Lewes Yacht Club and Division 11 will host the 2014 Hobie 16 North American Champsionships. This event will also serve as the USA team selection for the 2015 Pan Am Games. The town of Lewes, DE is a small town on Delaware Bay and is in close proximity to Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach. Lewes Yacht Club is a large full service club with a large adjoining beach. The sailing is on Delware Bay very close to where the bay joins the Atlantic Ocean. Lewes YC was the host of the 2013 Sunfish World Championships, we are their big event for 2014 and they will host the Optomist North American Championships in 2015.
Hobie Class Association in partnership with the Hobie Cat Co. will create a promotional video featuring Hobie 16 sailing to be filmed during the 2014 Hobie 16 North American Championships, held in Lewes, DE. Gary Jobson Sailing, Inc will create and produce the video. This will be created by a professional camera team and include on-board cameras and aerial drones. Gary Jobson will do the commentary and interviews. Gary Jobson is a former All-American collegiate sailor. He won the America's Cup in 1977 as tactician for Ted Turner. As a broadcaster/producer (he is ESPN's Sailing Analyst), lecturer, and writer (he is an Editor at Large for Sailing World and Cruising World magazines), Jobson is the pre-eminent ambassador for sailing in the U.S.
Join us for the action and good times. Charter boats are available.