Author: JenniHC

A Nationals of wind and water

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,» Read more

A day at the Maidenhead races

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» Read more

Weekend at Broxbourne

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» Read more

Fast and furious 5 – Medley drift

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» Read more

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» Read more