Monthly Archives: April 2008

Moth Open at BCYC

The 26th and 27th of April saw the second Moth GP event of the season at Bristol Corinthian YC.Bright sunshine and a beautiful 12-15 knot breeze and plenty of sunburn was the recipe for Saturday’s sailing with an impromptu foil … Continue reading

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Fat-Bottomed Frustration

FBG and I went sailing with lots of other Moths on Saturday, when 10 moths hit the water for some pre-open-meeting training at BCYC. The sun was out and there was a beautiful 12 knots of breeze, so a great … Continue reading

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Fat-Bottomed Freefall

So, Wednesday came around again, along with the sun and another lovely breeze. Having been suffering from an evil cold/chesty cough for the last few days, I was unsure as to whether or not sailing was a good idea. But, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Sailing

Its good to be able to make the most of the Wednesdays now and get out sailing. After helping Emma get herself foiling for the afternoon I got out and got some practice in, with Em on the camcorder. Its … Continue reading

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Fat-Bottomed Flying

This afternoon saw sunshine and a lovely 10-12 knot breeze. Beautiful, and perfect for another go at foiling my fat-bummed lady. And cripes, what a difference the foils make! While I was having trouble getting foiling completely (a few tuning … Continue reading

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Sod your F-box, heres the A-screw

Seems every good invention needs a silly name these days so here it is. The A-screw is a bolt with a hole in that can be screwed in or out, moving the daggerboard fixing pin in a slot in the … Continue reading

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Moth GP at Grafham water

Photo by Tom ChapmanThe first Moth GP event of 2008 took place at Grafham Water this weekend. Despite the dire forecast, including snow and bitterly cold winds, 15 foilers turned up and some very tight racing was had in some … Continue reading

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British Summer Time

The clocks have changed, suddenly there are evenings with daylight, now if only the sun would come out and stay out it might actually seem like summer is coming… Sunday was a bit of a washout, with very little wind … Continue reading

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