Author Archives : Ben Green

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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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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2018 Dinghy Show

Once again the class exhibited at the RYA Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace on the 3rd and 4th of March. With heavy snowfall across the country it was looking touch and go whether the show would go ahead at one point. Nigel Wakefield kindly offered to have, multiple nationals winner, Tip Top Too displayed. Alex, […]

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Chipstead Open Meeting Report

Lovely weather greeted the competitors for the Chipstead SC Firefly Open Meeting which was shared with the Enterprise open meeting. Lots of sunshine and warm weather combined with a light south easterly breeze and some puffy shifts made for ideal sailing weather and, being Chipstead, there were many opportunities for overtaking, losing places and general […]

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NFA Team at the Southport 24hr Race

NFA Southport Race 2017 Race Report   Following a highly successful and somewhat hazy 2017 National Championships it was decided by the more foolhardy wing of the National Firefly Association that it was about time for the NFA to once again try it’s hand at the Southport 24hr Race. For those readers unfamiliar with the […]

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Nationals Entry Deadline Fast Approaching!

Don’t forget to get your entry in for this years nationals, entry fees go up after the 12th of July! It’s guaranteed to be a brilliant week of close racing and fantastic socials on the Sunny Suffolk Coast. Entry forms are on the nationals page.

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