National Firefly Class Association
  • Keyhaven Open 23rd and 24th July 2016

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    An excellent turnout of 16 boats enjoyed breezy conditions at Keyhaven’s inaugural Firefly open meeting over 23rd/24th July. Travellers came from as far afield as West Kirby to enjoy the Solent sunshine and the fleet included a mix of the usual suspects and newcomers. Not one but two new/nearly new boats were launched – Dom […]

  • Change of date Bough Beech Open

    Date change to 1st October M25 Trophy Qualifier

  • Budworth Open Meeting, 16th July 2016

    Firefly Open at Budworth Sailing Club
    Firefly Open at Budworth Sailing Club

    Firefly Open Meeting Saturday 16 July 2016, Budworth Sailing Club Force 1 westerly wind, cloudy, 18°C, intermittent drizzle and a tricky day ahead for competitors at Budworth Firefly open meeting. With 3 races and one discard in the programme Keith Macaulay and daughter Chloe, South Staffordshire SC got to work immediately, leading from the front […]

  • Updated Vines Series after Budworth

    Vines Series updated after Budworth SC Open on 16th July 48 different boats and over 100 sailors have so far taken part. Next up in the Vines series is new venue Keyhaven YC this coming weekend – word is that there should be a good turnout for this one which is one of the last […]

  • Schools Champs at Itchenor

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    40 Fireflies competed at the School event at Itchenor from 29th June to 1st July. Above is a rather hazy picture just after the final start on Wednesday’s training day before conditions curtailed sailing and we adjourned to the training room! Platinum Pam was also on display on the lawn outside the club. Results at […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Lymington Dinghy Regatta July 30 - July 31

    Classic Summer Regatta weekend. Firefly Class if more than 6 boats. Last opportunity for practice before Tenby!

  2. GJW Direct 70th Anniversary Firefly National Championships August 6 - August 12

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    Nationals GAte start 1

    2016 Platinum Firefly National Championships – 70th Anniversary Event @ Tenby SC

  3. Bosham Classic Boat Revival September 10 - September 11

    2 days of racing around Chichester harbour with other classic dinghies from Lapwings to National 18s.

  4. Christchurch Silver Firefly Pursuit Race September 17

  5. Bart’s Bash September 17 - September 18

    Bart's Bash 2016
    Bart's Bash 2016
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Anyone else racing at Lymington open this coming weekend?

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The Summer Firefly Bulletin is now in the post to around 90% of members so hopefully you'll get your copy this week. There's still an issue with the membership database which will delay a few, hopefully everyone will get them by the end of next week. ... See MoreSee Less

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Quick post to thank all those who joined us for the KYC Open. It was a great event with 15 boats racing on tight courses in sunshine and 15-20 knots of breeze. Well done Stuart for winning but also helping to get it put together and ensuring a great turnout! Some long distance travellers including the winning juniors from West Kirby, well done guys! Fun BBQ after sailing and then Coldplay at the Milford Music Festival (honest). KYC keen to do again next year if the class is... ... See MoreSee Less

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