Presidents Roundup

As we approach Christmas and the start of the second running of the Moth Winter series, I thought it timely to send out some thoughts on the season gone and the one to come. On the season gone we had some pretty good events which kicked off with the spring training at Castle Cove Weymouth. ..

Updated Nationals results

There were a few issues with the Grand Prix style scoring at Stokes Bay which have now been resolved thanks to Ricky Tagg’s hard work. The original results listed a lot of people as DNF when they had actually completed laps. This has changed a few peoples overall positions but the original prize presentations still ..

Zhik Moth Nationals 2011 Roundup

Zhik Moth Nationals 2011 Roundup

Stokes Bay provided what is surely one of the most memorable Moth National Championships and certainly a talking point for many years to come. With conditions ranging from 25knots and big confusing sea state to shifty marginal winds against a strong tide, many of the competitors were pushed to new levels in trying to adapt. ..

Zhik Moth Nationals Day 3 – Who ordered that much breeze?

Way back on Thursday, word in the boat park was that Saturday would be a peachy Mothing day with a nice force 4 in the bay. Pah! So much for 3 day weather forecasts. Today dawned a little breezier than forecast and then it built a bit. The sun was out though, so that was ..

Zhik Moth Nationals Day 2 – And the day was spent….

…boat faffing, drinking coffee, having the AGM. Yes broken boats have been re-stuck, ripped sails have been sewn, bent bits have been straightened, yesterday’s heros have been celebrated and bruised egos have been massaged but no Moths have been afloat today. With a steady 25-35 knots hammering straight on shore, PRO Mike Rayden expertly called it ..

2011 Zhik moth nationals Day 1

Stokes bay delivered an epic first day of conditions for a record number of sailors (56) attending a UK national championship. With winds from 12 to 14 knots and gusts up to 20 and the now infamous Solent chop, many were pushed to the limit of their abilities. First race honours went to Arnaud Psarofaghis ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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