Author Archives : Jane Hudson

Preview 12th November Twisted Tube at Spinnaker

Random Pairs, Bring Your Own Boat Team Racing Saturday 12th November 2016 Pre Event Report Saturday the 12th November marks the start of the Team Racing Season at Spinnaker Club with the annual Twisted Tube team racing event. This is a fantastic competition that combines a friendly and informal ethos with competitive, well run team […]

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Spinnaker Firefly Open and Inland Championships 2016

Hudson & Bowden dominant in a light winds regatta 36 Fireflies converged on Spinnaker Club at Blashford Lake, over the weekend of the 29th-30th October for the Firefly Inland Championships. The fleet was made up of sailors from sailing clubs across the country stretching from North Wales to Falmouth. Light winds prevailed throughout the regatta […]

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Bough Beech Open 1st October

Saturday 1st October saw the Bough Beech Firefly open take place at Bough Beech Reservoir, with four races run back to back in the afternoon to fit in with school timetables! The afternoon scheduling turned out to be a bit of a blessing as drizzle and becalmed waters gave way to sunshine and a lovely […]

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Chipstead Open 25th September 2016

The annual Firefly open at Chipstead Sailing club was a cracking affair this year.  Overnight rain cleared to give blue skies and a lovely force 2-3 with a few stronger gusts blowing straight down the lake for a day that was to be shared with the Enterprise open.  Seven visitors joined the five Chipstead boats […]

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2016 Tenby Nationals: Thursday, Races 7 & 8

photos Alistair Mackay Firefles_results_afterrace8 Race 7 (words Hamish Walker) The worst thing about ‘Big Wednesday’ is that unfortunately ‘also quite big Thursday’ inevitably must follow. For the majority of the sailors at the 2016 Firefly Nationals this meant tired hiking legs, very sore heads, the scattered remains of discarded fancy dress costumes and an unsociable […]

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