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April 2021

Rickmansworth Troy Trophy Open event – 12th June

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Last year Rickmansworth SC proved to be resilient to say the least in being one of the few firefly clubs being able to plan and actually run their open meeting.  Not only that we were greeted with hot drinks and then at tea time were provided with more drinks, both hot and cold plus cake and flapjacks galore.  So this club's Open meeting deserves our doubled up attendance this year!  Caroline, their unstoppable Class Representative says "service will be first…

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May 2021

South Western Firefly Championships – Restronguet 29-31st May

May 29 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Restronguet SC Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 5UF United Kingdom + Google Map

South Western Area Firefly Champs - confirmed as going ahead! Here's an event to warm the heart at this time of year, Restronguet SC will be running the hugely popular Firefly South Western Champs, a three day Bank Holiday bonanza of racing in Carrick Roads (Falmouth harbour).  The Firefly Single Handed Championships is also held at the same event but as a single race on the Sunday afternoon. Expect sunshine, pleasant variable winds and great competition plus an après sail…

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June 2021

Just cancelled – Northern Championships at Wigan and St Helens SC

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wigan and St Helens SC

This event has been cancelled due to the continuing issues effecting the club and its facilities following the virus and lockdown.  Wigan and St Helens SC look very much forward to hosting this new Firefly open meeting - The Northern Champs next year.  We'll just have to wait.

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Coming soon the Rickmansworth Open 12th June

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rickmansworth, Troy Lake, West Hyde
Rickmansworth, London WD3 9YB United Kingdom
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A great lake event which always offers up challenging racing - the Rickmansworth Troy Trophy this year scheduled for the 12th June.  Held at the friendliest of sailing clubs, and just a little west of London close to the M25 so easy access, it's bound to draw a competitive fleet.  Additionally the club has a good number of home grown entrants.  Caroline the CC, makes sure everyone gets a warm and hospitable welcome and usually oodles of refreshments and food…

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South Staffs have replaced Inland Championships with One day Open

June 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Staffs SC, Gailey Lower Pool, Gailey Lea Lane, Nr Penkridge
Stafford, ST19 5PT United Kingdom
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                                                In this 75th Anniversary year the Class were holding a Spring Inland Champs.  South Staffordshire SC were delighted to be holding this event on the 10/11th April.  However due to the virus and the event's proximity it has had to be cancelled.   Samuel the enthusiastic Class Representative has informed us of their replacement event the…

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August 2021

75th Firefly Anniversary National Championships

August 7 - August 13
Looe, Cornwall, Looe Sailing Club, Buller St East
Looe, Cornwall PL13 1AS United Kingdom
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Sadly this event has been cancelled - see our latest update (Updated by Chris Kameen 10/6/21)     The 2021 Firefly National Championships (7th-13th August) One very good reason to get excited after the virus, is the return of possibly the best sailing week in the world, the Firefly Nationals.  2021 is the special one, first we have had two years between our Championships the first time ever!  Second this is the 75th Anniversary of Firefly and its enduring appeal and…

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September 2021

News: Tamesis Open for the Elizabeth Cup postponed to 5th September

September 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tamesis SC, Trowlock Way, Broom Road
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9QY United Kingdom
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2019 Junior Cup prize winners looking well pleased! On the Sunday 5th September Tamesis Club runs the always fun Elizabeth Cup.  This is for the whole fleet including adults.  Details will be available on the club website.  If you like river sailing, this is a great event, and expect plenty of place changes.  The club hope to somehow run the popular Junior Cup also on the same day, but practical details for that are being considered and will need to…

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New West Kirby Open Event planned – 12th September

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
West Kirby SC West Kirby, Wirral CH48 3HZ United Kingdom + Google Map

                                                        After having to cancel the February open meeting West Kirby Sailing Club are delighted to be holding on 12th September a new one day Firefly Open event  on the West Kirby marine lake.  Lucy Storey, the enthusiastic and energetic class captain expects various local university visitors and the club members to be competing.  It…

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CHIPSTEAD FIREFLY OPEN 2021 – This Sunday 19th September

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chipstead SC, Chevening Road
Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 2SD United Kingdom
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CHIPSTEAD FIREFLY OPEN 2021 - Sunday 19th September 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: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chipstead-sailing-club-combined-cometenterprisefirefly-open-2021-tickets-168254019301

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The new Dell Quay Sailing Club Firefly 2 Day Open meeting…. read on!

September 25 @ 10:00 am - September 26 @ 5:00 pm
Dell Quay Sailing Club, Dell Quay Rd
Chichester, PO20 7EE
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                                                                                        More exciting news from Chichester Harbour, the resurgent 21 fleet of Fireflies at Dell Quay Sailing Club have invited us all to their new Open meeting two day event which was on the 15/16th May, but…

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