Posts on March 2016


GP14 World Championships biggest sailing event ever for Barbados

The 2016 GP14 World Championships have certainly captured the imagination of both regular GP14 sailors and those from other fleets with over 100 boats from 7 different countries registered for the Easter event. For a…

News from Barbados, 19 March 2016

19 March 2016 All eleven GP14 containers are now safely at the Barbados Yacht Club. Four containers remain to be released by Customs and they will be inspected at BYC on Tuesday. All boats are…

Barbados – essential information for participants

With only days to go, we now have over 100 teams registered for the 2016 Barbados GP14 World Championship, what a result. This is confirmation that Barbados is continuing to grow in popularity as a…

Barbados GP14 Fleet getting ready for the Worlds

One of the aspirations of the Association is to leave a legacy in Barbados after the Worlds and ensure there is another little corner of the globe sailing our fantastic boats. Barbados Yacht Club were…

Insurance for Barbados

Travelling to Barbados? Don’t forget TRAVEL INSURANCE. There are some companies that will cover you for dinghy racing. But remember that groups that include non-sailors will require two different quotes, one for sailors and one…

Barbados: social entry

In addition to the boat entries for the 2016 Worlds, all the non-sailors who accompany the sailors are required to register with the event and pay the appropriate entry fee (under-12s are free and under-18s…

Who do you think will win?

Barbados Sweepstake – Who do you think will win the World Championships? Just for fun, and entirely free, forecast your top 10 for the Barbados World Championships. The winner will receive a large bottle of…

Association accounts, 2015

The latest International GP14 Class Association accounts for year ended 30th September 2015 are now available on the website, here. These will be presented for adoption at the 2016 AGM. If any member wants to…

And the winner is …

Once again, 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, which was drawn at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show…