Please select your home edition
Edition
A+T Instruments BFD 2024 Leaderboard

2024 Fireball Worlds Notice of Race released

by Chris Payne 2 May 2023 10:42 BST 5-16 February 2024
Fireballs racing in Australia © Fireball class

It has been a while coming with a two year postponement due to a Global Pandemic, but finally the Notice of Race for the 2024 Fireball Worlds has been released.

The 2024 Fireball Worlds will be sailed on the waters of Corio Bay from the Royal Geelong Yacht Club in early February 2024. Full details can be found at the event web site 2024.fireballworlds.com and/or the Sailor App available from both the Apple App Store and the Android Play Store.

Geelong is perfectly positioned to host the 2024 Fireball World Championships. With easy access to Melbourne for travel and logistics, world-class sailing and is a gateway to world class tourist attractions and activities.

It will be over 25 years since a Fireball World Championship was held in Victoria and the RGYC members and local fireball sailors can not wait to greet sailors form all over Australia and all over the World for some exciting racing and some memorable social events.

Related Articles

Fireball UK Nationals at Rock day 3
Added chop on top of long yawning Atlantic waves With another three races planned for the day to catch up from Saturday's abandonment the fleet took to the ocean in a much breezier conditions than day 2 a steady force 4 with chop on top of long yawning Atlantic waves. Posted on 23 Jul
Fireball Ulster Championship at Mullaghmore
One suspects that fleet will return to this fantastic location before too long The Irish Fireball Association summer Championship circuit blasted ahead at the weekend with some stunning sailing conditions at Mullaghmore Sailing Club. With an entry of 25 boats for this Ulster Championship momentum in the class continues to build. Posted on 23 Jul
Fireball UK Nationals at Rock Day 1
The day dawned with heavy rain and a promising breeze The Fireballs are holding their Championship deep into Cornwall, sailing out of Rock on the Camel Estuary. The first day dawned with heavy rain but a promising breeze. Posted on 21 Jul
62nd Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy
Excellent event included fund raising for the Great North Air Ambulance Service Over its 62 years, the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy run by Ullswater Yacht Club, has evolved into a 3 day festival of sailing, centred on an unique pair of all class handicap races in breath-taking scenery, for dinghies, keelboats and yachts. Posted on 18 Jul
Fireball Leinster Championship at Skerries
Josh Porter and Cara McDowell win in tricky conditions Josh Porter and Cara McDowell have won the Fireball Leinster Championship at Skerries SC held in conjunction with the club's annual regatta. Their victory rewarded very consistent sailing in often tricky conditions. Posted on 7 Jul
Irish Fireball Open Championship at Galway Bay
Chris Bateman and Lisa Flynn after six close-fought races Chris Bateman and Lisa Flynn are the new Fireball Open Champions after six close-fought races on Galway Bay over the weekend. Posted on 24 Jun
Road to Gold: Richard Parslow
Multiple dinghy & keelboat champion Richard Parslow has stayed at the front of the fleet for more than 40 years. From winning the Fireball World Championships with Kim Slater in 1980, through many championship wins in other dinghies and small keelboats. Posted on 17 Jun
62nd Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy Preview
One month to go, 160 entries have already been received The 62nd running of the Lord Birkett Trophy, which commemorates the saviour of Ullswater, is now less than a month away on 6th and 7th July. Posted on 10 Jun
This Monday: Road To Gold Q&A with Chips Howarth
Fireball world champ & Cyclops tech boss "In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king." Which is why high-performance sailors are increasingly turning to Cyclops for the accurate data they produce from their range of load sensors. Posted on 2 Jun
UK Fireball Nationals Early Bird Discount
Get your entry in by the 31st May to save! The 2024 UK Fireball National Championship will be hosted by Rock Sailing & Waterski Club, which is situated on the Camel Estuary about 5 miles to the west of Wadebridge and opposite the picturesque fishing port of Padstow. Posted on 24 May