Keep in touch with Oxford and Cambridge sailing via this website if you are a member of the Oxford & Cambridge Sailing Society. Also stay informed of Society social and sailing matters. This includes member personal news and results of University events.  The right-hand column lists all the latest items of news and comment.

Team Racing Firefly Specification

Inspect the standard specification of of a team racing Firefly. This assists UK clubs when they are acquiring new team-racing boats. To contact us, use the website functions box at the bottom of the right hand column.

Member Newsletters and University Sailing Websites

View the latest Members’ Newsletter. If you are not receiving email copies of these newsletters, send the Secretary your contact details and best email address. Access earlier newsletters via the category index on the Site Archives page. Keep in touch with Oxford and Cambridge sailing matters!

For student matters,   visit the   OUYC,   CUCrC,   and   CUYC   websites. (See the section headed ‘Other Sites of Interest’ below for a brief summary of Oxford and Cambridge student sailing activities.)

Finding Things to Keep in Touch with Oxford and Cambridge Sailing

The two special ‘News’ tabs in the top navigation bar generate lists of news items. Search all news items using the box at the top of the right-hand column. The search is particularly useful for finding teams and people in photographs.


Congratulate people on their successes, or make a comment, using the ‘Leave a Comment’ box at the bottom of each news item. Respond to other people’s comments by using the ‘Reply’ link below their comment.

Please submit news of your own and others’ sailing and social activity for publication. Contact the Webmaster using the box at the bottom of the right-hand column. Any news is of interest, particularly photographs. Please also inform us of any changes to your contact details – particularly email address.

Other Sites of Interest

Oxford (OUYC) runs an active ‘big boat’ yachting section. Cambridge (CUCrC) has a strong windsurfing section. Windsurfing at Oxford is a separate club (OUWC), as is ‘big boat’ yachting at Cambridge (CUYC). The Society maintains a summary history page on Wikipedia. We also maintain detailed historic varsity match information in this site’s History section. Wikipedia also mintains a good history of team racing.

Members keep in touch with Oxford and Cambridge sailing at the annual drinks party
Society members enjoy drinks at the O&C Club in Pall Mall