Author Archives : Firefly

Exeter’s Hampshire and Lane crowned BUSA Fleet Champions as Birmingham exert dominance

There was another top Firefly entry at 2018 running of the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and British University Sailing Association (BUSA) Fleet Racing Championships. 124 student sailors, from 20 universities contested the event, hosted by Draycote Water SC and the University of Warwick, over the weekend of 10th and 11th of November.  […]

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Firefly Junior Cup 2018 – Race Report

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 […]

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GJW Direct Firefly National Championship at Felixstowe Ferry SC – Overall

Friday’s final race at the GJW Direct Firefly National Championships hosted by Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club would decide the overall champion for 2017 with three boats heading out to the start separated by only one point. In the end, it was Nigel Wakefield and Emily Saunderson sailing the recently restored Tip Top Too, which previously won the […]

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