National Firefly Class Association
  • Day 3 – we won!!!

    Do I need to say more!! After Dave Chisholm crossed the fleet on Port, Nigel Wakefield, Emily Saunderson, and Chris Kameen, Matt Read were the first to head out left and get into the tide. We led round the windward mark closely followed by Nigel, Jenny Smallwood, Philip Aldous and Guy Davidson, and Sally Wakefield. […]

  • Day 2 GJW National Championships

    I love how when we go sailing  – we are always posed with new or interesting challenges. At Felixstowe Ferry , there is a fantastic shingle bar and a super strong current in the river. Making use of back eddies and creeping up the shore is all part of just getting out. Once we were […]

  • Sunny first day of racing at the GJW Firefly National Championships

    With a light wind forecast, the race officer kept us ashore until 3pm allowing for a great morning of tea drinking and catching up with old friends,, and maybe the odd beer with lunch sat out in the sun! (Was that the reason I missed the Code flag L at the club?) With about 7 […]

  • Nationals Entry Deadline Fast Approaching!

    Don’t forget to get your entry in for this years nationals, entry fees go up after the 12th of July! It’s guaranteed to be a brilliant week of close racing and fantastic socials on the Sunny Suffolk Coast. Entry forms are on the nationals page.

  • 5-7 knots at Costa del West Kirby for the Firefly Open

    As the tide moved up the river, the Firefly fleet basked in the sun ashore at West Kirby, waiting for the seabreeze to fill in.  Race Officer Paul Jenkins kept the young fleet  (more than half the sailors were under 16) ashore and timed our release down the river to the start line to perfection. […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Chipstead Open September 24

  2. Papercourt Open October 1

  3. West Oxfordshire S.C. Open October 21

    Saturday 21st October. Up to 5 races with one discard. First start 11.30am.  Further details nearer the time.

  4. Inland Championships 2017 November 4 - November 5

    Hosted by Rutland SC. Sailing on one of the best pieces of inland water in the UK, accommodation available on site. More details TBC

  5. Spinnaker Twisted Tube November 11

    2 boat team racing event

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