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Budworth GP14 Open this Saturday

Full details now on the web site. https://www.gp14.org/events/northern-bell-series-2/You can be sure of a warm welcome. We usually get a good turnout so please, come and support us again this year!

Enter NOW for the Midland Champs.

https://www.gp14.org/shop/2019-midland-area-championship/  The Midland Championship is coming up THIS WEEKEND, so hurry to get your entry booked by Wed. night, else it’s ‘late entry’ with extra fee! Visit the Shop to enter.  

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Cruising in your GP14!

Are you interested in cruising rather than racing? If so, we want to hear from you! We are planning cruising events for this year. Check out the full details on our website here:  https://www.gp14.org/come-cruising-with-us-in-your-gp14/  

Skerries Sailing Club

2020 GP14 World Championship

We are delighted to confirm that the GP14 2020 World Championship will be held at Skerries Sailing Club,  County Dublin, Ireland between 25th and 31st July 2020. Skerries S.C is a beautiful location in Ireland…

Association News

Christmas is fast approaching and for some this signals the end of the sailing year. Up here in the far north, well at Derwent Reservoir in the North Pennines, we have had some snow, but…

Winning the Worlds

The Gul 2018 GP14 World Championship at Mount’s Bay Sailing Club in Cornwall was supported by 35 sponsors and attended by over 500 sailors, family and friends. The event even had fireworks on the last…

Budworth at Southport 12Hour Race

Southport 12 Hour Junior Race 2018

Congratulations to the GP14 junior teams from Budworth S.C and Southport S.C who came first and second in the Southport 12 Hour Junior Race 2018, from a total of 23 teams racing! Full results are…

2018 Ulster Championship Report and Results

Congratulations to Shane MacCarthy and crew Andy Davis taking the 2018 Ulster Championships over a sunny weekend at Donaghadee SC. Silver fleet winner was Peter & Stephen Boyle with Peter also taking the Ulster Youth…

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…

Testing Photo hosting options

Test sites for new GP14 Assoc photos. ISSUE: Picassa was ideal, but Google photos is not so good – it allows people to “follow” and adds their profile pictures above the photo, which looks very…

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…

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…

2016 GP14 Nationals – The Rum Punch Reports

The Rum Punch Report – Saturday night Having done some intensive training for the latest Rum Punch Reunion I was primed and ready as we massed at the club on Saturday night for what sounded…

Youth Championships Preview

For the younger sailor, the GP14 may not be seen as the most glamorous dinghy, it will never be seen at the Olympics and you can leave your harness at home. What it does have…

Scottish Area Championships Preview

Do you miss the salty tang of the Caribbean Sea, or do you need to escape from your comfort zone and have an adventure? Taste the sea again off the west coast of Scotland, in…

Gul Inlands Day 1

Gul Inlands Championships – Day 1 Results Wind coming in from the south west averaging 20 mph varying 15 mph to 22 mph. Good day for the Poole boys with two 1sts and one 2nd…

Packing for Barbados

32 boats packed at Aldridge Wow what a day! All the containers arrived earlier than their designated time and so packing started at 8.30 am. Many thanks to RMD Kwikform, as the site made for…