Category Archives: News

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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Preview 12th November Twisted Tube at Spinnaker

Random Pairs, Bring Your Own Boat Team Racing Saturday 12th November 2016 Pre Event Report Saturday the 12th November marks the start of the Team Racing Season at Spinnaker Club with the annual Twisted Tube team racing event. This is a fantastic competition that combines a friendly and informal ethos with competitive, well run team […]

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Spinnaker Firefly Open and Inland Championships 2016

Hudson & Bowden dominant in a light winds regatta 36 Fireflies converged on Spinnaker Club at Blashford Lake, over the weekend of the 29th-30th October for the Firefly Inland Championships. The fleet was made up of sailors from sailing clubs across the country stretching from North Wales to Falmouth. Light winds prevailed throughout the regatta […]

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Bottled Firefly and the Hallam Hangover Team Racing 2016

In the Autumn of 2016 the Firefly class supported grass roots University Team racing  with massive support from West Kirby Sailing Club, Pennine Sailing Club and Sheffield Hallam University. Both events were run by Firefly Committee Members Chris Kameen (me) and Charlie Fitzgerald – (one to keep an eye on for the future!) The aim […]

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Vines Series Overall

70 different boats took part in this years Vines series. Best five results counted from 8 events. Vines won this year by Stuart Hudson crewed by Robbie and Jane Hudson counting 1,1,2,3,4 Top 15 in series attached. Prize Giving at Inland Champs next weekend vines-2016-top-15-final

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