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Day 3 – we won!!!

Do I need to say more!! After Dave Chisholm crossed the fleet on Port, Nigel Wakefield, Emily Saunderson, and Chris Kameen, Matt Read were the first to head out left and get into the tide. We led round the windward mark closely followed by Nigel, Jenny Smallwood, Philip Aldous and Guy Davidson, and Sally Wakefield. […]

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Day 2 GJW National Championships

I love how when we go sailing  – we are always posed with new or interesting challenges. At Felixstowe Ferry , there is a fantastic shingle bar and a super strong current in the river. Making use of back eddies and creeping up the shore is all part of just getting out. Once we were […]

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Nationals Entry Deadline Fast Approaching!

Don’t forget to get your entry in for this years nationals, entry fees go up after the 12th of July! It’s guaranteed to be a brilliant week of close racing and fantastic socials on the Sunny Suffolk Coast. Entry forms are on the nationals page.

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5-7 knots at Costa del West Kirby for the Firefly Open

As the tide moved up the river, the Firefly fleet basked in the sun ashore at West Kirby, waiting for the seabreeze to fill in.  Race Officer Paul Jenkins kept the young fleet  (more than half the sailors were under 16) ashore and timed our release down the river to the start line to perfection. […]

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Rickmansworth Open Report

A select group of visitors joined the four enthusiastic members for the annual Firefly Open meeting at Rickmansworth Sailing Club on Saturday 6th. A little more sun would have been nice but it was warm and dry and there were no complaints about the perfect force 3 blowing majestically across the lake. After relaxed rigging […]

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West Oxfordshire SC Open

Stuart and Robbie Hudson won the WOSC Open meeting on the 22nd October scoring 4 firsts and a second in the five race series with all races to count. They also clinched the Vines series with this win.

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