The top three champions for the The Hog’s Breath Cafe & Hobie Cat Australasia – Australian Hobie Class National Championships 2009 / 2010 were (1) Gavin Colby/Sasha Marks, (2) Darren Smith/Josie Mark, (3) Taylor Booth/Emma Sturgeon.
Races were held from 2 – 5 January 2010 at the Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club. The first three days challenged the 47 teams’ endurance with strong wind-speeds and persistent wind-swell. The final day offered complex light-wind conditions and a welcome change for many of the Hobie 16 sailors.
Full results are available http://www.hobiecatnationals.com.au/results/
On Sunday 31 January at 10 AM, Gavin Colby – 2009 / 2010 Australian Hobie 16 National Champion will be giving a sailing clinic at Nedlands Yacht Club located on the Swan River in Perth, Western Australia. Gavin will interacting with the audience’s questions in addition to talking about a variety of aspects of sailing in the Nationals.
Parking is free and no reservation is required. Food can be purchased from the Nedlands Yacht Club (NYC) galley. Races will start at 1:30 PM. Guests are welcome to enjoy the bar and facility during and after racing. NYC is fully licensed, please no outside alcoholic beverages on the premises.