• Fireflies at Tamesis for the Elizabeth Cup

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    SueHarrispresentscuptowinners

    After a great day of sailing in the Junior Cup on Saturday, an enthusiastic bunch of Firefly sailors turned up at Tamesis Club on Sunday 25th April to contest the Elizabeth Cup on the Thames.  Ten boats set about rigging in an unusually cold and gusty northerly and most got onto the water for a […]

  • Tamesis Firefly Junior Cup

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    Juniorcupprizewinners

    23rd April 2016 12 boats made their way to South-West London for the annual Firefly Junior Cup at the TamesisClub. This event is for the children – and there seemed to be quite a few of them! The blustery northerly wind was strong enough that not many of the children managed much helming, but a […]

  • Royal St George 70th Regatta

    Storm and Steve Beresford
    Storm and Steve Beresford

    Is this the future of fleet racing one designs? For many years I have grappled with trying to make sailing more attractive to stop the drop out from sailing of so many people. Boat ownership and the need to own a boat in order to have high quality racing  is one major barrier that I […]

  • Hamble Warming Pan Report

    The 70th racing season for the Firefly Class kicked off 12th/13th March in glorious sunshine at the Hamble Warming Pan. It’s fair to say that the forecast for the Saturday light, 1knot gusting 2 in fact, so it was great to see 9 boats entered.

  • BUSA Finals – Grafam Water SC 29-31 March 2016

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    IMG_2111

      Platinum Pam showing off at the BUSA Finals on 29th March at Grafam Water. After 28 teams completed 266 swiss league races the event moved into the knock-out phase. Cambridge Blue beat Exeter Black 3-1 in the final to win overall and Cardiff Black beat Cambridge Black in the 3rd/4th play-off. Any students please […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Wilson Trophy May 13 - May 15

    British Open Team Racing. Contact WKSC for entry details and applications.

  2. Smugglers Trophy May 21 - May 22

  3. Firefly Southwestern Championships May 28 - May 30

    3 days of racing in the beautiful Carrick Roads. Including the Single Handed Championships. Always a brilliant welcome and a good turnout.

  4. The Old Joe at South Staffs Sailing Club June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm

    The Old Joe Team Racing
    The Old Joe Team Racing

    Alex Howe from West Oxfordshire Sailing Club is now at Birmingham Uni and is helping organise the Old Joe Team racing event at South Staffs Sailing Club. If you are keen to get a team in  follow the links below: The Old Joe is back! The University of Birmingham Sailing Club is please to announce […]

  5. West Kirby Open June 25

    Vines Series event 4.

  6. more events »

Platinum Firefly Draw

Platinum Firefly Draw

Firefly Sailing With GJW Direct

Does anyone have the link to any Mark 4 conversions. I know I've seen a few write ups online just can't seem to find them! Thanks!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Experienced Firefly Crew wanted for Cornish Adventure!
I'm picking up a lovely early boat in Cornwall on the weekend of the Sou'westers at Restronguet and intend to spend the weekend racing it and enjoying catching up with everyone at the Lemon Arms, so I need a good crew who's up for the adventure!!
I'd be leaving London on Friday afternoon and back for work Tuesday....
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The Spring Firefly Bulletin was posted to NFA members in 3 batches late last week. There has been a problem with the mail merge which resulted in address labels not printing for about 15 members. I've identified the missing ones and will post those out in the next few days. If anyone hasn't received their Bulletin by Saturday 16th April please let me know. ... See MoreSee Less

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My Firefly has now been sold.
I still have a Firefly mast for sale. £100 North London, Welsh Harp.
message me if interested.
John
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FOR SALE Fixed mast £100 ONO (price dropped)
-new main halyard tail last year
-shrouds shortened and new t-joints added last year
-shorter version lightly used with plenty of life left
-selling because who needs three masts really?!

Located just outside of Cowes, Isle of Wight. I travel pretty regularly to Lymington so carriage could be arranged at cost. All proceeds go towards a new boom for F2560 (Frank Singleton's old boat).

Cheers
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