Posts on October 2015


GP14 training at Llandudno, 24/25 October 2015

Twelve boats made their way to North Wales for a weekend’s race training, with some travelling from Derwent and even Poole. The 24 sailors arrived to 20 mph winds and light rain, but this did…

CraftInsure GP14 Irish League Winners 2015

The GP14 class runs one of the premier leagues of dinghy sailing in Ireland with sailors competing in Gold, Silver and Bronze fleets. The CraftInsure GP14 Irish League comprises seven events throughout the season, starting…

End of Season Championship, Hollingworth Lake SC, 17/18 October 2015

The GP14 Class Grand Prix series, sponsored by Craftinsure, was completed with an End of Season Championship at Hollingworth Lake Sailing Club. Twenty-seven boats entered for this final event, some coming from as far as…

Road to Recovery

Written By Martin Stanley, GP14 Northern Area Rep (Sponsored by Duck Tape and the AA!) The sun is slow to rise in the morning now and in a rush to get to bed in the…

GP14 Autumn Open, Greystones Sailing Club, 26/27 September 2015

There was a record entry of 24 boats for the GP Youth Championships hosted alongside the senior event, the Autumn Open over the weekend of 26/27 September at Greystones, Co. Wicklow. With lots of sunshine…

GP14 Northern Area Championships 2015

Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club, 26/27 September 2015 With wind speed under 5 mph forecast for the whole weekend a few were put off from travelling to Derwent. For those who made the journey they were…

GP14 Irish Youth Championship 2015 – Greystones SC 26/27 September

Edward Coyne of Youghal SC, crewed by Colman Grimes of Skerries, was victorious in this year’s Youth Championship raced in summer like conditions off Greystones in Co. Wicklow. David Johnson & Eanna Lawless of Sutton…