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The Fireball is a two-person boat with trapeze and symmetric spinnaker. Crew weight of 127-158Kg (20-25 stone). A high performance two person symmetric spinnaker racing dinghy. Fast and exhilarating yet forgiving enough for beginners. Designed in 1962, very popular worldwide with numbers over 15000. Wooden or fibreglass. Available for any price from £500 to £11,000. The Fireball is suitable for all wind conditions, on any style of race course making it an excellent choice for sailing at Staunton Harold reservoir. 


- Fast growing, friendly and and active fleet.
- Excellent club level racing 
- Great open meeting racing including many local events.
- Active fleet 
- Class, Pursuit and Handicap racing throughout the year.
- Active class association in the UK
- Annual open European and World Championships
- Second hand boats available from £500 upwards and with over 15000 boats built worldwide you will always have someone to race.


Fireball Race Training at SHSC 2016
-Why not speak to Simon re informal training opportunites avaiable

-watch the website for SHSC fleet training dates


  • Local Open Meetings 2016
    - SHSC Open Meeting 2nd and 3rd April
  • - Grafham Open Meeting 16/17 April
  • -Rutland Fireball Inlands 11/12 June


Fireball Championships 2016

 -Uk Fireball Nationals Hayling Islnad 11-14th August

-French Nationals Houtin August 2016

- European Championships Garda 30/7-6/8

-Worlds and pre worlds South Africa 6-16th Dec 2016


UKFA Training Weekends 2016

- Datchett water 23/24 April


UKFA Events Calendar 2016
UKFA Membership forms 2016