Posts on August 2017


Bassenthwaite Cruising Capers - group photo

Bassenthwaite Cruising Capers

Over the long August Bank Holiday, the GP14 Cruising section organised a fun weekend event: Bassenthwaite Cruising Capers. This sounds brilliant, and certainly gained a new enthusiast in the shape of our Association secretary Steve Parry, who…

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Irish Nationals 2017

The GP14 2017 Irish Nationals were held on 19th-21st August at Ballyholme Yacht Club. 29 boats competed which included one visiting team from the UK – John Hayes, an ex 470 campaigner from Southport who…

Testing Photo hosting options

Test sites for new GP14 Assoc photos. ISSUE: Picassa was ideal, but Google photos is not so good – it allows people to “follow” and adds their profile pictures above the photo, which looks very…

Training Report and Video – Looe 4&5 August 2017

Ten boats arrived for sea training on the Friday and Saturday before the 2017 UK National Championships at Looe. The off-shore wind meant conditions in the dinghy park where not representative of the lively breeze in…

2018 Gul GP14 World Championship Event Update

Entry for the 2018 Gul GP14 World Championship opened on 08 August at a special launch at the Looe Nationals and already 50 places have been taken in a week! The 2018 Worlds will take…

2017 GP14 National Championship – Days 3, 4 & 5

Day 3 and after the day that will gone down in the GP14 folk lore as ‘Black Flag Monday’ we were thankfully back to gate starts for Tuesday and races 4 and 5. Although there…

2017 GP14 National Championship

2017 GP14 National Championship -Final Results & Prizes

The final results for the 2017 GP14 National Championship, plus the prize lists, are now available here. Key parts of all the races were captured on video, you can see them in our Video Gallery

2017 GP14 National Championship – Days 1 & 2

Looe Sailing Club, 06 & 07 August Glorious sunshine greeted the competitors for the first day of the 2017 GP14 National Championships, part of the Craftinsure Super 8 Series, as 64 boats rigged on the…

Win free entry to the 2018 Worlds!

Tuesday 8th August is the Launch of the 2018 World Championship at Mounts Bay Sailing Club. Entry is now open  online and at Looe Sailing Club with a paper entry form. There is a draw…

2017 GP14 National Championship

GP14 Nationals – Results

Results for Day 1 of the National Championship at Looe S.C. Please click here