For the first time in many years, the National Firefly Association entered a team for the Wilson Trophy, the world’s premier team racing event held at West Kirby Sailing Club. The team certainly had some pedigree, with 5 previous Wilson Trophy winners in the team, and 5 national champions.
After a highly successful Firefly Junior Cup on the Saturday the competitors reconvened for the Elizabeth Cup on the Sunday.
Seven boats and numerous children gathered at Tamesis Club on Saturday 25th April for the Junior Cup, an event for children crewed by grown-ups. The forecast hailstorms never materialised and instead the competitors and many spectators were treated to sunshine and a good breeze.
Alas, Roger Fox is no more, he has fallen of the back of the boat, gone to the great dinghy park in the sky, Roger is now the late Roger, is deceased, passed on, and no longer taking ‘phone calls.
Entry Form and NOR for 2015 Firefly National Championships.
2015 Nationals NOR 2015 Nationals Entry Form