Cam SC Open. A quiet day on the river

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Cam Sailing Club British Moth Open for The Cam Coffee Pot Five boats from five different clubs competed in the Cam Sailing Club’s British Moth Open on Saturday 5th May. Light variable winds prevailed during the day, but the sun shone, the temperature was hot, and a good day on the water was had by […]

FoSSC Nor for 20th May 2018

Frampton on Severn SC – Notice of Race British Moth Open Meeting Sunday 20th May 2018 Entry fee: £10.00 All enquiries to: Name Tony Latham Tel: 01453 544294 E-mail: lattony@googlemail.com 1. Rules 1.1. The event will be held under the burgee of Frampton-on-Severn Sailing Club (FoSSC) and governed by the rules as defined in the […]

Cam Coffee Pot – Nor 5th May 2018

   CAM SAILING CLUB  CB25 9HZ   www.camsailingclub.org.uk   BRITISH MOTH OPEN                                        FOR   THE CAM COFFEE POT   Saturday 5th MAY 2018   Entry fee £5   Briefing at 11.00 am First Race at 11.30 am Two further races to follow in the afternoon   Hot & cold drinks, lunch & light […]

Leamington Spa SC hosts 2018 season opener

Leamington Spa Sailing Cub (formerly known as Mid Warwickshire Yacht Club) welcomed 6 visitors and fielded 4 home boats for the British Moth Class season opener on Saturday 7 April 2018. The weather was overcast and the wind was predominantly light and shifty which proved challenging and frustrating in equal measures for both competitors and […]

British Moths turn turtle Nationals 2017

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Staunton Harold Sailing Club provided a grab bag of testing conditions at the British Nationals. There were high winds and exhilarating planing. There were proper Moth conditions – little wind and lots of time to take in the sights. There was more swimming than sailing. There was a nice warm bar with comfy sofas for […]

Nationals Day 1

Racing started at 1.00pm with only 8 boats on the water. Many Moths felt that their boats were too valuable to be exposed to such wind speeds! Of the 8 boats, 3 retired (1 as they didn’t want to win because winning the practice race is bad luck). The remaining 5 boats battled it out […]

An Evening at Maidenhead

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With the Nationals due in early August, the Maidenhead Open was the last chance for the Moth sailors to size up the opposition. For the first time, the MSC Open was held in the late afternoon, with three races to be held back-to-back. Despite the later start, many of the fleet arrived early to make […]

Hot day at Girton

A diminished band of travellers joined local man Paul Leafe for the Girton Open. This was a joint meeting with the Miracle fleet, so there was plenty of boats on the water to play with. The day started well with Paul’s new sail measuring but as it turned out there was a sting in the […]

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 […]

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 […]