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Flying Fifteen

Flying Fifteen

Designed in 1947 by the legendary Uffa Fox, the Flying Fifteen has maintained its reputation as an exciting, competitive two person racing boat. The lines still have a timeless quality and the clever keel shape allows easy launching & retrieval without cranes or lifting of keels. The Flying Fifteen is a fun, fast and exhilarating boat to sail by crew combinations of all sizes, genders and ages.
The Flying Fifteen has a well established international fleet structure and is sailed in a number of countries around the world spanning lake, estuary and sea venues. The class has a strong international class association, Flying Fifteen International (FFI), which coordinates events, represents the class, circulates a yearbook and regular communications to all members.

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Show news Flying Fifteens at Broxbourne
Flat calm and drizzle opens the Southern Travellers Series event
Posted on 18 Oct
VOOM Keelboat Weekend at Ullswater
Forty-seven sailors in 21 boats compete
Posted on 11 Oct
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
Classic inland conditions on Sunday after a flat calm on Saturday
Posted on 11 Oct
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake preview
Including a training day with multiple World Champion Chris Turner on Friday
Posted on 5 Oct
16 classes confirmed for Poole Regatta 2022
Set to compete for The Canford Cup
Posted on 23 Sep
Hong Kong Autumn Regatta sponsored by HSBC Expat
More than 600 sailors across 7 one-designs, sportsboats and big boats
Posted on 12 Sep
Flying Fifteen Inlands online entry now open
To be held at Chew Valley Lake on 9-10 October
Posted on 12 Sep
UYC VOOM Keelboat Weekend preview
Tempests, Flying Fifteens, VXOnes and SB20s invited
Posted on 3 Sep
Irish Flying Fifteen Nationals overall
John Lavery & Alan Green stamp their authority to win the title
Posted on 30 Aug
Irish Flying Fifteen Nationals day 2
Mirror-like conditions to start with on Strangford Lough
Posted on 28 Aug
Bournemouth Digital Poole Week day 6
That was Poole Week, that was
Posted on 28 Aug
Irish Flying Fifteen Nationals day 1
Twenty-two entries arrive at Strangford Lough
Posted on 28 Aug
Bournemouth Digital Poole Week day 5
Island Life
Posted on 27 Aug
Bournemouth Digital Poole Week day 4
Whither, and which way the wind?
Posted on 26 Aug
Kippford RNLI Regatta Day
£700 raised for the lifeboat services by Solway Yacht Club
Posted on 25 Aug
Bournemouth Digital Poole Week day 3
To say that the day was challenging would be an understatement
Posted on 25 Aug
Flying Fifteen Thursdays at Dublin Bay race 9
A shore-based report on the penultimate race in the series
Posted on 25 Aug
Bournemouth Digital Poole Week day 2
All about going the right way
Posted on 24 Aug
Bournemouth Digital Poole Week day 1
Sun, shifts, snakes and ladders
Posted on 23 Aug
Ray Sebo recalls 40 years with the Flying Fifteen
His first sail was in 25 knots in the rough seas of the Southern Ocean.
Posted on 17 Aug
Flying Fifteen Thursdays at Dublin Bay race 8
Difficult winds for upwind racing!
Posted on 14 Aug
Flying Fifteen Thursdays at Dublin Bay race 7
Mother Nature challenges us all!
Posted on 7 Aug
Cowes Week 2021 overall
A mix of interesting and exciting racing
Posted on 6 Aug
Cowes Week 2021 Day 6
Tight and energetic racing today in brisk southerly winds
Posted on 5 Aug
Cowes Week 2021 Day 5
A really challenging day for both competitors and race officials
Posted on 4 Aug
Cowes Week 2021 Day 4
A relaxing morning ashore waiting for the sea breeze
Posted on 3 Aug
Flying Fifteen Facet Trophy at Dublin Bay
A challenging day for all!
Posted on 3 Aug
Cowes Week 2021 Day 3
A change in the weather brings new boats to the fore
Posted on 2 Aug
Cowes Week 2021 Day 2
Shorter courses and predominately wind with tide conditions
Posted on 1 Aug
Cowes Week 2021 Day 1
An action packed opening day in a shifty westerly wind
Posted on 1 Aug
Links
Flying Fifteen UK Nationals Attendance
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Action from Sunday's racing during the VOOM Keelboat Weekend at Ullswater
© Alison Bass
Action from Sunday's racing during the VOOM Keelboat Weekend at Ullswater
© Alison Bass
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteen Inlands at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteens at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Aldeburgh YC Flying Fifteen and Wayfarer Open
© Neil Foster Photography
Aldeburgh YC Flying Fifteen and Wayfarer Open
© Neil Foster Photography
Aldeburgh YC Flying Fifteen and Wayfarer Open
© Neil Foster Photography
Aldeburgh YC Flying Fifteen and Wayfarer Open
© Neil Foster Photography
Aldeburgh YC Flying Fifteen and Wayfarer Open
© Neil Foster Photography
September sunshine for the Bembridge keelboats
© Mike Samuelson
September sunshine for the Bembridge keelboats
© Mike Samuelson
Flying Fifteens at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
Flying Fifteens at Chew Valley Lake
© Errol Edwards
F15s racing on Ullswater
© Julia Wilson
Bembridge late August keelboat racing
© Mike Samuelson
Prize giving in the Irish Flying Fifteen Nationals at Strangford Lough
© Cormac Bradley
John Lavery & Alan Green win the Irish Flying Fifteen Nationals at Strangford Lough
© Cormac Bradley
Prize giving in the Irish Flying Fifteen Nationals at Strangford Lough
© Cormac Bradley
Prize giving in the Irish Flying Fifteen Nationals at Strangford Lough
© Cormac Bradley
Day 5 of Bournemouth Digital Poole Week
© David Harding / www.sailingscenes.com
Day 5 of Bournemouth Digital Poole Week
© David Harding / www.sailingscenes.com
Day 4 of Bournemouth Digital Poole Week
© David Harding / www.sailingscenes.com