Left Enter Online

Notice To Competitors

Amendment to Notice of Race Number 2

January 7, 2019

Updated Fees to read:
Cleared up wording surrounding online entry deadlines with regard to when a price tier expires and provided a link to a timezone converter for each price tier.
All entry date and time deadlines listed are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) or Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) respectively. Use this link to convert to your timezone

Amendment to Notice of Race Number 1

December 18, 2018

Delete IHCA General Class Rule 13.3 (a):

The IHCA Rules Committee have agreed to delete HCA General Rules 13.3 a) for the 22nd Hobie 16 World Championships ONLY. The boats shall be raced with all aluminium mast.

After the event, Hobie Cat Company is looking to ship some boats to Australia and Europe for re-sale. As known in these regions all aluminium masts are mandatory. At the conclusion of the event, all boats delivered to dealers / customers in North America will be fitted with CompTip masts.

Updated Qualifier Series to read:

The Qualifier Series is limited to 56 entries. Each of the six IHCA Regions will be given nine spots. The IHCA shall release two Qualifying reserved spots and any unused Regional spots to a first come after the 1st March 2019. Competitor’s entering must supply evidence of competing in a minimum of three Hobie Class events from 1st March 2017. This shall be verified from results and confirmation from the Regional Chairman of the IHCA in your region. Failure to comply will have your entry forfeited. Entries will be confirmed after 1st February 2019.

Updated Fees to read:

EventEnter before midnight
31 Mar 2019 AEDT
Enter before midnight
30 April 2019 AEST
Enter before midnight
31 May 2019 AEST
Open qualifying$424$466$530
Open Pre-qualified$901$991.10$1,123.60
**All prices are in USD. Entry fees include 6% Florida Sales Tax Qualifiers advancing into the semi-finals shall then pay an additional $477 at the conclusion of the qualifying series to advance. This includes tickets for the other parties in the open portion of the event.