FoSSC Open 13th May 2017 NoR

Date:   13th May 2017 Registration from:  9:00am Entry fee:  £10.00 Briefing: 10:30 Race 1 and 2 back to back first start approximatelt 11:00am Race 3 and 4 back to back after lunch The full NoR  is now available here.  

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It is still not too late to join the fun at Fowey 2017.  THe dates are 26th May to 2nd June.  All the details are availble  here.  A down loadable version and entry forms are available from this page. The comprise Fab Friday a day of rigging, briefing and fun in the local establishments Sea […]

MWYC opens 85th aniversary open series

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The British Moth Class which is celebrating its 85th anniversary year held its season opener at Mid Warwickshire Yacht Club on Willes Meadow Reservoir, Leamington Spa on Saturday 1 April 2017. Seven visiting boats joined four from the home fleet and once the early rain cleared up competitors enjoyed some close racing in quite pleasant […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

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 […]