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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 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

We look forward to seeing as many visitors as possible at our Open Meeting this year. NOR can be found here: Up to 5 races scheduled with single handed entries welcome. First warning signal 11.25am. Questions or further details contact Tony Thresher (07729104117)

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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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75th Nationals Entries paused at 54 boats!

Due to the unclear situation regarding local restrictions we are pausing taking further entries for the 75th Anniversary Firefly National Championships at Looe at this time. We expect that this will just be a temporary situation whilst discussions take place with the local authorities around potential covid restrictions & event logistics. We hope to start […]

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