Category Archives: News

Rickmansworth Open 18th June – entries now live!

An excited reminder from Caroline the Class Captain at Ricky – here’s the link to the Rickmansworth Firefly Open on the 18th June. I really hope you can join us again to catch up with fellow sailors and have a great sail. We would like to get 20 or more boats so please come along! Enter […]

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New Sails

3rd June 2022: New sails update I will be stepping down as the NFA sails rep. at the upcoming AGM. Anyone willing and able to take over the position should contact Ben Green our Chairman and feel free to give me a call if you want to know more about what the job entails. The […]

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Firefly Nationals Early entry ends next week

Early entry for this year’s Firefly Nationals (Tenby 6th -12th August 2022) ends at midnight on Monday. Having missed the last two runnings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, excitement for this year’s Firefly Nationals is at fever pitch. Around 30 boats are already signed up for the “comeback championship” including some big names and several […]

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Here’s an Easter treat with no weight gain…

No not another chocolate egg! For those who already are dreaming of balmy breezes, sunshine and waves here is the 2022 Firefly Open meeting and events calendar. The Class has a fulsome list of team racing, open meetings, accompanying socials, a new 8 hour endurance race and race weeks not forgetting our Inland and National […]

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Tenby National Championships entries are open!

Undoubtedly one of the best Championship venues and exceptional hosts are guaranteed by Tenby SC this summer. Dates are 6 – 12th August, so Jim Bramley our organiser reminds us “please book accommodation early! Caravans, campsites and holiday lets will get snapped up by holiday hungry tourists as well as ardent Firefly sailors”. Tenby has […]

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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 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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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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