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Exeter’s Hampshire and Lane crowned BUSA Fleet Champions as Birmingham exert dominance

There was another top Firefly entry at 2018 running of the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and British University Sailing Association (BUSA) Fleet Racing Championships. 124 student sailors, from 20 universities contested the event, hosted by Draycote Water SC and the University of Warwick, over the weekend of 10th and 11th of November.  […]

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Wind doesn’t stop play at WOSC for 2018 Inlands

Alex Baxter and Joe Scarborough in F2246 'Scruffy' at WOSC 2018
Alex Baxter and Joe Scarborough in F2246 'Scruffy' at WOSC 2018

The 2018 National Firefly Inland Championships at West Oxfordshire Sailing Club saw a good turnout from both visiting and local boats. There was a good vibe in the boat park as 25 Fireflys rigged overlooking a misty and initially windless morning After a short postponement a light breeze filled in as the sun burnt off […]

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Chipstead Open Meeting 2018

The fifth event of the 2018 Firefly Vines series took place at Chipstead on Sunday the 23rd September with the points close at the top of the series it is all to play for. Torrential rain and gale force winds forecast meant it was touch-and-go if the open was going to go ahead. Despite the […]

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