Tamesis British Moth Open 27 Oct 2012

British Moth Open at Tamesis 27/10/2012

A bitterly cold, strong and gusty northerly winter wind threw every trick it had at the six boats competing for the British Moth Bucket at the open meeting at Tamesis Club, Teddington, on Saturday 27 October and viciously dumped three of them into a situation in which they all scored five points and the overall […]

Cam Sailing Club British Moth Open – 13 Oct 2012

British Moth Open Cam SC - 13 Oct 2012

The Cam sailing Club Moth Open took place on the 13th October having been postponed from the original date due the river being in flood. No such problems this time but a lack of wind was a worry early on. However some wind came up and nine Moths were to be seen in their natural […]

British Moth Open at Desborough SC – 8 Sep 2012

Report by R. Broughton. Five local boats were joined by six visitors from four different clubs when Desborough SC held their 64th Annual Open Meeting in this the 80th year of the British Moth. Competitors were greeted with warm sunshine and only the lightest fluky breeze for the first race. Local helms Mike Barrett and […]

British Moth National Championships 2012

British Moth National Championships 2012

WILDER WINS AGAIN Forty boats gathered at Northampton Sailing club on the 8th August for the prestigious 80th Anniversary Championships of this endearing boat which formed the vanguard of dinghy sailing in this country. The fleet included six former champions and 9 new entrants were welcomed to the fleet where there was a fine display […]

Hunts SC Open 15 Jul 2012

Hunts SC British Moth Open 2012

Whilst the Cam Open meeting the previous day having been cancelled and the river clubs cursing the summers deluge, the gravel pit at Hunts SC welcomed the increase in water level. Although the day was cool the sun shone a little and the wind blew, albeit variably – all things given, not too bad a […]

British Moth Open at Whitefriars SC 8 Jul 2012

Whitefriars enjoyed company from 9 travelling Moths. The weather was kind with only one small shower over lunch and a nice fair wind that lasted all day. 1st race: Wiltshire was 1st to the windward mark, Latham and Wiltshire built a good lead over the pack which had made it hard for the normal front […]

Staunton Harold S.C. Open – June 9th 2012

“First outing for the “Comeback Kid” The recent Storms sweeping across Britain abated a little to allow for some exciting racing at new Moth venue Staunton Harold.  A gusty Force 4+ and excellent high speed courses with some punishing beats resulted in quite a few capsizes and the odd gear failure here and there. The […]

West Oxford S C – 5/6 May 2012

“La Pappa” wins on Day 1; Chairman Rob on Day 2. The British Moth Traveling Fleet returned to one of their favourite venues West Oxford Sailing Club for a double header Open-Meeting on May 5th and 6th. 13 Moths mustered and were joined by 8 Bytes in this joint Open weekend. Apart from the cold, […]

SESCA Open Meetings – 28/29 April 2012

British Moth Open Meeting at St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Assoc (“SESCA”) Bury St Edmunds Suffolk 28/29 April 2012 Report by Abby Freeley The weather did its worst but 8 sailors ventured out on Lackford Lake over the weekend and had some very good sailing. Our travellers came from London, Hertfordshire, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire to […]

Mid Warwickshire YC Open 14 Apr 2012

British Moths at Mid Warwickshire YC 2012

Mid Warwickshire Yacht Club welcomed the British Moth Class for the third year. Sixteen competitors including four from the home club were greeted with some sunshine, not a lot of wind and even less water. The reservoir which was full on Friday had mysteriously drained overnight, leaving Club officials scratching their heads, the conspiracy theorists […]