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ARTICLES FOR THE SPRING MAINSAIL

The spring Mainsail is due out in March.  As this is the 100th anniversary of women having a right to vote, we would like to include a few items regarding Women in GP14s – if you…

Mounts Bay Sweepstake

Who do you think will win the World Championships? Our Mounts Bay Sweepstake Is just for fun and entirely free! Forecast your top 10 for the GP14 GUL World Championships. The winner will receive a…

2018 Gul GP14 World Championship

More sponsors for the 2018 World Championship

The 2018 Gul GP14 World Championship is set to be the hottest ticket of the year. With six months still to go there are already 99 boats entered (as at 29 January) and 29 sponsors lined up…

See us at the Dinghy Show 2018

The GP14 International Association (us!) will again have a great stand at the show, so do come along and say hello, check out our exhibits, ask us questions! 03-04 March 2018, Alexandra Palace, London Once…

Exe Sails genoa raffle 2018

Once again Exe Sails have very generously given the Association a brand new GP14 genoa to raffle. All proceeds will go to support the GP14 Youth Training Scheme. You can buy your tickets at just £2.00 each…

Applications are Invited for the 2018 Craftinsure and E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week

The Association is extremely pleased to invite applications for our 2018 Craftinsure and E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week being run at Portland 1-6 April. Not only do GP14 youth sailors benefit from top quality coaching…

SailPics pictures from the 2017 Nationals

A reminder that there are great pictures  from the 2017 Nationals available at SailPics.co.uk Why not pop along to the site, browse the photos and maybe get your favorite hi-res photo for yourself! To encourage…

End of Seasons Championship Report

We arrived at a sunny sailing club on Saturday morning with the wind was in a great direction. Boats trickled into the boat park ready to start racing for 12:00. A traffic jam delayed a…

GP14 on Instagram!

The Association is now on social media picture sharing site Instagram. We will still be putting content on Facebook and Twitter but you now have another way to connect with us and share your images….

Irish “Hot Toddy” event report

The GP14 Annual Hot Toddy event took place over the weekend of the 14th / 15th October 2017 on beautiful Lough Owel hosted by Mullingar Sailing Club. See the full results and more on the…

Budworth SC Secure £500 Lennon sponsorship for Masters/Youths

Budworth Sailing Club is pleased to announce LENNON RACEWEAR as the main sponsor for the prestigious GP14 Masters, Grand Masters and Youths competition to be held at Budworth SC on the 28th and 29th October….

North Sails Interview and Offer

North Sails have a special offer on for us until the end of November 2017: Main, Spinnaker and Genoa for £1200 (inc VAT)! North have been doing a lot of developmental work on their GP14…

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HD New Sails Offer

HD Sails have a winter offer on new sails… Please mention GP14 Association when you contact them!

Barbados to Bolton GP14 Open

Barbados to Bolton GP14 Open – Sunday 1st October Having last sailed a GP14 off the white sandy beaches and warm steady breezes of Barbados it seems only natural that Neil Marsden and Derek Hill…

Youth and Masters Championship details

The 2017 GP14 Youth and Masters Championship will be held at Budworth Sailing Club, on 28 and 29 October 2017. Masters are 40+ but can have a crew of any age, Youths must not have…

P&B Sail Sale

Pinnell and Bax are currently running their winter discount. With 15% off individual sails and 20% off complete suits! Prices are as follows: ODL04 Laminate mainsail: £672.01 Genoa (4.55 RSQ): £312.12 Spinnaker: £322.76 Full Laminate…

Blessington Youth Training

Ten brave sailors ascended on to the picturesque lakes at Blessington Sailing Club last weekend, 9/10 Sept. for some vigorous training and a bit of fun!

SP Boats to launch a second boat design

Since he got a licence to build GP14s, SP Boats’ Managing Director Steve Parker has sold 64 in just over 18 months with another 8 on order. Following on from the success of the SP1…

Josh porter happy with consistent scores

Josh Porter at the 2017 Nationals

A great post for Josh Porter’s third diary update. Josh tells of the ups, downs (and capsizes, gear failures and successes) during the week in Looe at the 2017 Nationals. Well done Josh !

Interview with the 2017 UK National Champions

The 2017 National Championships in Looe were tense. Going into the final day of racing and Mike Senior/Chris White and Ian Dobson/Andy Tunnicliffe were within a point of each other and both gunning for the…