Category Archives: Regatta Reports

NSW Hobie Cat Championships | Kurnell Catamaran Club

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Joining the contingent of cargo ships, jellyfish, and planes overhead on the flat waters of Botany Bay in Dharawal country, a strong fleet of catamarans hit the water over the weekend of the 4th and 5th of November. Kurnell Catamaran Club played host to the first round of the 2023-24 NSW State Championships in conjunction with their annual ‘Top […]

Jervis Bay Hobie 14 Sailors Reign Supreme in a Strong Start to the Season

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In October, the Vincentia Sailing Club’s Hobie 14 sailors once again demonstrated their prowess on the waters, competing in two prominent events on the Central Coast of New South Wales. The first event was the Toukley Sailing Club’s Bill Cheal Memorial Regatta on Tuggerah Lake, and the second was the Mannering Park Sailing Club’s Phil […]

Sailing Success Continues for the Vincentia Sailing Club – A Belated Update

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Success has continued on the water for the mighty mariners at the Vincentia Sailing Club, with astounding results across the board. Since March, our intrepid sailors have travelled to Batemans Bay, back up to Lake Macquarie and most recently to Moreton Bay in Queensland for an unforgettable weekend in the Sunshine State Combined High Schools […]

Paddy & Mick Dominate at the Hobie 14 World Championships

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Was there ever a doubt Team Australia wouldn’t pull off The Italian Job… On the final day of the Queensland State Championships at the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, Rod Waterhouse came to MB and myself with a proposal: head to Italy for the Hobie 14 Worlds, clean up the podium, get the job done. Sounds easy […]

Winners are Grinners for the Vincentia Sailing Club at the NSW & Victorian Hobie State Championships

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It’s been a successful last couple of months for the Vincentia Sailing Club, with champions rising in all shapes and sizes over the last few regattas. In particular, the NSW Hobie Cat State Championships, along with the Victorian Hobie Cat State Championships.

The 50th Hobie Nationals Match Report

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Well, was that worth the wait or what?! It’s all said and done. The racing sails have been dropped, rolled up and put back into storage after what has been one of the most spectacular gatherings of the Australian Hobie Family in over 50 years. Across the 10 day extravaganza, the true meaning of “having […]

The 21-22 Mashup

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We’ve had some wins, we’ve had a few loses, but overall, it’s been an absolute whirlwind of an adventure. It’s been a red-hot-minute since we saw the conclusion of another absolutely outstanding sailing season here at the Vincentia Sailing Club. With the ever-gloomy La Nina constantly lingering over our heads, the mighty, intrepid sailors from […]

The Vincentia Sailing Club’s Match Report – NSW Hobie 14, Women & Youth States w/ Dragoon Nationals

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How good is Hobie Sailing! The word is in from the Hobie Family, and we can confirm that the 2022 Hobie 14, Women & Youth State Championships, along with the inaugural Hobie Dragoon Australian National Championships, was unarguably a glorious success! And after what was an awesome presentation night up at the Vincentia Country Club, […]