The fifth event of the 2018 Firefly Vines series took place at Chipstead on Sunday the 23rd September with the points close at the top of the series it is all to play for. Torrential rain and gale force winds forecast meant it was touch-and-go if the open was going to go ahead. Despite the […]
After six weeks of sunshine, would the just under 40 entries for the Nationals get any wind this year was the question on competitors minds when they arrived at South Caernarvonshire YC, Abersoch, the North Wales rivieria at the end of July. Well after a weekend of abandoned racing due to 60 mph winds the […]
Guy Davison and Sally Wakefield sailing 3318 Lynestra have won the 2018 National Championsip at Abersoch! At the end of a wet and windy week of fantasic sailing Guy and Sally came out on top. For Guy it was his first win after 46 years of trying! Full report to follow shortly. Series Place Sail […]
Unfortunately Budworth have had to cancel their open on July 14th. HOWEVER… there is still top Firefly racing to be had that weekend with the Smugglers Trophy at Royal Harwich YC. 2 days of racing, camping available onsite and a big Saturday party! Ideal practice for Abersoch. Sunday’s results will count towards the Vines Series. […]
Fantastic Firefly Elizabeth Cup 22nd April 2018 24 April 2018 by Matthew Dalton Following the success (despite the lack of consistent breeze) of the Junior Cup on Saturday the Sunday of the Elizabeth Cup dawned with a promising forecast but an absence of wind first thing. After an anxious few hours peering at various wind apps on […]
The annual return to Firefly heaven in Cornwall for 3 days of great racing and socialising.
Dates for the 2019 Firefly Champshionships at Lyme Regis Sailing Club are now confirmed! 17th -23rd August 2019 Accommodation will book up as this is a popular holiday destination: The Venue WEB LINKS TO HELP YOU PLAN YOUR TIME AT LYME REGIS LYME REGIS TOWN INFORMATION LYME REGIS TOWN MAP LYME REGIS BY AIR TOURIST […]
Usual three race format with two to count. Bacon rolls from 9.30am with lunch served after the first race for the bargain price of £3.00 and free tea and cake after sailing. As an experiment this year we will be allowing single-handed entries to sail in the event. No crew, no worries, come and join […]