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Chipstead Open Meeting

The briefing  is planned for 10.30 and we are aiming to run four races with, probably, three to count. Chipstead lake is a great place to race small dinghies, the sailing area (about 65 acres) being large enough to stretch the minds and skills of the regular racer, but at the same time, small and […]

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South Staffs Open

Fleet races with all boats provided, as many 10 minute races as we can fit in. We ran this format last year using gold & silver fleets with people promoted or dropped after each round. It proved to be very popular & everyone enjoyed it. We limit the entry to 12 to keep people sailing as […]

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Smugglers Trophy

Hosted by the Royal Harwich YC. 2 day event with Sunday counting as part of the Vines Series. Great event on the East Coast, ideal pre-nationals training! camping available onsite and a big Saturday party! Online entry and all the details are here: https://www.royalharwichyachtclub.co.uk/events/smugglers-trophy—14th-and-15th-july-2018

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July Vines Events

Unfortunately Budworth have had to cancel their open on July 14th. HOWEVER… there is still top Firefly racing to be had that weekend with the Smugglers Trophy at Royal Harwich YC. 2 days of racing, camping available onsite and a big Saturday party! Ideal practice for Abersoch. Sunday’s results will count towards the Vines Series. […]

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South Staffs Open

We are trying something new! The format will be short course fleet racing, with 6 matched boats racing at a time (our clubs team racing boats). All boats provided, galley, bar etc. 10 minute races so lots of racing. We will rotate round so everyone sails against everyone else, unless we have too many in […]

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Chipstead Open Meeting Report

Lovely weather greeted the competitors for the Chipstead SC Firefly Open Meeting which was shared with the Enterprise open meeting. Lots of sunshine and warm weather combined with a light south easterly breeze and some puffy shifts made for ideal sailing weather and, being Chipstead, there were many opportunities for overtaking, losing places and general […]

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