We are very proud to announce that Performance Penguin have decided to sponsor the International Moth Worlds 2014 at Hayling Island Sailing Club between the 19th to the 25th July 2014.
The Performance Penguin website is run by Katherine Knight who many of us know as a keen UK Moth sailor who has been active both here in the UK and recently in the USA. Katherine specialises in physiotherapy for sailors. She is an experienced physiotherapist who has worked with the Swedish Olympic Sailing Team, helping them to secure a gold and a bronze medal in the sailing events at the London 2012 Olympics. Katherine has worked with Olympic sailing and windsurfing athletes from a number nations as well as the British Youth, Development and Paralympic squads, as well as sailors competing in the America’s Cup, Commodore’s Cup and Volvo Ocean Race. She is also the author of the “Sailing Fitness Toolbox” available from www.performancepenguin.com.
Performance Penguin will be supplying a re-usable water bottle to all competitors at registration plus a free download of the hiking performance pack via email.
“Performance Penguin is delighted to offer all participants in the Moth World Championships 2014 the chance to download a ‘Performance Pack’ sail training and fitness manual for free. I hope all of your participant’s find their Performance Packs helpful and a benefit to their sailing.”
Largest Moth Worlds Ever!
Entries currently sit at 125 representing 17 countries making this event the largest International Moth Worlds ever in the class’ history. It includes a range of the world’s top sailors who have achieved the ultimate prizes in sailing from the Olympics, Extreme 40 Series, Volvo Ocean Race and the America’s Cup.
“This isn’t a surprise as we know the class is in rude health, but it’s still a great achievement for the International Moth Class and Hayling Island Sailing Club” said Mike Lennon, International Vice President. “Worlds fever has increased Moth attendances at UK and Eurocup events plus the UK International Moth membership is now the largest it has been in its 80 year history.”
More details on Performance Penguin at http://www.performancepenguin.com and the Moth Worlds at http://www.mothworlds.org