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 3

UK Nationals 2015 Day 3

While the rest of the Solent was filled with yachts going around the Isle of Wight, the International Moth fleet were enjoying Stokes Bay at its very best. Four fantastic races were held in cracking conditions. Chris Rashley continued his extraordinary run with four more bullets to repeat his perfect scoreline from yesterday. Today though ..

UK Nationals 2015 Day 2

UK Nationals 2015 Day 2

The day started with a calm, mirror-like Solent, but ended with 4 glorious races completed in perfect foiling conditions. This was Stokes Bay at its best and the Moth fleet turned on the style in spades. Home club sailor Chris Rashley, focused by the threat of Dylan Fletcher’s opening race win, switched on the after-burners ..

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 ..

How to prepare for the UK National Championships

How to prepare for the UK National Championships

Having talked a bit about how not to prepare for a big event last year, I thought we could try and correct that for this years Nationals. Personally, I’ve taken a very different approach for the current season. Instead of sailing as much as I possibly can to try and keep up with the jobless ..

2015 UK Events Calendar

2015 UK Events Calendar

International Moth Class – 2015 UK Events Calendar It seems like only a short time ago that the fleet was basking in sunny weather and enjoying a competitive and hard fought World Championships in the UK. A few of us were sitting in the bar drinking hop based recovery drinks…and Rashley was sat at home ..

SailTek Stokes Bay GP 2014

SailTek Stokes Bay GP 2014

Despite the light wind forecast for the penultimate grand prix event before the World Championships at Hayling in July, 32 sailors ventured down to Stokes Bay with the promise of some open water, pre worlds training. Most of the big names were in attendance along with a lot of the regular faces and a few ..

Stokes Bay Ronstan Open May 31/June 1

Stokes Bay Ronstan Open May 31/June 1

There are many reasons for Moth sailors to come fly at the Ronstan Stokes Bay Moth Open on the weekend of 31st May and 1st June. Not only is it Chris Rashley’s favourite foiling location and not only will Jason Belben of Sailtek/Ronstan be sponsoring the event, but this year Pete Barton will also be providing Moth coaching! The entry ..

Stokes Bay Ronstan/Noble Marine Moth Open 2013

Stokes Bay Ronstan/Noble Marine Moth Open 2013

  There are many reasons for Moth sailors to come fly with us at the Ronstan/ Noble Marine Stokes Bay Moth Open on the weekend of 15th and 16th June. We have – an awesome location – cracking sailing waters – a first-rate race team (again featuring Mike Rayden and his trusty team) – fabulous Open ..

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 ..

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 ..

Zhik National Championships – Stokes Bay 7-10th July

“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 ..