The International Moth is a high-speed, development sailing class with 90 years of continuous innovation.
The modern day carbon fibre boats reach speeds of over 30 knots on hydrofoils.
With the available training newcomers are becoming competitive in a short period.

Class Events

Fixtures for 2022

March Saturday 12th Oxford Sailing Club
March 26-27 Queen Mary GP
April 23 – 24 Grafham Water Inland Championship
May 14-15 Stokes Bay GP
June 9 – 12 National Championship WPNSA
June/July Eastbourne 1 day event date TBA
June 30th to July 3rd Foiling Week Lake Garda Italy
July 23rd to 30th European Championship Quiberon France
September 24 – 25 WPNSA GP
October 15th – 16th Parkstone Yacht Club
November 21 – 27 World Championship Yacht Club Argentino

Training Events 2022

March 19-20 Queen Mary Sailing Club James Sainsbury Coaching
April 30 – 1 May Grafham Water Sailing Club David Hivey Coaching
June 2 – 3 WPNSA David Hivey Coaching (Thursday/Friday event)
Thanks to Chris White for organising our training events for 2022!
More details and how to register will be available on Facebook

Get a boat, Join the Class, come and race the best!

The International Moth is a high-speed, development sailing class with 90 years of continuous innovation.
The modern day carbon fibre boats reach speeds of over 30 knots on hydrofoils.
With the available training newcomers are becoming competitive in a short period.

IMCA UK

The UK Committee are all highly enthusiastic volunteers with a deep love for the Moth who ensure you get the most from every event.
We are currently a little short on personnel, if you would like to play a part then we would love to hear from you.

Chairman:
Secretary/Treasurer/Membership: Graham Simmonds
Events and Sponsorship: Dave Smithwhite
Measurement: Ricky Tagg
Class Training: Chris White
Webmaster: Kyle Stoneham

Class measurers are located across the UK, if you need a certificate and don’t know where to go let us help…

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Sponsors & Partners

Wetsuit Outlet

Wetsuit Outlet are Europe’s largest supplier of watersports clothing and equipment and title Sponsor of the 2019 Moth Nationals at Castle Cove sailing club.
Their life long passion for sailing and commitment to stock the latest clothing and hardwear is why this partnership works so well.

Moth Manufacturers

Maverik Moth – Fluid Composites

Brand new for 2022, the Maverik Moth is the culmination of over three years of development from Fluid Composites. The first of the Moth 2.0 designs to come from the UK, the Maverik brings F1 tech to the class. The R&D program for 2022 introduces some exciting innovations leading up to the 2023 worlds in Weymouth.

Maguire boats

The Maguire Exocet is the current world leading Moth, designed by Kevin Ellway and manufactured by SimonMaguire in New Milton, Hampshire UK.
The Exocet currently holds all major UK, European and World Championship titles.

Aardvark Racing

Mike Cooke has been sailing and building moths since before the foiling era, his innovative approach has ensured that the Rocket design remains competitive. Dylan Fletcher has proven this by taking the UK championship in 2017 and more recently the 2018 Foiling Week title on the SSD solid wing platform beating the highest level competiton.

Lennon Thinnair

It’s been a long time coming but reports that the first production Thinnairs are almost ready will be music to the ears to those on the waiting list.
Mike Lennon a highly accomplished moth sailor and sail maker has been testing the prototype with some success during 2018.

Archives

So much of the moth class history had gone missing. Few people appreciated the interest there would be in old yearbooks, photos, design drawings and articles. But it seems Mothies are horders and since we posted this section, over 200 photos and scans have been sent in.

This section features yearbooks, brochures, posters etc. And the ‘archive photos’ pages have period photos. Continue reading “Archives”