Hobie Fleet

 NEXT RCIYC HOBIE FLEET RACING…

 & IMPORTANT INFORMATION.  

* SUNDAY 2nd APRIL 2017 – FIRST RACE START 10:00AM.

* RACING IN THE ROSSCOT SPRING SERIES this Sunday 2nd April. 2 back to back races (maybe 3 subject to conditions) for H16’s A & B Fleets, H/Wildcats & Tigers, H/Dragoons-Cadets.

Anyone requiring crew or a helm please make contact. Forecast is giving force 3, great conditions for H16 ‘B’ Fleet crews and those who haven’t started as yet. NOR, Entry form and SI’s attached. Not raced, please down load entry form and hand to Beach Officer prior to racing.

* BOATS ARE BEING MOVED from the top to beach ready for Sundays racing this Saturday 1st April at 12 noon, if you require a hand please come along.

*IMPORTANT: ALL BOATS HAVE TO BE OFF THE TOP GRASS PARKING BAYS & FIELD AND TAKEN TO BEACH NO LATER THAN THIS SUNDAY 2ndAPRIL. PARKS & GARDENS ARE CUTTING AND TIDYING THE AREA NEXT WEEK– THE FIELD WHERE H/DRAGOONS ARE CURRENTLY PARKED IS BEING CUT AND SPRAYED WITH WEED KILLER NEXT TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY.

*IS YOUR RCIYC 2017 STICKER ON THE FRONT CROSSBAR – DEADLINE THIS SUNDAY, FROM THEN ON BOATS WITHOUT CURRENT STICKER SHOWING WILL NOT BE ABLE TO USE THE GREAT PARKING, COMPOUND TOWER STORAGE AND H/FLEET SAILING & TRAINING. FOR STICKERS CONTACT NUALA, RCYIC OFFICE TEL 745783. HOURS 9:00AM TO 5:00PM WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AND 9:00AM TO 2:30PM ON FRIDAY.

*THERE ARE 4 H16’s on beach – Watch high tide tomorrow and Thursday at 38ft plus – they may just squeak it, maybe best to move up and then down again for Sunday. Wind is forecast force 4 southerly! Tides drop to 35ft Saturday then 33ft on Sunday.

*WEDNESDAY EVENING TRAINING, we are looking to commence this on the 12th April, continuing every 2 weeks subject to suitable tides. As usual there will be training for, H16 crews, H/Dragoons and special training incorporated for the Youth H16 teams participating in the H16 Europeans and the H/Dragoon team Worlds in the Netherlands also the America’s Cup Junior Endeavour Regatta team competing in Bermuda.

*SECOND HAND H16’s, there are some excellent pre-season race ready second hand H16’s for sale at good prices. If you know of anyone who would like to join in the fun of Hobie Cat sailing, whether it be at entry level or more experienced let me know and I will put them in touch with the owners. Also a good investment, if the boat is bought and sailed for a year or two, they hold their price if resold at any time.

‘HOBIE OPEN DAYS’ suitable dates are being looked for one in May and another early June. TBA

 

HOBIE FLEET SPRING SERIES 2017 

Please open the following link for the Hobie Fleet Spring Series, Notice of Race;

Hobie Spring Series 2017 NoR (2)

For the Sailing Instructions, please open the following link;

Hobie Spring Series SIs (1)

 

Yachts and Yachting Championships

Please open the following link for the Yachts and Yachting Championship report and pictures;

http://www.yachtsandyachting.com/news/191946/channel-islands-hobie-cat-championships