Notice of Race
Organizing Authority: The organizing authority of the Pacific Northwest Area Championship is the Hobie Class Association—Division 4.
Rules: The event will be conducted in accordance with the Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS), the International Hobie Class Association Class Rules and the US Sailing Prescriptions to the RRS. Sailing Instructions will be available at registration.
Entries: This event is open to all Hobie classes. HCANA membership is required of either the skipper or crew. Due to limited internet access onsite, please check and/or renew your membership now at HCANA. Boat liability insurance of $100,000 is required.
Pre-registration is requested. Please register prior to the end of July. Check or cash only for walk up registration.
Single-Handed $45 Double-Handed $55
Fees include a weekend of world-class racing, Saturday dinner for skipper & crew, trophies. T-shirts are possible, but not yet guaranteed. You should still provide shirt size during pre-registration.
Since people say you don’t get anything for free, we’re going to throw in – relaxation, fresh air, and quality family time.
Note: event subject to changes per CDC and Health Dept. COVID19 guidelines. Please follow current local, state, and federal guidelines as applicable.
Friday, August 6th
All day - Rig boat, sail, socializing
Saturday, August 7th
9:00am-10:30am - Registration @ Covered shelter
10:00am - Competitors’ Meeting
11:30am - Scheduled First Signal
Sunday, August 8th
11:00am - Scheduled First Signal.
No race started after 3:00pm
Rain Forest Resort Village 360-288-2535 Room, Cabin, and Camping reservations are now open, call in advance
The Pacific Northwest Area Championship event headquarters is at the Rain Forest Resort Village, on the south shore of Lake Quinault. There is RV and tent camping at the Rain Forest Resort. Please note this change: Camping reservations are now open, call Rain Forest Resort as soon as possible. There are three other campgrounds on the lake. Willaby and Falls Creek campground reservations can be made through www.recreation.gov. Gatton Creek campground is walk-in (no reservations).
Contact: Event Chair Al Jones: Sail102256@gmail.com, or 360 249-3388 (h), or 360 500-6803 (cell)
Hobie Division 4 Code of Conduct Pledge
As members of the Hobie Family, enjoying the “Hobie Way of Life” together, we shall pledge to watch over and protect each other. We shall all strive to set examples of good conduct and sportsmanship and treat each other with respect and dignity. Adult participants shall take responsibility for the wellbeing of all youth at our events. It may be possible adult beverages (aka controlled substances) may be present at some of our events. Underage youth shall not acquire or consume any adult beverages or controlled substances at these events. All adults shall assure that no adult beverages or controlled substances are provided to, acquired by, or consumed by, underage youth at these events to the extent possible. We shall all aim for a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. And we shall all Have a Hobie Day!