Links

GP14 Association links

Registered Sailmakers

  • Crusader Sails – The Sail Loft, No 1 at 56 Hatch Pond Road, Poole, Dorset BH17 0JZ + (0)1202 670580 UK Freephone 0800 252226Fax. + (0)1202 675578 www.crusadersails.com
  • Dynamic Sails – Dynamic Sails is a eco-friendly, forward thinking, 100% British Sail Loft. Everything is manufactured on home turf! No overseas production, no air miles and no co2 emissions! Contact Dave: Merlin Rocket, B14 and International 14 Champion on the numbers below for all sail or rig queries. Tel: 01243 374495 • Mob: 07929467333
  • Elite Sails – Unit 15, New Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire WS7 0BT. Tel: 07884 363 109
  • Exe Sails – Championship-winning dinghy sails, durable and reliable cruising sails, tailored and bespoke canvas work. Unit 1, Topsham Units, Dart Business Park, Topsham, Exeter, Devon EX3 0QH. Tel: 01392 874449. Email: [email protected]. Website: www.exesails.com. Facebook. Twitter
  • Goacher Sails – Lowside, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3DH. Tel: 015394 88686 Fax: 015394 88683. Email: [email protected]: www.goachersails.co.uk
  • HD Sails – HD Sails is owned and managed by Jim Hunt and Andy Davis. Both have a long history of hands on sailmaking and are responsible for many development campaigns that have led to Championship winning designs. Every sail we supply is either computer cut or hand cut at the loft and assembled by Jim or Andy. We appreciate that buying sails is a serious investment. All the sails are made with the same attention to detail and finishing that means you can be assured that you are buying the same quality of product that the champions use.
  • McNamara Sails – Unit 5, Catfield Industrial Estate, Catfield, Norfolk, NR29 5BGTel/Fax 01692 584186 Email: [email protected]
  • North Sails – 3A Wingate Road, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DREmail: [email protected]
  • Omega Sails – 53 Druidscross Gardens Calderstones Liverpool L18 3EB Tel: 0151 428 4625 Mobile: 07738 169857 Email: [email protected]
  • Pinnell & Bax – Heathfield Way, Kings Heath, Northampton, NN5 7QPTel: 01604 592808 Fax: 01604 592818Email: [email protected]: www.pinbax.com P&B GP14 Leaflet 2010.pdf
  • Speed Sails – Suppliers of GP14’s, chandlery, clothing and championship winning GP14 sails.
  • Trident UK – Trident UK are a manufacturer and supplier of everything you could want for dinghy sailing including expert help and advice. They offer an excellent website for on-line shopping and mail order service with next day delivery in the UK (unless advised).

Registered Boat Builders

  • Boon Boats – Dinghy chandlery and dinghy racing specialists, stockists of sailing clothing & products from Gul, Gill, Magic Marine, Crewsaver & Henri Lloyd in our online store. We also carry a range of spars from Selden, sails from North One Design and fittings from Harken, all in stock for immediate despatch from our chandlery department, plus a full rigging and splicing service. A selection of modern racing dinghies in a number of classes are currently being developed, manufactured & repaired in epoxy foam core construction, traditional wood and glass fibre. Tel: 01782 822536 Email :[email protected]
  • Duffin Marine – Long established and reputable company, Duffin Marine have been building quality, first class wooden hulls since the 1950s. With our extensive knowledge and attention to detail we produce world class sailing boats. Duffin boats have won in all major events since conception and this success continues. Specialising in GPs, Duffin Marine are the longest registered boat builders in this class and are at the forefront of class development. Each boat is individually built to meet your personal requirements. We can also supply sails, fittings, masts and booms. Tel: 028 9045 7381. Email: [email protected]
  • Tim Harper Boats & Sails – 35A Sussex Road Southport Merseyside PR9 OSR Tel/Fax: 01704 541166 Email:[email protected]
  • S.P Boats – Unit 15, New Road, Burntwood, Staffordshire WS7 0BT. Tel: 07884 363 109
  • Winder Boats  – Kensington Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 1PW. Tel: 01535 604980 Fax:01535 605371 Email:- [email protected]

GP14 Class Insurance Scheme

  • Craftinsure Limited – Craftinsure Limited – As the leading online boat insurer in the UK and Ireland, Craftinsure.com provides a cost effective and convenient insurance facility for GP14 owners, supported by a telephone helpline service to a team of specialists with plenty of sailing experience. Policies offer Comprehensive cover on a ‘New for Old’ basis, and there’s a discount available if you need insurance for more than one boat.

Sailing Organisations

  • International Sailing Federation
  • Royal Yachting Association
  • www.mysailing.co.uk. – mySailing we’re passionate about being out on the water. There’s something uniqely wonderful about just messing around in boats. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a small dinghy or a 100ft schooner, being on the water is always a special occasion. We’ve built this site as a helpful resource for sailing in the UK.

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Clothing & Equipment

  • Boon Boats – Dinghy chandlery – Boon Boats – Dinghy chandlery and dinghy racing specialists, stockists of sailing clothing & products from Gul, Gill, Magic Marine, Crewsaver & Henri Lloyd in our online store. We also carry a range of spars from Selden, sails from North One Design and fittings from Harken, all in stock for immediate despatch from our chandlery department, plus a full rigging and splicing service. Tel: 01782 822536 Email: [email protected]
  • CBcovers – With 30 years experience in design cover making you can be sure of a quality cover and good service, we have over 50 designs to suit all boat requirements, as a keen Solo dinghy sailor you can get advice anytime. As an internet company we keep our overheads down and pass these on to our customers
  • Dinghysport – Dinghysport offer a wide range of services whether you require a new boat, a repair, a refinish or simply a length of rope our in house facilities enable us to respond to most requirements. We can provide a complete engineering service for those special parts with our in house CNC and CAD facilities. Our range of services includes Refinishing and Repair in our purpose built spray booth. We only use materials from the leading manufactures, using the latest technology and processes which has enabled us to become an approved insurance repairer
  • East Coast Fibreglass Supplies – We stock Polyester Resins and Gelcoat, Epoxy Resin systems and all the Reinforcements and tools that are used within the fibreglass industry, such as Chopped Strand Matting, Woven Roving, Glass Cloth, Surface Tissue, Diolen, carbon fibre and much more.
  • Gill Marine – Designing marine gear that really works, starts with understanding what is required in the first place. At Gill, the process begins with a group of sailors at all levels, right up to Olympic medallists and Volvo Ocean Race Winners, getting together and going through their kit bags. We then design our ranges to their exact specifications and when we have protoytpes, we ask them to test the products for us.
  • Gill marine clothing
  • Harken
  • Henri Lloyd clothing
  • Kevin Butler Rigging
  • Musto clothing
  • Paintcraft
  • Rain and Sun Dinghy Covers – Dinghy and catamaran covers from Rain and Sun. All our covers are made in the UK from Special UV treated materials. Our covers are easy to fit and take off using clip buckles and straps and shock cord draw strings.Every single component of our covers is the finest quality that can be bought. All materials used are selected for their durability and strength, not cheapness. Every single component – fabric, webbing, buckles, rope and even thread – is chosen for its superior UV resistance.
  • Rooster Sailing
  • Sailboats.co.uk – sailboats.co.uk the online sailing superstore. We have huge stocks of dinghy sailing and small boat equipment, chandlery and clothing, All available under one roof for immediate despatch with the very best customer service to match.
  • Steve Parker Boat Builders and Repairers – With eighteen years experience in the marine trade, Steve Parker can offer the most extensive knowledge of sailing dinghy under one roof. We have built boats such as GP14s, Solos, Enterprises, Albacores, Miracle, Mirror, Streakers, Hornets, ETC we have also fitted out countless boats from the most basic to the most technical such as Flying 15s, Merlin’s, Fireballs, International 14s, Phantoms, Etc. With this wealth of knowledge we can sort any of your sailing needs . Steve Parker Boats offer a full range of Dinghy Covers for quick no fuss delivery, we manufacture in house flat, over boom, undercover’s, we can also make custom made boat covers. Here at Steve Parker Boats we have a fully insurance approved repairs work shop to get you back on the water fast.
  • Synergy Marine – GP14 foils and repair service
  • Trident-UK

Other

  • GP14 Owners Online Community – This is a site for all who are interested in any aspect of the GP14 sailing dinghy, and in particular for those who want to build, restore, repair or tune one. It is the designated successor to the GP14 Building Group on the now defunct MSN Groups.
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