Hobie 14 Nationals 2016

Hobie 14 Nationals 2016

25 March 2016 00:00 - 28 March 2016 06:00

PYC Beach Durban PYC Beach Durban

Hobie 14 Nationals 2016

The PYC Hobie 14 Nationals 2016 - Friday 25 March 2016 to Monday 28th March 2016

We are proud to announce that Durban will be hosting this prestigious event and would like to take this opportunity to thank our main sponsors – Point Yacht Club, Health Technology, Jack Black and Ski-Port Supply.

We look forward to hosting the event and ask that you promote it to your clubs, friends and family. Please note that according to the NOR there is no Open class. Entries are open to Hobie 14’s only, not Hobie 14 Turbos.

Competitors need to be paid up members of their provincial Hobie Class Associations as well as SAS.


1.     Please find the attached documents: 

1)      Poster for 2016 Nationals                                                     

2)      NOR

Sailing Instructions will be available at Registration                                

2.    Entries

Please note that you ARE required to Enter Online at www.hobiecatkzn.co.za and pay your entry fee by Friday 4 March at 17.00 , in-order to receive your goodie pack.


Please will you enter online asap so that we can get the logistics and bookings correct. After you have registered online, further information about our social event details and additional ticket costs will be sent to you.

Closing date for entries is Friday the 4 March, but please would you commit earlier!!!

Late entries will be accepted after this date, however you will be charged an additional R200.

 3. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS                                                

                Thursday 24th March 2016:

§  17:00 – 19:00 - Registration at PYC Beach Site sailing office

§  The Main kitchen as well as a quick station and sushi bar will be open until 8pm for those who wish to stay for dinner.

Friday 25 March 2016:                                                                                       

§  08:00 - 9:00 - Registration at PYC Beach Site sailing office        

§  10:00     Skippers Briefing

§  11.00     Warning Signal for the first race of the day

§  17:30     Opening Function - at PYC Beach Site in the  Upstairs Room with complimentary drink for each competitor courtesy of Ski-Port Supply. Snack platters provided. The main kitchen and quick station will be open until 8pm for those who wish to stay for dinner.

        Saturday 26th 2016 March:

§  10:00     Warning Signal for the first race of the day

§  19:00     Hobie Vintage Theme Dinner at PYC Beach Site – Included in entry fee for each competitor. Extra tickets may be purchased. Lamb on the spit with veggies, salads and rolls. Hot dog and chips will be available for the kids. Try out your skills on the Mechanical surfboard and enjoy a bonfire on the beach (weather permitting). Please feel free to dress accordingly.

 Sunday 27th March 2016:                                                                       

§  10:00     Warning Signal for the first race of the day

§  18:00     Build-a-Burger at PYC Beach Site plus bonfire on the beach evening, weather permitting.

 Monday 28th March 2016

§   10:00     Warning Signal for the first race of the day

§   14:00     No warning signal will be made after 14:00

§   16:30     Prize giving at PYC beach site - Upstairs room (this may be brought forward pending the day”s sailing activities)


4. Recognition

This year we are recognising the following positions.

SAS Medals 10-14 boats  Gold                                                              

                 15-19 boats Gold & Silver                                                                 

                 20 or more Gold, Silver and Bronze

Hobie 14 overall  - 1st , 2nd and 3rd place

1st lady (overall points for 4 days, first two races of each day to count) and

1st youth


5. Accomodation

Point Waterfront Accommodation – letting agent for accommodation around beachfront area

Contact: Shix Murphy

Tel : 031 3324450

Email : shix@pwaccommodation.co.za


There is Limited accommodation at some of the Hobie Homes ( contact Carolynne), and there is Limited free camping at PYC Main club. (Please don’t leave any valuables in your tents!) Please contact Lucy for camping at sailing@pyc.co.za ahead of time as access to the Main Club needs to be arranged.


There are numerous hotels and B&B’s close by on the Beachfront. Please note that it is the Easter Weekend and many places will be booked up quickly.


For any further queries please contact

Carolynne Butler

Hobie Kzn Secretary




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Boats Entered

Caitlin Wakefield (Hobie 14)
Douglas White (Hobie 14)
Sean Fennessy (Hobie 14)
Liam Fennessy (Hobie 14)
Peter Hall (Hobie 14)
Matthew Hall (Hobie 14)
Justin Butler (Hobie 14)
Andrew Heathcote (Hobie 14)
Garth Loudon (Hobie 14)
Leandre Engelbrecht (Hobie 14)
Wayne Smith (Hobie 14)
Richard Gorlei (Hobie 14)
Robert Handley (Hobie 14)
Aldino Gorlei (Hobie 14)
Hennie Swanepoel (Hobie 14)
Charles Girard (Hobie 14)
John Ryall Ryall (Hobie 14)
Jethro Brophy-Tintinger (Hobie 14)
Blaine Dodds (Hobie 14)
Klaas de Rooy (Hobie 14)
Ralph Thorpe (Hobie 14)
Rudi Fokkens (Hobie 14)
murray may (Hobie 14)
Kyle Lambie (Hobie 14)
Nik Albert (Hobie 14)
Matthew Breedt (Hobie 14)
Andrew Boyd (Hobie 16)
Dylan Lambie (Hobie 14)
Elin Paton Paton (Hobie 14)
Kyle Boman (Hobie 14)
Dylan Albert (Hobie 14)

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