2017 GP14 National Championship

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 6 Aug - 11 Aug
All Day

Location
Looe Sailing Club

Category(ies)


GP14 National Championship


The GP 14 National Championship is happening this week, right now!

Click here for all the latest results, race videos, reports, and prize lists!

 


Join the Facebook event and get regular event updates including details of the social programme.

Get some pre-championship sea training – details here Looe Sea Training


Looe Sailing club have detailed information regarding travel directions; specific instructions to help you on arrival and with berthing arrangements etc. here


Last time we went to Looe it was for the 2012 Worlds which had 127 boats compete and was shortlisted for Yachts and Yachting event of the year (we lost out to the Olympics!)

In 2017 we are back but for a Nationals so we are looking to keep the event a little more intimate and use the Club facilities rather than the fish market which would need us to guarantee 100+ entry.

This is proving to be a popular event and we have managed to secure a few more places over the original allocation of 70 boats. So you better get in there quick! The sponsorship roster for the event is also fast filling up, so you know you will be getting post race beer and some fantastic daily prizes (as well as the infamous Naff Awards!)

Event Sponsors

GP14 National Championship Sponsor Zhik

 

Race sponsors

exe sails dinghy-rope-logo impactmarine
"Allen HD Sails

 

Post-race sponsors

paintcraft sp boats  gingerboats
 cornish orchards

Taking on board feedback from this year’s events we are also working closer with the Training team and we are pleased to announce that there will be two days of sea training directly prior to the event on Friday 04 and Saturday 05 August. This will give you a great opportunity to find your sea legs, test out the course and ensure you hit the ground running as soon as the event begins.

2017 GP14 National Championship – Key facts:

  • The entry fee for the event will be £205.00 on or before Saturday July 8th 2017
  • A deposit of £30 can be made before April 1st 2017 and the remaining balance paid by Saturday July 8th 2017
  • After Saturday 8th July and up to midnight Saturday 29th July a late entry fee will apply of an additional £35.00
  • Youth Helm are those under 22 years of age on December 31st 2017
  • All competitors should complete a GP14-medical-form
  •  GP14 Parent & Guardian Declaration – (if under 18)

If you are new to the GP14 Championship circuit we think it’s super but don’t just take our word for it, Nick Craig did the Worlds in 2016 and is hooked!

“We had a great time at the GP14 Worlds, as well as the fantastic conditions in Barbados, we really enjoyed the close, high quality racing that the GP14 offers. Mistakes were punished and places hard to recover which is how we like it!

“Off the water, the fleet is very friendly and like a few drinks so we had a great time and we will certainly be back for more.”

You can also watch our 2 minute event promo: