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GP14 Ireland are packed for Barbados!

Twenty-two Irish GP14s arrived on a drizzly wet Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at SureFreight’s Yard off the Crumlin Road, Belfast. Many thanks to Michael Rutherford and SureFright for their facilities. Racking was put in…

Irish GP14 success: Shane McCarthy & Andy Thompson

Congratulations (again!) to GP14 sailors Shane McCarthy and Andy Thompson of Greystones SC, who just missed out on the Irish Sailor of the Year 2015, but were named the Afloat Sailors of the Month in…

Excess bank charges: message for Barbados competitors

During the Worlds entry fee payments process, you have been asked to remit your entry fee direct to the Wells Fargo bank in the United States. There have been a few queries arising as a…

Zika virus: important notice

3 February 2016 To all competitors and guests attending the Barbados World Championships There is much discussion in the media at present about the Zika virus, and the BBC has put up a detailed explanation of…

Barbados update, November 2015

A busy week recently for the team organising the 2016 GP14 World Championships … and very exciting, as the week started with three of us visiting the Geest Line docks in Portsmouth. Geest Line are…

Gill Beddow honoured by RYA

Gill Beddow, South Staffs SC member, long-time GP14 sailor and Chair of the GP14 Championship Committee, will receive one of the Royal Yachting Association’s most prestigious awards from HRH the Princess Royal, President of the…