Posts on April 2017


Round Holes 2017

2017 Round Holes Trophy report

RED HOT COMPETITION FOR THE ROUND HOLES TROPHY The fleet may have been modest but the competition at the front was sizzling! Six Series One boats came to the line on the River Ouse in…

2017 GP14 National Championship

2017 GP14 Nationals Update

Latest Update Event is this week! See latest results and race reports here. Taking place at Looe Sailing Cub between 05 and 11 August the 2017 GP14 Nationals sold out its original allocation in just 29…

GP14 2018 World Championship

Entry for the 2018 Gul GP14 World Championship opened on 08 August at a special launch at the Looe Nationals 50 places went in the first week! The 2018 Worlds will take place at Mount’s…

2017 Inland Championships Preview

The 2017 Ginger Boats GP14 Inland Championships on 6 and 7 May look set to beat last year’s entry of 34 with strong early interest due to the popularity of Bassenthwaite Sailing Club. Sponsored by…

Midland Bell Results and News

Midland Bell Results are posted here as they are received. The series is now well underway after events at Shustoke, Chase and the Midland Championships event at Staunton Harold. Early leader

Northern Bell 2017

2017 Northern Bell Results and News

Results for the 2017 Northern Bell Series will be posted here as they are received. The Northern Bell is running thick and fast through the spring with open events every fortnight. Plus the Northern…

Mounts Bay S.C. Perth, Australia

NEWS FROM DOWN UNDER

In Perth the Australian contingent is getting out the winter woollies, with temperatures dropping down into the 20s we have drawn the curtains on another season and now revert to our ‘once-a-month’ winter series. It…

Ladies that Launch!

After the success of last year’s ladies training at South Staffs Sailing Club we have been asked to run another session this year. We have been offered Sunday 16 July at Welsh Harp Sailing Club….

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Full Report

Watch the video The GP14 Youth Training Week has been an annual fixture in the GP14 calendar for many years, thanks to the memorial fund set up in the name E Howard-Davies, a former Secretary…

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Day 5

The guest coach on day 5 was British Sailing Team 470 sailor Sophie Weguelin and the focus of the day was on starting strategy and race strategy. There was a cherpy breeze and conditions good for practicing how…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 4

Today’s guest coach for day 4 of the GP14 Youth Training Week was Andy Davies from HD Sails. After a quick briefing on mark rounding, hovering and starts it looked like there would be enough…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 3

The wind was up to a good force 5 today resulting in quite a few capsizes! Neil and Storm began the day with a classroom session on starting followed by transit exercises in the dinghy park before launching…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 2

Today’s guest coach Neil Marsden started with a session on boat tuning followed by an early lunch and long afternoon on the water. Unfortunately a Port-Starboard incident caused some boat damage but no injuries. Luckily Chris…

E-Howard-Davies Youths with CraftInsure Hoodies

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Day 1 – Thank you Craftinsure!

8 UK sailor and 4 Irish sailors arrived at Portland on Sunday 9 April for the E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week and were issued with smart team hoodies kindly donated by Craftinsure. On Monday morning house parents…

2017 Midland Area Championships

Report by Charles Saunders   The second event of the Craftinsure Super 8 series took place over the balmy weekend of 8th/9th April at Staunton Harold Sailing club in the   heart of the Midlands.  When…

Midlands Championship Results and Report

The 2017 Midland Area Championship
Held on 08 & 09 April 2017 at Staunton Harold Sailing Club. Results are now published
Click here for the RESULTS