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 […]
Date change to 1st October M25 Trophy Qualifier
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Classic Summer Regatta weekend. Firefly Class if more than 6 boats. Last opportunity for practice before Tenby!
2016 Platinum Firefly National Championships – 70th Anniversary Event @ Tenby SC
2 days of racing around Chichester harbour with other classic dinghies from Lapwings to National 18s.