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Weymouth Moth Worlds Becomes UK Nationals But All Welcome

9th June 2020
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 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 all countries being able to participate were 'slim at best' due to the pandemic.

Leading Irish Moth sailor David Kenefick, one of a number of Irish foiling sailors who was expected to compete off the Dorset coast, has said that it was the right thing to do in the circumstances. However, the Royal Cork ace has also given a thumbs up on social media to the organisers decision to go ahead with a UK Nationals instead on the same dates, 1-11 September.

The recast event comes with an open invitation to sailors from any nation to come and race if they can make it to the UK.

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