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Mothies Assemble!

For the first time in a long time we had the entire Bristol Moth squadron out on the water 2 Saturdays ago. We had a great day with sunshine and a fruity 10-20 knot breeze.Tom made for the water straight … Continue reading

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Back on the wagon – again!

I’ve finally been out at Cheddar, sneaking in a good few hour sail yesterday in sunshine and 12 knots with Alan. It was a good opportunity to just sail, start throwing in some tacks and gibes here and there and … Continue reading

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Parkstone Moth Mayhem

Having missed out on Queen Mary, Parkstone last weekend was my first ‘proper’ Moth event of the year. By proper, I mean not having to dodge other boats on the racecourse and I think it delivered on all counts. Rodders … Continue reading

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An Eye on Spain

Well, it’s not really Moth or Brizzle related, but I’ve been keeping a bit of an eye on the ISAF trials for the womens skiff in Santander. There’s quite a selection of boats out there, including two of my E6 … Continue reading

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E6 Cherubs in Santander

From the UK Cherub Website… This week the town of Santander in Spain has played host to ISAF and the trials of six skiffs, one of which will be chosen as the boat for the Women’s Skiff event in the … Continue reading

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Evening all

Well, it’s been a while. I was promising myself that I wasn’t going to be one of those people that let the blogging slip, but unfortunately the simple fact is that I haven’t been Moth sailing! I was thinking about … Continue reading

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Moths at the Dinghy Show

This year the UK International Moth Class Association stand at the RYA Dinghy show looks set to be as busy as ever with an exciting 2012 racing season fast approaching. As usual there will be an enthusiastic group of ‘mothies’ … Continue reading

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Moths at the Dinghy Show this weekend

This year the UK International Moth Class Association stand at the RYA Dinghy show looks set to be as busy as ever with an exciting 2012 racing season fast approaching. As usual there will be an enthusiastic group of ‘mothies’ … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary Video

James Phare was wielding my camcorder for the Bloody Mary so I’ve thrown together this montage of footage throughout the race. Having just moved house I have no broadband at home so only just found somewhere to upload it! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eee5rd3baHM?version=3]

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Minor Bristol Mothing

Finally starting to get some momentum up at Cheddar after sailing on New Years day and this past Sunday. The less said about New Years the better, Tom, Alan and I all took to the water in some very marginal … Continue reading

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