Moth Training at HISC 19th & 20th October 2013

Moth Training at HISC 19th & 20th October 2013

A beginner to intermediate training weekend will be held at Hayling Island Sailing Club inside the harbour on top of the tide over the weekend 19th & 20th October. Training will start at 11am both days and include on the water sessions, boat set up assistance, class room briefings and video reviews.  The training will ..

2013 Torbay Noble Marine GP Results

2013 Torbay Noble Marine GP Results

  Moth GP – Torbay 24-­‐26 August As part of Torbay week and up to 9 races Scheduled the 16 boats that had entered were in for a fantastic 3 days or racing. Upon launching on Saturday it was obvious most were nervous as we overlooked the racecourse from quite some altitude that was the ..

2013 Hayling Noble Marine GP Results

2013 Hayling Noble Marine GP Results

  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 ..

Hayling Island Noble Marine Moth Open 2013

Hayling Island Noble Marine Moth Open 2013

  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 ..

Rollys Brownies 2013 Moth Nationals Final Results

Rollys Brownies 2013 Moth Nationals Final Results

    The final day of the Rolly’s Brownies National Championship greeted the now swollen fleet of 69 Moths, as a few more mothies joined in for the weekend racing. But first thing Sunday there was a huge bank of sea mist over Portland harbour and a few were sceptical that once again the moth ..

Rolly’s Brownies 2013 Moth Nationals Day 3

Rolly’s Brownies 2013 Moth Nationals Day 3

  Day 3 of the Rolly’s Brownies Moth Nationals saw the Mothies  greeted by a 12 knot breeze from the west again, which was to make for perfect race conditions with the sun bearing down on the fleet it made for some fantastic sailing and picture taking condition for the photography’s one things for sure ..

Rolly’s Brownies 2013 Moth Nationals Day 2

Rolly’s Brownies 2013 Moth Nationals Day 2

  Day 2 of the Rolly’s Brownies Moth Nationals saw the Mothies  greeted by a 16 knot breeze from the west, which was building before the start of the first race reaching 20+ across the race course. The fleet was now fully fuelled up with Brownies from our generous sponsor this year, and as the ..

Rollys Brownies 2013 Moth Nationals Day 1

Rollys Brownies 2013 Moth Nationals Day 1

  With 61 Moths entering the Moth nationals this was to be the biggest moth event in Europe this year and with entries from Germany, Belgium, France, Switzerland and New Zealand, the quality of the fleet speaks for itself, but not to be out done foil town Weymouth Harbour produced its best conditions, with 10 ..

2013 UK Nationals Sponsored by Rolly’s Brownies

  The 2013 Rolly’s Brownies International Moth UK & Open Nationals will take place at Castle Cove Sailing Club between the 27th and 30th June 2013 with sailing taking place in Portland Harbour and Weymouth Bay providing a great mix of conditions to challenge the competitors. Members of the class association should have received an ..

2013 Moth Inland Championships at Bala

2013 Moth Inland Championships at Bala

Photo C/O Paul Plested The International Moths headed west into the depths of Wales for the 2013 Inland Championships over the weekend. Billed as the Garda of the UK, it had a lot to live up to and thankfully didn’t disappoint, with a range of conditions and some of the best sailing the fleet could ..

2013 Moth Europeans in Sicily

2013 Moth Europeans in Sicily

After a long cold winter the UK Moth sailors headed out to Sicily in search of sun and sailing time at the 2013 Europeans. There was a sense of what was to come when early arrival, Mike Lennon, had spent more time sat in his chair in the shade than on the water; the wind ..

2013 Parkstone QuayWest Chandlers/Noble Marine Moth GP Results

2013 Parkstone QuayWest Chandlers/Noble Marine Moth GP Results

  In Moth circles Parkstone is famed for challenging sailor’s ability in landing and leaving, small entrances to the Marina and a sand (mud) bank between the flat waters of Poole harbour and the safety of the slip way make for some tricky moves to get out and back. Combine this with a weather forecast ..

QuayWest Chandlers/Noble Marine Parkstone Moth Open Coming Up

QuayWest Chandlers/Noble Marine Parkstone Moth Open Coming Up

It only seems like yesterday that the first of this year’s round of the Noble Marine UK Grand Prix took place at Queen Mary sailing club in zero degree temperatures, but now that the Moth fleet has defrosted itself it’s time to head to the south coast for the second open of the season to ..

2013 Queen Mary Noble Marine GP Results

2013 Queen Mary Noble Marine GP Results

Final Score: Polar Moths 18 : -5 Nasty Weather The horrendous forecast did little to deter the rude health of the UK Moth class which held its season opener at Queen Mary Sailing Club last weekend. With only this and one other UK circuit event on the calendar before the Europeans in Sicily at the ..

Moth Training at Queen Mary

Moth Training at Queen Mary

The first International  Moth Class Association training session of the year happened this weekend – the first in a series of events, some formal some informal which have been put together to help new and intermediate moth sailors to de-mystify their flying machines and be comfortable in a racing situation.   Sailors ranged from the their ..

International Moth Winter Championships so far…

International Moth Winter Championships so far…

It seems along time since the Draycote Dash in November, that saw a wild 35 knot storm pass over the UK during the night. This gave the Draycote Dash a great weather window allowing for all the races to be completed. Next, the Moths moved on to the Christmas Cracker at Hayling Island but due ..

Moth Talk at Stokes Bay Sailing Club

Moth Talk at Stokes Bay Sailing Club

with Jason Belben – Fri Mar 8th at 7pm Continuing Stokes Bay Sailing Club’s Friday evening talk ‘n’ social events, Jason Belben will be hosting The Ups and Downs of Moth Sailing on March 8th at 7pm. If you’ve ever wondered if flying a Moth is for you, or are just interested in how foiling ..

Tiger Trophy 2013

Tiger Trophy 2013

The Five intrepid Mothies from opposite corners of England that ‘rocked up to Rutland’ were treated to stunning winter sunshine to reward their combined efforts in ignoring the forecasted freezing temperatures and 30Knt plus Northerly winds to promote the Moth class in the 200 strong fleet at the annual 2-day Tiger Trophy event. Following the ..