Author Archives : Firefly

Papercourt Open

The Firefly fleet arrived to a chilly and becalmed Papercourt Sailing Club for the 2019 Open.  After a short wait catching up over tea and bacon sandwiches enough wind filled in to start racing. 13 boats made their way to the start line.  The fleet was made up of a great mix of sons and […]

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Firefly Open at West Oxfordshire Sailing Club

Bright sunshine and a gentle SW breeze greeted five visiting and ten home boats to the annual West Oxfordshire S.C, Firefly Open Meeting on Saturday 19th October. OOD Roger Postbestchild set an Anaconda like course with four short beats across the lake with the onus on sailors to keep in pressure and avoid being snookered […]

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Ronstan Firefly Inland Championship at Rutland Sailing Club

27 boats arrived at Rutland Sailing Club on Saturday October fifth for the 2019 Ronstan Firefly Inland Championships. 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 all vying for the coveted silver […]

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