Moth Records

Moth World Champions Lists

 

Moth Continential/Regional Champions

 

Collection of Moth record claims

Age

 

Weight

  • Lightest to fly (Peter Ehvert – 29kgs)
  • Heaviest to fly (Bora Gulari – USA – 150kgs – sailing two up with girlfriend – Bladerider – September 2007)
  • Heaviest to gybe airbourne (Bora Gulari – USA – 150kgs – sailing two up with girlfriend – Bladerider – September 2007)

 

Speed

 

Racing

  • Most world championships won (3 times each held by Jean Pierre Roggo, SUI David Izatt, GBR – Mark Thorpe, AUS)
  • Biggest world championship race win margin from 2nd place (Rohan Veal – AUS – 17 minutes – Prowler – January 2005) & (Simon Payne – GBR – 17 minutes – Prowler – 29 July 2006)
  • Most wins at a world championships (Rohan Veal – AUS – 8 wins – Prowler & Bladerider – January 2005 & June 2007)
  • Most 2nds in a World Champ – Andrew McDougall – AUS – 4 x 2nds.
  • Most wins at a national championships (Andrew McDougall – AUS – 11 wins at 2010 Australian National Championships)
  • Most National Championships won (Claudius Bühler – GER – 10 times German National Champion – in the 80’s)
  • Most Australian State Championships ever won (Brian Morris – AUS – 8 Victorian State Championships) or (Mark Thorpe – AUS – 8 NSW State Championships)???
  • Longest spread of championships: Andrew McDougall – AUS – 31 years – Vic states 1979 to Aus Champs 2010

 

Hydrofoil Pioneers…

 

First Person to…

  • Win a race at a Worlds on a skiff (David Izatt? – Magnum 3? – Travemünde, Germany? – 1979?)
  • First to win a worlds in a skiff (Bill Short – Womble – Hayling Island 1977)
  • Win a worlds with a pocket luff sail (Dave MacKay – AUS – Imperium Scow – 1969)
  • Win a race at a worlds with hydrofoils (Brett Burvill – AUS – Perth – January 2000)
  • Win a world championships with hydrofoils (Rohan Veal – AUS – Prowler – January 2005)

 

Distance