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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
3 days of racing in the beautiful Carrick Roads. Including the Single Handed Championships. Always a brilliant welcome and a good turnout.
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 […]
Vines Series event 4.
Short course racing with lots of races. Brilliant boat handling practice and great fun!
School Fleet Racing Championships with coaching supported by NFA. Contact BSDRA for full details.