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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:

New Sails Update

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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South Staffs Open Meeting 19th June!

With 6 club Fireflies and another 6 privately owned, Samuel Bailey promises a good sized turnout of the home fleet. Planning a 3 race series over Saturday 19th June, this differs from the previous open format of several short races, so it’s new and visitors will enjoy seeing the far corners of the lake! If […]

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New sails for the Nationals

If you want to order new sails through the NFA for this year’s Nationals you need to get your order in by close of play 10th March for sea freight delivery and by the end of April air freight to avoid disappointment. See the Sails page for details. Tony Thresher

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2019 Ronstan Firefly Inlands at Rutland

27 boats arrived at Rutland Sailing Club on Saturday October fifth for the 2019 Ronstan Firefly Inlands. They were greeted by a gentle breeze on the picturesque reservoir and a promising forecast of gradually increasing wind. The fleet boasted quality as well as quantity, with six former Firefly National Champions.  Day One Race one got […]

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