NFA Committee

Caroline Edwards & Steve Greaves

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Joint Chair, Caroline and Steve are responsible for the conduct of the class association (but not the members) and make a dream team in the Firefly, sailing as Team Chair since 2009 (and sailing in general for many years before that!)




Sailing Secretary
Dan Vincent

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Fixtures and Racing matters

Email Dan if you want to co-ordinate a Firefly open meeting

Dan is the proud holder of the Sussex Silver Firefly!

Honorary Treasurer
Jonny Bickford

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Jonny has taken over from Dave Cheshire after many years of diligent treasurer-ship

Alex Davey

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Alex has been sailing fireflies since he left university and wanted a cheap boat he could also team race.  He sailed at Rickmansworth SC and London Corinthian YC whilst in London, and is now a member of Royal Harwich YC in Suffolk.

Membership Secretary
Richard Root

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For all things related to membership, email Richard!

If you change your address or do not get your bulletin magazine despite paying your subs, drop richard a line as he looks after the membership database

Currently we are working on simplifying the membership categories, Richard will be glad to hear your opinion!

Technical Secretary
Guy Davidson

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Guy is the man to contact if you have any questions about your Firefly! He has many years' experience in the class and will be able to offer you advice about keeping yourself class-legal

Chris Guy

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Website Coordinator
Chris Guy & Lorna Dixon

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Chris and Lorna look after the website


Ali Barker

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Ali sells sails! If you need a new suit of sails the cheapest way is from the NFA and if you are an NFA member you get even more discount!



Northern Area Representative
Marion Armstrong

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Greatest achievement: managing to sail a Firefly and stay upright.

Greatest underchievement: must be producing children who also sail Fireflies and drink far too much.


Team Racing (Schools and Universities) Coordinator
Andy Cornah

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Andy runs a school Firefly fleet as well as racing his own wooden boat 'Desperado'

He is keen to hear ideas about getting the NFA more involved in the school and university sailing scene

Bulletin Editor
Rachel Crebbin

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Rachel has recently taken over the editorship of our quarterly Firefly Bulletin

Always on the look out for copy, please send in any racing reports, club reports, photos, gossip and scoops!

General Member
Jim Bramley

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Jim is one of the NFA's longest standing committee members and is a wealth of advice about anything related to the admin of the class

For many years Jim has supported the association by helping the nationals run smoothly and is always happy to share a pint and a chat!

Lucy Boreham

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We haven't issued Handbook updates for some time but Lucy holds all the data so get in touch if you need anything for your historic Firefly handbook

Lucy also works on many other jobs and has been a keen member of the NFA committee for many years!