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2015 Moth World Champion Peter Burling (NZL). Image: Thierry Martinez Peter Burling (NZL), who turned 24 on January 1, leaves Sorrento tonight with the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship title, hosted by the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat …

Burling wins McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth World title for 24th birthday Read More »

Tom Slingsby Hiking.  Images: Thierry Martinez Oracle Team USA is fielding a team of five at the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship and all have made it into the Gold fleet Final’s. No mean feat when some, …

The ‘Oracles’ have spoken at McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship Read More »

New Zealander Peter Burling.  Image: Thierry Martinez New Zealander Peter Burling continued his near-flawless run on Day 5 of the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship being hosted by the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) in Victoria. …

McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds: Burling maintains control at the top Read More »

Day 5: 2015 Moth Worlds – 2015 Moth World Championship – LIVE FROM SORRENTO AUSTRALIA Day 2: 2015 Moth Worlds – 2015 Moth World Championship – LIVE FROM SORRENTO AUSTRALIA Day 1: 2015 Moth Worlds – 2015 Moth World Championship …

2015 McDougall + McConaghy Moth World Championship – LIVE FROM SORRENTO AUSTRALIA Read More »

Matt Heynes (left) and Simon Owen-Smith heads down working. Image Thierry Martinez. Around 90 percent of boats competing at the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds at Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) are Mach 2’s and when things go …

Boats ‘hospital’ whistle stop at the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

Glenn Ashby fired up – Thierry Martinez Some of the biggest names in America’s Cup sailing are here at the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds, honing their skills, team bonding and generally coming to grips with the exciting foiling …

Emirates Team NZ gets shipshape at McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

Despite their best attempts, race officials were forced to abandon racing on Day 4 of the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship being hosted by the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) at Sorrento in Victoria. At a …

Racing abandoned on Day 4 of McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

Chris Rashley (GBR)does not let disc problem distract him. Image: Thierry Martinez In the weeks leading up to the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds, defending champion Nathan Outteridge (AUS) was contemplating who among the 160 entries would be his …

Chris Rashley defies the odds at McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

Japan’s Hiroki Goto Image: Thierry Martinez Japan’s Hiroki Goto unusually showed emotion after taking out Race 8 in the Gold fleet Finals of the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship being hosted by the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat …

Japan to the fore at McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

In 2005, Victoria’s Rohan Veal had only been in the Moth class for four years and pulled off the biggest coup in Moth history when he won the 2005 Moth Worlds – the first person to win the Worlds using …

Rohan Veal – former Moth world champion from Victoria returns to the fold Read More »

New Zealand’s Peter Burling reeled off four straight wins to take the lead on Day 2 of the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship on Port Phillip in Sorrento, Victoria, sounding the warning bell for the other 159 …

Peter Burling’s perfect day out at McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

Reigning Moth world champion, Nathan Outteridge – Image, Thierry Martinez Reigning Moth world champion, Nathan Outteridge (AUS) kick-started his defence in style, getting the early jump at the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship which started on Port …

Outteridge gets early jump at McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

  Nathan Outteridge practicising at Sorrento on Tuesday. Image – Thierry Martinez – Sea & Co The Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club (SSCBC) has received a record 165 entries for the McDougall + McConaghy 2015 International Moth World Championship due …

Outteridge prepares for Sorrento showdown at McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

A reminder to everyone that Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club will be closed tomorrow Monday 5th January due to a major sponsor event, The club will be closed to all Moth competitors (and most club members) until 1800. There will …

Reminder: Club Closed Monday 5th January Read More »

The 2015 McDougall + McConaghy Moth World Championship is set to be even more of a spectacle this year, with the return of the Zhik ‘Mothapolooza’ which promises a potential head-to-head with teams of America’s Cup and Olympic sailors. The …

Zhik Mothapolooza – ‘must see’ seriously fun event at McDougall + McConaghy Moth Worlds 2015 Read More »

2013 Moth Worlds Fleet – Hawaii© Thierry Martinez America’s Cup stars, Olympic medallists and world champions are among the record 150 plus sailors who will converge on Port Phillip in the New Year when the Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club …

America’s Cup and Olympic stars heading to Sorrento for McDougall + McConaghy 2015 Moth Worlds Read More »

The Moths are coming to Sorrento! Check out the Promo video thanks to Beau Outteridge Productions, for the 2015 McDougall & McConaghy International Moth World Championships taking place at Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club from the 6th-16th of January 2015!

Hello Moth Fans! We are delighted to announce that Mothapalooza is back! We will be bringing two great new competitions to the 2015 Moth Worlds in Sorrento, Melbourne. The competition is open to any sailor registered to compete at the …

Mothapalooza is back! Read More »

The delightful Mornington Peninsula in the Australian State of Victoria is renowned for many items in the natural and culinary worlds. One thing not referred to all that often are the sand or march flies that occupy the area during …

Sand Flies versus Foiling Moths Read More »


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