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The UK Moth Nationals comes with an open invitation to sailors from any nation to come and race if they can make it to the UK
The 2020 International Moth World Championships scheduled for The UK's Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy has been cancelled due to COVID-19. The Organising Committee felt that the chances of being able to hold a Worlds event in September with…
Dave Kenefick in action in Perth
Royal Cork Yacht Club's David Kenefick has finished 28th and fifth nation at the Moth Worlds in Perth, Western Australia.  As Afloat reported earlier, the Cork Harbour sailor was one of two Irish helms competing. Also racing was the National…
Fionn Conway competing in Perth
Two Irish sailors are contesting the Moth Worlds in Perth, Western Australia. After nine races sailed Royal Cork's David Kenefick was lying 28th and Fionn Conway 38th of the National Yacht Club in the 61-boat fleet at Mounts Bay Yacht Club. It…
Niels Frei and Yves Detrey with the hull of their prototype NTFM Syra 18 foiling dinghy
Besides the strong third-place showing by David Kenefick on Lake Garda a week ago, International Foiling Week also saw the launch of a new two-person foiling dinghy. The NTFM Syra 18 is the brainchild of America’s Cup winners Niels Frei…
Third overall David Kenefick (right) reacts to the pop of the Champagne cork on the podium at Lake Garda Foiling Week
Royal Cork Yacht Club's David Kenefick has more than got the upper hand on these latest foiling techniques and chalked up another significant result at International Foiling Week on Lake Garda at the weekend. Regular Afloat readers will recall that the…
Dave Kenefick leads Irish hopes at the Moth Euros in Portugal
After four races sailed on day two at the International Moth Championships in Portugal at Clube de Vela de Lagos Royal Cork Yacht Club's Dave Kenefick is top of three Irish sailors competing in the 47-boat fleet in eighth place overall. The…
See The Award-Winning ‘Flying Mantis’ Foiling Trimaran At The RYA Dinghy Show 2019
The award-winning Flying Mantis foiling trimaran will be showing in its latest, all-red hull design at the RYA Dinghy Show 2019 at Alexandra Palace next weekend. Voted best Dinghy of the Year against stiff competition in the recent British Yachting…
Royal Cork's Davy Kenefick in action at the Moth Nationals in Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Ten boats were entered for this year's International Moth National Championships, held at the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay. Starting with three races on a chilly Friday afternoon, in light, north to northeast winds…
Royal Cork's David Kenefick was fourth at the UK Moth Nationals
We thought it would go down to the wire, and that's exactly what happened at the Moth UK National Championships. The final race decided the title with four sailors still in with a shout of winning the event writes Mark…
David Kenefick is lying third overall at the Moth UK Championships
Royal Cork Yacht Club's Dave Kenefick lies an impressive third overall – and a single point off second place – at the 40–boat UK Moth National Championships.  Counting a string of top ten results in a fleet packed with top British…
David Kenefick finished 11th in a windy then light Moth Worlds in Bermuda
Just two points off the top ten overall, Royal Cork Yacht Club's David Kenefick has posted Ireland's best Moth World Championships result to date, an 11th overall in Bermuda.  Dubliner Rory Fitzpatrick was 29th in the 41–boat fleet having suffered both…
RCYC sailor David Kenefick, who was Ireland's top performer at last year's World Championships on Lake Garda, is just two points off tenth overall after six races sailed
Royal Cork foiling helmsman David Kenefick is knocking on the door of the top ten overall at the Bacardi Moth World Championship this week after an exhilarating three days of strong winds in Bermuda. 11th place Kenefick, who was Ireland's top…
Royal Cork foiler David Kenefick (IRL 4148) starting in Bermuda
Dublin foiling supremo Rory Fitzpatrick did not start the second race of the Bacardi Moth World Championship in Bermuda yesterday when 30–knot gusts hit the 33–boat fleet. It means the National Yacht Club and Royal Irish Yacht Club sailor now…
Want To Learn To Foil? Check Out This New Survey
#HowToFoil - Waszp agent John Chambers has launched a survey to gauge public interest in learning to sail foiling dinghies this year. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, National Yacht Club member Chambers brought the Waszp to Ireland last year after…
David Kenefick (IRL 4148) gets a front row start at the Moth Nationals in Bermuda
Royal Cork Yacht Club's David Kenefick has finished seventh in a fleet of 33 at the Moth Bermuda National Championship in Hamilton, Bermuda. The top result comes as the Moth World Championships begin today at the same venue. Joshua Greenslade…
David Kenefick of Royal Cork will be in action in the Moth Worlds in Bermuda
An international fleet featuring two Irish foilers plus the reigning two-time world champion Paul Goodison of the U.K. is set to contend the Bacardi Moth World Championship next week on Bermuda's Great Sound. Royal Cork's David Kenefick and Rory Fitzpatrick…

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