After six weeks of sunshine, would the just under 40 entries for the Nationals get any wind this year was the question on competitors minds when they arrived at South Caernarvonshire YC, Abersoch, the North Wales rivieria at the end of July. Well after a weekend of abandoned racing due to 60 mph winds the […]
Guy Davison and Sally Wakefield sailing 3318 Lynestra have won the 2018 National Championsip at Abersoch! At the end of a wet and windy week of fantasic sailing Guy and Sally came out on top. For Guy it was his first win after 46 years of trying! Full report to follow shortly. Series Place Sail […]
Unfortunately Budworth have had to cancel their open on July 14th. HOWEVER… there is still top Firefly racing to be had that weekend with the Smugglers Trophy at Royal Harwich YC. 2 days of racing, camping available onsite and a big Saturday party! Ideal practice for Abersoch. Sunday’s results will count towards the Vines Series. […]
Fantastic Firefly Elizabeth Cup 22nd April 2018 24 April 2018 by Matthew Dalton Following the success (despite the lack of consistent breeze) of the Junior Cup on Saturday the Sunday of the Elizabeth Cup dawned with a promising forecast but an absence of wind first thing. After an anxious few hours peering at various wind apps on […]
Saturday dawned – a fabulous day, simply perfect for the Firefly Junior Cup at Tamesis Club on the Thames. After several weeks of inclement weather, lacklustre winds and a raging stream on the Thames it looked set for a wonderful afternoon’s sailing. Unfortunately a large mass of grey cloud hovered menacingly over the Thames for […]
A must do event! There will be an NFA team again this year so come along and experience something very different!
Fleet races with all boats provided, as many 10 minute races as we can fit in. We ran this format last year using gold & silver fleets with people promoted or dropped after each round. It proved to be very popular & everyone enjoyed it. We limit the entry to 12 to keep people sailing as […]
Hosted by West Oxfordshire SC. Home to one of the largest Firefly fleets in the country, this promises to be a great event. Racing for one of the legendary silver firefly trophies. The notice of race is published below. Lunch will be available on Saturday after race 1 (scheduled warning signal 11.25am) and tea and […]
Last event of the 2018 M25 Series.