Tag Archives: Vines Trophy

Spinnaker Open

  Final event of the 2018 Vines Series. SIs: Spinnaker Club – Firefly Weekend 2018 – Day 2 Firefly Open – SIs (Rev A) NOR: Spinnaker Club – Firefly Weekend 2018 – Day 2 Firefly Open – NoR (Rev A)  

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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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Inland Championships

STOP PRESS Please note the briefing on Saturday is scheduled for 11.00 am with the first warning signal at 11.25 am as per NOR.  Sorry for any confusion caused by my Inlands Update. Tony Thresher 07729104117 INLANDS UPDATE All at West Oxfordshire S.C. are looking forward to next weekend and seeing a big fleet of […]

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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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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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Budworth Open Meeting-CANCELLED

Cancelled 🙁 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. 2 days of racing, camping available on site and a big Saturday party! Sunday’s results will count towards the Vines Series. Online entry […]

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