After a serious match racing start in light airs Fursty Ferret put Kong to the back of the fleet. Meanwhile the lighter boats made an escape. With a stunning start Nigel Wakefield and Emily Sanderson took a convincing lead. Ed Smith with his daughter and Alex Davies with young Thomas showed them the feel of […]
The GJW Direct 69th Firely National Championship Restronguet Sailing Club Crew’s race Crew’s – 30/7 at 1445 Start: Start 1, Finishes: Place Rank Boat Sail Number Club Crew Place Points 1 Fetherlite 2144 Lymington, Imperial Poona Jenny Vines 1 1.0 2 Doris 3671 Red Wharf Bay SC Jenn Lamb 2 2.0 3 Skirmish 3615 OCSS Jo McEwen 3 3.0 […]
Race 7 Report (care of Jamie McEwen) Today the Fireflies were slightly relieved to be greeted by lighter winds than the previous few days – force 2-4 and glorious sunshine. In the first race the race officer had to abandon after a large shift came through; he then moved the course south to the Carrick Roads […]
To the setting of a stunning view of the Southern Cornish Coast the fleet sailed out to the bay for the long distance race. Originally the championship race now just a very coveted trophy. The day kindly sponsored by Marlow Ropes had sunshine, sparkling seas and perfect firefly planing conditions. The triangle course of over […]
Race 3 Moderate fresh northwesterly Barney Smith and Allanah Hebbert opened the gate and got the fleet started in very shifty conditions. The first beat was characterised by a long right hand shift that paid dividends for the late starters. First around the windward mark were the Vines again with the fleet closing in on […]
This event is not in the official Firefly calendar but is for lots of classes and the great news is all Fireflys are invited (yes even a brand new Rondar).