Author Archives : Ben Green

2019 Ronstan Firefly Inlands at Rutland

27 boats arrived at Rutland Sailing Club on Saturday October fifth for the 2019 Ronstan Firefly Inlands. They were greeted by a gentle breeze on the picturesque reservoir and a promising forecast of gradually increasing wind. The fleet boasted quality as well as quantity, with six former Firefly National Champions.  Day One Race one got […]

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Chipstead Open Meeting 2018

The fifth event of the 2018 Firefly Vines series took place at Chipstead on Sunday the 23rd September with the points close at the top of the series it is all to play for. Torrential rain and gale force winds forecast meant it was touch-and-go if the open was going to go ahead. Despite the […]

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2018 Nationals Report: Guy Davison and Sally Wakefield 2018 National Champions!

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 […]

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July Vines Events

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. […]

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