2016 GP14 National Championships Event Page

The event may have finished but long may the memories live on. If they don’t you can read all about the 2016 GP14 National Championships at Pwllheli CraftinsureSailing Club, part of the Craftinsure Super 6 Series below!

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Race and Rum Punch Reports (including Naff Awards!)



Results

Prizes and Race Sponsors

We are always grateful to our Race Sponsors for their support of Championship events. Below you will find the daily prize list (including what is up for grabs) and sponsor details.

Day 1 (Sunday)
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English Braids and SP Boats sponsoring Race 1.

POSITION WINNER PRIZE
1ST GOLD Shane MacCarthy & Andy Thompson SPLICING TOOL
1st SILVER Frank Nickless & Ben Pickering SPLICING TOOL
1ST  BRONZE Peter and Stephen Boyle SPLICING TOOL
1st LADY HELM Helen Allen WINE  X 1
1ST ALL YOUTH BOAT Ben Swainson and Poppy James WINE X 2
SAME FAMILY Mike & Liz Senior WINE  X 2

Day 2 (Monday)

Zhik Sponsoring Race 2

Tested and proven, Zhik gear is the clear winning choice of Olympic and World zhik-logo-ZHIK-med-reschampions around the world. Fast wet gear products including the revolutionary T2 harness for trapeze sailors, PowerPads for hiking sailors, Superwarm Wetsuits, Microfleece, Hybrid gear and high tech footwear. Gear for dinghy sailing, yachting, paddling, SUP boarding and kite board racing, join the growing league of athletes who are embracing brilliantly waterproof breathable & durable gear in events such as the America’s Cup, Vendée Globe & Sydney to Hobart. Shop direct with Zhik online or find a retailer near you for high performance wetsuits, thermals and much more.

www.zhik.com

Tristan Hutt: Tristan@zhik.com

POSITION WINNER CLUB PRIZE
1ST GOLD Alan Blay & David Johnston Sutton DC GLOVES/ WOOL HAT
2nd  GOLD Shane MacCarthy & Andy Thompson Greystones SC 2 X GLOVES
3RD GOLD Mike & Liz Senior South Staffs SC 1 DOYLE BAG

LARGE SPANDEX

1ST SILVER Lewis Coppinger & Meg Hicklin South Staffs SC 2 X GREY ZHIK POLOS
2ND SILVER Paul & Tom Simes Cardiff Bay SC 2 X VISAS
3RD SILVER Richard Ham & Vicki Ford Tollesbury SC/ South Staffs SC 2 X VISAS
1ST BRONZE Peter & Stephen Boyle Sutton SC 2 EXE SAIL BAGS
2ND BRONZE Ciaron & Tim Jones Holyhead SC 2 VISAS
3RD BRONZE Jacob Murray & Richard Abendstern Toddbrook SC 2 VISAS

Typhoon Covers sponsoring Race 3
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Typhoon Covers manufacture and supply a range of textile based products for the boat enthusiast. Run by sailing enthusiasts. We’ve been making covers since 1985 so understand the needs of sailors and what they are looking for. We use only quality materials. Our top covers are made from 450gsm PVC Polyester, not to be confused with the cheap imports which may shrink. It is tough, UV treated, long lasting and waterproof with no shrinkage. All necessary fastenings, including webbing under hull straps and nylon quick release buckles, are supplied.

John Siggers: sales@typhooncovers.com

POSITION WINNER CLUB PRIZE
1ST GOLD  Shane MacCarthy and Andy Thompson  Greystones SC MAST COVER
1ST SILVER  Frank Nickless and Ben Pickering  Chase SC/Dovey SC MAST COVER
1ST BRONZE  Andy Wadsworth and Andy Shrimpton  Welsh Harp SC BOAT COVER

Day 3 (Tuesday)

SP Boats sponsoring Races 4 and 5

With eighteen years’ experience in the marine trade, Steve Parker can offer the most sp logoextensive knowledge of sailing dinghy under one roof. We have built boats such as GP14s, Solos, Enterprises, Albacores, Miracle, Mirror, Streakers, Hornets, etc. We have also fitted out countless boats from the most basic to the most technical such as Flying 15s, Merlin’s, Fireballs, International 14s, Phantoms, etc. With this wealth of knowledge we can sort any of your sailing needs. Steve Parker Boats offer a full range of Dinghy Covers for quick no fuss delivery, we manufacture in house flat, overboom and under covers, we can also make custom made boat covers.

Steve Parker: info@spboats.co.uk

Race 4

POSITION WINNER CLUB PRIZE
1ST GOLD  Mike and Liz Senior  South Staffs SC WINE X 2
2nd GOLD  Sam Watson and Andy Hunter  Nantwich SC WINE X 2
1ST  SILVER  Richard Ham and Vicky Ford  Tollesbury SC/South Staffs SC WINE X 2
2ND SILVER  Frank Nickless and Ben Pickering  Chase SC/Dovey SC WINE X 2
1ST BRONZE  Ciaron and Tim Jones  Holyhead SC WINE X 2
2ND BRONZE  Helen Allen and Maciej Malyjaszczuk  Welsh Harp SC WINE X 2

Race 5

POSITION WINNER CLUB PRIZE
1ST YOUTH HELM  Peter Boyle  Sutton DC  DRINKS X 2
1ST ALL YOUTH BOAT  Jacob Murray and Richard Abenstern  Todbrook SC DRINKS X 2
1ST LADY HELM  Helen Allen  Welsh Harp WINE X 2
1ST SAME FAMILY  Mike and Liz Senior  South Staffs SC WINE X 2
1ST COMBINED UNDER 45 YRS  Fergus Barnham and Ellie Devereux  Northampton SC/Budworth SC WINE X 2
1ST OVER 45 HELM AND CREW  Ian Willis and Keith Dutton  South Staffs SC WINE X 2

Day 4 (Thursday)

English Braids sponsoring Races 6 and 7EB-logo

English Braids is a UK based privately owned, manufacturer of ropes, cords and Braids. Production capabilities range from 0.5mm through to 80mm in diameter in a variety of constructions.

English Braids has developed lines that are individually designed to meet the precision required to sail dinghies at the top level, each with a specific purpose and role. English Braids is the choice of many of the UK dinghy designs where priority has been placed on quality and longevity. English Braids is highly active in the event circuit ensuring that feedback is achieved at grass roots, while our sponsorships allow professional input into the product range and direction.

Justin Jones: justin.jones@englishbraids.com

RACE 6

POSITION WINNER CLUB PRIZE
1ST GOLD Mike & Liz Senior South Staffs Sailing Club SPLICING TOOL
2nd GOLD Shane MacCarthy & Andy Thompson Greystones SC SPLICING TOOL
1ST  SILVER Richard Ham & Vicki Ford Tollesbury SC/South Staffs Sailing Club SPLICING TOOL
2ND SILVER Paul & Tom Simes Cardiff Bay SC SPLICING TOOL
1ST BRONZE Ciaron & Tim  Jones Holyhead Dinghy Club SPLICING TOOL
2ND BRONZE John & Catherine Toone Chelmarsh SC SPLICING TOOL

RACE 7

POSITION WINNER CLUB PRIZE
1ST ALL YOUTH BOAT Ben Swainson & Poppy Jones Southport SC SPLICING TOOL
1ST LADY HELM Ann Penny Derwent Res SC SPLICING TOOL
1ST SAME FAMILY Mike & Liz Senior South Staffs Sailing Club SPLICING TOOL
1ST YOUTH HELM Ben Swainson Southport SC SPLICING TOOL
1ST COMBINED AGE UNDER 45 YRS Lewis Coppinger & Meg Hicklin South Staffs Sailing Club SPLICING TOOL
1ST OVER 45 HELM AND CREW Ian Willis & Keith Dutton South Staffs Sailing Club SPLICING TOOL

Day 5 (Friday) – Overall Prizes

Special Trophies

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Awarded to these who are Highest Placed Overall Awarded To

 

The Banner-Mendus Memorial Trophy Helm and Crew who are both over 45 years of age on 1st January in the year of the Championship  Ian Willis & Keith Dutton – South Staffs Sailing Club
The Castanet Junior Trophy Junior Helm who will not achieve his/her 19th birthday by 31st December in the year of the Championship Nick Devereux – Budworth Sailing Club
The Gwen Davies Trophy Female Crew  Liz Senior – South Staffs Sailing Club
The Hamble Trophy Boat Helmed and Crewed by members of the same family  Mike and Liz Senior – South Staffs Sailing Club
All Youth Boat  Jacob Murray & Richard Abendstern – Toddbrook Sailing Club
Youngest Competitor Joel James – Southport Sailing Club
The Small Craft Trophy

 

Female Helm  Hellen Allen – Welsh Harp Sailing Club
The Yachts & Yachting Trophy

 

Helm and Crew whose combined ages do not exceed 45 in the year of the Championship  Fergus Barnham & Ellie Devereux – Northampton Sailing Club/Budworth Sailing Club
Team Trophy

The Sandgrounder Cup

The Club Team Trophy, the highest placed Gold, Silver and Bronze fleet boat from the same club.  South Staffs Sailing Club

Individual Races 2016

Trophy For Awarded To
The Dovey Trophy

 

Winner, Race 1

Winning Crew, Race 1

Shane MacCarthy & Andy Thompson – Greystones SC
The Windermere Trophy Winner, Race 2 Shane MacCarthy & Andy Thompson- Greystones Sailing Club
The New Quay Trophy Winner, Race 3 + crew Alan Blay & David Johnston – Sutton Dinghy Club
The Holyhead Trophy

Colin Lyons Crew’s Trophy

Winner, Race 4+ crew Mike Senior

Liz Senior  – South Staffs Sailing Club

The Marlow Trophy Winner, Race 5+ crew Shane MacCarthy & Andy Thompson
The NW Sailboat Trophy Winner, Race 6 + crew Mike & Liz Senior – South Staffs Sailing Club
Winner, Race 7 + crew Mike & Liz Senior – South Staffs Sailing Club
Winner, Race 8 + crew Shane MacCarthy & Andy Thompson – Greystones SC
Winner, Race 9 + crew Shane MacCarthy &  Andy Thompson- Greystones SC

Overall Prizes 2016

1.   Bronze Fleet

Trophy For Awarded To
3rd overall Helen Allen & Maciej Malyaszczuk – Welsh Harp Sailing Club
2nd overall  Jacob Murray & Richard Adendstern – Toddbrook Sailing Club
The Nauticus Trophy Bronze Fleet winner  Ciaron & Tim Jones – Holyhead DC

2.   Silver Fleet

Trophy For Awarded To
3rd overall Richard Ham & Vicki Ford –  Tollesbury SC/South Staffs SC
2nd overall Paul & Tom Simes – Cardiff Bay SC
The Sussex & Berkshire Trophy Silver Fleet winner Frank Nickless & Ben Pickering – Chase SC

3.   Championship

Trophy For Awarded To
The Llandudno Town Trophy 6th place Andrew Clewer & Mark Taylor – Poole YC
The Llandudno Trophy

 

5th place Sam Watson & Andy Hunter – Nantwich & Border SC
The City of Plymouth Trophy 4th place Ian Willis & Keith Dutton – South Staffs SC
The GP Association Trophy 3rd place Fergus Barnham & Ellie Devereux – Northampton SC/Budworth
The Martini Trophy 2nd place Mike & Liz Senior – South Staffs Sailing Club
The Bowman Trophy Leading Crew Andy Thompson
The Bell Trophy Champion Shane MacCarthy – Greystones SC

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