Hobie Epic. Tough, Tough, Tough

From : April 2017


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Victorious after an epic 7 hours and 50 minutes on the water, Point Yacht Club’s Hobie sailors Dylan Albert and Mike Goodyer took the win in this year’s Hobie Epic presented by Hobie Northern Region Class Race and hosted by Zululand Yacht Club.


Racing from Richards Bay to Durban on Saturday 11 February, the mishmash team of first timer, 16 year old Albert and Goodyer, who has a few Epics under his belt, confirmed their entry the day before the long haul race. “Last year I went down to the beach to watch the end of the Epic, it was so intense I just knew I wanted to do it. You have to be 16 so I knew that I could do it this year. I was still looking for someo