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Midland Bell Results and News

Midland Bell Results are posted here as they are received. The Midland Bell series is now well underway after events at Shustoke, Chase and the Midland Championships event at Staunton Harold. Early leader

Mounts Bay S.C. Perth, Australia

NEWS FROM DOWN UNDER

In Perth the Australian contingent is getting out the winter woollies, with temperatures dropping down into the 20s we have drawn the curtains on another season and now revert to our ‘once-a-month’ winter series. It…

Ladies that Launch!

After the success of last year’s ladies training at South Staffs Sailing Club we have been asked to run another session this year. We have been offered Sunday 16 July at Welsh Harp Sailing Club….

2017 Inland Championships Preview

The 2017 Ginger Boats GP14 Inland Championships on 6 and 7 May look set to beat last year’s entry of 34 with strong early interest due to the popularity of Bassenthwaite Sailing Club. Sponsored by…

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Full Report

Watch the video The GP14 Youth Training Week has been an annual fixture in the GP14 calendar for many years, thanks to the memorial fund set up in the name E Howard-Davies, a former Secretary…

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Day 5

The guest coach on day 5 was British Sailing Team 470 sailor Sophie Weguelin and the focus of the day was on starting strategy and race strategy. There was a cherpy breeze and conditions good for practicing how…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 4

Today’s guest coach for day 4 of the GP14 Youth Training Week was Andy Davies from HD Sails. After a quick briefing on mark rounding, hovering and starts it looked like there would be enough…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 3

The wind was up to a good force 5 today resulting in quite a few capsizes! Neil and Storm began the day with a classroom session on starting followed by transit exercises in the dinghy park before launching…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 2

Today’s guest coach Neil Marsden started with a session on boat tuning followed by an early lunch and long afternoon on the water. Unfortunately a Port-Starboard incident caused some boat damage but no injuries. Luckily Chris…

E-Howard-Davies Youths with CraftInsure Hoodies

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Day 1 – Thank you Craftinsure!

8 UK sailor and 4 Irish sailors arrived at Portland on Sunday 9 April and were issued with smart team hoodies kindly donated by Craftinsure. On Monday morning house parents Gill Beddow and Adam Chaplin brought the…

Midlands Championship Results and Report

The 2017 Midland Area Championship
Held on 08 & 09 April 2017 at Staunton Harold Sailing Club. Results are now published
Click here for the RESULTS

Josh Porter – My diary

Richard Estaugh Fund – Josh Porter, a young GP14 sailor and our first grant recipient, begins his diary. Read about what it means to him personally.

Scottish Championship details

Details are now published for the Scottish Area Championship, which is also part of the Super 8 series. Online entry is now also available in our shop, where you can also order additional meals if…

Craftinsure presents cheque for the “Super 8” Series

We were also delighted to welcome Mark Lee, Owner of Craftinsure and sponsors of our Super 8 Series, to present Ann with a cheque for £500. Photo by Mark Jardine/ YachtsandYachting.com

Ann Penny Dinghy Show Video Interview

Thanks to everyone who supported the Dinghy Show this year, we had a great Stand and signed up 10 new members to the Association. There was certainly a buzz around the Stand, with both dinghies…

And the 2017 winner is…

For the third year in a row, thanks to generous sponsorship from EXE SAILS & COVERS LTD, we were able to offer a brand new GP14 genoa as the prize in a raffle…

Super 8 Update The Craftinsure Super 8 Series is underway with the 2016 End of Seasons kicking things off in October and the 2017 Nationals selling out in an amazing 29 days! Due to the…

MAINSAIL COPY DATE-24/02/17

The spring Mainsail is due out in March, so now is your opportunity to add your piece. Please forward copy [email protected]  or post to the office by FRIDAY 24TH FEBRUARY. Thanks in advance Julie – GP14 Association Albert House, 42…

Pre-Championship Sea Training

The Association are pleased to announce that entries are now open for Sea Training before the 2017 Welsh Championships at Aberdovey and 2017 UK National Championships at Looe.

2017 National Championships

2017 GP14 National Championships – a few extra places!

Well….we sold our 70 allocation for the 2017 GP14 National Championships in 29 days! We know that there are still people interested in joining the event, so we have been back in touch with the…