National Firefly Class Association
  • 3 New Class Rule changes now go live for the New Season! Great for Student Fireflies especially

    Pleased to report that the 3 new rule changes voted on at the AGM 2015 at Restronguet SC during the Nationals are now implemented as they are accepted and now “race legal” through the RYA process of National Class oversight.

  • Fireflies at Tamesis for the Elizabeth Cup

    SueHarrispresentscuptowinners
    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

    Juniorcupprizewinners
    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.

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Upcoming Events

  1. 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.

  2. 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 […]

  3. West Kirby Open June 25

    Vines Series event 4.

  4. West Kirby Sprint Racing June 26

    Short course racing with lots of races. Brilliant boat handling practice and great fun!

  5. Firefly School Fleet Racing June 29 - July 1

    School Fleet Racing Championships with coaching supported by NFA. Contact BSDRA for full details.

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Rondar Firefly for sale

Recent respray in awlgrip grey and sailed once since,
The boat looks amazing and everything works and is ready to jump in a race at the nationals this year. Reroped in dyneema, New tiller New rudder blade new toe straps, Straight Cplate
Suit of “school Spec” sails used once,
Suit of training sails
Heavy overboom cover
Very good combi trailer
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Attention Firefly sailors! My crew for the Southwesterns has had to bail so I'm now in need an enthusiastic volunteer. I'm now sailing 2560 "Fuzzy Duck", a well sorted boat sailing its first season after 25 years in the garage! Driving down from Lymington on Friday, repayment in beer and burgers guaranteed.

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Alex
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Hi for sale is my firefly sailing dinghy. Could do with a little tidy up if you were fussy. The boat is water tight. Great for beginners, cruising and club sailing. The foredeck has got the paint bubbling and 2 hare-line cracks where the tape is. Has been like that since I bought the boat. I was going to give her an overhaul but I don't have the time due to other hobbies. Be sad to see her go but not got much time to sail her. Sails are in ok condition and useable but be no good for competition sailing. Has a rotating mast, 2 rudders, mainsail and jib. Will include the road trailer for asking price as I bought that separately. £450 ... See MoreSee Less

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