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Irish Sailors Prepare To Race at 2015 Moth Worlds
#moth – Three Irish dinghy sailors will join America's Cup stars, Olympic medallists and world champions among a record 150 plus sailors converging on Port Phillip, Australia next week when the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) in Victoria hosts…
Annalise Murphy Moth Foiling Off Dun Laoghaire
#mothsailing – Irish sailing superstar Annalise Murphy was Moth sailing at the weekend, participating in the latest round of the Irish Moth circuit at the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire. A combination of high speed video action from a…
Moth Dinghy Foiling Photo Action From Dun Laoghaire!
#mothsailing – Foiling Moth's took to the waters of Dun Laoghaire for the latest round of their 2014 Tour this bank holiday weekend, producing the now familiar thrills'n'spills. Race Officer Con Murphy from the National Yacht Club captured the action.…
Irish Foiling Moth Makes Return After Fifty Hull & Rig Modifications
#mothsailing – After the International Moth class worlds in Hayling Island this Summer it was back to the drawing board for the Irish Moth building development programme. Chris Allen of Voodoo Boats in County Wicklow has made another 50 modifications…
Moth World Championships Entry Now Open for 2015 Australian Event
#moth – Entries are now open for the 2015 McDougall & McConaghy Moth World Championships, which is being hosted by the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club, Australia between 9-16 January. With Australia's Nathan Outteridge the reigning World Champion following his emphatic…
National Yacht Club's Fitzpatrick Best of Irish at Hayling Island Moth Worlds
#moth – Five Irish sailors – including three Olympians – got a lesson in the complexities of International Moth sailing at the Hayling Island class world championships last week. In an event won convincingly by Australian Nathan Outteridge, the National Yacht…
Irish Foiling Moth Dinghy Design Takes to the Water for BMW RStGYC Regatta
#irishmoth – In another first for Irish sailing, a Bray, County Wicklow design and build of one of the world's leading edge dinghy types will make its debut on Saturday at the BMW Frank Keane Royal St. George Yacht Club…
Fastest Dinghy in the World – Foiling Moth Clocks 36.5 Knots
#mothdinghy – A former American Fireball dinghy sailor has become the fastest dinghy sailor in the world, clocking up a time 36.5 knots on a foiling Moth dinghy. Charleston's Ned Goss who is well known in performance sailing circles is a…
Rory Fitzpatrick Wins Howth YC Round of Irish Moth Tour
#moth – Six wins for Rory Fitzpatrick of the National Yacht Club gave him the overall lead in the second round of the Irish Moth tour at Howth Yacht Club at the weekend. The Dubliner discarded a second in the…
Crash & Burn on Lough Ree as Irish Moth Fleet Experience Freshwater Foiling
#mothtour – The Irish Moth fleet planned a weekend away in Lough Ree for our third ever event! Ronan Wallace (moth newbie) and myself (Annalise) arrived down to Quigley's Marina in Killinure early on Friday afternoon which gave us time…
Olympic Sailing Coach Wins Moth Dinghy Christmas Cracker off Dun Laoghaire
#moth – What the Irish Olympic sailing team and other high speed fans get up to in their downtime aka 'The Irish Moth Tour' moved to Dun Laoghaire at the weekend for the Moth Christmas Cracker at the National Yacht Club.…
Howth Hosts Moths For 2013 Irish Open Next Weekend
#Moths - If you enjoyed all the action of the America’s Cup recently, you'll be sure to love watching the Moths racing in Howth for the 2013 Irish Open next weekend. Howth Yacht Club will play host to the event…
Moth Crown for Gulari, the 2013 Foiling Dinghy World Champion
#moth – An early squall drenched the 80 competitors for the 2013 McDougall + McConaghy International Moth World Championship this morning as they prepared their flying carbon-fiber craft for the final day of racing. The rain and clouds brought with them…
One Moth Destroyed, Others Damaged & Amazing Racing Action
#mothworlds – Today's McDougall & McConaghy Moth World Championship highlight reel features the most exciting action yet from Kaneohe Bay. One boat destroyed, quite a few damaged, and amazing racing action as Detroit's Bora Gulari overhauls Aussie Nathan Outteridge for…
Moth Worlds, Calm Wind Foils Fleet
#moth – An 8-knot easterly breeze swept through Kaneohe Bay just after noon today, providing a glimmer of hope for day one of the 2013 McDougall + Maconaghy Moth World Championship fleet despite a dire forecast. With conditions forecast to…
Irish Moth Sailors Sail to UK Silver Fleet Success
#moth – Irish Moth sailors, including London Olympian Annalise Murphy, joined the 30–knot club last weekend at the biggest ever UK Moth National championships held in Weymouth. The foiling class, introduced into Dublin Bay by Jon Chambers in 2011 is attracting something…

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