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  1. martin 'hoff

    Moths and boat work: do you need your own shore crew?

    Truth is, we're spoiled for options across the range of tradeoffs. Fast-fragile to slower-reliable. All the boats discussed in this thread are solid in their spot. Go pick one! And if you do your first 1000 capsizes in a more reliable boat, get to basic competence, and then trade up to a moth...
  2. martin 'hoff

    Moths and boat work: do you need your own shore crew?

    And if you're somewhere in between, there's a range of fun foiling machines. Just like owning an F1 or must expensive Lambo is not the only option for a fun fast car. 
  3. martin 'hoff

    Moths and boat work: do you need your own shore crew?

    Yes they do. If you buy a 2nd hand well maintained, well sorted boat you bought yourself a season free of deep boatwork. Next season you'll be in the boatwork zone again. I'm no mothie myself, but the moths I know have owners who spend the time, or "shore crew". Sometimes it's a mix, the owner...
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