Monthly Archives: February 2008

Poole Moth Flying Squadron

Rod Harris has started a blog about the Poole Moth fleet.First post is fun, hope he keeps it up!

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Parkstone Moth open

Couldn’t make this one, but heres the report from Si Payne… This was the first moth open meeting in February that anyone can remember. That Moth sailors are racing in the winter, despite a somewhat unconventional (wet) launch procedure is … Continue reading

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Weekend sailing

Saturday had Alan, Ade Murphy and myself out for a bit of foiling fun. Wind was only just hitting 10 knots at times but it was great to get out and get some proper practice in and start practicing foiling … Continue reading

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More Tiger stuff

Youtube User Shockwave40 has just posted this montage of mothies at the gibe mark on saturday… You can see why Graham was so fast – hes pushing it the whole time, not just hanging on for fear of death like … Continue reading

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Gibe school…

Kevin Heasman has sent me a cd of a few shots he took at Rutland last weekend and caught this cool gibe sequence on camera…

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Tiger Weekend

The rest of the world seems to have a problem forecasting wind at Rutland – it never plays nice! This year was no exception with 20 knots instead of the forecast 12 on Saturday. Just getting to the line past … Continue reading

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Foil lingo

It gets thrown around a lot, but something really bugs me! When people start saying that their rudders are Cavitating. Now unless someone has skipped on the 30 knot barrier altogether and is rapidly approaching the world water speed record … Continue reading

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