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International Moth

International Moth

Singlehanded, radical development class that has seen some true innovations in sailing. Most moths are now ultra-thin & ultra-light. The latest developments have been giving the Moths hydrofoils and foil wings.

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Show news Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
Ewan McMahon retains the title
Posted on 8 Aug
The lightest and strongest
The new TiiTAN block's breaking load is 1250kg
Posted on 2 Aug
Through the eye of a needle
Adventure sailing at its best
Posted on 25 Jul
James Sainsbury's new Moth: flying first sail!
Less than 5 weeks since he sketched a rough design on a piece of paper
Posted on 25 Jul
James Sainsbury's new Moth: On a boat with a boat!
It has been a frantic week, including working outside on the hottest day since the dawn of time
Posted on 22 Jul
James Sainsbury's new Moth: Hull nears completion
About 75 hours spent on the boat since the last post
Posted on 12 Jul
Young Mothies at Malcesine
Nicolai Jacobsen (HKG) scores at Foiling Week
Posted on 12 Jul
How deep is your love?
Vital to making sailing a life-long pastime
Posted on 11 Jul
A record-breaking Foiling Week
A week to remember for weather, guests and events
Posted on 4 Jul
Foiling Youth World Series announced
A new event created by Foiling Week™ dedicated to young talented sailors
Posted on 1 Jul
Rapid progress on James Sainsbury's new Moth
He now has a pile of parts, including a hull!
Posted on 1 Jul
Foiling Film Festival, first edition winners
Announced last night during 2022 Foiling Week on Lake Garda
Posted on 30 Jun
Record entries for 2022 Foiling Week on Lake Garda
More than 200 foilers from 21 nations around the world
Posted on 29 Jun
The utterly brilliant Foiling SuMoth Challenge
Promoting sustainable practices by challenging young naval architecture and engineering students
Posted on 28 Jun
James Sainsbury's latest home-build Moth project
With the ambitious aim of racing it at the Europeans in Carnac, in less than 6 weeks!
Posted on 21 Jun
2022 Foiling Week on Lake Garda preview
The premier event for sailors, technicians, and sailing 3.0 enthusiasts
Posted on 16 Jun
How high is too high?
Is the price of a new Moth an existential threat to the class?
Posted on 14 Jun
2022 Wetsuit Outlet UK Moth Nationals overall
This championship was destined to go down to the wire
Posted on 12 Jun
2022 Wetsuit Outlet UK Moth Nationals day 3
Leaderboard finely poised going into the final day
Posted on 11 Jun
2022 Wetsuit Outlet UK Moth Nationals day 2
Another four races held in 'glamour' conditions for the foilers
Posted on 10 Jun
2022 Wetsuit Outlet UK Moth Nationals day 1
Another step change in development for the class
Posted on 9 Jun
USSailGP's Rome Kirby foiling in Iceberg Alley
'A pretty cool adventure' even though water temperatures can fall as low as -1.6°C
Posted on 5 Jun
2022 Wetsuit Outlet UK Moth Nationals preview
A number of new designs will be on the race course in Portland Harbour
Posted on 26 May
That other category.
There are plenty of sporting superstars. Thousands actually. Then there are those who are...
Posted on 8 May
5th edition of the Foiling Awards
Innovation and skill recognised at the Teatro Arcimboldi in Milan
Posted on 30 Apr
Noble Marine Moth Inlands at Grafham Water
The infamous Moth wind dance works!
Posted on 26 Apr
Noble Marine Moth Inlands this weekend
A strong entry expected at Grafham
Posted on 23 Apr
Foiling Awards 5th Edition and Foiling Exhibitions
The Oscars of flying sailing are back!
Posted on 13 Apr
International Moth UK Grand Prix Series Round 1
Wall-to-wall sunshine and plenty of wind on Saturday at Queen Mary SC
Posted on 29 Mar
International Moths at Oxford
A new inland venue for the class starts the 2022 season
Posted on 16 Mar
Links
International Moth UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Jim Devlin in a Mach 2 during the 2022 Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
© Sean Hannon  / @sean_hannon1
Ronan Wallace, 3rd place, presented by Duncan Hepplewhite of SailingFast, in the 2022 Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
© Sean Hannon  / @sean_hannon1
Ronan Wallace in the Irish designed Voodoo during the 2022 Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
© Sean Hannon  / @sean_hannon1
Fionn Conway, 2nd place overall in the 2022 Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
© Sean Hannon  / @sean_hannon1
Ewan McMahon wins the 2022 Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
© Sean Hannon  / @sean_hannon1
Ed Butler in a Mach 2 during the 2022 Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
© Sean Hannon  / @sean_hannon1
Fionn Conway in a Mach 2.6 during the 2022 Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
© Sean Hannon  / @sean_hannon1
National Champion Ewan McMahon in an Exocet during the 2022 Irish Moth Nationals at Dun Laoghaire
© Sean Hannon  / @sean_hannon1
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth ready to launch on the beach
© James Sainsbury
Final fit-out for James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth out on the water for the first time
© James Sainsbury
The fuel needed to complete James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth
© James Sainsbury
She's ready! James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth
© James Sainsbury
Final fit-out for James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth - a well-earned beer
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth on the ferry
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth - pushrod tube
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth - carbon foam sandwich bulkhead fitting
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth - pushrod tube
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth - rudder gantry
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth - the wings are on!
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-build Moth
© James Sainsbury
Nicolai Jacobsen, Foiling Week 2022
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
Dylan Fletcher-Scott, Foiling Week 2022
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
Nicolai Jacobsen, Foiling Week 2022
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
Ruggero Tita, Foiling Week 2022
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
Nicolai Jacobsen, Foiling Week 2022
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
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