Youth


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 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…

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!

Josh porter happy with consistent scores

Josh Porter at the 2017 Nationals

A great post for Josh Porter’s third diary update. Josh tells of the ups, downs (and capsizes, gear failures and successes) during the week in Looe at the 2017 Nationals. Well done Josh !

Josh at Ulster Champs

Josh Porter – Diary Update July 2017

Josh Porter, our first grant recipient for the Richard Estaugh Fund, gives us a diary update  The Richard Estaugh Fund is a bursary fund to which GP14 sailors can apply for assistance towards worthwhile sailing related projects. These…

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…

Josh Porter – My diary

Richard Estaugh Fund – Josh Porter, a young GP14 sailor and our first grant recipient, begins his diary. Read about what it means to him personally.

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…