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Women in GP14 sailing 2021 Three great zoom webinar chats from top female sailors, available to watch in our Video Gallery! Check it out here

Women’s Sailing Festival

Women’s Sailing Festival – Three Zoom Seminars by women sailors 24,25,27 May – Join Us!

World Sailing News Q1 2021

Dinghy Show 2021

RYA dinghy show 2021 Dinghy Show Talks We hosted a great series of talks using “Zoom” and these are now available on our YouTube channel. To watch any talk just click the title or picture!  Youth champion…

GP14 No 57

Opportunity not to be missed

Jack Austin’s boat, number 57 (Puck), is looking for a new home. Jack Austin, who designed the GP14, built the boat himself in 1952.
It has real provenance and must be worth saving.

See details in our…

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…


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.