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This is the website for International MUSTO Skiff
Class Association.

This is the owners membership organisation for all
MS owners world
wide and we hope
you will support your class through joining (note: AUS, GER &
SUI nationals should join their
local association)

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ACO 10th MUSTO Skiff World Championships 2019

Hosted by RYC Hollandia (Regatta Center Medemblik, NED)

The Notice of Race is now available and the Event Website is now open for registration.

It is important that we get an early view of entry numbers as we are expecting a record entry (over 100 boats) and this will require a great deal of planning especially for the social events. Please register ASAP; you can register without having to pay now so please do so to allow us to plan. Find out more >>>

RIP Martin Boatman - Obituary It is with great sadness that the Musto Skiff family has lost one of its own in January 2019. Martin finally lost his courageous battle with cancer aged 35 on Sunday after a two and a half year fight. In that time he managed to cram in a lot of sailing, getting a spin on BAR’s (As they were) foiling AC 45 and even winning a race at the SB20 Europeans as recently as August last year, testament to his fighting spirit until the end, always with a smile and a wise crack ...
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2019 Membership An annual courtesy note to our members that their 2019 membership is due on the 1st January.
Please follow this link >>>

Committee Personnel Changes / Situations Vacant
Paul Manning and Rick Perkins are stepping down from their roles on the committee. I have been advised that Paul and Rick wish to step down from their roles within the class association. Paul & Rick have put a combined 35 years into the development of the class and have been a key part of what has made our class a huge success. Their contributions have been wide and varied and without their input we would not be the strong and successful class we are today.
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MUSTO Skiff Gold Club
To join the MUSTO Skiff Gold Club you need to win a race at a World Championship*; simple.
First rule of Gold Club: You must help others to be able to join ...
Second rule of Gold Club: You must contribute to the buying of beers to host a drink on the beach during the world championships ... Gold Club members will host the party and share their expertise over a beer; the Gold Club Member with the highest membership number present will be responsible for organising the beer. See the list of Gold Club Members >>>


Musto Skiff Victorian State Titles 2018 Port Melbourne Yacht Club (PMYC) AUS The Victorian 2018 Musto Skiff State Titles were scheduled for March, but due to bad weather were rescheduled to the 24th and 25th of November. Murphy, however, struck again and as the fleet headed down to PMYC the forecast was again unfavourable with 20-25 knot winds and big seas. The fleet arrived at PMYC to find the forecast was as predicted with strong wind and a large swell breaking on the beach. After some deliberation and waiting for the wind and swell to subside after some small fronts pushed through, we got underway in the late afternoon. Read more >>>

The mainsail shown in the photo in the last report is continuing to be tested, including in Australia. The ongoing testing continues to follow the plans as detailed in the original report
( ... pment.html).
Feedback has been given to Hyde’s.  As everyone knows, nothing can be adopted without approval of the class members. Given the current situation, no proposal is likely for at least 12 months and then the vote will not be until at least end 2019, if an acceptable design is found.  Read more >>>

GBR Musto Skiff Circuit 2018/19 As many of us hang up our sailing boots for the winter it is a good opportunity to reflect back on what has been a great season. The Musto Skiff fleet in the UK has been enjoying growing numbers year on year for the last 8 seasons. The 2018 season saw 93 individual competitors over the 10 event series and also saw the largest attended open meeting at Stokes Bay in April with 48 boats. Read more >>>

Ovington Boats recommends the evaluation programme of a mast from an alternative supplier now terminates and the class continue with Selden spars. At the request of the committee, driven by sailor requests, Ovington Boats has been following a two tracked process to increase the durability and reliability of the MUSTO Skiff spars. There have been revisions for improvement with the existing Selden spar (detailed here: ). We also considered a design, development and tested a new spar from an alternative supplier. Read the detail >>>



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2018 EuroCup Overview of events in the series >>>

2018 Worlds
Summary Page>>>

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The MUSTO Skiff Product Evolution >>>

The MUSTO Skiff Learning Curve >>>

Transition from the 29er, to the MUSTO Skiff >>>

What the Sailors say
I brought an Musto Skiff and am very very pleased with my choice.
It has re-vitalised my sailing”

Ian Renilson: Contender Champion

The Best Fleet Racing
In a recent survey it was revealed that almost 40% of Musto Skiff sailors are past champions in other classes.

How to sail a MUSTO Skiff 
by Richard Stenhouse, Multiple Champion.



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