Author Archives : Tony T

New sails for Nationals and beyond……..

21st January 2022: As announced in October The NFA put up the price of sails to £660.00 for a full set of racing sails with windows, delivered to your chosen address. As anticipated Hyde have had to put up their price by a further 3% due to further and continuing increases in raw materials. They […]

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West Oxfordshire Open Meeting Report

NOT ALWAYS ABOUT THE SAILING!This meeting was sailed for the first time in two years on the 16th October with 5 visitors from as far away as North Wales and Cornwall competing with 7 Club boats. The wind forecast was never looking good and sadly the conditions for the day could only be described as […]

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NEW SAILS UPDATE

2nd October 2021: New sails for next season. GET YOUR ORDER IN NOW!!! If you want to order new sails for next season through the NFA  you should get your order in NOW!!! Hydes current sea freight delivery estimate is May/June 2022 and this is likely to advance very quickly. Our sail maker has had […]

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West Oxfordshire S.C. Open Meeting 16th October

FIREFLY OPEN Saturday 16th October.We will be holding our usual Firefly Open Meeting after a two year break on Saturday 16th Oct. Entry fee is £15 which includes lunch plus tea and cake after sailing. Single handed entries welcome. PLEASE DO LET ME KNOW ASAP IF YOU INTEND TO ENTER. THANK YOU. We will sail up to […]

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New Sails

12th August 2021: New sails for next season. GET YOUR ORDER IN NOW!!! If you want to order new sails for next season through the NFA  you should get your order in NOW!!! Hydes current sea freight delivery estimate is April/May 2022 and this is likely to advance very quickly. Our sail maker has had […]

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New Sails Update

12th August 2021: New sails for next season. GET YOUR ORDER IN NOW!!! If you want to order new sails for next season through the NFA  you should get your order in NOW!!! Hydes current sea freight delivery estimate is April/May 2022 and this is likely to advance very quickly. Our sail maker has had […]

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New sails for the Nationals

If you want to order new sails through the NFA for this year’s Nationals you need to get your order in by close of play 10th March for sea freight delivery and by the end of April air freight to avoid disappointment. See the Sails page for details. Tony Thresher

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Youth Triumphs Over Experience

Start race 1
Start race 1

The West Oxfordshire Sailing Club Firefly Open meeting on 25th October saw 10 club boats joined by 5 visitoirs for some close racing under generally sunny skies in good if shifty breeze. The meeting was the last of the Vines Series which this year has been sailed at four venues with 38 different helms competing for the famous trophy and a brand new set of sails.

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West Oxford Open – 29th October 2011

Saturday 29th October saw 11 teams, including 7 from the home Club, compete in the WOSC Firefly Open. Sailed in a pleasant force 2 south south westerly rising to a brisk force 3 to 4 in the middle of the day before dropping again for the final race, competitors enjoyed plenty of nip and tuck […]

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