21 keen, eager and bright-eyed Moth sailors turned up on Saturday ready for some racing despite the less than ideal forecast. If the forecast stood, it was looking like there would only be some racing on Saturday and only if the weather played ball. So there we all stood chatting about whether to go racing ..
Nathan Outteridge is the 2014 International Moth World Champion Nathan won the World Championship with one race to sail having a 10 point lead over top Brit Chris Rashley and his discard was a 4th. The 49er Gold Medalist from London 2012 and Artemis America’s Cup helmsman proceeded to win the last race of the ..
An earlier start allowed the Gold fleet to get a full four races on the penultimate day of the International Moth World Championships at Hayling Island, with the Silver fleet once again getting in three. The breeze was a gusty and shifty 8-13 knots, which dropped off during the final race as it shifted round ..
The Moth Worlds fleet woke up to a glorious day at Hayling Island. The wind was blowing a steady 15 knots, the sun was shining and it was 23 degrees by 10am – perfect sailing conditions. The Gold fleet went out into Hayling Bay, while the Silver fleet headed off East to Bracklesham Bay. Two ..
As a development class, the Moth has always attracted a small band of dedicated enthusiasts willing to put their time and effort into building their own boats. For these guys, there’s a special feeling they get when their boat starts to foil, that no production boat sailor will ever feel. Richard Edwards, from Poole is ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Hayling Island was the first venue in this year’s Moth Grand Prix Series and with the World’s being held there next year it was a sure thing that the best of the best would attend even recently crowned 49er European Champion Dylan Fletcher was here as no one was going to miss the chance ..
It only seems like yesterday when the moth fleet descended on to Weymouth for the 2013 Nationals held in Portland Harbour which saw nearly 70 competitors take part. However, as every sailor knows time and tide wait for no one so the moth fleet moves a bit eastward along the south coast for the ..
There is now online entry for the end of season event at Hayling Island which is available here: http://www.hisc.co.uk/entry_moth/entry_list_moth2011.asp We will have 3 coaches on the water per day and training spots are limited to 20 boats. Please also note late entry after 28th October will cost an additional £5. There will be additional informal ..
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 ..
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 ..
The forecast for the weekend of the 20th/ 21st of November was perfect with winds between 10 – 18 knots for both days so it was with great anticipation that I attended my first Moth Training Camp. With the promise of Mike Lennon, Ricky Tagg and Mike Cooke being on hand to coach us all, ..
Simon Payne is a well known figure to many as a highly competitive racer in both two-man and singlehanded high performance dinghies. He demonstrated that again most recently by securing that sought after triple-crown of championship wins, which many a dedicated racer seeks, by taking the 2010 World, European and National championship titles. Phillippe Oligario, ..
Lennon Rides to Victory 19 foiling Moths descended upon Hayling Island for the 10th year of the Tide Ride, and following a misty start, the sun shone through gracing the fleet with a mild 10-15 knot easterly and classic Hayling conditions. With the fleet sailing a windward-leeward course on the Pilsey bank side of the ..