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

Wind doesn’t stop play at WOSC for 2018 Inlands

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

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 …

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. …

Fantastic Firefly Elizabeth Cup 22nd April 2018

Fantastic Firefly Elizabeth Cup 22nd April 2018 24 April 2018 by Matthew Dalton Following the success (despite the lack of consistent breeze) of the Junior Cup on Saturday the Sunday of the Elizabeth Cup dawned with a promising forecast but an absence of wind first thing. After an anxious few hours peering at various wind apps on …

Travellers series update

With just one event left, Steve and Arthur/Madeline Greaves lead the M25. The last event is at Papercourt on Sunday 8th July RESULTS: M25 2017 after Chipstead  -best 2 out of 4 to count In the Vines Series, Ben Green and Fi Edwards lead but it’s tight at  the top with 2 events still to go. Next …

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 …

Chipstead Open Meeting

Once again, the Firefly fleet and members at Chipstead SC are especially looking forward to hosting our annual open event, racing for the Walter Smith trophy, competed for annually every year since 1959 – there are some famous names engraved on the cup! The important stuff – Sunday, 25 September, Race Officer’s briefing at 10.30, …

Keyhaven Open

Club oppies and qubas available for sailing after racing if families want to go out. BBQ sat night at club weather allowing. Plenty of beds available locally.

Budworth Open

Vines Series event 5. Contact: Steve Hayward. Email: steve.hayward7@btinternet.com Phone: 07734 71361