Category Archives: News

Updated events for 2020

This is a quick snapshot of what we have coming up. 12th September Rickmansworth Open M25 2 19-20th September Southport 24hr Race Open Event 20th September Chipstead Open Meeting Vines 5 11th Oct Papercourt Open M25 4 17th October West Oxfordshire Open Vines 6 30th October Twisted Tube Team Racing 1st November Spinnaker Open Open […]

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Official Notice:- Firefly National Championships 2020 – COVID-19

The NFA committee has been closely monitoring the situation regarding Coronavirus and the related government imposed measures limiting travel and social interaction. At this time, it remains unclear to what extent these measures will continue into the summer months, although it does seem likely that some restrictions will remain in place.  Against this backdrop of […]

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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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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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