Moth Worlds 2014 Day3

Moth Worlds 2014 Day3

It’s more like Costa del Hayling at the moment – sweltering heat and little wind make it great for sunbathers and ice cream vans, but less so for the Moth fleet. The race committee made the most of the breeze that did come in and managed to get two races in for Yellow fleet and ..

Moth Worlds 2014 Day 2

Moth Worlds 2014 Day 2

Racing started around 1pm after the Westerly sea breeze came in. Blue fleet made up for their lost race from Saturday and then sailed two more races in the best of the breeze. Yellow fleet were too far East to get the full effect of this and only managed a single race in what was ..

Moth Worlds 2014 Day 1

Moth Worlds 2014 Day 1

After a single day’s break following the UK Nationals, the International Moths started the World Championships in earnest. A record-breaking 138 helms from 18 countries are taking part in the event, so the fleet is split into two groups of 69 boats. The thunderstorms which have been plaguing the UK in recent days led to ..

UK Championship Results 2014

UK Championship Results 2014

The aim yesterday was to get three races in for the yellow and blue fleets. As it was, the PRO did a great job to manage 2 in the fluctuating breeze. The aim today was to make up for the lost race and then complete three more… sadly the breeze had other ideas. The tide ..

Magic Marine challenge you to “dress to impress” at the Moth Worlds

Magic Marine challenge you to “dress to impress” at the Moth Worlds

As the Moth GP series nears its end, and we look forward to the Nationals and Worlds at Hayling. Magic Marine would like to spice up the final round of the GP Series by offering the highest placed amateur of the overall series, that is also entered for the worlds the opportunity to be kitted ..

Noble Marine Stone GP June 21/22 2014

Noble Marine Stone GP June 21/22 2014

The Stone GP is on the weekend of the 21st 22nd June, the Notice of Race can be found here: Stone SC 2014 NOR This is your last chance to get some practice in a full GP before the Nationals/Worlds at Hayling Island. Let’s hope there’s a bit more wind than the last two GPs… ..

SailTek Stokes Bay GP 2014

SailTek Stokes Bay GP 2014

Despite the light wind forecast for the penultimate grand prix event before the World Championships at Hayling in July, 32 sailors ventured down to Stokes Bay with the promise of some open water, pre worlds training. Most of the big names were in attendance along with a lot of the regular faces and a few ..

Noble Marine UK Grand Prix Series Update 2013/14

Noble Marine UK Grand Prix Series Update 2013/14

The International Moth UK Grand Prix series, sponsored by Noble Marine, runs from Nationals to Nationals. There are 9 events in the series with competitors counting their best 5 results. With points calculated based upon the number of boats at each event there is a premium on doing well at the larger events. To date ..

Weymouth Grand Prix 2014

Weymouth Grand Prix 2014

Weymouth GP 17/18 May 2014 by Ben Paton (Roving reporter) 38 enthusiastic Mothies turned up last weekend at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, known to Moth sailors as “Foiltown”, looking to benchmark their performance and check out the competition at the latest round of the Noble Marine Grand Prix series, especially as the Worlds ..

Stokes Bay Ronstan Open May 31/June 1

Stokes Bay Ronstan Open May 31/June 1

There are many reasons for Moth sailors to come fly at the Ronstan Stokes Bay Moth Open on the weekend of 31st May and 1st June. Not only is it Chris Rashley’s favourite foiling location and not only will Jason Belben of Sailtek/Ronstan be sponsoring the event, but this year Pete Barton will also be providing Moth coaching! The entry ..

Weymouth GP May17/18 WPNSA 2014

Weymouth GP May17/18 WPNSA 2014

The Weymouth GP to be held at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy is this weekend!! The NoR is here: WPNSA – NOR Grand Prix Open Meeting 2014 Arrival The club will be open from 08:00. When you arrive, you may access the dinghy park through Gate 4 (please see attached plan) with the code (available ..

Why Jewellers / Quay West Chandlers Parkstone GP 2014

Why Jewellers / Quay West Chandlers Parkstone GP 2014

A fleet of 22 International Moths turned out for the second Noble Marine Grand Prix event of the year at Parkstone Sailing Club, Poole over the weekend of 5th & 6th April. After a winter of training, in anticipation for the UK Summer Worlds, this would be a good indication of current form on open ..

The Why Jewellers / Quay West Chandlers Parkstone GP 5/6th April

The Why Jewellers / Quay West Chandlers Parkstone GP 5/6th April

  The eagerly awaited Parkstone YC GP is nearly upon us. Registration will start at 0900, the race briefing will at 11:30 in the clubhouse and the first warning signal will be at 1255 on both days. Full details can be found at: Parkstone YC Moth Open With prizes on offer from Why Jewellers, Quay West ..

Data to Value Ltd. Queen Mary GP

Data to Value Ltd. Queen Mary GP

  Glamorous weather greeted an impressive turnout of 37 Moths for the first Grand Prix of 2014 sponsored by Data to Value Ltd. at Queen Mary Sailing Club. With a range of abilities from Olympic medallist to complete newbie battling it out in shifty conditions on a crowded reservoir, the event promised to provide some ..

Moth Spring Training at Queen Mary SC

Moth Spring Training at Queen Mary SC

  Nobody claims that sailing a Moth is easy, you have to swim just in order to launch one, but since they sprouted wings and learnt to fly the class has grown steadily. In recent years, the fleet has attracted sailors young, old and in between, some with thoughts of championship glory and others just ..

Moth wins 2014 Dinghy Show Concours d’Elegance

Moth wins 2014 Dinghy Show Concours d’Elegance

  The YachtsandYachting.com Concours d’Elegance at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show has been awarded to Mike Lennon’s new Exocet International Moth sail no. 4147. See: International-Moth-wins-Concours-dElegance   Mike has spent his time since Christmas rigging and tuning his new Exocet and grabbing time on the water when he can between the storms that have been ..

Moth Training at Queen Mary SC 8th & 9th March 2014

Moth Training at Queen Mary SC 8th & 9th March 2014

Another beginner to intermediate training weekend will be held at Queen Mary Sailing Club over the 8th and 9th March. Training will start with a briefing both days at 10am sharp and include on the water sessions, boat set up assistance, class room briefings and video reviews. The training will focus both on beginners leaning ..

IMCA UK 2014 Membership Renewal

IMCA UK 2014 Membership Renewal

Dear Member, Your International Moth Class Membership subscription was due for renewal on 1st January 2014. 2014 is an extremely important year for the UK IMCA membership as the UK is hosting the 2014 International Moth Worlds at Hayling Island Sailing Club! This event will host both the UK Nationals and Worlds events together and it takes place ..