*** FEATURE CLASS *** International Moth


The International Moth is an eleven foot long, high performance, single handed racing dinghy. International Moths are proud to be one of the few development classes left in the world and have very few design rules including no weight limit. The class encourage innovation just as much as they encourage sailing skill, and welcome home boat building and wacky designs, and almost importantly, welcome unconventional people with open arms. 

International Moths are sailed from the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania and can often be seen flying along the river.

Length overall    3.355 m
Beam    2.250 m
Max. luff length    5.185 m
Max. mast length    6.250 m
Hull weight    Unrestricted, general weight range 10-20kgs
Rigged Weight    as little as 26kgs
Sail area    8m
Restrictions    Multihulls, trapezes, moveable seats and sailboards are prohibited.
Optimum skipper weight    60-80kgs
Advertising    Category C (unrestricted)


The Australian Moth Championships are being held at the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, starting today and ending on the 9th Jan. See the event page here:http://www.ryct.org.au/sailing/2017-international-moth-australian-championship/


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