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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…

2017 National Championships

GP14 Nationals almost sold out!

With 66 places gone the 2017 GP14 Nationals, sponsored by Dinghy Rope, Impact Marine, Allen, Exe Sails, SP Boats, Paintcraft, Gingerboats, Zhik, Cornish Orchards and Sailpics is set to be the most popular Nationals since 2004. The limit is 70 before…

2017 National Championships

40 entries for GP14 Nationals in first week of sales

Entry for the 2017 GP14 National Championships sponsored by Dinghy Rope, Impact Marine, Allen, Exe Sails, SP Boats, Paintcraft, Gingerboats only opened on New Year’s Day but 25 places of the 70 allocation were snapped up in the first 72 hours…

GP14 Nationals update – 25 places filled in first 3 days

Entry for the 2017 GP14 National Championships sponsored by Dinghy Rope, Impact Marine, Allen, Exe Sails, SP Boats, Paintcraft, Gingerboats only opened on New Year’s Day but 25 places of the 70 allocation were snapped up in the first 72 hours….

2017 GP14 National Championship – Online booking now open!

The online booking form and full details are now available in the shop. On-line Booking We know this will be a popular event and we are expecting to fill our allocation of 70 entries well…

GP14 Ireland 2017 Dates

GP14 Ireland 2017 Dates For full details details on Irish events, please select GP14 Ireland from the main menu. There is more information, including Ferry event fares below, for those wishing to travel. Date Event Venue…

2017-2020 World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing

The new Rules Book for 2017 is now available from the  RYA: rya.org.uk  as well as a handy guide and an on-line “Study version”! The Racing Rules of Sailing 2017-2020 Study Version The main rule called out is…

First Sponsors Announced for 2017 GP14 Nationals

In 2017 we are back at Looe for the UK GP14 Nationals, the sponsorship roster for the event is filing up fast. So far we have post-race beer sponsored by SP Boats, Paintcraft and Gingerboats and daily prizes…

2017 E Howard-Davies GP14 Youth Training Week Application Forms are Available

The Association is extremely pleased that once again we are organising a youth coaching week. In the past this has always proved to be a popular week, with top GP14 youth sailors benefitting from top…

Exe Sails genoa raffle 2017

Once again Exe Sails have very generously given the Association a brand new GP14 genoa to raffle. All proceeds will go to support the GP14 Youth Training Scheme. You can buy your tickets at just…

Hot Toddy, Blessington SC, 15–16 October 2016

A number of sailors made their way down to Blessington on Friday evening, pitched tents and camper vans around the lakeside. It was a very wet and windy night for them. Many of the Saturday…

End of Seasons Report

Royal Windermere Yacht Club – 15 and 16 October 2016 The Race Report Much like the end of year disco at school (or prom depending on your age!) the GP14 End of Seasons is a final…

Super 6 Series Recap

There were 16 qualifiers for this year’s Craftinsure Super 6 Series, considering the dent we knew Barbados would put in entries this is a good number. What was great was the close competition between those…

Super 8 Series

The dust has now settled on the Craftinsure Super 6 Series with a season of fierce competition on and off the water! With the Super 6 we tried to make it as clear as possible how…