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2018 Gul GP14 World Championship

Get your Worlds kit, less than 1 week until the shop shuts!

You can only get your Worlds clothing in advance there will be no sales after 11pm on 15 June. The clothing online shop is now open and taking orders for Worlds clothing. On offer are…

Northern Bell event at BudworthSC

 A glorious sunny day greeted the sailors arriving at Budworth Mere last Sunday, with a light westerly wind hopes rose that a thermal wind would arrive. But by the time the race briefing by PRO…

GP14 Worlds – Runners and Riders

With a Gold Fleet entry currently standing at 56 out of the 130 boats the competition at this year’s Worlds will be tough. So tough in fact that there will be a ‘Platinum Fleet’ introduced…

OK, So we have to talk about GDPR !!

The weather’s been great, there have been some great sailing events so far this year in the International GP14 Class, and the Championship Committee have some great events lined up for the rest of the…

2018 Ulster Championship Report and Results

Congratulations to Shane MacCarthy and crew Andy Davis taking the 2018 Ulster Championships over a sunny weekend at Donaghadee SC. Silver fleet winner was Peter & Stephen Boyle with Peter also taking the Ulster Youth…

Hollingworth SC

Training Update

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Midland Bell event at SHSC 28.04.18

By Charles Saunders, Photos Ann Nugent and Ben Walker Sandwiched between the Midland Championship at Chase the weekend before and the Inlands at Bala next weekend there were some worries about turnout to this event…

New Subscription Option for Republic of Ireland Membership

Until now we have only offered payment options in pounds sterling for membership renewal. We have created a Euro Bank account for the International GP14 Class Association which is available now for payment of annual…

GP14 Inland and Welsh Championships Preview

Online entries are now open for the 2018Inland and Welsh Championships which return to the popular Bala lake. The event will take place on 05 and 06 May at Bala Sailing Club. The event is always popular…

GP14 Chase Midland Areas Attracts World and National Champions

38 boats turned up at the Chase Sailing Club over the weekend of 21 and 22 April for the GP14 Midland Area Championships to be greeted by the sailing holy grail of sunshine, wind and…

O’Tiarnaigh Challenge Report

Swords Sailing & Boating Club O’Tiarnaigh Challenge 14/15 April 2018 The forecast for the O’Tiarnaigh Challenge 2018 was moderate to fresh breeze for the Saturday and strong breeze and up to 30knots of gusts for…

Youth & Masters Championships Race Report

The sailing season has officially started with Poole Yacht Club hosting the Youth and Master Championships last weekend. Six youths competed along side 21 masters each with competitive racing. (Results below) Youth Champion Nick Devereux…

Spring Cruising Weekend in the Lake District

Spring Cruising Weekend at Bassenthwaite S.C. and Derwent Water 26th to 28th May Bassenthwaite Sailing Club will be open for camping and launching and we shall have full use of all the clubhouse facilities, including…

2018 Midland Bell

Midland Bell Results and News

Midland Bell Results are posted here as they are received. The series is now well underway after events at Shustoke, Chase and the Midland Championships event at Staunton Harold. Early leader

2018 Craftinsure and E Howard-Davies GP14 Youth Training Week

Daily reports will be posted here so check back each day for the latest update. DAY 1 Eight sailors were welcomed at the Andrew Simpson Watersports Centre by Head Coach James Parker-Mowbray for the first…

2018 Midland Area Championship Preview

Part of the Midland Bell Series and the Super Six Series, this year’s Midland Area Championships will take place at The Chase Sailing Club on 21 and 22 April. The current Midland Area Champions are…

GP14 Youth and Masters Championships Preview

Online entries are now open for the 2018 Youth and Masters Championships. The event will take place on 07 and 08 April at Poole Yacht Club. The event is always popular with last year’s Masters having 24…

World Championships Field Visits

The Dinghy Show at the beginning of the month was a good opportunity for the World’s Team (Gill, Michelle, Sam, Sarah and Monkey, minus Tom) to meet and greet with some of our sponsors including title…

Welcome to the Worlds – introducing the Southport Swim Team

The 2018 Gul GP14 World Championships is set to be massive for the Class. With five months to go there are 108 boats entered and 31 sponsors signed up. As part of the build-up we…

Dinghy Show 2018 Stand Poster

DINGHY SHOW 2018 Beats the Beast from the East

  Snow was falling steadily as we built our Dinghy Show stand in near-freezing conditions in the Great Hall at Alexandra Palace on the Friday afternoon. But that unquenchable enthusiasm for the GP14 burned within…