Why Jewellers Parkstone YC Open 2016

Why Jewellers Parkstone YC Open 2016

  Parkstone always offers challenges and the first is getting to the race area. The launching is into the walled yacht haven – there are two ways out. One is to follow the winding deep water channel which is around 3 boat lengths wide and the other is straight out through the “ledge.” The ledge in question isn’t ..

Weybiza 2015 GP Finale Oct 3/4

Weybiza 2015 GP Finale Oct 3/4

The Moth GP on 3rd/4th October, hosted by Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, will be the finale for the GP series for the calendar year and marks the halfway point in the GP series for 2015/16. Portland Harbour is the “spiritual home” of the Moths with many innovations trialled there and is a favourite ..

Chris Rashley is the 2015 UK National Champion

Chris Rashley is the 2015 UK National Champion

The final day didn’t provide the glamorous conditions of the previous two days, but the Stokes Bay Race Team, led by Principal Race Officer Mike Rayden, managed to complete the full series in marginal foiling conditions. With Chris Rashley clearly out in front, the battle for second place overall was hot – just six points ..

UK Nationals 2015 Day 1

UK Nationals 2015 Day 1

Blazing sunshine and a 10 knot South Easterly greeted the 59 boat Moth Nationals fleet at Stokes Bay Sailing Club. A number of new innovations were on display including Dylan Fletcher’s solid wings, Mike Lennon’s boom fairings and James Phare’s double-wand. Straight from the off the action was tight at the top. Dylan Fletcher made ..

Parkstone Open 2015 Results

Parkstone Open 2015 Results

25 moth sailors travelled from 16 different clubs to Parkstone Yacht Club for the fourth Grand Prix event of 2015. The forecast for Saturday looked perfect with 12-16 knots and sunshine, but there were a few nervous faces in the boat park that morning when the breeze was up to 20 knots and was showing ..

Hayling Island Sailing Club GP 2015

Hayling Island Sailing Club GP 2015

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 ..

2015 Europeans Entries Now Open

2015 Europeans Entries Now Open

Entry to the 2015 International Moth European Championships to be held at Bataviahaven Lelystad in the Netherlands between August 22nd to 30th is now open. Full details at: 2015 Moth Europeans Registration is here: 2015 Europeans Registration Note: the early bird discount ends on 30th April!

Noble Marine 2013-2014 GP Series Results

Noble Marine 2013-2014 GP Series Results

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

2015 Worlds Entries Now Open

2015 Worlds Entries Now Open

Entry to the 2015 McDougall+McConaghy International Moth Australian & World Title Championships to be held at Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club, Victoria, Australia between January 6th to 16th are now open. Full details at: 2015 Moth Worlds

Puma Moth Worlds Day 1

Puma Moth Worlds Day 1

The Worlds started today with a pretty light wind race, tricky conditions for all. Great news is the Brits did us proud with 4 in the top 10 – not a bad start! Amac had a blistering race leading from the start, and a big gap by the finish. Mike Lennon came from behind to ..