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2016 GP14 Masters and Youths Championships Report

A beautiful summer’s day at the Welsh Harp, twenty-nine boats gathered to contest the 2016 GP14 Masters/Youths Championships over the weekend of 16 and 17 July. The weed boat had seen more use in recent…

Ullswater Cruising/Camping Weekend with York RI SC

GP14 Association members were again kindly invited to join York RI Sailing Club on their annual weekend (24–26 June 2016) of cruising and camping on the extensive and beautiful waters of Ullswater in the Lake…

2016 GP14 Scottish Area Championships

Arran Yacht Club, 18/19 June 2016. Photos by Gavin Fulton. Report to follow …

Richard Estaugh Fund Launched at Chase SC

Chase Sailing Club, the home club of multi Dinghy Champion Richard Estaugh, was delighted to be invited to host the launch of The Richard Estaugh Fund during their GP14 Open Meeting on Sunday 5 June….

Notice of 2016 AGM

The 66th Annual General Meeting of the International GP14 Class Association will be held at Pwllheli Sailing Club on Tuesday 23 August 2016. Please note that it is on the Tuesday during the National Championship…

Riocard O’Tiarnaigh Challenge, Swords, 21/22 May

The Riocard O’Tiarnaigh Challenge was held at Swords Sailing and Boating Club on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 of May. It was sailed as a combined event with the Purcell Trophy this year due to…

Launch of the Richard Estaugh Fund

Chase SC, Sunday, 5 June at 16.00 hrs The International GP14 Association is pleased to invite all friends and family to attend the launch of the Richard Estaugh Fund. The launch will take place at…

Purcell Championship 2016

The Irish GP 14 fleet returned to domestic competition at the weekend after a very enjoyable World Championship in Barbados over Easter, made all the more enjoyable when we had an Irish winner in Shane…

Bolton S.C

Bolton, 7/8 May 2016: very like Barbados

It was with plenty of tongue in cheek that the advertisement for the Bolton GP14 Open on Sunday 8 May referred to the event as the Barbados of the North, so most would still have…

GP14 training, summer 2016

Back from Barbados? Capsized too often? Wish you could sail your GP14 better? … Didn’t go to Barbados? Envious? Want to hone your skills for the next championship? … Never fear! We have just the…

Barbados – a thank-you from the GP14 Association President

At the end of a most enjoyable and successful 2016 GP14 World Championship in Barbados can I take this opportunity to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who helped make it happen including our…

And the winner is …

No, not them. We all know by now that Shane MacCarthy and Andy Davies (pictured right) are the new GP14 World Champions. And congratulations to them! No, the winner in question here is the winner of…

2016 GP14 World Championship Coverage

The 2016 GP14 World Championships has been a fantastic success with 105 boats taking part in the 10 race championship, links to all of the results, photos, videos and write ups can be found below….

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 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…

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…

Barbados – latest news

Just over 5 weeks to go … There are so many things to do and see on Barbados, apart from the beaches. I am pleased to announce that Sun Group Inc. have come on board…

Packing for Barbados

32 boats packed at Aldridge Wow what a day! All the containers arrived earlier than their designated time and so packing started at 8.30 am. Many thanks to RMD Kwikform, as the site made for…