Be sure to check out Hobie Cats NW. Fleet 95 night — Friday, Jan. 26.
Hobie 101: Learn the basics of rigging & sailing a Hobie Cat, with an emphasis on the Hobie 16 and Hobie Wave. Morning chalk talk followed by lunch and then on-the-water coaching in the afternoon. Taught by US Sailing-certified instructor. (Tim Webb w/ Kelly Havig)
Hobie 102: Learn advanced techniques for racing Hobie Cats from top Hobie Cat racers. Tactics. Strategy. Rigging tips. This course will offer tips and advice not commonly given in such an advanced seminar. Taught by national and world-level Hobie racers. (Peter Nelson & John Hoag)
Bring notebook and/or recorder to either/both.
This regatta is run by CYC Seattle and includes a dinner party Saturday night. The winds and temperatures this time of year are usually both pretty good. Register early!