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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!

Virtual Race – Spring Championship

FINAL RESULTS:  GP14 Spring Champs RESULTS In partnership with the RYA, we are pleased to announce our E-Sailing 2020 Spring Championships. The event will start with a series of heats on Friday afternoon 8th May and…

COVID-19 CANCELLATIONS

The Covid 19 continues to be a matter of concern for all of us across the world. Your committee have taken a number of key decisions, Particularly about the World Championship, The UK National Championship…

Cancelled Events

Regrettably, in the light of current advice some events are being cancelled. This page will be updated as events progress and further information is advised by the clubs. Events currently cancelled June – 2020 National…

Midland Area Training 14th March

Reminder: The next training event us at South Staffs on Saturday 14th March. 

Full details on the Event page https://www.gp14.org/events/midland-area-training/

ARTICLES FOR SPRING MAINSAIL DUE 2ND MARCH

The spring Mainsail is due out mid March, so now is your opportunity to add your bit.  Please forward copy to [email protected]  or post to the office by: MONDAYS, 2ND MARCH Thanks Julie Courtney GP14 Association…

Midland Areas Championship

Event entry is now open in our Shop, with full details in the Notice of Race on that page. Click here

Advice and Help with your GP14

Help with your GP14 – Would you like some advice and help?  We are looking to provide training for sailors who are either very new to the class, or those who are only just ready to try…

Reflections on sailing 24 hrs for charity

One month on from sailing the 53rd West Lancs YC 24 Hour Race on their own and two brothers from The Chase Sailing Club have raised over £1,700 for charity. Eden and Josh Hyland are more…

Films from 1960s of vintage boats racing in York

These two early films are stored in the Yorkshire Film Archive, and give a fascinating view of early racing in GP14s – of especial interest to current owners of early vintage boats! Many thanks to…

GP14 Open Meeting Report at Bolton

  29th September 2019 With a weather forecast that included flood warnings, it was a small fleet of 8 boats that took part in the final event of the Northern Bell Series.  The rain never…

Hampton SC Open Meeting report

GP14 Open Meeting – Southern Travellers Hampton S.C – 22nd September 2019   Despite a forecast of heavy thundery showers there was a good turn out of home sailors, joined by one stalwart visitor giving…

Southern Championship Report

GP14 Southern Championship at Leigh on Sea Sailing Club – Saturday 31st August / Sunday 1st September
A small but select group of 13 GP14s gathered at Leigh on Sea SC for the Southern Area Championship…

Racing for the FULL 24 Hours at Southport

Two brothers from The Chase Sailing Club will be taking on the full 24 hour race challenge at West Lancs YC this year for advocacy charity POhWER.

Midland Bell – South Staffs Race Report

19 boats came to South Staffs SC to contest the penultimate round of the 2019 Midland Bell series. This was quite possibly the strongest fleet assembled so far this season on the local circuit

Skerries Promo Winner is…

Congratulations to Ciaran Keogh, an 18 year old sailor from Ireland, who is the winner of the FREE ENTRY to the 2020 Skerries World Championship!

Allen 2019 GP14 UK National Championships Final Report

Read the excellent final report on the Allen 2019 GP14 UK National Championships, written by top sailor Mike Senior and the GP14 “Championship Chair” Vanessa Devereux. Allen GP14 UK National Championships final report  

Szymon on the beat

2019 GP14 Nationals Racing Report

What was it like to compete in the 2019 Allen UK GP14 National Championship? Szymon Matyjaszczuk gives his thoughts day by day in his excellent report below!

Advanced Cruiser Training Weekend

In response to a specific request from a member,  we are offering an Advanced Cruiser Training Weekend at Graffham Sailing Club on the weekend of October 12th/13th.    Possibly arriving on the Friday evening,  and…