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…

Edward Ramsden MBE 1938-2019

Edward Ramsden MBE 1938-2019 On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Edward Ramsden, loving husband and father of three children, passed away at the age of 81. Edward (Eddie) was born May 20, 1938 in Pelaw, Tyne…

2019 UK Nationals Final Results

TITLE SPONSOR @allenbrotherssailing The GP14 UK National Championship 2019 – The South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club, Abersoch.   At the end of a mixed week weather-wise, the final results are in! Final Results – GP14 UK…

Nationals Update – Day 5

Race 7 abandoned today, as the wind decided it had done enough so far this week so dropped below the six knot minimum needed to race… However, you could enjoy reading the race report filed…

Nationals update – Day 4

TITLE SPONSOR @allenbrotherssailing The GP14 UK National Championship 2019 – The South Caernarvonshire Yacht Club, Abersoch. See the full results here  and event photos here Wednesday 7th August Day 4 of the event, but only…

2020 World Championship Promotion

We are pleased to launch TWO Prize Draws – enter SOON in our web shop

UK Nationals Update – Day 2

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Race 1 winners

2019 GP14 UK Nationals Results

Yes, the GP14 Allen UK National Championship is underway at Abersoch. See the current leaders and full results!

Countdown to the Allen GP14 UK Nationals

Get ready for the GP14 UK Nationals! Starting this weekend we shall provide regular updates during the week so check back for the latest on our website at

Not too late to enter!

With less than 2 weeks to go, you can still join us for the Allen GP14 National Championship 2019! It’s easy to enter on line via our website Shop at   With thanks to…