Desborough Open meeting 10th Sept

The final River open is on Sept 10th at Desborough SC, Ferry Lane, Shepperton.  the Notice of Race can be accessed via the Calendar 2016 page.  

85th Anniversary Open series starts this week

It is 85 years since the British Moth first graced the waters round London before spreading round the UK.  The Somerville Series starts this weeked at MWYC on 1st April. For those of you who have not visited this friendly club, its location just being off the M40 and M42 makes it easily accessed from […]

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Details of Fowey are now available.  The page is being updated but the base details are available here.  A down loadable version and entry forms are available from this page.

Honk Kong Launch for BM895

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  British Moth 895 ‘Rivulet II’ can now be seen tearing along in the South Hong Kong harbour.  This latest Claridge built boat is based at Aberdeen Boat Club and is challenging the lasers on the water.  

Season Finale – Hunts 1st and 2nd October

The season Finale is nearly here.  Hunts SC host the last double header of the 2016 season. The Somerville Trophy and Vintage Trophy are up for presentation after the racing on the Sunday. There are already rumours that there are boats coming from as far a field as Maidenhead, Frampton and Mid Warwickshire   Notice […]

A Nationals of wind and water

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The forecasts had been read. The tradition was quoted by those with experience of these things: ‘Strong, strong, light’. All the twenty-four Moth sailors standing by Pitsford Reservoir, Northampton, knew the score: if you play the game of Moth Nationals, you sail, or you retire. And it might be a little breezy. Never mind the […]

A day at the Maidenhead races

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  Two weeks out from the Moth Nationals, and it was a depleted traveller fleet that was greeted by sun, warm temperatures and a mirror-like Summerleaze Lake for Maidenhead Sailing Club’s Moth Open. For Race Officer Brian Jones, the conditions presented a challenge, as he searched the lake for sufficient wind to set a course. By […]

Weekend at Broxbourne

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The British Moth Traveller series continued apace with a two-day Open at Broxbourne Sailing Club. After the interesting conditions at Medley, the ten sailors who competed were eager for some open water and decent winds. They were not disappointed. After a leisurely start for some (for others, there was tent erection, and for one, a […]

Moth Clothing 2016

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Maidenhead sailors have all recently been sporting hoodies and polo-shirts with the Moth logo. Goyals of in Maidenhead who will customise any items of their stock with the Moth logo, boat numbers, boat names etc. (but not your club logo, unless you are prepared to pay for it).  The benefit of this is that you […]

Fast and furious 5 – Medley drift

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  The Moth Bowl is one of the oldest events in the Moth calendar. This year’s was held in light and tricky conditions, ensuring a worthy winner. Race officer Iain Tullis set an angled line to spread out the fleet of eighteen boats. In Race 1 Toby Cooper started at the pin end and led […]