History Timeline 1990s


Commodore Miriam Kays

Pool Branch established

South West Branch formed

Magazine renamed “Compass”


Commodore Maureen Holland

Solent East and West Branches established

East Coast branch splits  to cover its wide region and different rivers

Compass grows to A4 format


Commodore Maureen Holland

Solent East and West Branches merge to become  the Solent Branch


East Coast receives a Branch Charter


Commodore Maureen Holland

Moody Midsummer Meet at Swanwick attended by over 100 yachts


Commodore David Davenport

Mediterranean members collated and organised into a mailing forum


First Guernsey Rally


Commodore David Davenport

Subventions introduced to fund branch activities


Moody information exchange started in Compass

2nd Moody Midsummer meet held


Commodore George Addison

4 members  take part in the first Tradewinds Rally

Brian Mayhew becomes the MOAs 1000th member


First full colour Compass cover on issue 33


Commodore George Addison

Moody Midsummer Meet attended by HRH The Princess Royal to celebrate  25 years of Moody Yacht production.

organisers Tim Norman Walker and David Moody


Sally Barker takes over as Compass Editor

Med Branch Captain appointed


Commodore Steve Holloway


Record numbers (142) hear Tony Bullimore speak at  the National AGM

at the Miramar Hotel Bournemouth


Commodore John Hughes


43 new members  join during the Southampton Boatshow