With 6 months remaining, the 2017 Moth Worlds has already attracted a record number of entrants. Earlybird entries closed on Tuesday with 190 competitors from 25 countries registered for the event to be held at the Fraglia vela Malcesine on Lake Garda in late July.
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Entries for the 2017 Moth World Championships in Malcesine, Italy are now open.
Early entries (before 31st Jan) are at a discounted rate.
After 9 races, Mike Lennon has taken a 7 point lead over Ben Paton at the 2016 Europeans.
World #2 Chris Rashley leads fellow Brits Ben Paton and Mike Lennon after the first day of racing at the 2016 Moth Europeans in Maubuisson, France.
The International Moth Class Association (IMCA) today announced that Bermuda will be host to the 2018 Moth World Championship slated for May of that year.
YANMAR Moth Worlds 2016 held from May 23rd to May 29th in Hayama, Japan was closing today.
On the last race day, May 29, only one race was held. Paul Goodison from UK kept his lead and became the new champion.
Josh McKnight from from the Royal Prince Alfred YC handled the 9 to 12 knot SSW wind best on day one of the NSW Moth State Championship at Gosford on Good Friday.
The current International moth is a result of merging two separate but similar historical developments. The first occurred in Australia in 1928 when Len Morris built a cat rigged (single sail) flat bottomed scow to sail on Andersons’ Inlet at Inverloch, a seaside resort, 130km from Melbourne.
By 1970 I had been interested in hydrofoils for some time as a
member of the Amateur Yacht Research Society, and I had made several
successful sailing models. It occurred to me that any high performance
racing dinghy should make a good platform for adding hydrofoils.