The annual Firefly open at Chipstead Sailing club was a cracking affair this year. Overnight rain cleared to give blue skies and a lovely force 2-3 with a few stronger gusts blowing straight down the lake for a day that was to be shared with the Enterprise open. Seven visitors joined the five Chipstead boats […]
Standings for top 30 boats in Vines Series after Chipstead Open. Final event at West Oxfordshire on 22nd October vines-top-30
F191 “Folly” (?70 yrs old)– going free as a project to a good home – photos attached. Garaged for the last 40 years! Please contact Anthony firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 12th August Race 9 (words Steve Greaves) The fleet set off early for the final race of the 70th nationals with a fresh westerly blowing from the club. The race team were in form getting the gate start away promptly. Although the shifts were thankfully less dramatic than the previous days the lucky left […]
photos Alistair Mackay Firefles_results_afterrace8 Race 7 (words Hamish Walker) The worst thing about ‘Big Wednesday’ is that unfortunately ‘also quite big Thursday’ inevitably must follow. For the majority of the sailors at the 2016 Firefly Nationals this meant tired hiking legs, very sore heads, the scattered remains of discarded fancy dress costumes and an unsociable […]
Second M25 series event of the year. Home to a big fleet of School Boats.
Match racing in SSSCs club Firefly fleet.
Papercourt are hosting their first Firefly Open meeting on the 9th October. First Start at 11am with 4 short races 3 to count. Entry £20 (£10 for under 21) including a bacon roll on arrival and a hot lunch. Papercourt is a decent sized lake near Woking ideal for Fireflies with some shifty conditions. Will […]
Youth and junior team racing. Contact the RYA for entry details.
Final event of this years Vines Series. Home to one of the most active Firefly fleet in the country. Prize giving will follow racing.