Cam Coffee Pot Report

Four visitors joined four memebers of Cam SC to compete for the annual CAm Coffee Pot. Racing was in a steady force 3 to start,  increasing during the day. A North Easterly, although cold for the safety boat crew!, gave a good wind direction on our river course, with a beat, reach and a run. The […]

007Fowey Not Too late to enter

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fowey goes Moth – FOVIEY 2016

      Recovered from last year’s nightmare of men in skirts, sixteen gallant Moth sailors and assorted family members braved long weekend traffic, school buses, miles of A30 roadworks, and, in one case, extreme boredom, making the (mostly) arduous journey to Fowey for the FOVIEY Sea Championship 2016. Once there, boats were rapidly rigged […]

FoVIey 2016

The Mini races, Sea Championships and Brown Willy Series are now Completed and THe Results can be viewed here