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Exeter’s Hampshire and Lane crowned BUSA Fleet Champions as Birmingham exert dominance

There was another top Firefly entry at 2018 running of the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and British University Sailing Association (BUSA) Fleet Racing Championships. 124 student sailors, from 20 universities contested the event, hosted by Draycote Water SC and the University of Warwick, over the weekend of 10th and 11th of November.  […]

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Wind doesn’t stop play at WOSC for 2018 Inlands

Alex Baxter and Joe Scarborough in F2246 'Scruffy' at WOSC 2018
Alex Baxter and Joe Scarborough in F2246 'Scruffy' at WOSC 2018

The 2018 National Firefly Inland Championships at West Oxfordshire Sailing Club saw a good turnout from both visiting and local boats. There was a good vibe in the boat park as 25 Fireflys rigged overlooking a misty and initially windless morning After a short postponement a light breeze filled in as the sun burnt off […]

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Chipstead Open Meeting 2018

The fifth event of the 2018 Firefly Vines series took place at Chipstead on Sunday the 23rd September with the points close at the top of the series it is all to play for. Torrential rain and gale force winds forecast meant it was touch-and-go if the open was going to go ahead. Despite the […]

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Southwestern Championships

The annual trip to paradise for the 2018 Southwestern Championships. Top racing, glorious sunshine, fantastic socials and pasties! Entries: Entry is now open on the RSC Website : http://www.restronguetsc.org/manage-your-membership-webcollect  just follow the link to open events-> Firefly SW Championships 2018 Entries submitted before 20 May £50 (£15 for Junior helm, i.e. under 18). Tick Early Entry box. Entries submitted thereafter […]

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Firefly Junior Cup 2018 – Race Report

Saturday dawned – a fabulous day, simply perfect for the Firefly Junior Cup at Tamesis Club on the Thames. After several weeks of inclement weather, lacklustre winds and a raging stream on the Thames it looked set for a wonderful afternoon’s sailing. Unfortunately a large mass of grey cloud hovered menacingly over the Thames for […]

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2018 Dinghy Show

Once again the class exhibited at the RYA Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace on the 3rd and 4th of March. With heavy snowfall across the country it was looking touch and go whether the show would go ahead at one point. Nigel Wakefield kindly offered to have, multiple nationals winner, Tip Top Too displayed. Alex, […]

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