British Moth Open at Staines – Sep 2011

A report from Abby Freeley (BM 784): We were a select fleet of 3 on Saturday at Staines. Gary Tompkins, Abby Freeley and Dennis Miles took to the water in perfect conditions for Staines, i.e. the wind was from the South coming straight up river and with none of the over-the-trees, exploding on the water […]

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Prize Giving At The Nationals 2011

British Moth National Championship 2011 Prize Winners

Nationals 2011 And the winners are… From left to right: Tim Davison; Veteran, Abby Freeley: Ladies, Tony Latham; Bit in the Middle Trophy Robbie Claridge; National Champion and winner of all the other silverware Rob Wilder; Amethyst and Thompson Trophies, Tim Lupton; Junior, Toby Smith; Vintage Boat

British Moth Nationals at Northampton Sailing Club 10-13 August 2011

British Moth Nationals 2011

Strong and gusty winds greeted the 32 entries at this year’s event. The very un-like Moth conditions keeping many ashore. Practice Race winner (and new Class Chairman) Rob Wilder-881 “X-Moth” secured a 2nd place in the 1st points race – “Teddy Hicks Memorial Trophy” behind a very quick and race winner Robbie Claridge -878 “Pink […]

British Moth Open at Chippenham Sailing & Canoe Club 11 June 2011

British Moth Open at Chippenham 2011

Chippenham Sailing and Canoeing Club welcomed 6 visitors from as far afield as Maidenhead and East Anglia to their annual open meeting on Saturday 11 June. Despite initial fears over the weather, the wind filled in nicely for the start of racing with the sun shining brightly. The first race was split into two flights […]

British Moth Open at Whitefriars Sailing Club 12 June 2011

Whitefriars British Moth Open 2011

I was woken at 6.00am by the whistling of wind through the trees and the drumming of rain on the windows – after months of dry, warm weather, the day of the Whitefriars British Moth open was going to be cold, wet and windy… would anybody bother to come to eat all the lunch and […]

British Moth Opens at West Oxfordshire Sailing Club 7-8 May 2011

British Moth Open West Oxfordshire 2011

Squally but not overpoweringly strong southerly winds sweeping up West Oxfordshire SC’s long double lake made it a superbly challenging venue for sixteen British Moths from nine different clubs. They shared the water with an eight-strong Byte Open. OD Roger Postbeschild, the WOSC Commodore, brilliantly engineered courses which allowed the two fleets to enjoy each […]

Moths at St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association 30 April – 1 May 2011

SESCA British Moth Open 2011

British Moths returned to S.E.S.C.A. Nr Bury St Edmunds… the most easterly venue in the Somerville Trophy circuit after the 2010 event was cancelled due to weed problems. Visitors from Frampton-on- Severn, Medley and Hunts joined the local B.M. Fleet for the 2 day event – experiencing very strong gusty winds and warm Suffolk sunshine […]

British Moth Open at Mid Warwickshire Yacht Club 9 April 2011

Mid Warwickshire British Moth Open 2011

Mid Warwickshire Yacht Club, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary Year, welcomed the British Moth fleet to its waters for the second time. The fleet of 13 boats, including visitors from as far afield as Suffolk, Hants, Hunts and 3 from the home club, enjoyed glorious sunshine and wind which freshened during the day. Following […]