2016 Hobie MultiEuropeans - Neusiedl See - Final Day
The 2016 Hobie Multi Europeans have come to anticlimax with the final day bringing glassy and warm conditions, perfect for a lazy day by the lake, not so much for high-octane racing. Despite the obvious yearning to be out on the water...
Hobie 16 Fastest Ever!
Joe Bennett up to his usual tricks of taking a Hobie to the very edge - 25 gusting 35 knots of wind, Vassiliki Bay, 200kg of man hanging off the side. 25.64 knots. If anyone knows of a faster speed on a Hobie 16 let Joe know.
Hobie 16 Speed Record Attempt!
Joe Bennett attempting the speed record for a Hobie 16 in Vassiliki, Greece. Hitting 23.37 knots - looking seriously fun at Wildwind.
2016 Hobie MultiEuropeans - Neusiedl See - Day 1
Unfortunately there was no racing for the gold fleet on Day 1 of the 2016 Hobie MultiEuropeans. In a temperate 27 degrees celsius the sailors enjoyed volleyball, badminton and a swim but no sailing.
2016 Hobie MultiEuropeans - Neusiedl See - Day 3
The lake has not made it easy for the sailors at the 2016 Hobie MultiEuropeans. The day started with glassy conditions, The Hobie 16 Silver fleet and the Wildcats and Tigers were sent out after a short postponement but race abandonments were standard
Hobie 16 European Champs at Wildwind 2001
Classic cat sailing - Hobie 16 European Championships 2001 - 25-40 kts of wind in Vassiliki, Lefkas, Greece at the Wildwind Holidays centre. Even Mitch Booth pitchpoled.
Hobie 16 too much wind
Gusting 35 knots. Vassiliki at it's best - perhaps too good!
2016 Hobie MultiEuropeans - Neusiedl See - Day 2
Day Two saw the racing finally get under way at the 2016 Hobie MultiEuropeans. Despite the light breeze all fleets took on five races to make up for lost time yesterday.
Kiel Week 2016 - 19th June - Highlights - Roar of the Cats!
Kiel Week 2016 - 19th June - Highlights of the F18 and Hobie 16 catamarans.
Kiel Week 2016 - 23rd June - Highlights - The 49ers speedsters get started
Kiel Week 2016 - 23rd June - More Olympic Classes hit the water with a focus on the 49ers both men and women teams and 2.4m individual dinghy. The F18 and Hobie 16 are still battling it out for the overall win too...