Smoke on the Water Hobie Regatta

Skamokawa, WA

Smoke on the Water Hobie Regatta


Notice of Race

A sanctioned Hobie points regatta benefiting Hobie Youth sailing.

Come on out for your favorite regatta. Good breeze, big swell, and the distance race!! All proceeds from this regatta go directly to Hobie Division 4 youth sailing.

Organizing Authority: Fleet 95 and Division 4 of the Hobie Class Association of North America.

Rules: The regatta will be governed by the 2017-2020 Racing Rules of Sailing as well as relevant class rules.

Eligibility & Entry: The regatta is open to class legal Hobie Wave, 14, 16, 17, 18, F18 (Tiger & Wildcat) and 20s. Five entries constitute a one-design class. All skippers must be 2019 HCANA members.

Sailing Instructions: Available at registration and

Venue: Columbia River between Skamokawa Vista Park and Astoria, OR.

Insurance: Each participating boat shall have current 3rd party liability insurance with a minimum coverage of not less than $100,000.

Lodging: Camping is available at Skamokawa Vista Park (for a fee). Skamokawa Inn, a local B&B is also available.

Entry fees:$50 double-handed$40 single handed$25 Youth


Event Chair: Team Shrek. Paul Carter

100% of net proceeds will go directly to the Division 4 Hobie Youth account in memory of Todd Christensen, our successful Hobie 16 sailor who loved Skamokawa and ruled the mighty Columbia.

Schedule: Saturday, August 10th 9-10:30 am - Registration 11:00 am - Skipper’s Meeting 12:00 pm - First Warning 6:00 pm - approx. – Dinner

Sunday, August 11th 10 am – Skipper’s Meeting 11 am – First warning 3:00 pm – Last start time limit 5:00 pm – Prize giving

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!