Mission, Vision and Values of HCIA
The Highlander Class International Association is dedicated to the growth and vitality of the Highlander one-design sailboat by:
- Leveraging the benefits of the original high performance one-design dingy sailboat through the promotion of competitive racing opportunities.
- Offering opportunities and resources for the support, development and growth of Highlander sailors, families, crew and fleets through exciting racing events at great venues.
- Provide opportunities for junior sailors to become Highlander owner and/or sailors through, education, sponsorship, resources and mentoring
The Mission of the Highlander Class International Association is to promote all aspects of Highlander sailing on inland lakes and coastal waters for racing, day sailing or cruising. Our goal is to transform Highlander sailing from a hobby to a multi-generational life-passtime by improving the sailing experience and providing opportunities for fun and excitement.
Family, Fun, Excitement
Highlander class sailors enjoy a vibrant, one design regatta circuit, excellent club racing and a very capable cruising dinghy. The Highlander Class Association exists to support all facets of Highlander sailing and provides the clubs and fleet captains with a variety of resources at a national level.
We draw on many years of one design experience and work hard to maintain the one design basis of the boat, whilst permitting progress and innovation. We value honesty, sportsmanship, our fine heritage and will give generously to help others into the class and make you delighted to have become part of the Highlander sailing familty.