Fowey 2014 Update

Fowey Arrangements are continuing and maturing… Deep discussions with our Sponsors are progressing amicably…not bothering with Cans or Bottles ….going for a Tanker this time ! Please see Programme below …..   Some leave for some needs to be confirmed and some accommodation to be secured but the latest additions to loin us are Nicola [...]

MWYC – Blustery first open of the year

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    Mid Warwickshire Yacht Club welcomed 14 entrants and their families for its 5th British Moth Open Meeting on Saturday 29 March 2014, which included 3 members from the home club. Competitors were greeted with sunshine, a light breeze and a good water level on the small reservoir at Leamington Spa which is ideally [...]

Nationals – Final Day

BRITISH MOTH NATIONALS – DAY4 –STAUNTON HAROLD SC   With the competitors recovering from their annual dinner they woke up to calmer conditions than the previous day.  The national champion had already been decided but there was still an air of anticipation as personal pride was still at stake.   As the competitors headed out [...]

Windy Nationals Day 3

BRITISH MOTH NATIONALS – Day3 Staunton Harold SC The competitors were greeted with stronger winds than previous days, and after the 3 races the day before had a later start for the Amethyst Trophy. With the strong gusting winds the fleet struggled upwind to the first mark. The first to arrive was Robbie Claridge who [...]

Nationals – Day2 Staunton Harold SC

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British Moth Nationals – Day2 Staunton Harold SC The first race of the day was for the Coupe De Lion Trophy. With a light SW breeze emerging in the morning the OOD set a course diagonally across the lake from the Clubhouse. With the majority of the fleet heading across the lake one or 2 [...]

Nationals 2013 – Day 1

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As the competitors woke up early (at least those who arrived the day before) were greeted by sunshine and no wind. However as the day progressed the wind filled in. After the briefing 24 competitors set sail. The first race being the Practice race set the standard for the rest of the day. After some [...]

Force 5 at Hunts

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  As the battered Competitors for the Sommerville Traveller’s Series, prepared for the second Open meeting of the weekend  – a little worse for wear from the previous day’s meeting at Cam SC. Having to endure another day of testing conditions for both man and machine.  With a base wind around F5 it was the [...]

Strong winds at Cam

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Ten British Moths rigged up next to a windy and occasionally very wet river Cam in Cambridgeshire for the second river open of the year. After a vicious downpour that had the sailors scampering for the club house or sheltering in their cars, the fleet was randomly split into two starts for the first race. [...]

First River Open of 2013 at Medley

A good breeze and a good turnout welcomed competitors for the Medley Moth Bowl. Thirteen times national champion Toby Cooper shot into the lead in the first race in his beautifully prepared When, but the boat was too fast and took the wrong course. This allowed Tim Davison to take the gun, with Cooper recovering [...]

Flying Reaches at Whitefriars

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Wow, what a weekend! The British Moths came back to Whitefriars for their annual away weekend, running 2 Opens, one on the Saturday and one on the Sunday.  This year they shared the Saturday with the Lightning 368 class,  and it made for a very merry day indeed. Whitefriars has no Moths of their own,  [...]