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

Frampton’s Suspense Trophy won by Davison

  Twelve Moths took to the water on Saturday at Frampton on Severn Sailing Club for the third Open of the Moth calendar. Five visitors joined seven locals in shaking off the cobwebs of winter laying-up, with a four-race program that encompassed conditions from planing to sitting on the lake waiting for the wind to […]

Cam SC British Moth Open for the Cam Coffee Pot

Seven boats competed in Cam Sailing Club’s British Moth Open for the Cam Coffee Pot trophy this year. Following a start postponement while waiting for the wind to fill in, the first race was held in a light breeze. The wind steadily filled in during the day to give some pleasant sailing conditions in warm […]

First Visit to Girton

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It’s not often that a class gets a first time at anything, particularly a class that has been around for eighty years, but on Sunday 17th April , British Moths sailed their first open at a Nottinghamshire club. A bright and chilly morning greeted the eight competitors, four of whom had travelled up the day […]

Flying start to first open of 2016 ay MWYC

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Take one small family friendly sailing club on a tiny reservoir in leafy Warwickshire, a drop of sunshine, a nice breeze, sprinkle on a large helping of quirky scows with a heritage that can be traced back to the 1930s along with an equally “interesting” bunch of sailors that must be fed cake and you […]

Calm at Hunts SC fo final open of the year.

The last of this year’s Moth Opens was held at Hunts Sailing Club on the weekend of 19-20 September. Despite the weather warnings, 14 Moths (along with the Lightning Open on the Saturday) participated over the two days in what only could be described as ‘Waiting for wind’. Day one was calm, with a patchy […]

Varied conditions at Nationals

Nationals at Harold Staunton seem to attract Moths that haven’t been seen before, but this time a Moth turned up that had not been seen by its intrepid helm at all. As others were going through the formalities of remembering which bits of rope go where, Moth 893 was being measured and weighed for the […]

Maidenhead – Mirror to waves in for hours

A variety of conditions and the added hazard of other non-Open boats sailing on the lake made the recent Moth Open, held at Maidenhead Sailing Club on Sunday, July 7, an interesting competition for the sailors. Competitors from around the country joined the three local Moth sailors in what became a tight contest of patience […]