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Race Report: Day 2 World Championships

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Participants were required to show their ability The second race day of YANMAR Moth Worlds 2016 YANMAR Moth Worlds 2016 held from May 23rd to May 29th in Hayama, Japan had the second race today on May 25th. Today’s sailing conditions was strong southerly wind from the morning which is not ideal for non-experienced sailors to handle Moth. Therefore about 20 participants mainly who are not confident about sailing under this weather didn’t join today’s races. However, many of them rode on safety boats to support the competitions. They could have a close look at top sailors’ racing and learn a lot. Chris Rashley from UK, new generation of sailors got ahead of others and finished in the first place for today. Paul Goodison, 2008 Beijing Olympic gold medalist in the Laser Class, made stable racing and stays the second place. Then Australia’s Scott Babbage finished the third after today’s […]

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Race Report: Day 1 World Championships

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UK is leading! The first race day of YANMAR Moth World Championships 2016 YANMAR Moth Worlds 2016 held from May 23rd to May 29th in Hayama, Japan had the first race today on May 24th and it was full of excitement. After the practice race on Day 1, the serious competitions were started today, Day 2. In the morning, the sailors who were preparing for their boat looked very serious without smile and showed their passion and enthusiasm for the races. On the day, the winds were southerly at 5-10 knots. When the first race was started, the winds were not so strong. However, later, the winds got stronger. In the second and third races, we could enjoy exciting races with full of speed of Moth making the most of its hydrofoil. Robert Greenhalgh of UK is currently leading the competitions. The European Champion arrived in Hayama one week before […]

VIDEO

2016 YANMAR Moth Worlds – Day 1

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And their off and racing!! Day 1 of 2016 YANMAR Moth World Championships in Hayama, Japan. Enjoy today’s video highlights, featuring interviews with Rob Greenhalgh (GBR), Paul Goodison (GBR) & Mario Segers (ARG). #‎MothWorlds Video by Beau Outteridge

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2016 YANMAR Moth Worlds – Russell Coutts Visits Hayama

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A big day on shore for the Moth Worlds… We started the day with a press conference with YANMAR and Sir Russell Coutts, followed by a practise race and Russell returned to the shore to talk with some of the sailors. Later in the evening the competitors, volunteers and other guests gathered for the opening ceremony for the 2016 YANMAR Moth World Championships. Video by Beau Outteridge