Training


Race Training with Ian Dobson

Race Training Event with coach Ian Dobson!

We are delighted that our next race training event is on March 16th which is a fantastic opportunity to learn from the best! So get down Papercourt SC near Woking, Surrey and learn from coach Ian…

Youth Training Week

2019 Craftinsure and E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week

The Association is extremely pleased to invite applications for our 2019 Craftinsure and E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week being held at  Plas Menai, Caernarfon, Gwynedd from Sunday 28 July to Friday 2 August 2018. Not…

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…

Hollingworth SC

Training Update

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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…

Better Boat Handling – Gybing – by Mike Senior

Ed: Top tips from Mike Senior, who has won so many Championship events, including most recently the 2018 GP14 World Championship! This article was originally published in the Autumn 2012 edition of Mainsail, which can…

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…

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…

Blessington Youth Training

Ten brave sailors ascended on to the picturesque lakes at Blessington Sailing Club last weekend, 9/10 Sept. for some vigorous training and a bit of fun!

Training Report and Video – Looe 4&5 August 2017

Ten boats arrived for sea training on the Friday and Saturday before the 2017 UK National Championships at Looe. The off-shore wind meant conditions in the dinghy park where not representative of the lively breeze in…

Ladies That Launch – Online booking now open!

By popular request, we are pleased to announce that the proposed ladies training at Welsh Harp Sailing Club on Sunday 16th July 2017 is now confirmed and online booking is open. The training follows the WHSC…

Ladies that Launch!

After the success of last year’s ladies training at South Staffs Sailing Club we have been asked to run another session this year. We have been offered Sunday 16 July at Welsh Harp Sailing Club….

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Full Report

Watch the video The GP14 Youth Training Week has been an annual fixture in the GP14 calendar for many years, thanks to the memorial fund set up in the name E Howard-Davies, a former Secretary…

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Day 5

The guest coach on day 5 was British Sailing Team 470 sailor Sophie Weguelin and the focus of the day was on starting strategy and race strategy. There was a cherpy breeze and conditions good for practicing how…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 4

Today’s guest coach for day 4 of the GP14 Youth Training Week was Andy Davies from HD Sails. After a quick briefing on mark rounding, hovering and starts it looked like there would be enough…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 3

The wind was up to a good force 5 today resulting in quite a few capsizes! Neil and Storm began the day with a classroom session on starting followed by transit exercises in the dinghy park before launching…

E Howard-Davies Training Week – Day 2

Today’s guest coach Neil Marsden started with a session on boat tuning followed by an early lunch and long afternoon on the water. Unfortunately a Port-Starboard incident caused some boat damage but no injuries. Luckily Chris…

E-Howard-Davies Youths with CraftInsure Hoodies

E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week – Day 1 – Thank you Craftinsure!

8 UK sailor and 4 Irish sailors arrived at Portland on Sunday 9 April for the E Howard-Davies Youth Training Week and were issued with smart team hoodies kindly donated by Craftinsure. On Monday morning house parents…

Pre-Championship Sea Training

The Association are pleased to announce that entries are now open for Sea Training before the 2017 Welsh Championships at Aberdovey and 2017 UK National Championships at Looe.

2017 E Howard-Davies GP14 Youth Training Week Application Forms are Available

The Association is extremely pleased that once again we are organising a youth coaching week. In the past this has always proved to be a popular week, with top GP14 youth sailors benefitting from top…