Hi Chris, Thank you for agreeing to this interview. Firstly congratulations on your recent success at the UK Nationals (3rd overall) and European Championships (1st). You joined the class in January this year. You have had an incredible run of success including your 1st moth title of inland national champion. What do you make of ..
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 ..
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. ..
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 ..
…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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
“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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Grand Prix Series event For more informaion about Thorpe Bay check out there website. Point of Contact at Thorpe Bay is: Simon Boygle