Author Archives : Ben Green

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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Rickmansworth Open Report

A select group of visitors joined the four enthusiastic members for the annual Firefly Open meeting at Rickmansworth Sailing Club on Saturday 6th. A little more sun would have been nice but it was warm and dry and there were no complaints about the perfect force 3 blowing majestically across the lake. After relaxed rigging […]

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West Kirby Open

16 boats including 5 visitors enjoyed the West Kirby Firefly Open last weekend. We had 3 races on the tide on Saturday with a bit of sunshine and a perfect force 3 -4. With the tide later in the day it meant we had a leisurely start with Chris Kameen (class captain) giving the briefing […]

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