National Firefly Class Association
  • Rickmansworth Open Report

    A select group of visitors joined the four enthusiastic members for the annual Firefly Open meeting at Rickmansworth Sailing Club on Saturday 6th. A little more sun would have been nice but it was warm and dry and there were no complaints about the perfect force 3 blowing majestically across the lake. After relaxed rigging […]

  • 2017 Nationals Entry Open!

    Entry for the 2017 Nationals at Felixstowe Ferry SC is now open! The entry form, NOR and further details are all on the Nationals page Get your entry in by the end of April to receive an entry in the NFA Mystery Prize Draw!

  • Fireflies Dominate the Bloody Mary!

    Huge congratulations to Alex and Thomas Davey, winners of the 2017 Bloody Mary! Barney Smith and Finian Morris came in behind them for a fantastic Firefly one-two. An amazing performance, the first time that a freddie has won the race in it’s 45 year history and Thomas is the youngest ever winner at 9 years […]

  • Platinum Pam launched for first time by draw winner

    Nick Whelan from Budworth Sailing Club launches Platinum Pam for a quick spin having won her in the draw at the Firefly 70th dinner.

  • West Oxfordshire SC Open

    Stuart and Robbie Hudson won the WOSC Open meeting on the 22nd October scoring 4 firsts and a second in the five race series with all races to count. They also clinched the Vines series with this win.

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Upcoming Events

  1. West Kirby Open July 8

    Part of the 2017 Vines Series. Registration will take place at 9:00 on Saturday, 8th July There will be a briefing at 10:00 on Saturday, 8th July The first warning signal will not be earlier than 10:30 The format of the event will be 4 races sailed on the tide and lake with 3 to […]

  2. Keyhaven Open Meeting July 8 - July 9

  3. Budworth Open July 15

  4. 71st Firefly National Championships August 12 - August 18

    ENTRY NOW OPEN! Camping: £25 per tent for the week! Just turn up – no need to book. Camping is right next to the sailing club! (Mobile Homes/Campervans £50 – you will need to contact Graham Henderson at the club to confirm your spot. Places limited.) Peter Wight (1973 505 world champ and former owner […]

  5. Chipstead Open September 24

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I was wondering whether anyone knows what time the briefing/racing is planned to start at the West Kirby open in a few weeks? ... See MoreSee Less

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Newbie question, so be tolerant! I've just been sailing my 1956 firefly with my daughter crewing for me. It was quite gusty which led to lots of heeling and hiking and the boat weather helming a lot. I sheeted out to the point where the sail was right out to the shrouds, but we continued to weather helm even though I was hanging on to the tiller. We almost capsized on several occasions. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I'm doing wrong? ... See MoreSee Less

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Hi new to the group does anybody know any uni, club or organisation that charters Fireflies? Looking to get 3 for the schools event in July ? Thanks Anthony ... See MoreSee Less

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