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33rd Savills Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships - Preview

by Gordon Burgis 11 Jun 11:15 BST 29-30 June 2024
32nd Savills Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships © Jack Clayden

Entries are open for the 33rd Channel Islands Hobie Cat Championships being held in the beautiful sailing arena of St. Aubin's Bay at the end of the month.

The event is hosted by the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club and sponsored by Savills Estate Agents for the sixth year running.

Around 30 boats are expected to take to the water for a full weekend of competitive racing. All Hobie classes will be represented from Junior crews racing the Dragoons to youth and adult teams on Hobie 16s including the 18ft Hobie Wildcats and Tigers.

There will be six qualifying races over the weekend to find the Champions in each class, racing starts at 10:00am on the Saturday and 11:00am on the Sunday. Registration and crews weigh is on the Friday evening from 6:00pm.

Jeremy Swetenham, Commodore of the RCIYC said, "The Hobie Cat Championships is a pinnacle event in the Clubs busy racing calendar, we are delighted once again to be partnering with Savills. As always it promises to be a wonderful fast and colourful spectacle and will provide a great opportunity for our, junior, youth and adult teams who are training for the Hobie Multi Europeans being held at Lake Garda, Italy, in July."

Geri O'Brien, head of office at Savills Jersey, which is sponsoring the championships, added: "Sailing is a favourite pastime of many islanders and we are delighted to once again offer our support for this wonderful event. The Hobies are always an impressive sight out on the water, bringing together people of all ages for an exciting weekend of competition.

"Huge credit must go to the RCIYC for staging such a fabulous two days. We look forward to welcoming as many people as possible - and keeping our fingers crossed for some great racing conditions!"

For entries and event information the RCIYC can be contacted by email at or phone on 01534 745783. Or see event website.

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