Thorpe Bay Report

The SLAM Moth Grand Prix series continued over the weekend of 18-19th June as part of Thorpe Bay YCs annual regatta. Being just three weeks ahead of the National Chamiponships at Stokes Bay, the aim of racing on the tidal waters of the Thames estuary, was to allow sailors the chance to test and dial ..

Weymouth Regatta 2/3 July 2011

This isn’t an official event on the calender but might be a good chance to get in some sneaky practice ahead of the Nationals the following weekend – racing will be out in the bay some a good chance to practice out in the waves. You do have to enter online but you don’t have ..

Mid Season Update from the President

I thought it was about time to catch up and write a quick mid season state of the Nation address… The season has started well with turn outs up on last year for the first 3 Grand Prix series events – to view the series please go to the UK website and click on the ..

SLAM Grand Prix Hayling Island

31 Moth sailors arrived at Hayling for the SLAM Grand Prix series event over the weekend of 4-5th June. Being the home of numerous top Moth sailors, the event was set to be a high octane show down, and with only a month to go before the National Championships sailors were starting to home in ..

SLAM Hayling Island SC Moth Grand Prix Series – 4/5th June

This weekend is the SLAM Grand Prix Series Open Meeting at Hayling Island The weather is going to be completely scorchio with F4 winds according to the forecast and Hayling is the place to be when the sun is out. For those who have never been, we launch off the sheltered sandy beach at the ..

Zhik 2011 International Moth UK Nationals

“IMCA UK is proud to publish the Notice of Race for the Zhik 2011 International Moth UK Nationals to be hosted by Stokes Bay Sailing Club. If you are a current paid up member of the Association, you should have received an email with a link to enter on-line. If you did not please use ..

28.8 knots!

28.8 knots!

Mike Cooke from Bristol has set a new UK speed record of 28.8 knots. This is now the fastest recorded time in the UK and has surely opened the door to the elusive 30 knot club. Mike Cooke tells us how it was done…. “Well conditions were pretty hostile to be honest, but with my ..

Report – Why Jewellers Parkstone Grand Prix Event

WHY Jewellers Moth Grand Prix – Parkstone YC Perfect sailing conditions greeted the fleet of 25 Moths who arrived at the second Moth Grand Prix event of the year at Parkstone YC, Poole Harbour over the weekend of 7 – 8th May. The event saw many of the top British boats lining up against each ..

Why Jewellers Parkstone Grand Prix Event – 7/8th May

The Grand Prix Series event at Parkstone YC is nearly upon us…. All the documents you need are below, in brief: First Race on Sat: 1200hrs Briefing: 1000hrs Advice on where to stay speak to Rod. If you’d like to go out for the dinner sat night – book your place with Rod! See you ..

Moth Training 16-17th April 2011 – Castle Cove Sailing Club

Moth Training 16-17th April 2011 – Castle Cove Sailing Club

The training weekend in Weymouth at Castle Cove Sailing Club is now fully booked! More details will be sent out soon to those confirmed on the list below. Ben Paton Phil Oligario Olivier Vidal Richard Westbury Chris Rashley Matt Ponsford Cameron Stewart Adam Kitchen Simon Hindley Duncan Barr Katherine Knight Neil Baker Jonathon Peats Sam ..

Marlow Moth Grand Prix and Inland Championships

The first Moth Grand Prix of the season kicked off at Queen Mary reservoir over the 26th & 27th March, with 20 Moths arriving to see a flat calm lake. However, smiles were put soon put back on the faces of those who rigged after a slight delay in proceedings, to what was developing into ..

Marlow Moth Grand Prix events and Inland Championship

After the incredible highlight of the Moth Worlds in Australia in January, UK Moth Class racing commences with the first of the seasons Grand Prix events at Queen Mary SC over 26-27 March, where the event doubles up as the Inland Championships. Following the increased popularity of the Class in 2010, the rising number of ..

Dinghy Show 2011

Another Dinghy show is over and I would like to thank all those involved for their help. Graham Simmonds did much of the leg work pulling things together as well as collecting Ricky Tagg’s new Mach2 and delivering it to the show – taking it away again and manning the stand all weekend. Also a ..

Zhik Moth Nationals at Stokes Bay in 2011

Stokes Bay Sailing Club is proud to be hosting the Moth Nationals 7-10th July 2011. If you want to get some pre-event training in at our stunning venue, why not bring your boat down to the club and train with us. You can sail and race on a casual basis for the £5 singlehander day-sail ..

Letter from the President – 2011

Dear GBR Moth  sailors, First of all a belated Happy New Year. We are about to Kick off the 2011 season in the UK with the Dinghy show at Alexandra Palace, details are currently being finalised regarding the boats on display. We are linking our stand into Alan Hillman’s talks on foiling fundamentals on the ..

Thorpe Bay – 18/19th June 2011

Grand Prix Series event For more informaion about Thorpe Bay check out there website. Point of Contact at Thorpe Bay is: Simon Boygle

2010-11 Winter Series Final Results

The final weekend of the Moth class winter series has come and gone leaving Mike Cooke as the UK winter Champion. The first running of this event for the class had some strong turnouts when the weather was good. A total of 25 entries over the series bodes well for the up and coming summer ..