Monthly Archives: July 2011

Days 4 and 5

After a nice delay parked up near Dortmund with a flat tire, Mr Pybus is now at the wheel of the Aardvark Tour Bus which is allowing me to muse over the last couple of days. Thursday saw a frustrating … Continue reading

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Day three. Yesterday didn’t happen!

We’ve just got off the water after a day of beautifull sunshine and light sea breezes where we managed to get another 3 races in. I was going to gloss over yesterday altogether but in brief: Jason broke a shroud … Continue reading

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Day one. One race.

We had both an eventfull and eventless day! We launched into a nice foiling breeze and got away nicely. I had a hundred yard lead on Jason before the wind went squiffy and Chris went past both of us. We … Continue reading

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Blowing old boots

Well, so far not much to report sailing wise… The dash for cash was scheduled in for yesterday but unfortunately the wind wasn’t playing ball with 15 knots gusting up to 30 at times. Rashers and Jason went out for … Continue reading

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On my way

Me and Doug have just departed Dover on our mammoth trip to Germany. I stopped off at queen mary earlier this evening to load up the monster trailer and now have 6 moths and a van full of moth related … Continue reading

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Ninja Nationals Win

Congratulations to Ninja sailor Jason Belben for winning the UK Moth Nationals down at Stokes Bay. Jase put in a sterling performance beating Arnaud Psarophagis of Switzerland and fellow brit and Ninja rider Chris Rashley in third place. The Europeans … Continue reading

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The Curse Pt2

So, my Nationals didn’t go entirely to plan. I was rigging up on Saturday to find my rear wingbar had split across the centreline. Bearing in mind it was absolutely honking at the time, I wasn’t prepared to risk doing … Continue reading

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The curse of the moth nationals…

Day two of the moth nationals. Its currently blowing up to 30 knots and doesnt look like abating over the course of the day. Currently looking like were going to do the agm this morning and then make a decision … Continue reading

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2011 So far

It’s been a good season for Aardvark so far, with Cookie winning the Moth winter series in “Ninja Turtle”, followed by the UK Dinghy sailing show at Alexandra Palace where the Aardvark built E6 Cherub won the Spitfire concours award, … Continue reading

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