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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…

2018 Gul GP14 World Championship

30th Sponsor Announced for the Worlds!

The 2018 Gul GP14 World Championships is still five months away but we have 106 boats already registered and we now have our 30th confirmed sponsor, Primal Supplements. Primal has been created by GP14 sailor…

Come Cruising With Us!

It’s not all about racing! If you enjoy just sailing in your GP14 then come cruising with us! We have several cruising events planned for this year and you can be assured of a warm…

Association Accounts

Members may now view the audited GP14 International Association accounts for 2017. You must be logged in, then visit the Members Library and follow the link there.

Mounts Bay Sweepstake

Who do you think will win the World Championships? Our Mounts Bay Sweepstake Is just for fun and entirely free! Forecast your top 10 for the GP14 GUL World Championships. The winner will receive a…

2018 Gul GP14 World Championship

More sponsors for the 2018 World Championship

The 2018 Gul GP14 World Championship is set to be the hottest ticket of the year. With six months still to go there are already 99 boats entered (as at 29 January) and 29 sponsors lined up…

Book review by Hugh Brazier

Clive Eplett, Club Sailor: from back to front.  “Some of the books Liz has asked me to review for recent issues of Mainsail have proved pretty heavy-going, so this time I went and found one for myself at…

See us at the Dinghy Show 2018

The GP14 International Association (us!) will again have a great stand at the show, so do come along and say hello, check out our exhibits, ask us questions! 03-04 March 2018, Alexandra Palace, London Once…

The GP14 – all you need to know

This poster designed by Mandy Mitchell of Winsford Flash sailing club was produced to display at their Open Day this weekend.  If you would like to download a copy to display at your event to…

A smooth bottom is a fast bottom

A smooth bottom is a fast bottom. Is the bottom of your boat smooth enough? You can’t be a sailor and not be a scientist. Every time you leave the dock, you become part aerodynamicist…

Advice for Towing from Craftinsure

It is that time of year when many of us leave our boats for a while and concentrate on something a little warmer, However, since you are not using your boat, we suggest now is…

Applications are Invited for the 2018 Craftinsure and E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week

The Association is extremely pleased to invite applications for our 2018 Craftinsure and E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week being run at Portland 1-6 April. Not only do GP14 youth sailors benefit from top quality coaching…

SailPics pictures from the 2017 Nationals

A reminder that there are great pictures  from the 2017 Nationals available at SailPics.co.uk Why not pop along to the site, browse the photos and maybe get your favorite hi-res photo for yourself! To encourage…

End of Seasons Championship Report

We arrived at a sunny sailing club on Saturday morning with the wind was in a great direction. Boats trickled into the boat park ready to start racing for 12:00. A traffic jam delayed a…