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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 The hydrofoil community descends on Miami
As Foiling week grows, so does its international community that is working to expand innovation
Posted on 14 Feb
Home Build International Moth Blog 3
Valkyrie moves out of the living room
Posted on 13 Feb
The experts share their most loved moments
Talking to the Gill Race Team members
Posted on 4 Feb
Snakes!
Or as Corporal Fraser would say, "We're all doomed"
Posted on 22 Jan
Home Build International Moth Blog 2
Boat name revealed...
Posted on 14 Jan
America's Cup sailors line up in foiling monohulls
Two top America's Cup sailors took on the best of the rest at Wangi SC at the Aust Moth Nationals
Posted on 12 Jan
Gurit Forum at Sydney Foiling Week
The first Foiling Week Forum starts tomorrow in Sydney at Woollahra Sailing Club
Posted on 11 Jan
Less than one week to the first 2018 Foiling Week
Foiling boats will have class racing in the harbour
Posted on 4 Jan
Name change for leading Caribbean regatta
As the event draws closer, speculation on whether any records will be smashed, is gaining momentum
Posted on 22 Dec 2017
Home Build International Moth Blog 1
Successor to LunarSea takes shape
Posted on 20 Dec 2017
Winter news from the Lennon team
Racewear, Sails and Thinnair update
Posted on 8 Dec 2017
In search of the Sailing Heroes of 2017
YJA Yachtsman of the Year and Young Sailor of the Year Awards shortlist
Posted on 4 Dec 2017
Foiling Week awards winners and foilers
Slam presented the Foiling Sailor Award
Posted on 4 Dec 2017
Foiling Week evolution and advancement
Advancing the community concept for innovation
Posted on 29 Nov 2017
I am not a number
David Henshall looks at dinghy handicapping
Posted on 14 Nov 2017
International Moths at Bala
Final Moth Grand Prix of the season
Posted on 10 Oct 2017
Blaze Inlands and Moths at Bala preview
Taking place on 7-8th October
Posted on 23 Sep 2017
International Moth Scottish Championship
Flying high on Loch Lomond
Posted on 6 Sep 2017
A huge year for Lennon Performance Products
New boat, Racewear and championship wins
Posted on 6 Sep 2017
International Moth Grand Prix at the WPNSA
Costa del Portland to 37 knot gusts...
Posted on 4 Sep 2017
The World Sailing Show - September 2017
Featuring the Rolex Fastnet Race and Moth Worlds
Posted on 29 Aug 2017
Final two spots secured
On the 2018 ilovesailing calendar
Posted on 21 Aug 2017
Foilers set for San Diego South Bay
During the Moth & A-Cat North American Championships
Posted on 19 Aug 2017
McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds overall
Goody smashes it on the final day
Posted on 30 Jul 2017
Paul Goodison retains Moth Worlds title
Initial reaction from on the water at Lake Garda
Posted on 30 Jul 2017
McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds day 5
Burling finds form but Goodison closes on second world title
Posted on 29 Jul 2017
McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds day 4
Paul Goodison in the lead ahead of Tom Slingsby
Posted on 28 Jul 2017
Hands up - who is wearing the Zhik Boot 460?
Peter Burling isn't the only one
Posted on 28 Jul 2017
McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds day 3
Garda's breezes provide contrasting fortunes in qualification
Posted on 27 Jul 2017
McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds day 2
Slow catch up for qualifying fleets
Posted on 26 Jul 2017
Links
International Moth UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Miami Foiling Week
© Foiling Week
James Sainsbury's new home-built International Moth 'Valkyrie' moves out of the living room
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-built International Moth 'Valkyrie' takes shape
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-built International Moth 'Valkyrie' takes shape
© James Sainsbury
International Moth sailor Andy Budgen reins in the ‘beast'
© Peter Marshall / BSW
James Sainsbury's new home-built International Moth 'Valkyrie' takes shape
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-built International Moth 'Valkyrie' takes shape
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-built International Moth 'Valkyrie' takes shape
© James Sainsbury
Nathan Outteridge, Day 3, CST Composite Australian Moth Championships, January 2018, Wangi SC
© Darcie Callington
Race start, Day 3, CST Composite Australian Moth Championships, January 2018, Wangi SC
© Darcie Callington
Tom Slingsby, Day 3, CST Composite Australian Moth Championships, January 2018, Wangi SC
© Darcie Callington
Day 3, CST Composites 2018 Australian Moth Championships, Wangi RSL Amateur SC, January 2018
© Darcie Callington
Day 3, CST Composites 2018 Australian Moth Championships, Wangi RSL Amateur SC, January 2018
© Darcie Callington
The first Foiling Week Forum starts in Sydney at Woollahra Sailing Club
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
The first Foiling Week Forum starts in Sydney at Woollahra Sailing Club
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
The first Foiling Week Forum starts in Sydney at Woollahra Sailing Club
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
The first Foiling Week Forum starts in Sydney at Woollahra Sailing Club
© Martina Orsini / Foiling Week
Foiling Week
© Martina Orsini
Andy Budgen on his Mach 2 International Moth hopes to better his speed round the island
© Peter Marshall / BSW
Home-build International Moth WAGS are dedicated!
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-built International Moth under construction
© James Sainsbury
James Sainsbury's new home-built International Moth under construction
© James Sainsbury
Chris Rashley is set to compete in the GJW Direct SailJuice Winter Series Round 2: The Datchet Flyer
© Chris Rashley Racing
Francois Gabart: `I think it is just perfect, the Foiling Week, because there is a lot happening now in the foiling world. It's good to mix all together.”
© Martina Orsini
On the water
© Martina Orsini
Within a few years the International Moth hull went skinny, grew wings and enjoyed a huge increase in performance. Little wonder that the PY system struggled to keep up!
© David Henshall
Sailing is the lightest of airs is a challenge for the sailors and for the Handicap System; What if there was breeze when the race started? Is determining the PY on COMPLETION of the race really so radical?
© David Henshall
Early International Moths were essentially just smaller versions of normally shaped dinghies
© David Henshall
How can a system fairly equate the performance of a boat such as the one featured earlier – the Enterprise, with that of the foiling Moth. Has the range of PYs grown so large as to now be incompatible with fair racing?
© David Henshall
Moth and WASZP Open at Bala
© John Hunter