Length: 3.65m (12ft 0ins)
Width: 1.40m (4ft 7ins)
Country: United Kingdom
Keel Type:
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: 9 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
No spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
0 sq.m
Design Year: 1946
Builder: ,
Boats Built: 3695

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Current CVRDA Handicap Ratings
Any cvrda wing: 100
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Any cvrda wing: 99
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
(single handed)
Alternate Names and Variations
National FireflyUK

The Firefly was the Olympic single handed class at the 1948 London Games. Originally cold moulded by Fairey Marine, the Firefly is now available in GRP.


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