Posts on September 2016


GP14’s dominant at the 24 hour Race

The forecast at the beginning of the week for the 50th West Lancashire YC 24 hour Race was one that would have had some of the lighter crews being bulked up with protein shakes and…

Round Holes Trophy is won by a pair of fiddlers

GP14 Classic/Vintage Open, York RI SC, 11 September 2016 This year it turned out to be a ‘home boats only’ event, and although the entry was modest the competition was red hot! Exceptionally light airs…

BBC – The Great Flying Challenge with Alistair Duffin

NI BBC program hosted by Dick Strawbridge challenges a group of local engineers and craftsmen, including our own Alistair Duffin,  to help him recreate Harry Ferguson’s monoplane from the early 1900s – but will it fly?  

Dovey Yacht Club

Super 8 Training Dates

We are pleased to announce that we will be running training immediately prior to these two Super 8 events: 30 June 2017 Dovey YC prior to Welsh Area Championships 4/5 Aug 2017 Looe SC prior the 2017…

Craftinsure Super 6 Series Results Update

With five events down and only one left we already have 10 boats qualified for the series with a further 15 just needing one more event to qualify. You can view the latest results here….

GP14 Championship of Ireland, Skerries SC, 27-29 August 2016

Skerries Sailing Club, which has a long history of hosting excellent GP14 events, welcomed the GP14 Class back for the 2016 Championship of Ireland sponsored by Bacharach. The event attracted an entry of 38 boats….

GP14 Youth Training at Skerries, 25/26 August 2016

Funded by the ISA, Exe Sails & the E Howard-Davies Memorial Fund Sixteen enthusiastic sailors rolled up to Skerries Sailing Club Thursday 25th & Friday 26th of August 2016 for some training ahead of the…

Ladies that Launch, 30 July 2016

Supported by Exe Sails, E Howard-Davies Memorial Fund and South Staffordshire Sailing Club. The Association’s first initiative to inspire ladies who sail, took place on Saturday 30th July 2016, jointly with South Staffordshire Sailing Club…