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2018 End of Season Championship Report

When you have a championship where the first 5 boats are separated by a mere 3 points you know it’s been a competitive one! That was the case at the GP14 End of Season champs…

York RI Round Holes Trophy 2018

YORK RI’S ROUND HOLES TROPHY GOES AHEAD IN CHALLENGING CONDITIONS You do not need a big fleet to have an afternoon of close racing and great fun at York RI Sailing Club. This was amply…

South Staffs SC

End of Season Championship – Event entry now open

Entry is now open for our 2018 End of Season Championship, which will be held at South Staffs Sailing Club on 13th & 14th October. Event Details are here: https://www.gp14.org/events/2018-end-season-championship/ and online entry is available from…

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2018 Gul GP14 World Championship

Latest Race Results Race Reports, Photos and Tracking Details Prize Winners About the Event About our Sponsors Archive News     Latest Race Results Day 5 – Final Results GP14 World Championships Results – 03…

2018 Gul GP14 World Championship – Day 3

By Michelle Evans, Photos by Lee Whitehead – see the photo gallery here Day 3 of the 2018 Gul GP14 World Championship was the second day of racing, and it looked like champagne conditions, sunny…

2018 Gul GP14 World Championship - A warm Welcome to all sailors on Day 1, despite the gale force winds © Michelle Evans

Gul 2018 GP14 World Championships – Day 1

After a six-week heat wave it was fitting that the start of the school holidays, and the start of the Gul 2018 GP14 World Championship, should start with ripping squalls and rain showers. Regardless of…

Bassenthwaite GP14 Open 2018

An enjoyable weekend’s sailing at Bass. Shifting winds led to some testing conditions on the Saturday. There was little sign of Dave/Joe in the first race who left Mike/Eric to battle with Val/Ken who were…

Chase GP14 Training

At times it is easier to knit fog than organise the GP14 fleet at Chase so knowing I like a challenge I was set the task of organising some training for the Worlds. With a planned…

GP14 Northern Area Championships

  GP14 Northern Area Championships at Bolton SC If unbroken sunshine and a warm breeze is what you wanted for a weekend’s sailing then Bolton SC was the place to be, however if you were also…

GP14 Worlds – Runners and Riders

With a Gold Fleet entry currently standing at 56 out of the 130 boats the competition at this year’s Worlds will be tough. So tough in fact that there will be a ‘Platinum Fleet’ introduced…

Midland Bell event at SHSC 28.04.18

By Charles Saunders, Photos Ann Nugent and Ben Walker Sandwiched between the Midland Championship at Chase the weekend before and the Inlands at Bala next weekend there were some worries about turnout to this event…

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…

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…

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…

Budworth SC Secure £500 Lennon sponsorship for Masters/Youths

Budworth Sailing Club is pleased to announce LENNON RACEWEAR as the main sponsor for the prestigious GP14 Masters, Grand Masters and Youths competition to be held at Budworth SC on the 28th and 29th October….

SP Boats to launch a second boat design

Since he got a licence to build GP14s, SP Boats’ Managing Director Steve Parker has sold 64 in just over 18 months with another 8 on order. Following on from the success of the SP1…

Interview with the 2017 UK National Champions

The 2017 National Championships in Looe were tense. Going into the final day of racing and Mike Senior/Chris White and Ian Dobson/Andy Tunnicliffe were within a point of each other and both gunning for the…