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Welcome to the National Firefly Association

We are one of the most active class associations in the country

The National Firefly Association (NFA) has been encouraging sailing participation for over 70 years, organising events, producing regular newsletters, and providing a regulatory set of standards and rules to ensure the Firefly class remains relevant, competitive and fair.


Join the National Firefly Association

By joining the NFA, you support our legacy of encouraging sailing for all and gain all the benefits NFA members receive including our regular newsletter, access to all NFA events, exclusive discounts and being part of the Firefly class community.

Become part of a thriving class association

Support a legacy of encouraging sailing participation

Sail at National Firefly Regattas

Receive a quarterly Firefly Bulletin

Exclusive discounts on Sails

Be involved in the Association


Find helpful hints, tips and useful information on Firefly class sailing

Our team of expert sailors are on hand to provide valuable guides, hints and tips on Firefly class sailing.

Latest News

Next 3 months of Winter Firefly Events

30 November 2023

Those with winter enthusiasm, or in need of practice, or just a love of pursuit races read on… The SailJuice series offers great larger fleet… 

Get those winter thermals out and ready for the SailJuice events!

27 October 2023

With our last official Fleet racing Open meeting ahead on the 5th November at Spinnaker, in the New Forest, what next we hear? After wins… 

How to keep the sponsors busy: Thunderous Thursday at the Firefly Nationals 2023

17 August 2023

If Wednesday was ‘big’ then Thursday was bigger. According to outgoing Technical Sec Alex Ogilvie the motto for the day was ‘What would granny do’… 


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