Titles Claimed at Hobie North Americans
Published on October 14th, 2016
Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (October 14, 2016) – The final day of racing in the 2016 Hobie 16 and Hobie 18 North American Championships has completed under clear blue skies and light wind. The day began with an on time start and 6 knots of breeze from the ESE with four teams vying for the top spot – all were within reach of the title.
Two races were completed in oscillating conditions as the top 10 finishers shifted from the previous day. In the Hobie 16 class Francisco Figueroa and Jolliam Berrios (PUR) won their third championship followed by Tom Korzeniewski and Karen Grisko (USA). The Hobie 18 class winners are Ken Marshack/Valerie Pioszak (USA) followed by Jim and Barbie Doty (USA).
Racing was held October 10 to 14.