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CHIPSTEAD FIREFLY OPEN 2021 – This Sunday 19th September

Jono, Jamie and Dom fighting it out at Chipstead. Great leveller this lake!!!

The Chipstead Firefly Open will consist of three races this Sunday, 19th September.  It is part of the M25 and Vines series and will be held in combination with Comet and Enterprise fleets.  There will be plenty of prizes for junior sailors and the legendary traditional tea and cakes will follow racing!
Pre-registration is required using the following Eventbrite link:

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 anyone for Tenby Nationals 2022?

The 2022 National Champs are at Tenby in beautiful South West Wales on the Pembrokeshire coast. A large turnout is guaranteed after the 2 last years of cancelled events. So are you in need of new sails for the next season? Read on then! Due to the adverse events around covid, the global recovery, container […]

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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 Kirby Firefly Open Race Report

11 boats turned out for the West Kirby Firefly Open sailed on the Marine Lake on Sunday 12th September. The event – organised by Lucy Storey, Pete Bramley and Kay Eggleton – was absolutely brilliant, with club boats available to hire at a very reasonable rate. The £10 entry included a fantastic lunch by Lyndsay […]

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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 Events added to Firefly Calendar

Despite the loss of our nationals, we have added a number of events for the year and the autumn looks amazing! But looking at the immediate summer ahead, look no further than Chichester Harbour Week being held at Hayling Island SC, 9-13th August! With no less than three National Champions entered and a host of […]

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