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Moth San Francisco Invitational at the AC Open
Foiling Moths will be joining their slightly bigger brothers — the foiling AC72s — to race on San Francisco’s city front during the opening weekend of the America’s Cup as part of the AC Open. The International Moth United States Class Association Presented by 11th Hour Racing will be taking part in the AC Open. Look for Moths racing before the America’s Cup races on Sunday, September 8 and Tuesday, September 10. On Monday, September 9 the Moth fleet will be running a one-day regatta, also out of Marina Green on the city front.
The exclusive entry list includes Nathan Outteridge, Iain Jensen, John Harris, Dalton Bergan, Zach Maxam, Chris Rast, Matt Knowles, Tommy Loughborough, Katherine Knight, and others.
Contact matthewknowles[at]gmail[dot]com for details
The NA results are in!
2-3 Mach 2 try outs:
OK we now have some dates for the SoCal Mach 2 try out days. These will be held at ABYC Long Beach. The short sessions are intended for people who have never foiled before and are interested in getting a Moth. We sail inside the bay which is small but just big enough. There will be a mix of kids from the ABYC youth squad and people who contact me from here. We will use my personal boat, a brand new Mach 2. To request a slot on one of the dates below please email me: simonATcontextamericaDOTcom
Dates: 9th Feb / 30th March / 27th April / 18th May
From the 2013 Oz National Championship won by a Kiwi – Congratulations Pete Burling haha
From the 2012 Moth World Championship at Lake Garda Italy
And a neat technical tour of the boat by ace designer of the Mach 2 and before that the Bladerider, Amac
Ok so now you know we have awesome boats but terrible taste in music. Standby for more updates, links, events and news over the next week. We’re back online and it’s not going to be dull. Back me or sack me. Oh and a big thanks to SailingAnarchy for supporting us so loyally while we briefed Executive Search to hire our new webmaster. There’s a piece on Ant Kotoun’s winter series in Charlston on SA right now.
PS: we love Sabots. Great boats and lovely people. And Oppies too
Competition of the day:
How many Mothies are there in AC village?
Answer: Ten we think and most have their boats with them.
Artemis: Adam May, Nathan Outridge
Oracle: James Spithill, Kyle Longford, Joe Newton, Kinley Fowler, Tom Slingsby
NZ when they go: Glen Ashby, Iker Martinez, Kevin Hall