Firefly

Length: 3.65m (12ft 0ins)
Width: 1.40m (4ft 7ins)
Weight:
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
Designer(s):
Design Year: 1946
Builder: ,
Boats Built: 3695

For wing definitions see menu

Current CVRDA Handicap Ratings
Any cvrda wing: 100
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Any cvrda wing: 99
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
(single handed)

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.

 

 
Class Association website:
http://www.fireflysailing.org.uk/

 

 

Handicap Rating History
YearRatingMastSail
RYA 2 Digit Handicaps
1958 103Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1960 103Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1961 103Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1961 100Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1962 100Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1962 103Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1963 103Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1963 100Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1964 103Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1964 100Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1973 100
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
RYA 3 Digit Handicaps
1981 122
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1982 123
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1983 124
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1984 124
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1985 124
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1986 124
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group centreboard;
1987 124
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1988 124
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1989 124
 PY Type Primary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1990 124
 PY Type Primary; PY Group centreboard;
1991 124
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1992 124
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1993 124
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1994 124
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1995 124
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
RYA 4 Digit Handicaps
1996 1170
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1997 1168
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1998 1170
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1999 1170
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2000 1170
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2001 1168
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2002 1168
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2003 1168
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group centreboard;
2004 1162
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2005 1162
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2006 1162
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2007 1162
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2008 1162
  2 Crew; Sloop rig; PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2009 1162
  2 Crew; Sloop rig; PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2010 1165
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2011 1168
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker;R PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2012 1168
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2013 1168
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2014 1168
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2015 1163
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Multihull;
2016 1163
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2017 1165
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;
2018 1165
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;
2019 1172
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;
2020 1172
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;