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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!

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. UPDATE 5th-August-2020   Events currently cancelled June…

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…