News


Paul Rowan, Sad News

Curly Morris, GP14 Assocation President says “It was with sadness that I learned of Paul Rowan’s death on Saturday 23rd January. I have known Paul since I started to learn to sail in 1957 in…

E-Sailing Winter Championship

We are pleased to announce this E-Sailing series of TWELVE races, taking place over 3 dates (3rd,10th & 17th Feb.) with FOUR races on each date.

NOTE: Only ONE entry is required for the series – Sail…

GP 796 “Ventura” soon to be back afloat

This is a fascinating article by Betty Armstrong on the history and restoration of GP 796 “Ventura”, originally owned by Ernie Mawhinney. Betty Armstrong is Afloat and Yachting Life‘s Northern Ireland Correspondent and would have sailed against…

GP14 SUPER AWARDS 2020

Steve Cooper Sailing Captain at Welsh Harp Sailing Club has forged a clear and considered path to get us back racing during this strange year, ably supported by all the committee.     Richard Street…

Discovered – 1985 World Champs Video

Just discovered and added to our Gallery/Video page! Video of  the 1985 World championships at Mumbles – lots of wind, 196 boats in the gate start – it’s sure to be fun 🙂 and see…

Report from Frensham Pond Open – Oct 2020

We are pleased to say that Frensham Pond were able to hold their GP14 Open event on 11th October 2020 – read the report below Frensham Pond SC GP14 Open 2020

Report from Hampton SC Open – Sept 2020

Thanks to George Bell, the GP14 Captain at Hampton S.C for this report on their Open event 27th Sept. 2020. Hampton Sailing Club GP Open Report 27-9-2020

Update: Frensham Pond Open

We are pleased to announce that Frensham Pond are planning to host the open scheduled for 11th October. The plan is to have a joint open with Enterprises & Larks. Full details on the Event page.

August News

In our August News our president reflects on the current situation and our events over the last month. For this and lots more news see our August E-Newsletter which is mailed to all members. If…

A great opportunity to help us!

The Association is seeking an enthusiastic volunteer to take over the role of Secretary. If you would like to play an active part at the heart of our great organisation and discover new opportunities to…

Top Sailor Seminars

we invited a number of world class championship winners and all-round top helms and crews to give “virtual seminars”!. The result was three evenings of fascinating insights into the preparation for major events, race prep…

Fourteen GP14’s racing

Fourteen GP14’s racing!  Chill out and enjoy this video from Budworth S.C. filmed Monday night in lovely sunny weather, with fourteen GP14 boats on the water (plus laser and junior toppers). Thanks to Kevin for…

GP14 E-Sailing World Championship 2020

  We invite all active GP14 sailors to join our E-Sailing GP14 World Championship 2020, sponsored by Craftinsure. This will be held on 25th and 26th July 2020. Entry closes at midnight Thursday 23rd July…

E-Sailing Irish National Championship

We invite all active GP14 sailors to join our E-Sailing Irish National Championship, sponsored by Craftinsure. This will be held on 4th and 5th July 2020.

Results for 2020 UK Nationals

This year the 2020 UK Nationals event was held as an E-Sailing “Virtual Regatta” series of races, with 5 races in two flights to qualify, leading to the final five “medal” races. See the results…

e-Sailing UK National Championships

Online entry is now open for our 70th Anniversary GP14 e-Sailing UK National Championships, sponsored by Craftinsure. Please join the event by entering via our website Shop 

GP14 eSailing Series 2020

As the current coronavirus situation continues and prevents large gatherings, we are pleased to announce the creation of the Craftinsure GP14 eSailing Events 2020  Further details on each event will be published shortly, followed by…

Affordable Classic GP14

This article was published in Classic Boat magazine,  June 2020,  in their Affordable Classic series,  and is reproduced by kind permission of their Editor.

eSailing Spring Championship Entry closes 12:00 today

UPDATE: Our eSailing Spring Championship entry period has been extended until 12:00 noon today 7th May, so head on over to our Shop and join the racing!