The NFA are delighted to announce the appointment of leading boat insurance provider Craftinsure, one of the largest insurers of dinghy sailing classes in the UK, as Firefly Class Insurance Partner.
The new partnership will allow Firefly sailors to access first-class no-nonsense, competitively priced insurance cover.
Craftinsure will support the buddies prize at the upcoming Nationals in Felixstowe Ferry (12-19th August 2023). The prize, first introduced by the Firefly class in the mid-1950s, is given out every night during the Nationals to recognize the aid provided by sailors to each other – and no pair can win twice! This encourages the top boats to pass on setup and boat handling tips to the new guys and share spares, while in the mid fleet more closely matched buddies can share tuning and stories about their moment of glory at the top of the fleet. The buddies system prize has now been adopted by various other classes to promote unity between different sections of the fleet.
NFA Publicity and Sponsorship Secretary Fi Edwards said; “We are excited for an amazing championship in Felixstowe with the usual close racing and awesome socials. Rob and the team at Craftinsure have a great history with the class and it’s fantastic to have their support for this and future championships”.