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30 January 2014

Hobie World Championships

Hobie Alter shaping Starting Friday the 31st Feb the bay will be a hive of activity.
The World Hobie sailing championships will kick off with the masters event.
Over the course of two weeks we will see grand masters, masters, women and youth events.
The event will run until the 15th of February and culminate with the presentations and a fireworks display on the shores of Jervis Bay.
It’s sure to be an exciting and busy time for Huskisson.

For the complete event schedule click here.

Hobie catThe museum will be participating in this fantastic event.

Date: Saturday 1st February, Time: 1pm, Location: Lady Denman Theatrette.
The Lady Denman Museum will be hosting a special presentation by Geoff Cater from Surf Research, he will be presenting a lecture on the role Hobie has played in successfully modernising the ancient Polynesian surfboard, outrigger canoe, and double-hulled sailing canoe, or "catamaran."

The ocean as a playground.
In conjunction with the lecture there will be a surf craft exhibition featuring an extensive collection of boards from 1958 – 1984 on display from 10.00AM-12.00PM in the grounds of the Lady Denman Museum.

If you head on down to Huskisson you will see large tents opposite the pub and all the boats lined up on the beach in readiness for the event.

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