Congratulations on entering the 23rd Hobie 16 Worlds – Costa Bravo Catalonia Spain.
Our records show and your region association confirms that you are not a financial member of the International Hobie Class as of February 19, 2022. It is a requirement to enter the 23rd world championships as per the Notice of Race section 4: All skippers and crew shall be members in good standing of the International Hobie Class Association. Any competitor in the championship must be a national of the country of the Member National Authority which is entering him/her or which he/she represents. Each competitor shall present proof when requested by the OA.
You may have overlooked this requirement when you entered so to assist, you have three options:
–Provide Proof of Class Membership to email@example.com This is for those who have signed up in the last few days.
–Purchase Temporary IHCA Membership* (*This is the most popular item) for the Hobie 16 Worlds 2022.
This membership option gives the membership privileges to register for and sail in the Hobie 16 Worlds 15th – 29thSeptember 2022 ONLY.
–Purchase Full Membership
For full membership privileges including the right to legally participate in other Hobie regattas & events during the membership period in your region as well as these 23rd Hobie 16 World Championships. To do so you must join your national Hobie Class Association which can be found here: Hobie Regional Associations – International Hobie Class Association
We ask that you update your IHCA membership by: Provide Proof of membership, sign up and pay for Temporary or Full membership , before COB Monday, March 9th, 2022 AEDT and advise us via email to firstname.lastname@example.org that you have met the class requirements as per the Notice of Race (NOR). After this date, the International Hobie Class Association (IHCA) may remove you from the entry list and your entry fee will be refunded less published cancellation fees listed in the NOR.